Alvah Bushnell Company is celebrating manufacturing accordion file pockets and portfolios for the legal industry since 1876. Many of our products were invented by Alvah Bushnell himself. My Great Great Great Grandfather knew that law firms had special needs. Unlike most offices who work out of the file drawers, lawyers transport their papers from their office to clients and court. They needed portability and durability that was not necessary for other industries. The other critical need was service. Deadlines had to be met and one could not wait on filing materials. Lastly, record managers have many bosses to please and they could not take the chance of disappointing even one of the partners. They needed a dependable company that they could trust.
Armed with this knowledge, Alvah found his niche. We supply over 4,000 law firms, some of whom have been with us for over 100 years. Our mission is still to provide the best product and service to the legal industry.
With product being produced in China now, our competitors have finally found a way to drive prices down. However, we are committed to continue manufacturing here in Philadelphia because our employees need us to support them as they have supported us for so many years. The United States is losing all their manufacturing business and is becoming product less. We feel that this can not be allowed to happen. Long term, it is essential for the economy. We ask you to help support American made products whenever possible.