BLS Enterprises Product Innovation Timeline
TUFFPADS® Innovation Drives Success
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.