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Guide Dogs of America

SCS Elevator Is Thrilled To Sponsor a Guide Dog Through Guide Dogs of America

A guide dog can be an incredible addition to the life of a blind or visually impaired person. That’s why we are so excited to support the work that Guide Dogs of America (GDA) is doing by sponsoring a guide dog! Read on to learn more about GDA and how you can support their...

SCS is Taking Part in the Learn and Earn Program—Meet Our Students!

This spring, SCS is excited to be taking part in the Learn and Earn program through Red Wing Ignite. Read on to learn more about this program and the students we will be working with. What Is the Learn and Earn Program? Red Wing Ignite works with students both inside and outside the classroom, with the...

How Resin Shortages are Impacting the Supply Chain

Resin production has had its share of ups and downs over the years, but recent events have wreaked even more havoc in an already volatile market. Supply shortages have intensified and prices have continued to rise, while a steady stream of demand persists with occasional strong surges.  As often happens, instability in one part of...

The Importance of Getting Involved in Trade Organizations

5 Benefits of Getting Involved in a Trade Organization

A big part of running a business is to constantly work toward growth. As a business owner, you want to continually grow not only your bottom line, but also yourself and your team (which, in the end, results in bottom-line growth). One of the best ways to do that is to join a trade...

Introducing Matthew Sprink — SCS Elevator’s Summer Intern!

This summer we had the pleasure of welcoming an intern to our team! Matthew Sprink is a senior at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, majoring in Operations and Supply Chain Management. We recently sat down with him to discuss his experience working with us — read on to learn more about Matthew and...

10 Unique Elevators of the World

You may think of an elevator as just something to get you from point A to point B - not especially exciting. And while elevators provide a simple service, that doesn’t mean they can’t also be beautiful and exceptionally creative. Case in point - we give you 10 of the most unique elevators of...

Elevator Etiquette in the Time of COVID-19

In the midst of the current COVID-19 crisis, avoiding crowds of people and high-traffic areas is a vitally important part of slowing the spread of the virus. Social distancing protocols recommend keeping at least 6ft of distance from other people, but in some cases that is easier said than done. Navigating elevators can prove...

Robley Cook’s Story & The History of Braille in Elevators

Robley G. Cook founded SCS Elevator Products in the mid-1970s (then known as Stencil Cutting and Supply Co). Robley was a visually impaired individual who recognized the need for directional braille signs to help visually impaired people more effectively navigate the world around them. He identified the elevator industry as his primary market, creating...