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BAND-IT is the Trusted Fastening Solution at Denver’s Airports Then and Now

June 24. 2021

Sure BAND-IT started serving the hose market in 1937, but what you might not know is that even early on our bands solved critical joining problems in other industries as well. In fact, BAND-IT products were used in a unique way at Stapleton International Airport, Denver’s first international airport, and today are used in its successor, Denver International Airport in both common and one-of-a-kind applications. 

Maximum Diameter Reduction of BAND-IT Clamps Reduces Inventory for Pole Mounting Applications

June 02. 2021

There is a wide variety of pole mounting options on the market today, but the variable diameter reduction of BAND-IT clamps means that one band clamp can safely and securely create a permanent joint between your sign or equipment box and the pole or tower, regardless of the exact pole size.

IDEX Welcomes Donald Sweeny as President, BAND-IT

May 10. 2021

May 10, 2021 IDEX announced the appointment of Donald Sweeny as President of BAND-IT. Donald's career began in sales at Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a company with many operational similarities to IDEX. Twelve years at ITW led to a variety of leadership roles at Marmon Holdings, including Penn Machine Company, Prince Castle, and Marmon Foodservice Technologies.

1/4" ULTRA-LOK® Tie Product Change Announcement

May 04. 2021

Due to rapid changes in the steel market, 201 stainless steel ULTRA-LOK® ties (1/4" width bands) will transition to 304 stainless steel beginning June 4th, 2021. There are no dimensional changes to these products, only an upgrade in alloy. In addition, our internal test shows no change in loop tensile performance with the new material.

In Partnership with Technomark, BAND-IT Adds Engraving to its Identification Solutions

May 03. 2021

While BAND-IT's colored bands and ID tags have been used for identification applications for many years, only recently did we have a turn-key solution for marking, etching, or engraving the bands themselves that would match the durability and lifespan BAND-IT customers rely on. 

Constraints in the Steel Market

April 13. 2021

In the last few weeks an increasing number of our customers and distributors have been asking about the constraints in the steel market and if those changes to the market landscape will be affecting our production lead times. Read on to learn about this market shift and BAND-IT's proactive approach. 

Pole Mounting for Wireless Communications Equipment

April 01. 2021 | Essential Applications

The real flexibility of BAND-IT pole mounting solutions is seen in the various mounting types utilized in the rollout of 5G mobile communications infrastructure. From attaching equipment to streetlight poles, utility poles, new monopole attenae, or traditional tower applications, BAND-IT bands, buckles, and installations tools are just the solution installers need. 

Hose and Cable Identification with ID Tags and Tie-Lok Bands

March 31. 2021 | Product News

BAND-IT offers a number of solutions for visual identification in harsh duty environments. For hose and cable applications, BAND-IT imprintable ID tags secured with Tie-Lok bands are the recomended solution. 

BAND-IT Employees Celebrate International Women's Day

March 08. 2021 | Corporate Social Responsibility

To celebrate International Women’s Day BAND-IT teamed up with Mile High United Way to honor some amazing women from Colorado’s history as well as discuss other women the volunteers admire or are currently influencing their lives.

Essential Applications: Wireless Infrastructure Equipment

February 25. 2021 | Essential Applications

When choosing your equipment hanging method for wireless infrastructure projects, think of BAND-IT for your mounting solutions. Our band and buckle systems have been used for years in pole mounting applications for traditional telecom, signage, and municipal applications. But with so many options how do customers choose the right band for their application? And what is the advantage of single vs double wrap?