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May 2010

My Visit to St. Louis and Starrco Modular Offices

Last week I was hosted by my good friends at Starrco in St. Louis MO. Starrco manufactures inplant modular offices and buildings, prefabricated buildings, cleanrooms and just about any other form of hard wall enclosure. I was warmly received by the good people at Starrco, given the tour of the factory and had a great day of meetings with their personnel. The atmosphere was business of course but the Starrco crew has a way of bringing fun into any situation. What a great company to do business with. For those that aren't certain what a modular office or warehouse enclosure is I've included this brief description of what Starrco does from the fine people themselves. Starrco Modular wall systems provide a secure, comfortable working environment ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on May 26th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

The Marines Receive Bush and Obama

There has been a video circulating for quite awhile now comparing a visit from President Bush to a visit from Obama to the United States Marine Corps. There is a good chance you have already seen it but if not I have a like to the video at the bottom of this entry. I love this video for many reasons. First because I greatly admire President Bush, he reminds me a lot of my pastor. There really are no airs about him. He is who he is and makes no apology. A man with a great deal of power and influence who isn't afraid to speak his mind and his beliefs in front of a crowd and just be himself. President Bush could wear jeans ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on May 20th, 2010 :: Filed under: Military,Political

Grant Money Available for Material Handling Equipment

When American Warehouse Systems began the campaign to promote Safety Grant Money available through MN Workplace Safety Council, the acceptance of the program was slow, followed by a rapid series of improvement stories. One such story comes from Central Container Company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The production line at Central Container had issues with scrap materials accumulating on the floor and creating a hazard. In order to remove the hazard Central Container employees had to take extra time to move the materials off the floor to a nearby dumpster. With the assistance of seasoned sales representative Paul Brandes from American Warehouse Systems, the solution came in the form of powered conveyor designed to continually remove the scraps. Scraps are now moved from the floor via ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on May 13th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling