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Happy Thanksgiving America!

happy-thanksgiving-AWS Happy Thanksgiving to you from all of us at American Warehouse Systems.  This holiday is a time to reflect on how blessed we are to work with an incredible team and for the opportunities we have to serve our clients with pride.  We’d also like to take this time to reflect on how thankful we are for our American military men and women.  Their time, sacrifice, and dedication to our freedom and country… I feel we can never thank them enough for this.  Many of our brave service members do not get the pleasure of being with their families during the holidays.  Please remember them.#SOT #GodBlessAmerica   Read more
Posted by Amy Juelich on November 25th, 2015 :: Filed under: Blog,Happy Thanksgiving,SOT

AWS Ensures That the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

Mezzanine work platform with ramp custom solution for bus manufacturing company in Mpls MN Custom Solution For Bus Manufacturing Facility New Flyer Industries is a large North American heavy duty bus manufacturer, headquartered in Canada but with American factories in St. Cloud and Crookston, Minnesota.  At the St. Cloud factory, New Flyer was facing a space crunch that was not only making storage difficult but also presenting a safety hazard for workers.  To combat these issues, the company contacted Kari Heid from American Warehouse Systems in Minneapolis MN. “They invited me out to look at customizing a mezzanine for their work area,” Heid says.  “They were working off of scaffolding next to the buses which presented a safety risk and they wanted it fixed.  They were also adding a new product line so they anticipated bringing a lot more product onto the floor.  Creating ... Read more

9-11-2001 We Will Never Forget

September 9, 2001 - We will never forget! "None of us will ever forget this day. Yet, we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world." --President George W. Bush Read more
Posted by Amy Juelich on September 11th, 2015 :: Filed under: Blog,History,9-11-2001,Never Forget

Mezzanine Systems designed specifically for Military Applications

Mezzanine platforms for military applications - GSA# GS-07F-6106P Proudly servicing the Department Of Defense We take great pride in servicing the Department Of Defense by providing quality mezzanine platforms and material handling systems.  We go above and beyond to provide the best quality and service to make working life more efficient and safe for the men and women who selflessly defend our freedom. Our mezzanine platforms are designed to withstand the rigors of any military application - providing a stronger and safer workplace. Structural steel I-beams and/or open web bar joists are used with additional reinforcement for maximum strength. Columns are constructed from ASTM A500 square tubing to minimize deflection and continue past the mezzanine floor to act as an extremely secure attachment point for all-welded 3 rail handrail. Stairways are also all welded one piece construction ... Read more

4 Steps to Pallet Rack Safety in your warehouse - OSHA Recommendations

PalletRacks004 How many times have you questioned the stability or capacity of the racking in your warehouse? Is the load too heavy for the beams? Does the forklift operator know how to properly place the pallet in the rack? Can the uprights withstand a collision with a forklift? These are common and very reasonable questions. Every company should focus on internal safety and have or create an internal safety committee to address these concerns. Following OSHA guidelines to the letter is still not enough to keep your employees safe. OSHA does not have regulations in place today for pallet racking, but you don’t have to go far to hear about a terrible accident that occurred with warehouse rack. Pallet rack safety is a crucial part of ... Read more
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