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The History of Multicolor Mesh: A Blue Collar Timeline
Editor’s note: Today we’re proud to announce Blue Collar Lacrosse as the newest industry leader to support LaxAllStars.com’s mission by becoming an LAS Partner. When it comes to the mesh used to string up a lacrosse stick, the Blue Collar’s founders, Tim Weston and Marc Leveille, are the original gangsters and innovators of wax.
The maker of Marc Mesh, the first ever “waxed mesh” and one of the most widely-regarded products in our game to this day, Blue Collar Lacrosse has led the charge in creating new standards for lacrosse mesh for over a decade.
In collaboration with Blue Collar co-founder Tim Weston, today we take a look at the history of multicolor mesh and its rise to becoming commonplace on every lacrosse team.[mks_separator style=”solid” height=”4″]
When I was first introduced to Tim Weston and his team at Blue Collar Lacrosse, I was also introduced to a whole new language of stringing lacrosse sticks. The company’s premier product, Marc Mesh, wasn’t something I’d ever tried in my pocket or even seen in person. Words like POCK-TEC-TONICS (the study of ball movement within the lacrosse pocket) and MESHBUTTER (Marc Leveille’s proprietary wax blend) quickly became common in our conversations as I learned more and more about the purpose of “waxed mesh” and the real science behind it.
Back in April, Connor Wilson helped us understand the difference between Marc Mesh and other waxed mesh and it got me interested in asking about Blue Collar’s other innovations.
Soon I found out from Tim and Marc that they believed multicolor Marc Mesh was the spark that led to all of the multicolor lacrosse heads we see today. According to the two business partners, strung lacrosse sticks were only sold with solid-color mesh (usually white) and in solid-color heads until around 2010. By 2011, over half of the strung heads available in some retail stores had either multicolored pockets, multicolored plastic or both!
The following is the history of “multicolor mesh,” as told to me by Blue Collar co-founder Tim Weston.
Beginning of 2008 – Blue Collar Is Born
And so our story of “the very first piece of multicolor lacrosse mesh” begins…
Previous to 2008, when Blue Collar Lacrosse began, Marc Mesh had always been white. In fact, when Marc Leveille and Tim Weston decided to go into business, they were both adamant that they would only ever make Marc Mesh in white.
The reason? White hides the ball!
It wasn’t until a conversation with the legendary Ron MacSpadyen that Marc and Tim reevaluated the concept of multicolor mesh and decided to give it a try. MacSpadyen, a 2001 inductee of the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame and current marketing director of the Ontario Lacrosse Association, had been a coach to Tim and a coach with Marc.
“There is no limit to the amount of respect we have for [Ron],” Tim explained to me. The creator of LaX Fest in Whitby, Canada, a tournament that lasts 10 straight days and has over 10,000 players who participate, Ron MacSpadyen is an innovator and the type of guy you want help from when building your team.
According to Tim, Ron couldn’t have been more direct when he stated, “If you don’t try to put more than one color into mesh, you’re idiots!”
Spring 2008 – 2-color Marc Mesh
It was the conversation with Ron that got Marc to begin experimenting. Of course, in the beginning, all the first pieces were identical to what you see in imitation “waxed mesh” from companies all over the globe today.
As it turns out, what is referred to as a ‘fade’ in today’s stringing jargon was actually what Blue Collar referred to as a ‘bleed,’ and they were quickly advancing away from bleeds.
Leave it to a Canadian to share this little piece of knowledge:
Did you know it’s against the law to make a Stars and Bars with a bleed?
Summer 2008 – Multicolor Marc Mesh
Around this time, Blue Collar was beginning to fear that too much white could possibly give the impression there was a ball in the stick when there wasn’t.
To prevent its colored mesh from ever encountering this problem and inadvertently causing a player to break the rules, Blue Collar set two important standards for all future mesh production:
1. Any white line in the mesh must be sharp with no bleed
2. No white line may be greater than than 1/3 the width of the ball.
It wasn’t long before Marc figured out a way to meet these standards precisely for every piece of Marc Mesh produced, and that’s when the very first piece of multicolor Marc Mesh was born.
Fall 2008 – Camo Marc Mesh
The next leap in the evolution of multicolor mesh was thanks to Marc Leveille’s son, Joel. An avid outdoorsman, Joel wanted to make a CAMO colored mesh.
