my 52 years with A. Rifkin Co., I have seen and been
part of many changes. When my grandfather started our
business in 1892, he surely had no idea of the impact
our company’s products would have on the way that other
businesses handle the security of their money and their
the death of my grandfather in 1922, the management
of the company was passed to my father and his two brothers.
This was the same year that my uncle, Jack Rifkin, received
a patent for a unique design of coveralls, a product
we manufactured at that time. In a very short time our
company became famous for this new style garment. Several
years later we recognized a desire of our large corporate
customers to advertise by having their name and logo
embroidered on both the front and the back of their
coveralls. The embroidery machines were purchased and
the technology was mastered. Our company then became
known for our excellent embroidery capability.
a few years later, in 1933, the Rifkin Safety Sac with
Arcolock was invented and a new style of night deposit
bag was born. From our previous experience manufacturing
coveralls, we applied our knowledge about reliable sewing
and attractive personalization. We became known in the
banking industry from coast to coast for our commitment
to bank bag security. Then, as now, the security and
dependability of our bank products became our focus.
the years using trade journal advertising, direct mail,
and our greatest asset, our direct sales force, we have
told the world about our excellent products. Now we
have a method to reach even more businesses through
the Internet. It is an exciting opportunity for us.
us know if there’s something you’d like to see, or if
there is a better method of navigating through the site.
For 108 years we have been successful because we listened
and fulfilled your needs in the best way we knew how.
We will continue to let customer satisfaction guide