RSI, RubberForm partner in joint venture.
Lockport, N.Y.-based RubberForm Recycled Products, has entered into a joint venture with Rubbersidewalks Inc. (RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) Ailments of the hands, neck, back and eyes due to computer use. The remedy for RSI is frequent breaks which should include stretching or yoga postures. ), Gardena, Calif., to produce rubberized pavement pavement, the wearing surface of a road, street, or sidewalk. Parts of Babylon and Troy are believed to have been paved; Roman roads were noted for their durable stone paving. Cobblestones were common from late medieval times into the 19th cent. panels for replacement sidewalk A Microsoft service that was launched in 1997 to provide online arts and entertainment guides on the Web for major cities worldwide. In 1999, Microsoft sold Sidewalk to Ticketmaster, which continued to provide guides, ticketing and other information to the MSN network. installations.
Rubbersidewalks currently has installations in more than 60 U.S. cities, including Seattle, Chicago and Washington. The company claims its sidewalks, which are made from recycled crumb rubber Crumb rubber is generally manufactured from automotive and truck scrap tires. During the manufacturing process steel and fluff is removed leaving tire rubber with a granular consistency. , are more weather-resistant than concrete sidewalks.
RSI says its agreement with RubberForm will double its production capacity and could reduce shipping costs to clients in the East, Midwest and Southwest by up to 60 percent.
"This is a one-of-a-kind partnership for us," RubberForm President Bill Robbins says. "RSI fits perfectly with our 'green mandate' to create new end markets for recycled tire (crumb) rubber in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. through our facility and our various recycled product lines."
RubberForm has a 16,000-square-foot production facility in Lockport where it manufactures a number of recycled rubber products, including curb stops and sign-post bases.
RubberForm expected to begin production on the rubberized sidewalk panels March 1.