Joel eventually figured out the perfect process for creating CAMO Marc Mesh in late 2008, and boy oh boy, it opened up some doors.
Summer 2009 – Marc Mesh with Numbers and Letters
By 2009, the guys had started thinking about more ways they could take the designs further. White numbers and letters within solid and multicolor mesh soon followed.
Soon after, a chance encounter with the head coach of an MLL team happened and the idea of truly custom mesh came into play.
The Blue Collar crew was at Harvard Stadium prior to the Major League Lacrosse game that featured Mikey Powell‘s shot that hit the cheerleader. According to Tim, “She shrugged it off like a veteran MLL All-Star Goalie. and Mike’s band played at the after party.”
It was at that after party that Coach Bill Daye of the Boston Cannons came over to them to thank them for their stringing services. He also stressed how much he’d love to see a UNC logo put into mesh similar to the way Blue Collar did its numbers.
At this point, they were able to easily make diagonal lines and put numbers or letters into mesh. But they had not considered logos. Picking up from Coach Daye’s passion, Tim decided it was time for Blue Collar to see what he could do.
Fall 2009 – Marc Mesh with Logos
The first successful attempt on the road to making logo mesh was in September 2009 when Tim made the leap to being able to isolate a single strand within Blue Collar’s nylon mesh. Suddenly he had full control of the color placements.
After watching a program where an artist made pictures using only straight lines, Tim figured out that if the colors were arranged perfectly, people would be able to see the design in the mesh. Seen in the photo above, Tim’s very first mesh with a logo featured a cannonball for his best friend Paddy ‘Cannonball’ Campbell. At the time Paddy was playing goaltender for the Calgary Roughnecks and the league was sponsored by Reebok, so a special “Rbk” piece followed.
With his first two pieces of logo work under his belt, Tim was convinced that Blue Collar’s ability to imprint logos could set a new standard. But first he needed to get that UNC pocket to Bill!
Winter 2009 – Bill Daye’s Custom Pocket
This custom piece of art was a labor of love! Keep in mind that most NCAA Logos have straight lines however the Tar Heel logo has a curved “NC.” This makes it one the hardest logos in the NCAA to put onto lacrosse mesh.
Although it was difficult, it was the one piece Tim had his heart set on doing for Coach Daye.
Upon completion, samples were sent to the NCAA Rules Committee board in hopes that they would allow players to use multicolor mesh in games. By November of 2009, the UNC mesh was born!
Early 2010 – The Maple Leaf
It was in February of 2010 that Tim finally succeeded in making the most difficult and intricate design yet, the Canadian Maple Leaf.
There’s just something about this design that Canadian goalies, and Scott Rodgers, can’t get enough of. It’s truly one of my favorites as well!
The very first piece made its way to Scott Rodgers who used it for multiple seasons with the Hamilton Nationals of the MLL. Much to the mesh’s credit, you could still see the Maple Leaf after 3 years of steady use!
Summer 2010 – Argyle Marc Mesh
Blue Collar had the process down of how to isolate parts of the netting to either have color or not, but to be able to make beautiful argyll designs, they needed to learn how to put whatever color desired into the isolated areas.
What one has to remember is that they don’t use markers, like Sharpies, to color Marc Mesh, otherwise this would be quite easy. The guys use a specific dye that penetrates the core of the nylon and gives Marc Mesh colors their long life span with no bleeding during the production, or with the use, of the mesh.
This leap was first made by Joel, who figured out a way to put any color he desired in different parts of the mesh. He also developed a way to make the colors more vibrant and dramatically shortend the time it takes to produce multicolor Marc Mesh.
Today – Custom Marc Mesh
After years of trial and error along with all of the previous advances, the team at Blue Collar had all of the needed pieces to be able to produce custom designed mesh! Just like the pieces seen above for goalies Jesse Schwartzman and Scott Rodgers, the options are nearly endless and players can show more personality and flair on the lacrosse field with their own custom lacrosse mesh.
Thanks to Joel’s innovations while making Argyle Mesh, we have plans to start making pieces like this for the public soon! As mentioned, Marc Mesh is 100% hand colored and Buttered, hence why the pieces with intricate designs are pricey! Take note, quality handy work is going to cost ya’ kids!
Although the additional colors add no performance value, they do however look awesome and are made with integrity!
