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Have You Considered a Fiberglass Mezzanine?

fiberglass mezzanine Take a minute to consider the benefits of using a fiberglass structure over steel materials to create the same space. Fiberglass is …. Non-conductive – Heat & Electric Maintenance Free Light Weight High Strength Corrosion Resistant Non-slip UltraGrit surface Fire Retardant Fiberglass structures are ideal for washdown in food applications per NSF, wash down bays in areas using corrosive materials, and exterior locations. Each platform is designed to the requested loading capabilities, fully assembled in the factory to ensure proper fit, then disassembled and shipped to your facility. Contact American Warehouse Systems for more information! Read more
Posted by Amber on July 10th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Assembling and Installing RiveTier Boltless Shelving

RiveTier Shelving is the premier brand of boltless shelving and offers strong, heavy-duty and versatile storage.  The cost effective pricing makes it one of the most popular shelving products on the market today. The units are easy to assemble and only require two people and a rubber mallet.  Watch the video above to see how quick and easy it is! American Warehouse Systems has RiveTier IN STOCK in Minneapolis!  Contact us today to get your new shelving unit or to find out more about dealer pricing! Read more
Posted by Amber on June 28th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

One Project - One Vendor

American Warehouse Systems has the capability and experience to provide our clients with complete engineered material handling systems. Engineered systems can be integrated with many options based on the scope of work.  We offer such a wide variety of products and services, you won't need to go anywhere else to finish your project. We specialize in providing complete solutions for your project: from lighting, fire sprinklers, electrical systems, mechanical, automation to concrete floor supports.  We can also provide the experienced installation crews to finish the job. Contact American Warehouse Systems today to find out how we can help you! Consulting | Design | Engineering | Fabrication | Installation Read more
Posted by Amber on June 13th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Forklift Safety

For safety is not a gadget, but a state of mind. ~ Eleanor Everet In times of economic uncertainty, many companies are turning their attention to safety.   Safety in the warehouse can include machine guarding, guardrail and rack protection, but new and exciting products are constantly being brought to market. Take a look at your forklift traffic.  Is there constant interaction between forklifts to pedestrians, forklifts to forklifts, or forklifts to obstructions?  We have several solutions for you!  We can create a safe environment using lights and sirens that will notify both forklift drivers and pedestrians of possible collisions.  There are several options out there today to protect employees, merchandise, and equipment during the daily activities in the warehouse. We have systems available that can signal ... Read more
Posted by Amber on May 23rd, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Have You Considered Making Your Storage Vertical?

THE CHALLENGE: Take two and call me in the morning Do you have a warehouse that is overloaded with too many SKUs of very small parts?  We have solutions for you!  One option might be to consider vertical storage. Look up!  Do you have high ceilings?   These are two of the parameters that would need to be considered when looking to change your storage from horizontal to vertical. A medical supply company in Minnesota was recently up against this situation and came to us for help. THE SOLUTION: Go vertical American Warehouse Systems visited the customer's warehouse to evaluate their current storage.  We determined that the best solution would be to install 3 separate Vertical Lift Module units to accommodate their current inventory and what ... Read more
Posted by Amber on May 15th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling
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