DENIOS Introduces Drum Spill Containment Pallets

September 22, 2023

Containment pallets safely store hazardous substances  New DENIOS drum spill containment pallets catch spills, drips, and leaks to keep work areas clean and safe, making them ideal for the safe storage of oils, coolants, acids, caustics, and other corrosive liquids. They feature completely sealed, seamless processed poly construction that is 100 percent liquid tight. An innovative…


What Are Shadow Boards & Why Should You Consider Them

September 18, 2023

Q: How, exactly, do shadow boards work? A: Shadow boards are a form of storage devise.  They are designed to hold and present implements in a way to show where each goes.  Items such as tools in manufacturing, and cleaning items, are the most common seen in industry. The items clip-in, hook-on and in some…


Department of Labor Announces Hazard Prevention Program

July 19, 2023

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a national emphasis program to prevent workplace hazards in warehouses, processing facilities distribution centers, and high-risk retail establishments. In the past 10 years, warehousing and distribution centers have experienced tremendous growth with more than 1.9 million people employed in the industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics data…


Three Keys to Keep Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Risks Contained

July 10, 2023

By: Mandy Marxen, Contributor Lithium batteries have revolutionized how we live and work. They are a clean, powerful source of power to a wide variety of tools and material handling machinery. However, many facility managers don’t realize that fires caused by lithium batteries act differently – they burn hotter, reignite and come with hazardous gasses…


Busting the Myths that Keep SMBs from Automating Warehouse Processes

July 10, 2023

By: Colman Roche, Contributor Goods-to-person automation technology has revolutionized item picking by allowing e-commerce companies to dramatically increase pick speeds, reduce their vulnerability to labor shortages, increase warehouse density and respond more efficiently to demand variability. Whether it is dealing with the extreme peaks associated with the holiday shopping season or the day-to-day and week-to-week…


Werner Announces New Innovations in Step Ladder Tops and Tool Storage

May 25, 2023

Werner, the world leader in ladders and manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, announces the introduction of two new ladder innovations, including more multi-functional LOCKTOP™ ladder tops for Werner fiberglass step ladders and a first of its kind, LOCK-IN™ Tool Bag. Both solutions offer unique, innovative options for ladder storage on and off…


Prevent Lengthy Delays With Warehouse Building Permits

May 23, 2023

Contributed By: Steel King Working with a rack supplier with integrated building permit services can fast-track the project. Problem:  Building permit problems can delay new warehouse construction or distribution center retrofits by weeks or months. Solution: Bringing in an experienced warehouse storage rack supplier early in the process can help facility managers avoid being blindsided…


DENIOS Rack Fire Protect Building Ideal for Lithium-Ion Battery Storage

May 12, 2023

Lithium-Ion (li-ion) batteries are very popular as a strong, portable power source, but they can be a fire hazard, and thus require special storage considerations. New Rack Fire Protect (RFP) buildings from DENIOS US, which are fire rated for 2-hours at 2000°F (1093°C), are ideal for the storage of li-ion batteries. Containment minimizes the risk…


Configura Announces New CET Material Handling Product

April 20, 2023

Configura has officially launched its latest product: CET Essentials for Material Handling. This new solution allows users to draw layouts in less time using dynamic product placeholders—smart product symbols not attached to a specific manufacturer. Users can design any size warehouse in CET Essentials, then assign specific product brands later in CET Material Handling. CET Essentials utilizes easy-to-use placement and estimates of material handling systems, realistic 3D renderings and…


Racking 101

April 4, 2023

By: Maureen Paraventi What is made of steel, able to handle 1,000-pound loads and is an essential fixture in warehouses and distribution centers? Racking, of course. Racking may seem basic – especially when compared to the robotics, automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and multitude of forklifts, cranes and shuttle carts found in these facilities.…


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