Marc Mesh has come a long way since 2008 when Blue Collar first got started. These lacrosse pioneers were the first to the race and likely will stand tall with the the last of them when it comes to designing and manufacturing lacrosse mesh. The team’s blue collar approach to making lacrosse mesh at the highest of qualities is what’s helped to propel them this far and I can’t see the momentum stopping anytime soon!
To learn more about Marc Mesh, visit the Blue Collar Lax website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
These twin lacrosse fanatics turned $6,000 into a global business
When Greg Kenneally, now 27, became the expert on lacrosse stick maintenance during his college years, few could imagine he was shaping his own career path.
Back in 2011, Greg and his twin brother, Mike, were accounting majors in their senior year at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. Both were on the lacrosse team.
As the team’s “stick doctor,” Greg would dye and string lacrosse sticks for friends. Eventually, his client base grew such that he would sell his work on eBay.
The turning point was when he created a waterproof wax-coated lacrosse mesh that year.
Greg (center) and Mike Kenneally (in back) with their employees and friends at East Coast Dyes.
Source: East Coast Dyes
The development laid the groundwork for the creation of East Coast Dyes, a manufacturer of high-end lacrosse products in Towson, Maryland. It’s a company that has grown from the twins’ basement to a 21,000-square-foot warehouse with 30 employees.
“There wasn’t really any high-end product [for lacrosse mesh]; everyone used the same product,” said Mike Kenneally, vice president and co-founder of East Coast Dyes.
“We coated ours in wax, and carved out a niche for a higher price point and a higher-quality mesh,” he said.
Source: East Coast Dyes
By 2012, the twins were juggling graduate school at Towson University and preparing tax returns at their father’s accounting firm. Greg would spend his free time making and selling his wax-coated lacrosse mesh, staying up until 2 a.m. to make sure he could meet clients’ orders.
That’s when Mike jumped in. “He initially had too much work to do, and that’s how I stepped up and made it a partnership,” he said.
In order to seal the deal, each twin chipped in about $3,000 and established East Coast Dyes’ home office in the basement and living room.
This allowed them to keep costs down and ensure that every penny they made from sales went back into the business.
“Half of the house was the business: We had no overhead and we didn’t pay utilities,” said Mike. “We had no costs except for our time and the cost of the materials.”
For two years, any money that the company made was reinvested in the business. Mike declined to share the firm’s revenue today.
Though East Coast Dyes gained its foothold in the sports equipment world through its wax-coated mesh, Greg and Mike wanted to stretch into lacrosse shafts in 2014.
It was a risky maneuver.
“The big players in that are Under Armor and Nike,” said Mike. “I sat with our retail partners, and they said it was a bad idea and to stay with just the mesh.”
Mike pushed back, asserting that the company had a good product — and he was willing to put a lot on the line in order to make his point.
East Coast Dyes purchased an inventory of lacrosse shafts, and Mike told the retailers that if the sticks didn’t sell, he’d take the merchandise back.
“They sold out in about a month,” said Mike. “It’s a scary moment when you dump your money and say that you’ll take it back if it doesn’t sell.”
Half of the house was the business: We had no overhead and we didn’t pay utilities. We had no costs except for our time and the cost of the materials.
vice president and co-founder, East Coast Dyes
It’s a risk that paid off. The company has since expanded into other products, releasing its first lacrosse head last fall and debuting two more this year.
“Finding the next big lacrosse product is the goal, making sure that we’re ahead of the trend,” said Mike. “I’d say we want to dominate what we’re doing before we step out into something else.”
Boot-strapping your business
Accountants by training, Mike and Greg attribute their company’s success to their financial know-how and willingness to keep costs low.
Entrepreneurs shouldn’t be afraid to jump into a small business without any investors, Mike said.
“We’re fortunate in that we own the company 100 percent ourselves; it enables us to have the freedom to do what we want,” he said.
“Staying in our house, having low costs and boot-strapping the company was a really smart decision instead of getting investors right away,” Mike said.
Buttendz Lacrosse Interview | Stringers Society
Original article can be found here: https://stringerssociety.com/lacrosse-grips-interview/
In case You Missed It: I recently did a review for Buttendz Paradox Lacrosse Grip but I wanted to know more about the company and history. After reaching out to Kevin Lonergan I was able to get a much better understanding of the company and passion behind the product. Below I have outlined some of our interview with Kevin’s exact responses as his passion behind his products speaks for itself.
Where did the idea for the Buttendz Grip come from?
