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Why Use Corrugated Boxes To Ship Your Items To Retail Stores

Posted by on Jul 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When your small business has grown to the point where you are shipping items out to different retail stores, it’s time to start thinking about what kind of packaging is best for those kinds of shipments. There are a number of options available, but there are some good reasons to choose corrugated boxes. Check out the following reasons that these kinds of boxes might be right for your business. Corrugated Boxes Provide Additional Protection To recognize a corrugated box, you need to look at the edge of one of the flaps. You should see...

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4 Advantages Of Using Cold Rolled Steel

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Cold rolled steel requires more processing than hot rolled steel. It has to be cooled and annealed to get it to where it can be used. This helps to deliver steel that has an assortment of different finishes and a higher dimensional tolerance. However, many are still confused as to what the benefits of cold steel are over hot steel. To help you better understand some of the benefits surrounding this metal, check out the main advantages below. Cold drawing. Thanks to cold drawing, the steel has a higher tensile strength. This tends to eliminate...

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3 Reasons To Choose Bronze When Selecting Seals For Your Industrial Equipment

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Access to functional and reliable equipment makes it easier to turn a profit in the manufacturing industry. If your warehouse features machinery that relies on seals to work effectively, you may want to consider using bronze seals instead of alternatives like aluminum or copper. Here are three benefits that bronze seals can provide when used in an industrial setting. 1. Bronze and bronze alloys are resistant to corrosion. Metal parts found in many machines can begin to rust over time. Since rust eats away at the metal, it can severely...

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Technologically-Advanced Tools For Maximizing Productivity In Your Contractor Business

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Whether you work as a general contractor or some other type of contractor, you are probably aware that productivity can sometimes be a problem in this industry. Whenever productivity is slower than expected, it can result in loss of business, and therefore lower your earnings. One major change that can significantly boost productivity and improve many aspects of your business in the process is investing in some innovative new tools. Here are some contractor’s tool that can really make a difference: Wireless digital P/T gauge If you have...

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Grease and Oil Dumpsters—Reducing Spill Problems

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you own a business and need to get rid of debris and waste on occasion, then a dumpster rental may be ideal for you. These rentals allow you to secure a 30 or 40 yard commercial dumpster on your property that can be emptied on a regular schedule. However, if you need to discard more than trash or recyclable materials, then you may need a special dumpster like a grease and oil dumpster. These dumpsters are typically filled with cooking oils used in restaurants. While the oil materials can be removed and recycled for use as biofuels, some...

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3 Tips For Preventing Improper Hydraulic Seal Installation

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Hydraulic seals play an important role in allowing your industrial machinery to function properly. Because these seals can wear out over time, they must be replaced in order to ensure maximum efficiency. Improper hydraulic seal installation is a common problem that can easily be addressed with your employees. Here are three tips to provide your employees with in order to ensure replacement seals are installed correctly. 1. Make sure the replacement seal is clean before installation. Dirt or debris on the surface of a hydraulic seal could lead...

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3 Ways You Can Put Utility Carts To Work For You

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

At one point in time or another, you have probably seen a utility cart being used in a home or business. These carts have a wide assortment of uses, which is why they are so popular today. Don’t think you could possibly benefit from having one in your home or business? Check out some of the ways you can put a utility cart to use around your space. Craft Supply Storage Instead of having your craft supplies laying around your home, you can store them neatly on a utility cart. When you need the cart, you can simply roll it to where you...

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Three Great Benefits of Building with Structured Steel

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

You have a lot of materials to choose from for your construction project, but steel is a wonderful material to use for a number of reasons. If you have projects on the table that require strong, long-lasting equipment, you should consider constructing them with steel so that your business and your clients reap those benefits. Read on to learn the advantages of using structured steel, and don’t hesitate to reach out to steel providers who can help you out.  Advantage #1: Structured Steel Allows You to Finish Projects Quickly In the...

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Two Safety Tips Novice Welders Should Always Follow

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Welding is often an essential part of many home renovations and general construction projects. For those attempting to do their own renovations, the welding part of the project can be extremely intimidating because of the threat of injuring yourself. This is especially problematic for those that have never welded before. However, there are some relatively simple steps that you can take to help minimize the chances that you encounter some of the more common injuries that these projects can cause. Protect Your Ears The ears are an often...

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Preventing Septic Backup: How Important Are Tank Inspections Anyway?

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Out of sight, out of mind, right? It can be easy to get behind on the maintenance of your septic tank, since you rarely have a reason to think about it. Ironically, despite this, your septic system is probably the part of your plumbing most dependent on regular maintenance to prevent malfunctions. You Have to Fix It before It Breaks With most parts of your home’s plumbing, it’s easy to just put off maintenance until something breaks. Replacing a leaky seal or unclogging a stopped-up toilet isn’t too difficult for the average...

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