Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

Recover, Don’t Replace, Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2018 2:50:04 PM

Clamp pads are an integral part of warehouse, distribution and material handling processes. These forklift attachments are made of steel or aluminum and coated with a rib-designed rubber that allows for easier handling of rolls, barrels, boxes and much more.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane

5 Questions Every New Customer Should Know

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 24, 2018 12:57:25 PM

Looking to protect your equipment from abrasion? Sioux Rubber & Urethane has the products for that. Looking to protect your equipment from corrosion? We have products for that as well. That’s because rubber and urethane is all we do. Sioux Rubber & Urethane produces quality impact-, corrosion- and abrasion-resistant products that serve the mining, aggregate, agricultural, chemical and manufacturing industries.

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Topics: Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Urethane Products, FAQs

HawkPads for the Honeycomb Manufacturing Industry

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 20, 2018 2:44:00 PM

The HawkPad, by Sioux Rubber & Urethane, is changing the way companies in the paper-based honeycomb manufacturing industry do business. These companies manufacture honeycomb cardboard. This material is used for protective packaging of appliances, glass and furniture and even for structural applications like household doors and temporary building structures.

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Topics: HawkPad, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane

How To Care For Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 6, 2018 2:42:00 PM

Clamp pads and forklift fork covers are the absolute best tool for tough applications. These pads provide the extra grip and decrease damage when moving material. If you use them in your warehouse, you won’t move anything without them. But when these pads get worn out, caring for them can be a headache. First, they’re expensive to replace and your forklift is left sitting while the part ships. Worse-case scenario is when the new pads don’t fit and you have to send them back and start the process all over again. That’s lost productivity, in time and money, you can’t get back.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane

A Day In The Life … Derek DeGroot

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 24, 2018 2:36:00 PM

There are many employees that help Sioux Rubber & Urethane produce quality impact-, corrosion- and abrasion-resistant products.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team

Protect your Investment with Tuff-Tube®

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Nov 28, 2017 2:35:07 PM

Quit wasting time and money on steel spout replacements. Protect your investment and reduce downtime with Tuff-Tube® Spout Lining from Sioux Rubber & Urethane. Replace your liner, not your entire steel spout!

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Topics: Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Tuff Tube, Urethane Products

Employee Spotlight: Jim Bruggeman, Urethane Specialist

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 18, 2017 8:47:07 AM

Jim Bruggeman has believed in hard work for most of his life, and he’s harnessed it for his career at Sioux Rubber & Urethane for over 13 years.

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Topics: Company News, Employee Spotlight, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team

Sioux Rubber & Urethane Employee Spotlight: Dan Sitzmann, Assistant Supervisor

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 29, 2017 2:20:22 PM

Since he first started working for Sioux Rubber & Urethane in 2011, Dan Sitzmann has seen a lot of changes, both in the company and in the industry in general. “Adding urethane to the line-up was a game changer,” said Sitzmann, who now serves as an Assistant Supervisor for the Sioux City-based manufacturer and fabricator. “It really opened up what we could offer our customers while reducing the turnaround time.”

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Topics: Employee Spotlights, Company News, Sioux Rubber & Urethane

Bolt-in Liners Reduce Downtime and Prevent Equipment Failure

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 31, 2017 4:36:35 PM

Steel may be one of the strongest metals used in heavy duty equipment, but it can only take so much impact, abrasion, and corrosion before it fails. And that’s why we created our bolted liner product line, arguably one of the most heavy-duty lining systems on the market today.

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Topics: Bolt-in Liners, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Urethane Products

Sioux Rubber & Urethane Employee Spotlight: Cody Wren, Custom Rubber Applicator

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 15, 2017 3:34:11 PM

Since starting at Sioux Rubber & Urethane five years ago, Cody Wren has seen it all. “I’ve worked on practically everything that Sioux Rubber offers,” he said. “To me, honestly, every day is kind of exciting because we’re constantly learning something new about our products and how we can help our customers. Each day fuels the next, and I truly believe that is what makes Sioux Rubber special.”

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Topics: Company News, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Staff Spotlight