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Brush Happiness to be auctioned as the first-ever Industrial Brush NFT

Brush Happiness to be auctioned as the first ever Industrial Brush NFT

Posted By Precision Brush
April 09, 2021 Category: General

Industrial Brush Manufacturing Makes Its Mark On the World of NFT Collectibles Precision Brush was the very first industrial brush manufacturer to begin accepting payment in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. Now the company is breaking molds once again and propelling the industry into the future by creating the world’s first industrial brush NFT.  The above artwork "Brush Happiness" is now for sale by auction ending May 26 2021 at midnight.   What Is an NFT? NFT stands for “non-fungible token.” Fungible essentially means replaceable or interchangeable. So, a non-fungible token is by definition irreplaceable and singularly unique. As one journalist so aptly wrote: “It’s a digital asset plus certificate of authenticity plus legal rights all rolled into one. Buying an NFT means purchasing a hacker-resistant, public proof of ownership over a specific digital asset.”   A Brief History of NFTs Cryptocurrency was the natural forerunner to NFTs. Bitcoin revolutionized money because it created a scarce digital value for the very first time. However, digital scarcity alone is not sufficient to create a functioning monetary system. Each token must be fungible - interchangeable. In other words, a recipient should not care which bitcoin they receive or where it comes from as long as it is in the correct amount.  Fungibility is a crucial characteristic to many traditional markets, including c

Choose a Brush Company That Takes the High Road

Posted By Precision Brush
February 17, 2021 Category: General

Precision Brush Makes “Doing the Right Thing” a Priority There are lots of things that go into making Precision Brush a leader in brush manufacturing as well as a great place to work. One of them is a core value we hold that we call “taking the high road.” We are changing the world one brush, one customer, one vendor, one employee at a time. Taking the high road is about “doing right” by our customers, our vendors, and each other at every turn. The old adage about treating others how you’d like to be treated comes to mind. In terms of custom brush manufacturing, this manifests in examples such as: Correcting problems promptly with respect and attentiveness Remaining open to suggestions on how we can improve Creating a work environment where employees respond kindly and proactively to challenging work situations or personalities Taking time and care to do our jobs to the best of our ability each and every day Our employees, customers, and vendors come from a variety of diverse backgrounds, but regardless of our upbringing or place on the map, we all have an internal compass that helps us know how to “just do the right thing.” And that’s the place we operate from at Precision Brush. Whether we’re on the job dealing with a challenging work order or a coworker who is having a tough time… whether we need to replace a product for a customer or navigate a delivery mishap with a vendor… we take the hi

White Vs. Natural Filament

Posted By Precision Brush
January 12, 2021 Category: General, Brushes

White vs. Natural Filament What’s the Difference? Which Filament Do You Need? If your specific application requires a brush that stays clean, we recommend using a white or natural filament so you can easily see when cleaning is needed. Either of these filaments will more easily show dirt, ink, or contaminant buildup than black filament can in most cases.  Whether in a food application, a print application, or another situation where brush cleanliness is required, these brushes empower operators to easily assess the state of a given brush. White and natural filaments make it easier to detect contaminants, and they’re easier to clean as well. But what’s the difference between natural and white filament? Why might you select one over the other? Natural Filament – Not to be confused with natural animal-hair brushes, these brush filaments are typically nylon, polypropylene, or synthetic resin absent of any color. Often times, natural filaments appear white. Other times, they appear clear or transparent. Sometimes they appear to be almost yellowish. Final coloration depends on the processing and the raw material used in filament creation.  Color can vary from order to order, or sometimes even within the same order depending on the selection of raw materials available. These brushes are used much more often than white filament brushes, such as in industrial applications where a pure white is not essential. White Filament – If you specif

