Encouraging Employees to Quit Smoking Can Be a Good Investment

While the number of people smoking in the US has dramatically decreased in the past decade, there are still millions of smokers who are risking their health and life as a result of their addiction to nicotine. They also could be costing your business real dollars and cents. According to a survey of more than 29,000 … Read moreEncouraging Employees to Quit Smoking Can Be a Good Investment

Furnishing Your Break Room to Optimize Worker Satisfaction

Providing a clean, modern and attractive break room is one of the easiest ways to improve employee morale and boost job satisfaction. It also can reduce employee turnover and the associated costs of hiring new workers. Break rooms are more than simply a place for your employees to eat during their lunch break. They can … Read moreFurnishing Your Break Room to Optimize Worker Satisfaction

10 Essential Tools No Home Should Be Without

Whether you are buying a new home or just renting an apartment, occasionally there are going to be small fix-it jobs that you need to do yourself. So every home needs to have a basic set of simple tools so they will be there when you need them. Don’t Spend a Fortune It’s easy to … Read more10 Essential Tools No Home Should Be Without

Air compressors-what they do and what kind you need

Why do you need an air compressor? If you already know the answer to that question, then what kind do you need? Air compressors come in many shapes and sizes and they are designed for different things. This report will help you choose the right one. There are regular home air compressors and then there … Read moreAir compressors-what they do and what kind you need

Bar Code Company Launches Two-Way Radio Product Line

Barcoding, Inc. — a data capture solutions company based in Baltimore, Maryland — has launched a new product line that applies two-way radios to warehouse, industrial and retail operations. Two-Way Radios by Barcoding uses Motorola Solutions and Vertex Standards two-way radios to help workers communicate more effectively. For example, employees on a warehouse loading dock … Read moreBar Code Company Launches Two-Way Radio Product Line

Orbis Introduces Lighter, More Stackable Pallet Product Line

Orbis — the Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, based maker of plastic racks, pallets and other materials handling supplies — has introduced a new line of plastic pallets that are both lightweight and easier to stack. The 48X48 Stack’R pallet was engineered for use in the food and beverage, consumer goods, agricultural and pharmaceutical industries. “Due top its … Read moreOrbis Introduces Lighter, More Stackable Pallet Product Line

Oh, Rats – Rodent Control on an Industrial Scale

Seeing a mouse, rat, or other rodent around your house is unsettling, and it makes you wonder what might be hiding where. Rodents can cause all sorts of problems in residential building – the problems they can cause in industrial situations can be just as bad, if not worse. If you suspect rodents of invading … Read moreOh, Rats – Rodent Control on an Industrial Scale

Waste Receptacles: Types and Uses

Trash and clutter are the enemy of any efficient business. So having adequate waste receptacles available in your manufacturing or warehouse facility is critical to streamlined and profitable operations. Waste receptacles, also known as trash cans or waste bins, come in many different shapes, sizes and colors. Some are portable and have two or four wheels … Read moreWaste Receptacles: Types and Uses

Types of Air Compressors for Industrial Applications

Air compressors have multiple functionality. In domestic use, they can be used to inflate basketballs, footballs and other sporting equipment, air mattresses and even automobile and bicycle tires. In industrial applications, compressed air can be used to operate machinery, for manufacturing operations, for cleaning, for eliminating pollutants from a confined workspace, and many other uses. … Read moreTypes of Air Compressors for Industrial Applications

How to Select the Best Corrugated Box for Your Shipping Needs

How to Select the Right Corrugated Box for Your Shipping NeedsCorrugated boxes represent the vast majority of the packaging industry in the United States, carrying between 90 and 95% of the nation’s manufactured goods to consumers. Approximately 25 billion corrugated boxes are produced annually, an average of 500 boxes for every family in the US.

Part of their popularity resides in their durability. Corrugated boxes are made from two or more sheets of liner board and one or more fluted sheets of corrugating medium. Nearly all the liner boards are made from kraft, which is a type of paperboard created from virgin softwood lumber. About two-thirds of the corrugating medium is made by through a semi-chemical pulping process of virgin hardwood fibers, with the remaining third made from plant waste and recycled medium, which is used corrugated boxes collected from supermarkets and shopping centers.

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