Ergonomic & Workspace Solutions for Warehousing, Distribution & Manufacturing Facilities

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...]

Gigantic Pallet Rack Bulk Bins

Parts bins are a great organizing tool in shelving, but have you ever wished that you could get parts bins for your pallet rack?  Quantum Storage has just announced a new product to address that wish.     Rack Bins are 42” deep and stackable to fit into standard pallet racking.  Instead of wasting space above a shelf level, stack two or three bins to make the most of the … [Read more...]

High-Performance Industrial Shelving

It's nice to be appreciated.  I had a customer call yesterday afternoon to tell me how happy he was with the quality of the industrial shelving we shipped to his facility.  In the past, his company had purchased small amounts of shelving at the local home center.  It was falling down and shelves were bending, so he called us for some industrial-grade shelving. There is a big difference between … [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...]