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Ergonomic & Workspace Solutions for Warehousing, Distribution & Manufacturing Facilities

Ergonomic & Workspace Solutions for Warehousing, Distribution & Manufacturing Facilities

Pallet Rack Bulk Bins

You probably already use some plastic bin boxes to organize small items, repair parts or tools for your operation. Have you ever considered using giant bin boxes in your pallet racking? Often, there are small parts areas in your building that are stocked in pallet racking. This can be a considerable waste of space and can be hard to pick. If they are stored in a cardboard box, then the lids should … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Proper Industrial Shelving

Industrial shelving is available in many forms. So, how do you decide what style of shelving is right for your operation? Here are some tips for making a wise purchase:Determine the weight capacity needed. For 400 lbs. per shelf and under, standard shelving will be fine. If you have heavier loads or need to point load a product, then higher capacities should be utilized. If you need 800 lbs. … [Read more...]

Should you use Wire Decks in your Pallet Rack?

I had a call from a customer today with questions about wire decking.  There are a number of reasons to use decking in pallet rack installations.  First, there are National Fire Codes which severely limit the use of wood in racking.  Solid decks will not allow the water from fire sprinklers, or fire hoses to flow down th the floor level, the most likely location for a fire.  Wood also outgasses … [Read more...]