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It Isn't Much of a Life, But It's Mine - A Soldier's Story

My name is William and I am an officer in the greatest Army on this earth.  I was raised in a small town in the UP (upper peninsula of Michigan).  My folks weren’t much, blue collar, hard working, didn’t have a pot to piss in.  My childhood was a series of misadventures, neglect, and abuse.  I used to have an older brother but he was killed when I was two.  I imagine my mom and dad were more “normal” before the accident.  I don’t remember him or “normal”. I went to high school and did fairly well for a kid whose dad was drunk all the time and whose mom was never home.  I played baseball and received a partial scholarship at a mid-sized college ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on July 28th, 2010 :: Filed under: Blog,Military

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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