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IMMEDIATE ROI WITH FLOOR MOUNTED ROLL OUT PALLET SHELVES

Did you know? Implementing Floor Mount Roll Out Pallets to your existing warehouse supply chain can easily increase your storage space by up to 20%. One of the Dead Zones commonly found in racking is the space above material stored on the floor and under the first beam level. This free space allows order pickers … Continue reading IMMEDIATE ROI WITH FLOOR MOUNTED ROLL OUT PALLET SHELVES

Learn From The Mistakes of Others When Storing Tools & Dies

These photos show the difference between our heavy duty I-beam storage racks and someone who thought they were saving some money. There really is a difference between tool & die rack made of standard structural c-channel components and rack made with our heavy duty structural I-beams with 50 KSI.  Turns out the customer that supplied these pictures called us back … Continue reading Learn From The Mistakes of Others When Storing Tools & Dies

Interlake Mecalux Introducing New Galvanized Zinc Plated Strut Design on Pallet Rack Upright Frames

10/9/2020 Press Release: Effective immediately, Interlake Mecalux is manufacturing and stocking pallet rack upright frames that have new and improved galvanized zinc plated diagonal and horizontal bolted bracing. These are available in Chicago, IL, Sumter, SC, Dallas, TX and San Diego, CA. The primary purpose of this change is to reduce cost and lead time. … Continue reading Interlake Mecalux Introducing New Galvanized Zinc Plated Strut Design on Pallet Rack Upright Frames

Buying Shelving with a Spliced Post is a Big No-No!

If you own or operate a company with a storeroom, warehouse or distribution center, please don’t purchase shelving from the hardware store. If you purchase your boltless steel shelving from a big box retail store you are most assuredly purchasing shelving with a spliced post – big mistake! The only way that a retail store can … Continue reading Buying Shelving with a Spliced Post is a Big No-No!

Advantages of Wire Decking for Pallet Rack

Wire decking is a low cost pallet rack accessory that greatly increases safety in your warehouse. I assure you it is worth every penny of your investment. It’s primary purpose is “Fall Through Prevention”. Pallet rack wire decking safely supports pallet loads of products stored in your pallet rack but has many other advantages. Wire … Continue reading Advantages of Wire Decking for Pallet Rack

The Pallet Push-Through Prevention Initiative

Pallet racks are excellent storage options. They’re efficient, they’re durable, and they’re easily accessible. But it’s important to remember to use them safely. When inventory is pushed too far back on the pallet rack, it creates a big safety risk. Inventory can fall off the back of the rack and into the aisle. We don’t … Continue reading The Pallet Push-Through Prevention Initiative

Products to help you thrive in the e-commerce boom

Even before COVID-19, many consumers were buying online more and more. And they weren’t just buying novelty items or things hard to find in stores. They were stocking up on their pantry supplies or ordering groceries in just a few minutes.  But as COVID-19 made it harder to find pantry staples and made leaving the … Continue reading Products to help you thrive in the e-commerce boom

Why you should invest in folding security gates for summer

Folding security gates are an excellent investment any time of year, but they’re especially great for summer. Folding security gates have a lot of benefits. One of the greatest things they do is help you secure your area. You’re also able to change your space configurations without bringing in the construction crew. Commercial scissor gates … Continue reading Why you should invest in folding security gates for summer

Products to help maximize organization in 2020

Organization is something we all struggle with. It can be frustrating to open a disorganized closet or cabinet at home, but it can be more than frustrating in the warehouse. When your workspace is disorganized it can cause a lot of problems. If your materials or tools are disorganized and scattered around the warehouse, it … Continue reading Products to help maximize organization in 2020

Running Seismic Precalcs on Pallet Rack is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

It’s no secret that earthquakes can have devastating effects. The damage in the warehouse can be catastrophic and can result in rack failure. This is not only extremely dangerous for anyone who might be around, but it can also result in damaged inventory and cost you thousands in damages and down time. Many municipalities are … Continue reading Running Seismic Precalcs on Pallet Rack is as easy as 1, 2, 3…