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Material Handling System for US Embassy Praia

When the US Embassy Praia in Cape Verde were planning to build a new warehouse distribution center they contacted American Warehouse Systems. Cape Verde is an island country off the west coast of Africa and is a little hard to get to for most American material handling systems integrators.  The client initially had great concern regarding the project because of their remote location and the need to get so much product delivered and installed by their required date.   Because American Warehouse Systems implements systems worldwide this location posed no problem whatsoever and we happily jumped in.  American Warehouse Systems has over 8000 material handling  items and services on GSA contract so procurement of the entire system was completed through this Federal contracting vehicle. Our seasoned consultants ... Read more

Pallet Flow Racking for Pioneer Hi-Bred

Pioneer Hi-Bred is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics to farmers worldwide. With the increase in demand for their products, they were confronted with re-evaluating their storage capacity within their facilities.  They approached American Warehouse Systems for help with this issue. In an effort to store as many pallets as possible in the existing warehouse, Pioneer looked to the various high density storage options.  American Warehouse Systems assisted with the design and layout in the non-uniform product area.  After our site visit and application analysis, it was determined the designated area allowed for 8 bays of 4 to 8 pallets deep on a gravity flow system, allowing 150 pallet positions in 1,001 square feet of floor space.   We used the Logix 2000 Polycarbonate wheel flow ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on July 21st, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Green Very Narrow Aisle Pallet Rack for the US Navy

Pallet Rack Bay showing beam, upright and wire deck American Warehouse Systems provided a sensible "green" solution to a US Navy facility who needed 25% more pallet storage but couldn't acquire more square footage. Read more

TA-50 Military Gear Lockers at Army Base

Row of tan TA50 gear lockers in military base The United States Army needed TA-50 Gear Lockers to replace old "school" type lockers. American Warehouse Systems provided the best solution with our custom military gear locker. Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on July 7th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military

463L Pallet Conveyor System at FL Air Force Base

American Warehouse Systems has recently completed a 463L pallet conveyor system on a mezzanine for Hurlburt Field in Florida. The customer needed the 463L conveyor system mounted 10' off the ground for a training facility. American Warehouse Systems designed a mezzanine to support our conveyor and transfer bed for the air cargo 463L pallet. This is no easy task as the 463L pallet is designed to carry up to 10,000 lbs. The mezzanine had to be designed and fabricated to support the point load of the pallet and the horizontal motion of the pallet as it moves down the system. Fortunately we have a great deal of experience designing specialty systems for our customers and the project went off beautifully. American Warehouse Systems is the ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on June 30th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military
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