We started in 2013 making hockey grips. Rob played professional hockey and had the idea in 2008. Year after year, we kept receiving requests from lacrosse players that knew our brand from hockey grips, to start making lacrosse grips. So, in 2015, we had some Div 1 players design the most universal lacrosse grip possible (length/knob size/thickness/rubber softness). The Paradox was born September 2015.
What type of material is the Paradox made out of?
All the grips are hand painted and made from 100% natural rubber. This is the most durable material on earth for the product lacrosse players need for a grip. Plastic and tape were not options for us.
How long does the Paradox Grip last? In seasons?
Because of the durable rubber material, Buttendz Lacrosse grips will last you a full season. We made them as thin as possible so they will withstand a full season of use, but not tear easily. You do have to take care of them by storing them indoors in between games. An added benefit, is that they are reusable. Because our application process doesn’t involve any glue or tape, you can remove the grips (we have videos on our website to show you how), and transfer them to a new stick.
What’s the wear and tear like? What’re the first signs of needing a new one & how does it fair with checks?
The rubber breaks in nicely and will keep its grip for a full season if you take care of it(don’t leave it outside). The longer you use the grip, the more you will see the rubber break in, like a car tire that needs changes every 10,000 miles…they are durable but don’t last forever.
How is this better than taping your lacrosse stick and the added weight at the end?
Tape provides no performance benefits whatsoever. It’s just a cheap way to make a grip for your lacrosse shaft, that wears out after a few games(at best). You don’t see professional golfers using tape on their clubs. Similar concept here. A rubber grip provides a consistent feel that absorbs shock, and eliminates those loose end caps.
These grips are also much better on your glove palms, saving you money on re-palming & new glove purchases. Our grips only weigh 1.5 ounces, which doesn’t add much weight at all, and provides a nice balance of weight for the stick. When you add up the weight of those rubber end caps that come with the shaft, along with the tape you are using that absorbs moisture and gets heavier over time...Buttendz grips weigh less!
How does the paradox lacrosse grip fair in rain, cold, and hot weather?
Awesome! Such an advantage over tape, which gets gross and slimy when wet. The natural rubber material repels water very well, and the built in end cap provides amazing confidence in the stability of the bottom hand while pulling down to shoot in adverse conditions.
And as a company, could we expect a shaft with a Buttendz already built in it? And then, of course, customizable colors in the future?
Well, we definitely see stick companies eventually including our grips as a complimentary product to their shafts. We also plan to offer multiple knob size/grip length options soon, as it is best to not force a grip on someone. Rather, give the player the option to choose a grip based on the style they prefer. Sold separately from a shaft, but at a discount in a single purchase.
Are you going to create different styles of the paradox in the future?
We are working on a couple different grip designs including a Top hand/face off grip. We ultimately want to eliminate those cheap factory end caps that come with each stick, that just cause problems. We have seen requests for shorter grips and grips that have a knob a couple inches down the shaft to help shorten the stick for more control
Can you explain this, “Reduced grip pressure in the top hand; promoting harder, more accurate shots”
Absolutely. It’s a similar principle to many other sports that involve the hands and wrists swinging a stick (baseball, hockey, golf, etc). The harder you have to squeeze your lacrosse stick, the stiffer the muscles in your wrists become, which restricts your wrists from turning over and following through properly. When your tape starts to lose its tackiness, you naturally have to squeeze harder to hold the stick the same way.
With a natural rubber grip, you can relax the hands/wrists and pull down on that bottom hand to rip through your shot more naturally. Less restriction of the hand and wrist muscles means you are maximizing your shot velocity. Try flexing your wrist while squeezing, and then twist your wrist. You will notice it’s a difficult process. Now relax your hands and wrists, and try the same thing…that’s how it should feel while you shoot.
Shooting with the Paradox Grip while testing it out below:
Link: LaxRoom 6d Stringing (Stick I Shot with above)
How do you see these helping players in the future?
The idea is help the lacrosse stick perform better, while saving glove palms, and eliminating the process of taping/retaping your stick. Everyone says they “love the process of taping their stick” and that it’s a “pregame ritual” and “time to be alone with your thoughts”…but, they only say that because they don’t know how nice it is to have a consistent feel every time, and not have to set aside time to remove tape and/or reapply it.
What other innovations do you hope to bring to the lacrosse world?