Choose a Brush Company That's Committed to Improvement

Posted By Precision Brush
December 16, 2019 Category: General

  Precision Brush Is Always Perfecting Our Processes Improvement is one of our core values at Precision Brush. What that means in practical terms is that we are constantly open to and actively exploring new ways to make things better — from our products, to our relationships and everything in between.  Within the ever-evolving world of technological, personal, and professional development, improvement is not a destination; it’s not a place our employees or products will someday arrive at. Instead, it’s an exciting path of growth that we nurture each day as we improve aspects of custom brush manufacturing — from taking customer orders, to fulfilling vendor requests, to creating ever more efficiency in our delivery timelines, and more! One of our mottos is: If you have a better idea, share it! We ask all our employees to keep their eyes open for things that can be improved, and to speak up if they notice any process that can be made more efficient or better for any reason — and we invite our customers to do the same! When it comes to feedback, we’re all ears. We appreciate insight into anything we can improve on. We continually invest in new equipment and brush-manufacturing technologies; we hone our ability to be responsive to clients, vendors, and each other; and we create new possibilities for ease of use with our website, customer orders, and payments. At the end of the day, we’re on an ongoing mission to produce b

Need a Quick Quote?

Posted By Precision Brush
December 02, 2019 Category: General

Try Our Quick Quote Service for Your Next Metal Channel Strip Brush Order Precision Brush Company has designed hundreds of thousands of brush configurations since the start of the company in 1951.  We were one of the first companies to create software that enables us to quickly and accurately quote new designs with many levels of price breaks.  Our constant attention to this process has allowed us to stay ahead of our competition while providing the best service and quality in the industry. In fact, we are often already sending custom-made samples to our customers before other brush companies can even send out a price quote! How Do Quick Quotes Work? Many years ago now, we created a customized software program to quickly and easily automate custom metal channel strip brush pricing. The software is constantly adapting to include sales rates and numbers for every metal channel strip brush we make, taking into account each brush’s materials and specifications in addition to pricing and quantity. When you reach out to Precision Brush for a quick quote on your custom metal channel strip brush order, one of our experts will:  Talk through your brush needs for your final application Help you select the ideal filament materials, width, and length Plug your specifications into our quick quote software to get you the most possible savings on your order Gather part numbers where applicable to match your equipment Ascertain your timing and delivery

The First Brush Company to Accept Bitcoin?

The First Brush Company to Accept Bitcoin

Posted By Precision Brush
March 14, 2019 Category: General

Precision Brush Now Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments In a bold move to make payments easier than ever no matter where you are in the world, Precision Brush is now accepting payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. Opening the doorway for cryptocurrency payments gives overseas customers an important money-saving alternative to traditional payments such as wire transfers or credit cards, which can have steep fees. “We’re excited to be leading the brush manufacturing industry in creating a new set of secure, easy-payment solutions for our customers,” says Precision Brush President Jim Benjamin. A Quick Cryptocurrency Primer Wikipedia defines cryptocurrency as “a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to secure its transactions, to control the creation of additional units, and to verify the transfer of assets.” Basically, it’s: Digital money created and exchanged via software coding An exchange of currency that occurs outside of any governmental oversight An economy monitored only by peer-to-peer protocols Here are some of the benefits of using cryptocurrencies: They can’t be counterfeited, so they eliminate risk of fraud. They aren’t affected by international exchange rates or any country’s transaction charges. They make it possible to transfer assets instantly to another user from anywhere in the world. Users can expect significantly lower transaction fees than those

Choose a Brush Company That is Responsive

Choose a Brush Company That is Responsive

Posted By Precision Brush
July 17, 2018 Category: General

At Precision Brush, we have four core values that shape the way we do business. One of those core values is being responsive.

5 Reasons why Brush Manufacturing is Coming Back to the USA

Posted By Precision Brush
September 12, 2017 Category: General

Business is looking up for made-in-America products. Many of the products that were formerly made in China are making their way back to USA production. One such industry that is making a comeback is that of brush manufacturing, which includes vacuum brushes, snow brush sweeps, and custom brushes. This is good news for the American worker and for those purchasing items. Americans can take pride in purchasing items made by their own country. In addition, purchasing products made in the USA is an investment in your own community. Why is the brush manufacturing finding a home is America once again? Here are five reasons you will be seeing the “made in America” seal on more products from the brush manufacturing industry. Quality Matters People desire the quality of a well-made brush. No one wants to purchase anything made with cheap materials and cheap labor, because, let’s face it, it just won’t hold up over time. When manufacturers use quality material and talented workers to produce their product, then consumers are happier and purchase more products. Delivery Times When companies have to wait for delivery of their goods, it slows down business. While waiting for a delivery to arrive, potential customers may be lost. When purchasing items straight from an American manufacturer, the delivery time is much faster. This positively affects a business’s revenue. Price is just as competitive Contrary to what some people may think, just because br

