American Warehouse Systems
One Project - One Vendor™

Material Handling Archives

Look Up to a Vertical Storage System

No matter what the business or size of the operation, the need for effective storage solutions is almost always a concern. Whether for inventory, files, records, or raw materials, smart storage systems are in demand. Plant managers and business owners need to address a variety of concerns when considering the issue of storage, including efficiency, safety, space availability, security, quality, and productivity. All of these issues have more and more companies looking up to a better storage solution – the SPSS Vertical Lift Module. This innovative automated vertical storage system offers a wealth of benefits in any manufacturing environment. The SPSS vertical storage system allows for maximum space utilization because it extends up, making efficient use of otherwise inaccessible warehouse space, saving around 85% of ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on September 29th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Full Service Design and CAD Capabilities

American Warehouse Systems CAD department can produce detailed drawings for your materials handling system. By using the industry leader AutoCAD software, AWS will document and share project ideas to design a complete system that will suit your specific application. From a single cabinet concept drawing to a complex mezzanine, conveyor and automated system, these drawings will help insure your project is accurate and suits the specific application. With in-house CAD capabilities, American Warehouse Systems can save you time and money on your materials handling project.  Starting with an application analysis, the AWS CAD department can produce a detailed facility layout that will optimize the space of your facility. AWS can use existing building plans, sketches or complete a site survey to place your materials handling system appropriately ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on September 15th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Hytrol Conveyor Project for Pearl Harbor

American Warehouse Systems was fortunate enough to participate in a large conveyor project for Peal Harbor Naval Base.  The defense distribution center was badly outdated and needed a more efficient system to induct and distribute product.  The system needed to span two buildings and traverse a fairly busy base road.  One of the buildings has only wire mesh walls and the other building is a protected historical structure.  These factors created unique opportunities for American Warehouse Systems to shine. The project included a very large Hytrol conveyor system including pallet conveyor, transfer beds for pallet induction, powered tote conveyor, and a spiral conveyor to raise the height of the totes quickly in the allotted space.  A very large enclosed conveyor crossover structure with two vertical continuous conveyors ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on September 8th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military

Maintenance Platform for The 934th Airlift Wing

American Warehouse Systems was recently asked to help solve an access problem for the Air National Guard 934th Airlift Wing in Minneapolis MN.  The 934th Airlift Wing, also known as the "Flying Vikings," is Minnesota's only Air Force Reserve unit. It is a combat-ready Air Force Reserve Command flying unit, which serves as the Department of Defense's host for Army, Navy, Marine and Air National Guard units at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, MN. The aircraft maintenance personnel at the 934th Airlift Wing needed a safe and easy way to access the top of their C-130H3 aircraft for inspection and repair.  In addition to simple access the 934th needed to store tools and other equipment at wing level to eliminate the need ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on August 25th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military,Air Force,mezzanine,Military,tool crib

Mezzanine System for Defense Logistics Agency

American Warehouse Systems was asked to design and implement a large mezzanine system for the Defense Logistic Agency in one of their California facilities.  DLA used to store materials in pallets on standard selective rack in the project area and they wanted to turn it over to a manual cart picking operation.  The system included a 40,000 sq. ft. mezzanine, over 4000 steel shelving units, Hytrol conveyor, fire suppression, lighting and electrical systems and floor resurfacing.  American Warehouse Systems was able to sell the project via our extensive GSA schedule including complete installation of all systems. The project went very well and was completed on time and on budget.  Defense Logistics Agency has reported they are very happy with the system and our performance on ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on August 18th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military
Page 11 of 14« First...910111213...Last »