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Should I Repair My Damaged Pallet Rack?

I have been asked many times over, "What is the savings of using a rack repair kit over upright replacement". There are several advantages that come into play with pallet rack upright repair. A rack repair kit is usually the best alternative when the damage to the pallet rack upright is low, which it usually is (rack damage is often caused by forklifts or other warehouse vehicles). The repair kit can be installed without disassembling the rack. This means that you do not have to take down the beams or decks or remove in rack sprinklers to make your rack safe again. Often the pallets can be unloaded "as you go" so you don't need to pay for off site storage of your pallets. The ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on April 6th, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Safety & Security

Material Handling Equipment Relocation Services

When distribution or manufacturing companies relocate their facilities how do they get all their material handling and storage equipment from the old building to the new one?  American Warehouse Systems provides this service at reasonable prices to it's customers.  From start to finish, we take all the planning and burden on ourselves so our customers can focus on other areas of the transition. Recently one of our customers relocated a manufacturing facility from Menomonee Falls, WI to Arden Hills, MN.  When it came to move the material handling equipment including a large area of pallet racking they turned to American Warehouse Systems. American Warehouse Systems was able to plan out and implement the relocation without the need to bring in additional moving companies.  By overseeing ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on March 3rd, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

Girandoni Air Rifle As Used By Lewis and Clark

The National Firearms Museum put together this great video about one of the most historic and unique rifles in American History.  Phil Schreier, the Senior Curator of the museum does a fantastic job bringing this unique firearm into the spotlight.  Most people aren't aware that air rifles existed in the late 1700's not to mention the role this particular rifle played in the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  It's a great watch.  Enjoy. Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on February 21st, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,History,Military

Military Mezzanines and Platforms

American Warehouse Systems designs, manufactures, and sells the number one mezzanine system to the Department of Defense; American Mezzanine Systems. Our mezzanines are designed to withstand the rigors of any military application. We use structural steel I-beams and/or open web bar joists with additional reinforcement for maximum strength. Our 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 our all welded three rail handrail. Our stairways are also all welded one piece construction to avoid any loosening effects commonly seen in bolt together designs. American Mezzanine Systems are also backed by our industry exclusive, hassle free, Lifetime Warranty. American Warehouse Systems has manufactured thousands of mezzanine systems for ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on February 2nd, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling,Military

You Still Aren't LinkedIn?

I am often asked by industry colleagues, "How can a social media site like Linkedin help me sell material handling equipment?"  Linkedin, in my humble opinion, is the most powerful sales tool since the phone. Linkedin, if used properly can easily double or triple an average sales persons reach. It opens door that were once permanently locked. In today's economy increasing marketing reach is of utmost importance. If your customers aren't buying material handling products, you need to find more customers. Linkedin is the perfect tool for the task. Build It and They Will Come First things first. In order to be successful on Linkedin you must have a complete Linkedin page with a professional looking head shot. Make certain you have a robust description ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on January 27th, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,SEO
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