We will always concentrate on our specialty, grips. There is a tape epidemic in lacrosse and hockey that needs to be solved. People are still using rotary phones(google it) when they can be using iPhone 7’s. Our mission is to always improve the standard of quality and product for the grip.
Passing with the Paradox Grip while testing it out below: (Blue Shirt)
What’s next for the company??
Adding to our Lacrosse Grip product line – different grip designs and styles. With 4 years experience perfecting our multiple hockey designs, we have become experts at pushing the boundaries of what we can do for rubber grips that enhance performance. The possibilities are endless. Follow us @buttendz_lacrosse on Instagram to make sure you see everything that’s happening.
- Lacrosse Shaft? – “Arc Lacrosse Attack Shaft.“
- Lacrosse Head? – “The Mirage (ECD).“
- Lacrosse Mesh? – “Mogul Mesh (Semi-Soft)“
- Player?- “Paul Rabil – Because he understands social media is the best way to promote the great game of lacrosse. He gets it.”
Find them on Social: Twitter – Instagram – Facebook – YouTube – Lacrosse & Hockey blog
My personal opinion on the Paradox Lacrosse grip from Buttendz?
- First thought that I wasn’t going to like it but, I have to say that after playing with it for a week, I don’t mind it at all. I do wish that the buttend had a bigger donut but that wasn’t a big issue rather than a preference.
- The length of the grip seemed a bit short for me and wish it was a tad longer. This was because it was a little awkward where I hold by hands while shooting. I usually tape my stick half way up and my hand was half on/half off the grip sometimes.
- It wasn’t too grippy at all & worked well with my gloves and will leave it on my shaft for the future. Overall, I would recommend it to anyone who wants to try it or is on the fence about it. It’s not going to be for everyone or just might take some time getting used too but at the end of the day, it won’t break the bank to try it.
The Supply Chain of Lacrosse – Savage X Lacrosse
Insights: How Lacrosse Brands Source Manufacturing
By David Evans, President, Savage X Lacrosse
Posted September 30, 2019
Where does that nice new lacrosse shaft come from? Where is it made? How many hands has it passed through before it landed in your hands? How do lacrosse companies get their products made? And what is the supply chain from brand to retail and how does that affect the price? The network of people and companies involved in getting a brand’s products from manufacturer to market is known as the “supply chain”. It includes sourcing manufacturers, getting goods make, overseeing quality control, managing the supply chain, getting products shipped and eventually into retail and to the end user.
Quick Read Summary…
Virtually all lacrosse brands out-source to Asian manufacturers. Depending on the size and leverage of the brand, this creates a supply chain that increases price and can put quality in jeopardy. In the full scope of the sporting goods industry, lacrosse is a minor sport to a manufacturer. Most Asian factories don’t bother with it. Its expensive to tool up for lacrosse. The bulk of lacrosse products are made by only a few factories in Taiwan and China. At this writing there is only one factory in China that produces carbon composite shafts.
Savage X Lacrosse is a factory. We have made shafts and string for major lacrosse brands in the past. Because we are the sourse, we control all aspects of production and quality, and, the price. Our prices are true wholesale because we have no supply chain adding cost to the product.
Deeper Dive Reading…
The sporting goods market in the United States is a multi billion-dollar industry. In 2018 sporting goods stores sales amounted to more than 47 billion. Of that 47 billion, 96.8 million was spent on lacrosse; 40.4 million on sticks, 36.8 on protective gear and 20 million on string and other accessories*. The vast majority of sporting goods are manufactured in China or Taiwan then shipped to the US via ocean cargo.
The general rule is the shorter the supply chain, the higher the profit margin. Corporate giants like New Balance and Nike have massive buying power and can easily manage the difficulties in sourcing products, but smaller independent companies are met with significant challenges, and are forced to deal with long supply chains, lower profit margins, huge minimum orders, large cash outlays, inconsistent quality and unpredictable delivery. Language and cultural barriers are also difficult to manage. An independent lacrosse brand in the US could be dealing with a North American broker, who is dealing with an overseas broker who sources to the cheapest factory. That factory frequently will subcontract to other factories and eventually the goods arrive back in the US, to be distributed to retail. In some cases there are even more levels, as sometimes a company claiming to be a manufacturer is really a third party broker, deceptively sourcing out to manufacturers. There are many versions. The longer the supply chain, the less visible are the furthest points and the harder they are to manage.
