4837-49 N Stenton Av, Philadelphia, PA 19144

About US

About Alphasource®

Alphasource, working with Northern Apex Corporation

Foreign Material Exclusion (FME) and drop prevention for tooling products is key to what we do and offer. Our primary goal, to support our customers by manufacturing and distributing cutting-edge FME/FOD (Foreign Object Debris) and Toolsaver® Drop Prevention Supplies that help them achieve efficiency goals and full accountability, has led to the development of our modular industry-leading RFID-enabled enterprise asset management systems, designed to track tools, materials, components and personnel in power generation plants.


Alphasource® was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has been in continuous operation since 1908.

Since its inception, Alphasource® has been a leader in the manufacture and distribution of safety, maintenance & industrial supplies geared specifically toward satisfying the ever-changing needs of business, industry, and government.

Although our Company name has changed to better reflect our mission and emphasis, our commitment to developing and delivering innovative quality products is greater than ever.

Alphasource® is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality, value-priced FME, FOD, Safety Supplies and RFID Technology Services developed exclusively for the Power Generation Industry. As a third generation family owned business, Alphasource® takes great pride in supporting its customers initiatives and in exceeding their expectations.

Northern Apex

Since 1998, Northern Apex Corporation has been an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products and deployments. Northern Apex consists of forward-thinking engineers and support staff with years of experience in auto identification - RFID applications, manufacturing (including WIP - JIT - KANBAN) automation and electromechanical assemblies. Our team is heavily involved in project development, follow-through and field proven integration. At Northern Apex, we listen to our clients and come up with a solution that will best suit their needs.

Our RFID integrated solutions are supported by standard products including handheld devices, tag packaging, and software applications. Our ability to customize the solution using these standard products to meet your specific needs is the Apex Integration Advantage. Northern Apex's staff prides itself on its vast industry-wide knowledge and seamless integration capabilities.

Alphasource®’s Toolsaver® RFID Tool Tracking and Accountability Solutions Key Players:

  • Andi Bookbinder, President
  • Brian Bookbinder, C.E.O.
  • Bart Hickman, RFID Manager/Senior FME Specialist/RFID System Technology Services Division
  • Lee Lukas, Business Development Manager
  • Michelle Martiello, Customer Service