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6 Best Design Tips for Industrial Buildings

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It is a frequent occasion in the industry to overpay for industrial building, tents or canopies. Each purpose and circumstance differs, but the list below is a good start in the right direction. 1. Be Specific about the Purpose Being well-defined about the purpose of your building is key to costs and specifically that of ownership. A building erected in …

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How to measure up for the best building fit

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This month we are looking at how to get more from the assets you have. Scroll down to see practical tips and solutions for: Industrial Buildings Storage systems Vehicles Workshops Production Get the Right Storage Solutions for the job Here is a basic but thought-provoking list of some of the things we come across, which need extra considerations: Animals Mixed …

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3 Cost-Effective Ways to Maximise Warehouse Space

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Optimising existing floor space and storage capacity of a warehouse has a tremendous effect on its profitability. The following options are the most cost-effective ways to maximise warehouse space. 1. Increase the Space of Your Warehouse with a Mezzanine Floor Start by considering how much headroom you’ve got available. Five metres should be enough to install a mezzanine floor. Depending …

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Why successful businesses fit safety barriers

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You might not necessarily associate safety barriers with being organised, productive and confident but we promise you they can up your work game in no time, and here is how: What safety barriers do to protect your investments Companies that fit good quality safety barriers have noticeably less incidents than those who don’t. Machinery and warehouse infrastructure lasts considerably longer …

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Should you repair or replace pallet racking?

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Pallet racking accounts for a large percentage of accidents in warehouses across the UK. Every year more than 100,000 injures are reported in the industry. Most of these are caused by forklift collisions and falling objects from pallet racking. Looking at these figures a small upright dent doesn’t seem that minor anymore, does it? Such small damage would rarely cause collapse …

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Pallets

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Pallets are a common site throughout the industry. They are used as a platform for transporting, well anything; from food to metal and chemicals. You are probably used to seeing the standard wooden pallet. However, these pallets are not a one size fits all solution. Depending on the application, storage, and weight capacity required, you may need a variety of …

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Why Team Combi is a Material Handling Legend

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We visited Combi’s new factory in Monaghan, Ireland last week and were hugely impressed by the state of art manufacturing facilities (see photo above). Here is our take on the Combilift phenomenon. Why they are so successful Two people had a great idea based on detailed industry knowledge. The idea was to become experts in omni-directional handling equipment, to stay debt …

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Richard Bruton Visiting CombiLift’s Official Factory Opening

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Richard Bruton is seen here at the Press day at CombiLift in Ireland welcoming the opening of their new state of the art materials handling manufacturing base head quarters in Monaghan. He is the Minister of Education and Skills, having previously served as Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation from 2011 to 2016, when CombiLift were planning the new factory. Richard Burton launched …