Like any industry a lacrosse manufacturer must be tooled for lacrosse equipment and skilled in materials and processes. The various machinery needed for manufacturing lacrosse equipment can run in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. At a .025% share of the total US sporting goods market, lacrosse is not an investment most manufactures are willing to make. Soccer, baseball, football and other more popular sports are far more remunerative. As a result there are far fewer lacrosse factories than there are for other sporting goods. As of this writing there is only one factory in China that makes carbon composite shafts.
Chinese companies have been widely known to substitute inferior materials to increase their profit margin. Cheap resins in carbon composites, inferior core material in woven string products, metal alloys that are not as advertised. Even though a corporate owned lacrosse brand can manage the supply chain, they may not be getting the quality expected.
At Savage X Lacrosse we ARE the source. All our products are designed by us and made in our family owned factory, then sold directly to you. As an independent lacrosse brand, we are competing with major established brands. But because we have no supply chain (other than ourselves), we are able to offer our products at true wholesale prices. This is the first time in lacrosse history that the consumer can buy lacrosse equipment direct from the factory. We’re here for the player, the parents, the coaches, the game. The best equipment in the game at an unbeatable value.
East Coast Dyes Hero Mesh Review
In all sports, sporting equipment tends to follow a trend of increasingly better products being released from different companies. These products push the envelope, forcing every other company to one-up each other to make a better product. Lacrosse mesh represents the epitome of capitalism, and as the wax mesh trend fades out and better synthetic meshes come to light, East Coast Dyes followed with their release of Hero Mesh.
Hero Mesh is the newest, non-wax, mesh from ECD. The selling points are that it is weatherproof (not waterproof), lightweight, responsive, and made with HyperWeavetm which creates a uniform diamond length for maximum control and feel.
When I first strung up Hero Mesh with Hero Strings, I used a similar pattern that Greg used in his Hero Mesh live stringing in a Brine Clutch III HS. I used this pattern with other meshes before and I liked it, so I stuck with it. When I finished stringing the head, shooting strings included, I thought it would have a ton of hook and whip. But I trusted Greg and, without adjustment, I went out to shoot around. Almost immediately, I fell in love with the mesh. I had never had this much feel in a stick before and the amount of hold blew me away. Even my teammates who picked up my stick were amazed with how much hold there was but it was still so consistent.
Hero Mesh’s only downfall is that in heavy rain, and I mean heavy, the mesh can become a little slick and the pocket, less defined. So all those toe drags I was doing the day before where not as easy to do. Another thing to note: I didn’t take care of my stick after this practice, I left it in my car. The next day, the pocket was totally fine, so the maintenance for this mesh is actually really easy.
I’ve been using this piece of Hero Mesh for well over a month. Those of you who live in Maryland know that a Maryland fall really means freezing rain, warm and sunny, bitter cold, and light rain all in one week. This mesh has gone through it all. After all this time I noticed I have never made the excuse “It’s my stick” or “It’s the rain.” All of my passes have been pinpoint from the day I started using it. Aside from the occasional greasy ball at practice, shooting was never a problem with the mesh and I always knew where it was releasing because of the feel.
East Coast Dyes has brought something to the table of meshes that will be heavily competed with. It sets itself apart from everyone else in every way you could think and the striker patterns can give a subtle flare to any stick. A Hero Mesh complete kit comes in at $30.00 on their website and a single piece is $20.00.
The pattern is…
Nine diamond Mainely Mesh topstring starting on the second hole
Starting on the fourth hole: Tie, skip, skip, knot, skip, knot, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, skip, skip, tie off on the last hole. Throat string goes on the last nine diamond row.
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Custom Lacrosse Stick Stringing
Stinson Mellor can re-string one of your old heads or we can string up a new head you have purchased from Stinson Mellor or someone else. We offer a number of different configurations, color choices and material choices. Feel free to take a look at our Gallery and Strung Heads page for inspiration.
How it works:
1) THE HEAD. You can send us a head you currently own, you can have a head sent to us from another store/website that you may have purchased a head from or you can buy a new head from us. If you need to purchase a new head from Stinson Mellor, you can find one on our Unstrung Heads page (look to the menu on the left). Just add it to your Shopping Cart from the Unstrung Heads page and then go to the Custom Stringing page, again on the left hand column. If you are sending a head to us, send it to this address:
Stinson Mellor Lacrosse Company
33717 Woodward Avenue, Unit 319
Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
PLEASE INCLUDE A NOTE WITH YOUR NAME AND ORDER NUMBER IN THE BOX
2) THE MESH. Once you have ordered a new head from Stinson Mellor, or have your own head ready to go, it is time to pick your mesh. If you go to the Custom Stringing page to the left on your screen, you will be given several mesh otions with price points. Click on the mesh you want and complete the drop down questions. We ask several questions regarding your personal preferences so that we can get your pocket just right. Add the completed mesh order to your cart and we will get all the details with your submission.
