How to Creatively Use a Bulletin Bar

Casso® Display Rail in schools

Over the past couple of years we’ve shared various articles showcasing Casso® Display Rail. Each of these posts shares a unique product application, however there are still some misconceptions that Casso Display Rail has a single function with a single approach. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. So we decided to prepare a compilation to broaden the perceptions about this product. Here are some examples of its wide variety of uses. Casso Display Rail in the Workplace Does your … Read more >

The Footprintless® Easel Takes No Stand

Footprintless Easel by AS Hanging Systems

Standard Display and Presentation Easels Don’t Stand a Chance. Don’t you just hate it when you’re trying to make a presentation and instead of your easel working as your partner, it becomes the center of attention? You need your presentation to be about the “what”, not the “how”. You know what I mean, right? The clumsiness of the easel. Standard office easels are typically tripod-shaped with three legs that use up a large chunk of floor space. Now add a meeting table, … Read more >

Acrylic Pockets Create Perfect Restaurant Menu Displays

Bistro Menu Display by AS Hanging Systems.

Show off what you offer in a clean and presentable manner – that’s what it’s really all about, right … especially in the restaurant business? You want to let your customers, potential customers, even the casual undecided passers-by, see the delicious choices you’ve got. Entice and bring them through that front door. This is usually accomplished by displaying your menu in a window display or menu case of your establishment. Create an inviting and professional presentation of your menu, daily … Read more >

Cork Rail Fail

Cork Rail Fail

by Dave Veilleux, VP Business Development – Currently “Cork Rail” is the de facto standard product on which school designers rely for hanging children’s art, displaying students’ work, mounting wall posters, for use as map rails, and posting staff notifications. But there are multiple reasons to reconsider this type of art rail. Cork Rail Fasteners  First and foremost, we must address the safety factor. Cork rail requires sharp objects, such as thumb tacks, push pins, and staples, to be used … Read more >

Introducing Two-Sided Panel Display Hooks and Hanging Hardware

Panel Hook, Wide, Two-Sided 1, ashanging.com

A year ago, on March 25, 2013 we made an entry here on our blog titled, “How to Hang Panel Substrate”. In that article we introduced a few new additions to our Panel Hook family of products. Specifically we introduced the H3006, Panel Hook, Wide. This was also accompanied by the announcement of a spring clip that could be added to either of the Panel Hooks. This clip front-loads panels in the Panel Hook and towards the viewer so the presentation … Read more >

Ideal Picture Hanging Hook Earns Patent

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AS Hanging Systems received notice from the US Patent and Trademark Office that the recently redesigned Mini Hook has achieved a patent on its design. This is the third major version of the diminutive cable hanging hook. Mini Hook, Swivel The earlier version of this hook introduced the popular swivel feature that allows the body to rotate within the formed wire hook portion of the assembly. This is a great convenience feature that allows for left and right-handed use, which is … Read more >

New Product Introduction: Wall Track End-Cap … Completing “the Look”!

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You know how great it feels when you’ve finished a project that you’re really excited about and proud of, and you put that last little finishing touch on it that ultimately completes all the hard work? Like when you were growing up and you’d written a school paper and put it in one of those plastic report covers to make it look finished and keep your hard work protected? Or when you washed your first new car and went that … Read more >

Product Introduction: Counter-Weight Stabilizer for Cables and Rods

Counter-Weight Stabilizer for Rods by AS Hanging Systems

Recently we shared a short and general product introduction post about several new products within our gallery rod hanging system product family. One of those new products was our Counter-Weight Stabilizer for Rods. Today, we’re going to delve more deeply into the subject of Counter-Weight Stabilizers, as well as introduce the sibling product, our Counter-Weight Stabilizer for Cables. Let me just begin by saying, “Don’t underestimate these little ‘mediators’ just because of their size and shape. They have an important job … Read more >

New Product Introduction – Rod-End Hanger

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Many of you may be aware of our ability to “tension” a cable. We have written about these sorts of applications on several occasions, here, here and here. We have a full segment of our web site dedicated to Tensioned Cable Systems. The concept is simple. Instead of merely suspending a cable from above, a second track is mounted below and the cable(s) are then attached to the lower track. Additionally, a spring action is employed to hold the cable … Read more >

New Products for Gallery Rod Hanging System

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We are pleased to announce that our Classic System of French gallery rods has expanded with three new products. Wall Track End-Cap The first is our Wall Track End-Cap. This is something we have wanted to offer for some time and we’re finally able to bring this to market. Rod-End Hanger The next new product is the Rod-End Hanger. It adds the ability of attaching a gallery rod to a lower track so the rod is fixed in location. Counter-Weight … Read more >