Advance Equipment Blog

Advance Marks 95 Years of Industry Innovation

By Advance Equipment | July 26, 2017

Since 1922, from its humble beginnings in the garage of founder August Wedekind, Advance Equipment Manufacturing Company has been at the forefront of the industry. Wedekind began manufacturing paste tables, trestles, and paste boards in anticipation of the coming popularity of wallpaper. His foresight, along with the high quality of his products, brought him success:…

Advance Paste Machine Repair Service

By Advance Equipment | February 13, 2019

Advance Equipment Manufacturing may be leading the way forward, but they’ve also got your back. Known in the industry for the staying power of its products, Advance backs all of its Paste Mate machines with a repair and tune-up service. View the frequently asked questions and how to videos. Please call ahead for pricing information or to schedule an…

Maximize Your Productivity with The Advance Trail Knives

By Advance Equipment | February 22, 2020

The innovative construction of the Trail Knife provides flexibility for maximum control when working on walls and ceilings. The Box Trail Knife is skillfully designed to run behind mud boxes to smooth out edges and eliminate ripples and bubbles, creating a flawless finish with no need for additional brushing or sanding between coats. The Tape…

Meet Emily, Advance’s New “CRO”

By Advance Equipment | August 17, 2020

In an effort to be transparent about its leadership, Advance would like to introduce you to its newest executive. Meet our new CRO – Canine Resources Officer! This is Emily. As you can see, she works closely with Dianne the Office Manager: Always on Top of the Budget Emily may be small, but she’s no…

NEW Inside 90° Corner Hand Flusher

By Advance Equipment | May 20, 2019

Advance introduces the Hand Flusher for inside 90° corners. Finishing inside corners just got easier! The skids and wings on this flusher are designed to evenly distribute and control the mud, embedding the joint tape into the corner to create a perfect 90° angle even with bad framing. The short handle makes this flusher idea…

Semi-Automatic Even Flow Taping Banjo

By Advance Equipment | January 30, 2020

Tape your flats and your corners with a quick flip, no tools or attachments needed! The new Advance Even Flow Taping Banjo’s patented internal belly gives you consistent mud coverage on your tape until the very end. Designed to be used with paper tape or Fibafuse without worrying about tearing. Thumb rest gives you more…

Walls & Ceilings features Advance Equipment Tornado Mixer

By Advance Equipment | May 30, 2017

The Tornado Mixers are a versatile and durable tool that are easy to clean. Designed with a high-tech, robust plastic paddle, it will not tear up the inside of a plastic bucket. Read the full article at Walls & Ceilings.