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Precision Brush

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Precision Brush

Posted By Precision Brush
July 27, 2017 Category: General

There are many options out there when it comes to brushes, but they may still be lacking. Precision Brush allows you to custom create the brush you need. Read on to learn the 5 reasons to choose Precision

57th Annual Golf Tournament Brings Top Brush Names to Cleveland

57th Annual Golf Tournament Brings Top Brush Names to Cleveland

Posted By Admin
June 29, 2017 Category: General

This year, the 57th annual Victor F. Miller Golf Tournament welcomed brush manufacturers and suppliers from all across the world to Cleveland

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the American Brush Manufacturing Association

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the American Brush Manufacturing Association

Posted By Admin
April 18, 2017 Category: General

The brush industry is in a bit of an upswing right now, which means that there is only one place that it can go: higher. Whether it’s making brushes for tools or household products, the industry is certainly seeing a wave of innovation and profitability. As globalization continues to drive the market, brush manufacturers are seeing much more competition these days. Overall, the industry looks solid, with the future seeming bright. One organization that is helping to drive this move forward is the American Brush Manufacturing Association (ABMA). Since its inception, the group has been committed to helping brush makers of all shapes and sizes succeed. In fact, this year marks the hundredth anniversary of the ABMA’s foundation, which is an incredible achievement in itself. We’ve come a long way from making brushes of animal hair and bristles, and the ABMA has been around to see such revolutions and innovations take place. So how is the ABMA celebrating its centennial? Well, by having a massive party and convention, of course. It’s rare to see an organization stick around for so long, especially when it comes to business, but the ABMA is stronger and more respected now than ever before. To help usher in the next century of progress, the group just had a huge festival in March to both celebrate the past and ring in the future. The event was held in none other than Orlando, Florida, where innovation and excitement fill the air. For three days industry

How Brushes Are Used in Industries Around the World

How Brushes Are Used in Industries Around the World

Posted By Admin
March 14, 2017 Category: General

Almost every industry imaginable uses custom-made brushes for a variety of purposes. Within such fields as diverse as food preparation, maintenance, construction, and manufacturing, brushes of different shapes and various materials are essential. It’s an often-overlooked fact, but brushes manufactured by companies are used to create solutions for specific business needs. Custom brushes have an extensive number of applications that can always be tweaked and expanded as new methods and strategies arise. For example, businesses that need to apply a liquid or malleable product need custom brushes to do so. Brushes can be used as augers for moving a product, as well as for numerous types of cleaning: conveyor belts and systems, pans, glass, and various other surfaces. Because there are different fiber thicknesses and materials that can be used to make the brush, a custom brush can clean even the most delicate of objects. Businesses located outdoors can use brushes as a barrier for birds and pests, while they can also serve as cable guides and seals. Many others use brushes to close gaps around different types of doors (thereby keeping in the heat or cold and reducing electricity costs), as well as dampening noise, vibrations, or movements to maintain a quiet environment. Brushes can be used to direct air flow, aid with dust control, or fill gaps between moving surfaces. Within the food production and processing industry, they can assist with fluid dispensing, fresh prod

Brush with Life: Precision Brush takes on the Burning Man

Brush with Life: Precision Brush takes on the Burning Man

Posted By Admin
September 22, 2016 Category: , General

  If you ever find yourself in the Nevada desert between the end of August and the beginning of September, you may discover that you’re not alone. Deep in the Black Rock Desert, the festival Burning Man is held every year as a celebration of life, love, and creativity. Since its inception, the festival has only grown more and more popular as its themes of art, selflessness, and community pervade the world around us.  Everyone who attends is encouraged to contribute something to the event, and we can think of no more fitting way to lend a hand then with a brush. In addition to better janitorial services, artists and sculptors can make use of all our brushes to make some of the many installations that are part of the festival. There are brushes on RV’s to help keep the dust down as well as brushes used to mark art placement on the playa.  There have been giant brushes to mark public restrooms and countless uses of brushes on the amazing art that is displayed there.  One of the pieces this year was a giant wild boar, which seemed rather fitting since we make brushes with boars hair. Other pieces we noticed involved toothbrushes, scrubbing bubbles, and even a giant vacuum cleaner.  One of these days we would like to create a sculpture made entirely out of brushes. Please let us know your thoughts and ideas