3) COMPLETE YOUR ORDER. Once you have completed your order and paid online (credit card or paypal), we will begin stringing and getting any color specific custom mesh from the manufacturers. If you have purchased a head from us, we will get started right away. If you are sending us a head, get it to the post office dude! As soon as we have received it we will get started and order any custom mesh we might need.
4) THE FINISHED PRODUCT. This strung head will be hand strung by the world renowned stringers at Stinson Mellor Lacrosse Company. Each head is a unique product. No two Stinson Mellor strung heads are the same. The materials used are all new and all applicable manufacturers warranties are in place. While these heads are fantastic looking, be assured, these heads are “out of the box” ready for game play. Be the envy of your teammates and show up with a head that says, “It’s go time!” After completion and payment has been made, we will ship the head back to you via USPS 2 day priority with tracking included at no additional cost. An email will be sent to you acknowledging the completion of your order.
If a custom job is not what you need, remember, we have dozens of already strung up heads ready for shipping right now on our Strung Heads page. Anything we have listed on the Strung Heads page is in stock right now and usually ships the same day (maybe a slight delay for holidays and weekends, but that is usually more of a USPS issue that a Stinson Mellor issue).Thanks for your support
Metal mesh factory – “PRO METIZ” in Moscow
The PRO METIZ company has been producing and selling welded, braided and masonry nets since 2005. For many years we have been among the largest manufacturers of these products in Russia and the CIS countries. Our products are manufactured on modern European high-tech equipment and are used in a wide variety of areas of construction, road, industrial and residential:
- For the reinforcement of concrete walls or masonry
- In the creation of various types of fences
- When carrying out road works, namely pouring concrete
- In facing of building facades (plaster mesh)
Production of welded mesh
Our main products are welded and masonry mesh, which are essential for any major construction work.We provide the highest quality, reasonable prices and a wide range of products. Typical fabricated meshes can have different mesh sizes and wire thicknesses. It is also possible to manufacture welded, woven or braided nets with any non-standard dimensions or parameters. We undertake orders of any size and guarantee their prompt execution and compliance with all the wishes of our customers. The general list of categories of goods of our company includes almost all existing varieties of nets and similar products, ranging from simple knitting wire, without which no serious reinforcement work can do, and ending with a galvanized “chain-link” – an ideal option for budget fencing.
High quality metal mesh according to world standards
In our work, we have taken a benchmark on the use of modern production lines that meet the best international quality standards. Our suppliers of raw materials are the largest metallurgical plants in the country, such as Severstal-Metiz, and our employees have many years of experience in the production of metal mesh and similar structures. These are the main reasons that our products have occupied a fairly large market segment for many years, and for buyers the metal mesh of the PRO METIZ brand is a real symbol of high quality.We can easily buy the best mesh in Moscow, for almost any purpose.
If construction work is required, we can offer excellent welded masonry mesh. For the construction of road surfaces, we supply a special mesh with a much higher strength and load-bearing capacity. For finishing and plastering work, you will need our fine mesh woven mesh. And for the quick erection of simple fences, our mesh of the “chain-link” or CPVS type is best suited.The products of our plant are now used practically all over the country, and every year we only increase production volumes. Our company is well aware of the importance of meeting deadlines for any construction work, therefore we carry out direct shipment of goods around the clock and ensure their delivery not only to all regions of the Russian Federation, but also to some neighboring countries.
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1.If I don’t have artwork, are you still accepting my order?
We can help you design for free if you can tell us your design picture.
2. Can I see a sample of the promotional item before purchasing?
We can make samples for collecting samples Before mass production
3. Can I change or cancel my order once it has been placed?
No, not after the start of production.
4. Can you match the PMS color?
We offer our own colors and advise you to choose from this range. If you supply PMS Color we can provide you with our closest color
5. Can we use sublimation printing on any products?
No, sublimation is usually applied on 100% polyester fabric
6.What fabrics do you use on your clothes.
