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Platform design creates office space out of thin air

June 24, 2021 10:53 am

Western Pacific’s platform (mezzanine) was used to increase the cubic value of overall usable space for a manufacturer based inside a crowded metropolitan area. By creating a platform (mezzanine) addition over an existing components assembly area, all parties were seeking a win win solution. If the same office space had been built by traditional methods
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Specialty-built Deluxe wire frame shelving solution optimizes apparel storage in retail stockroom

May 17, 2021 12:11 pm

Western Pacific was enlisted to help one of the nation’s largest retail corporations actualize specific apparel storage needs. Specifically, the retailer wanted a shelving system for their supply room that could integrate with their existing pallet rack platform. The goal was to transform their underutilized vertical stockroom space into organized apparel shelving, where clothing inventory
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How One Can Assess the Quality of Shelving Units

May 3, 2021 1:14 pm

With a wide variety of manufacturers, types and materials of industrial shelving systems, it is necessary to be able to reliably assess the quality of every given product. This needs to be done prior to making even the most cursory inquiries and definitely before any installation is undertaken. The good news is that industrial shelving
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How Industrial Stairways are Important for Various Industries

May 2, 2021 12:49 pm

Industrial stairs produced by most steel stairs manufacturers are intended to provide a safe and secure means of accessing work platforms and other elevated areas. They are considerably safer and more versatile than vertical ladders in many respects. Where they cannot be fitted due to usable space constraints or other considerations, a vertical ladder is
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How swing gates enhance job site safety

May 1, 2021 12:47 pm

In addition to the standard outfitting of a warehouse or manufacturing facility, there are many upgrades and extras that can be installed. Some of them help provide better access, others maximize usable space, and some are essential for additional safety. One such integral upgrade is custom swing safety gates. This feature provides passive fall protection
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What are the Types and Applications of Industrial Shelving?

April 30, 2021 12:45 pm

Shelving is the cornerstone of a warehouse, providing the operation with its most essential need – the actual storage space. But in order for a supply chain storage facility to operate smoothly, simply filling it with shelves is far from sufficient. For successful and efficient operation, it needs to be outfitted with Metal Storage Shelves
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Factors to Consider Before Installing Crossover Stairs

April 29, 2021 12:37 pm

According to OSHA, slips, trips and falls are the second most common cause of accidental deaths in the workplace. It is only preceded by motor vehicle related accidents. As a result, it makes sense to install safe and reliable Conveyor Crossover Stairs in manufacturing facilities and warehouses as a means of mitigating this hazard. Crossover
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Why is Industrial Shelving the Ideal Storage Option?

April 28, 2021 12:33 pm

The primary factor that any warehouse needs to maximize is its capacity, but it’s never as simple as just shelf space. Clever and careful planning of the entire space is needed to make optimal use of Industrial Storage Racks and shelving. There are also considerations such as safety and accessibility to keep in mind when
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How do Boltless Shelves Help Organize Storage Space?

April 27, 2021 7:55 am

The primary challenge faced by a supply chain warehouse facility is maximizing usable storage space while keeping it accessible. In other words, the goal is storing items efficiently. This means not only making more shelf space but allowing for foot traffic or easy forklift access to all of it. In this challenge, the boltless shelving
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