Understanding Filament Thickness

Posted By Brian Pritchard
August 09, 2016 Category: General

Filament Measurement Reflects Brush Purposing Every brush is built with a unique purpose in mind, and the filament that constitutes the brush itself can be made at a variety of thicknesses to match the end use. This measurement is called the filament diameter—the thickness of an individual piece of filament. Two main tools are used to take such small measurements: micrometers and calipers. A caliper makes use of two sliding scales with different spacings between their markings to take the measurement, while a micrometer has two jaws that close by way of a screw and translate the measurement to an attached meter. The range of filaments for most brushes generally ranges from .003 – .05 of an inch. To get a better idea of what different filament sizes look and feel like, consider these familiar examples: A standard soft toothbrush has filament that typically measures around .006 of an inch. A typical paintbrush you would use to paint your house employs filaments measuring around .012 of an inch. A snowbrush for cleaning snow from your car in wintertime uses filaments of about .018 of an inch. A push broom used to sweep floors includes filaments measuring around .025 of an inch. Check out our video on this topic to see these examples for yourself!   To learn more about American brush maker and supplier, Precision Brush, or to schedule a consultation with one of the company’s knowledgeable sales staff members, call us at 800-252-4747. We look f

Interbrush Trade Fair Returns to Germany

Interbrush Trade Fair Returns to Germany

Posted By Brian Pritchard
June 14, 2016 Category: General

  Precision Brush Travels to Europe for Industry Tradeshow   Every four years in the town of Freiburg in southwest Germany, the broom, brush, paint roller and mop industries come together to share ideas, new technologies and good company. The Interbrush tradeshow event attracts more than 7,500 industry leaders from around the globe.   Precision Brush President Jim Benjamin attended this year’s event along with more than 300 American brush-making manufacturers. The three-day event went from April 27 – 29 this year, and Benjamin participated as a board member for the American Brush Manufacturers Association, supporting their booth at the show and an after-party celebration on one of the event nights.   “It’s a networking opportunity where brush suppliers and manufacturers from all over the world can come together and meet other industry professionals,” shared Benjamin. “I got to connect with some old industry friends and meet some newcomers, as well.”   --   To learn more about Precision Brush or to schedule a consultation with one of the company’s knowledgeable sales staff members, call us at 800-252-4747. We look forward to supporting you with customized brush

Jim Benjamin Serves as President of Cleveland EO Chapter

Jim Benjamin Serves as President of Cleveland EO Chapter

Posted By Brian Pritchard
June 09, 2016 Category: General

Local Leader Helps Build Local and Worldwide Business Community   Cleveland, Ohio brush manufacturer Precision Brush was founded by Lloyd Benjamin in 1951. In 1987, his son Jim Benjamin started at the company and worked his way through sales and management until he became company President. These days, Jim works to build business connections with both local companies and those all over the world through his participation in EO, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.   EO’s purpose is to engage the world’s top entrepreneurs in learning and growing from interaction with each other, personally and professionally. It is an invitation-only group with the qualification that participating members must be the owner or founder of a business with a minimum of one million dollars in annual sales. The organization has 155 chapters spanning 48 countries and more than 11,000 members. Jim Benjamin is the President of the Cleveland, Ohio chapter.   Personal and Professional Growth   Jim Benjamin’s work in the local Cleveland EO chapter has him offering pertinent trainings and info sessions to local entrepreneurs at their monthly meetings. Topic examples include boosting Internet research skills, how to put together a strong sales team and a how-to for today’s best hiring practices. Additionally, Jim liaises with the city’s largest companies and banks, introducing his chapter to contacts such as the CEO of Sherwin Williams or the Pr

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