We offer only quality fabrics. There is everythingFrom easy care Polyester, 100% polyester, breathable HiGhTechnical materials such as “cool drying”, as well as a material that provides protection from the sun. Our clothes Comfortable and functional With something suitable for everyone.
7. How many colors do I have on my clothes?
The number of colors on sublimated clothing is unlimited if they are from our colors.
8. If I provide jersey made by another company, can you repeat it?
Yes. Our graphic artists can digitize your designs and match your current jerseys in almost the same way, which means you can modify your designs with a better price and service!
Plant for the production of welded mesh ZMS, manufacturer of welded mesh: history of creation
Production director interview.Metal Mesh Plant ZMS Oleinikova I.A. how the company was created:
Making the decision to launch the construction of the Metal Mesh Plant – ZMS, we analyzed the current state of affairs in the market in the welded mesh segment and identified an acute shortage of quality products at an affordable price. First, the question was raised, who are the manufacturers of Russian mesh and how do they live?
Visiting factories organized in the Russian Federation and companies positioning themselves as “manufacturers”, attention is drawn to the fact that often we are talking about handicraft production, obsolete machines or equipment made in China, the regular breakdowns of which are indicated by their owners in private conversations.You can also often observe a violation of production technology and a low qualification level of personnel. Having experience working with welded mesh in Europe and an idea of how the production processes are organized there, we came to the understanding that modern production, the latest European technologies are necessary for Russian consumers of welded mesh.
Having united the efforts of professionals such as the world-famous manufacturer of welded mesh and equipment EVG (Austria), having carried out a huge analytical work with the oldest distributors of the Russian Federation – Actitrade companies and identifying the preferences and wishes of end consumers, we have designed and implemented the Metal Mesh Plant – ZMS, whose mission production of high-quality welded mesh and products in modifications convenient for the consumer from high-quality raw materials on equipment of the highest class at an affordable price for the final product.
Of course, the question naturally arises, due to what is the net obtained from the manufacturer of ZMS at an “acceptable price”, with such a high level of production and quality of raw materials? The answer is simple – a high-speed production line of the latest generation, assembled according to a special order, taking into account the full automation of the plant, allows you to minimize production costs and maximize the use of all production facilities. Own vehicles allow to reduce the time of transportation and the cost of transportation of raw materials and finished products.
All this, combined with a well-functioning production process, results in the opportunity not only to provide a high-quality finished product to the consumer, but also to offer it at a competitive price. We value our regular customers and will be glad to new partners, realizing that the best partnership is built on long-term and mutually beneficial foundations!
You can write a letter directly to the management of the Metal Mesh Plant – ZMS Belgorod,
by e-mail: oleynikov @ zms-setka.ru.
To buy a net from the manufacturer: Metal Mesh Plant ZMS Belgorod, please contact your partner company, which is convenient for you, indicated on this website!
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NPO Rosstroytech is an expert in the field of resistance welding and a leading Russian manufacturer of equipment for precast concrete factories, a manufacturer of machines for welded masonry mesh, welded mesh fences and roll fences, automatic and manual multi-spot welding machines and high-tech equipment for metalworking.
NPO Rosstroytech is a group of innovative companies with a closed production cycle specializing in the design, development and production of industrial equipment for metalworking, mechanical engineering, construction, and large corporate business. Rosstroytekh’s equipment and machines are complex scalable solutions, world-class quality and after-sales service. Thanks to experienced designers, effective management, a powerful production base, components from leading manufacturers and a qualified team, Rosstroytech is a leading manufacturer in the equipment and machine tools market.Practical business solutions are based on budget savings combined with reasonable prices.
NPO “Rosstroytech” produces over 70 serial models of machines for the production of welded mesh, machines for masonry, construction, reinforcing mesh and the production of concrete products. The company offers its customers individual solutions to their problems. Our designers are ready and able to develop and manufacture non-standard equipment to order according to the client’s drawings and parameters. NPO “Rosstroytech” expands cooperation with large state corporations, medium and small businesses, exports finished equipment all over the world.
NPO “Rosstroytech” creates devices for resistance multi-spot welding and production of reinforced concrete products, as well as builds long-term profitable relationships that allow developing clients’ business. Our grateful customers enjoy all the available advantages, become permanent partners who are always ready to recommend and demonstrate the equipment of NPO Rosstroytech in operation.
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