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Alpina Manufacturing LLC

Phone: (800) 915-2828 View Additional Phone Numbers 6460 W Cortland St., Chicago, IL 60707 View Additional Email Addresses View Additional Web Addresses

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Alpina Manufacturing (Fast Change Frames) is an aluminum frame manufacturer that produces Flip-up TM (snap frames), Slide-in TM frames, and Banner Grip frames. Their frames allow graphics to be changed without removing the frames from the wall. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves printing companies, ad agencies, and frame shops, primarily in North America. This company has been an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) since 1992 and their aluminum frames are made with more than 30% of recycled content under environmentally responsible U.S. guidelines.

This company's frames are all custom cut per order, available in several colors (including custom), optional security and anti-tampering features available, and can be used with lightboxes, double-sided, floor stands, slat wall, grid wall, or tabletop displays.

Some of their other products include banner stretching frames, graphic clips, rounded corner frames, and floor stands. Their frames can be used indoors or outdoors and are made of anodized aluminum for sturdiness and a stable finish. Free ground shipping on orders over $75 to all continental US States is available.

Visit the Alpina Manufacturing website to learn more about their frames options, view their frame gallery, and place an order.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Alpina Manufacturing LLC meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Alpina Manufacturing LLC include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Alpina Manufacturing LLC
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 20, 2010 Business started: 03/03/1992 Business started locally: 03/03/1992 Business incorporated 11/24/2003 in IL
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Darius Augustine, General Manager Mrs. Becky Hines, Marketing Director
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Darius Augustine, General Manager
Customer Contact: Mrs. Becky Hines, Marketing Director
Business Category

Picture Frames - Manufacturers Supplies Picture Frames - Dealers Picture Frames - Wholesale & Manufacturers Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (NAICS: 423840)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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