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BLS Enterprises Product Innovation Timeline
TUFFPADS® Innovation Drives Success

1986 - While visiting with a contractor who mentioned his need for a better trackpad, founder Barry Stoughton asks: "What is a track pad?" Using his prior experience with polyurethane for other products, Stoughton comes up with the idea to manufacture the first Poly Bonded TUFPADS Track Pads.


The company's first Poly Bonded TUFPADS were gold.

1990 - BLS is the first company to recycle old cores, bonded trackpads and steel grousers. Customers earn credit towards their next purchase, while reducing landfill waste.

1994 - To serve the market for rubber trackpads, BLS adds high quality rubber HQRPADSTM Track Pads in a variety of sizes and styles.

1998 - BLS adds Artliner-BLS Bolt-On and Clip-On Rubber Track Pads.


2000 - BLS becomes an authorized distributor of Bridgestone Rubber Tracks.


2000 - BLS begins selling completely remanufactured track assemblies for Blaw-Knox-pavers.

2003 - BLS is the first to develop and manufacture a polyurethane bolt-on track pad that attaches to the steel triple grouser - the BLS Poly Bolt-On® TUFPADS® Track Pads. These trackpads save on labor and materials.


2005 - BLS becomes exclusive North and South American distributor for Nyrim Low Ground Pressure Track Pads to help contractors operate machines across soft surfaces and environmentally sensitive areas.

2007 - After two years of testing, BLS introduces an even longer-lasting trackpad-TUFPADS® BLUESTM, with a unique added polyurethane compound developed by BLS.


2007 - BLS introduces the Poly Bolt-On® TUFPADS® HIGHTOPTM Track Pads increasing wearable material by up to 50% over the original BLS Poly Bolt-On TUFPADS Track Pads.

2012 - BLS moves into a larger, 17,000 square-foot facility to accommodate more inventory.


2012 - BLS begins stocking undercarriage parts for asphalt milling machines and asphalt pavers.


2013 - BLS begins stocking undercarriage parts for compact track loaders and mini-excavators. New logo design for TUFPADS.


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