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Too Much Empty Space Could Put You On The Wrong Side Of Consumer Opinion—And The Law

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Too Much Empty Space Could Put You On The Wrong Side Of Consumer Opinion—And The Law

For decades consumers have been experiencing the disappointment of opening a product only to find the package contains more air than product. That might be a bit of an exaggeration, but a lot of packaging is misleading, and consumers are making it clear they aren’t going to take it anymore. Although the FDA does regulate slack fill, or nonfunctional empty space, and misleading containers, these regulations are rarely enforced. However, that is changing as more states are taking legal action against companies who deliberately deceive...

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Having Your Bike Powder Coated? Doing The Prep Work Yourself

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Having Your Bike Powder Coated? Doing The Prep Work Yourself

If you have decided to have your bike painted a different color, you should consider having it powder coated instead of using traditional paint. Powder coating results in a stronger finish because the powder is electrostatically applied and cured to create a cohesive skin on the metal. Before the bike can be powder coated, it must be cleaned and prepped to allow for proper curing. While you could do the whole job yourself, unless you have worked with powder coating and have the equipment to do the curing, it is best to have a professional do...

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Tips To Lower Your Business’s Heating Costs

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips To Lower Your Business’s Heating Costs

There are many aspects to running a successful business, but one of the most basic is ensuring that your customers are comfortable in your establishment when it is cold. While commercial heating systems can keep your business at a comfortable temperature, they can require a tremendous amount of power to run. Fortunately, you can take a couple of steps to help improve the energy efficiency of your system, without impacting the comfort of your patrons: Consider Radiant Heating Forced air systems are among the more common options that business...

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Important Metal Fabrication Questions Addressed

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Important Metal Fabrication Questions Addressed

There are many enterprises that will require the use of special tools and parts. While large corporations often have the internal resources to provide these items, the same can not be said for small businesses and startups. These enterprises will often have to use the services of a steel fabricator to have these items created. If this is the position your company is in, then there is a good chance that you may have a couple of questions that you need answered about the steel fabrication process.  How Is The Metal Cut? Some people may be...

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Is Your Concrete Sinking? Don’t Replace It, Slab Jack It!

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you notice the concrete on your property cracking, sinking or pulling away from walls, you may be thinking of having it torn up and replaced. While it is true that the concrete failed to do its job, that doesn’t mean it is a complete waste and needs to be replaced. Contact a professional concrete worker and ask about jack slabbing. This technique can be done without the need to demolish and remove the existing concrete. It is very helpful when the problem is in the foundation of your home. What is Slab Jacking and How is it Done?...

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Helping To Prevent Demolition Scrap Metal Theft

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you work for a demolition company, you may have noticed that some of the job sites you work at have less scrap metal available to recycle than when the project started. This may be because thieves have already taken some of the metal to try to cash in for a profit. This is a serious problem that needs to be addressed by the lot owner, as well as the demolition company. Here are some tips that can be used to help keep scrap metal out of thieves’ hands and onto your equipment to be recycled properly. Assess The Job Site When the...

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3 Reasons To Use An Automatic Parking Barrier System For Your Factory Parking Lot

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to your manufacturing plant, you probably take safety and security very seriously. Keeping your factory — as well as your employees — safe should be a top priority, and one great place to start is with your parking lot. Luckily, a good parking barrier system can be used for this purpose. One of these systems can involve an “arm” that blocks entrance to your parking lot until each person who is coming onto your property enters a certain code into the accompanying system. If you haven’t yet thought...

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How To Avoid Cleaning Down Time In The Food Processing Industry

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most every manufacturing and industrial process can run more efficiently with organization and clean working areas. However, when it comes to the food processing industry, sanitation is extremely important to maintain. Avoiding the growth of deadly food borne bacteria starts with the cleanest, most sanitized conditions in the food processing plant. Learn more about how to choose the sanitary conveyor belts that are easiest and fastest to clean. Down Time In Line Production Can Be Expensive No matter what kind of industry you run, down time on...

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Qualifying For Your Dream Job As A Commerical Truck Driver

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you dream of becoming a commercial truck driver? If so, you will need to be aware of the qualification requirements you must meet in order to land this dream job, and what you can do to fulfill these requirements. The information outlined below can help you in accomplishing this goal. Qualification Requirement #1: Commercial Drivers License A special driver’s license is required in order to operate a commercial truck. This type of license is referred to as a commercial drivers license or CDL. However, not all CDLs will qualify you to...

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Tips For Selecting The Approprite Filter For Your System

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you need a filter for a compressed air system, such as a pressure sprayer, then you should not just pick up a generic filter without due consideration. Make sure that it fits your need and operating environment by evaluating the: Nature of Impurities You Wish to Filter One of the things to consider is the size and nature of the impurities you want to filter out. The common types include: Water separators – These are used to remove large quantities of water (or other liquids) and water-borne impurities. They are suitable for applications...

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