was founded in 1974. Growing from a strong marching
and percussion background, innovative and useful
products soon began to evolve. Impact's patented
hand-laid fiberglass marching drum and vests revolutionized
the marching band. The new fiberglass drum and
carrier greatly reduced fatigue by reducing the
weight of the instrument without affecting sound
quality or volume. In fact, many drummers prefer
Impact drums for their quality sound and superior
soon gained the reputation as the innovative leader
in new drum products. Among these included a full
line of hard
bags and accessories
for dealers and OEM’s. Demand for Impacts
quality product lines brought rapid growth in
the drum industry, spawning additional innovative
The most recent is the development of the A.I.R
system (Advanced Impact Reduction) for
bags and cases. This invention uses inflatable
air chambers in the bag or case to protect the
instrument. The A.I.R bag provides 5-10 times
the impact protection of a foam-lined bag. Introduced
in January at the 2007 NAMM show the A.I.R system
received very positive feedback. Look for A.I.R
system bags to be available sometime this year.
At the end of 2005, Impact Industries was acquired
Canvas Co., Inc. a 110-year-old industrial
fabrics manufacturer. Impact now operates as a
division of Wausau Canvas Co.
As one of the few remaining US manufacturers
of bags and cases, we must constantly improve
and evolve in the face of stiff competition from
imported products as well as domestic companies.
Through innovative product design and automation,
we can offer customers superior products at competitive
prices. To that end, product patterns have been
digitized and are now cut with accuracy and efficiency
on our state of the art computer-cutting table.
This ensures you of a top quality product and
value pricing. Our bag and case departments have
completed and implemented the “Principles
of Lean Manufacturing “ program to provide
our customers with the most efficiently produced
products possible. This investment in US manufacturing
has allowed us to offer an unprecedented 24-hour
turn around on bag orders and 1-3 days on case
orders including custom! This is in an industry
where lead times on these products are often measured
in weeks or months!
Please take some time to look at our website.
We have worked to make it easy to navigate and
easy to find sizes. We do appreciate your business
and hope you will continue to use Impact products.
Your comments are always welcome.
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