Posts by Brandon Trame

5 Signs Your Facility Needs a New Design

Whether you run an e-commerce business or a manufacturing plant, intuitive workspace design is essential. The right facility design can improve your day-to-day efficiency, employee morale, and impression on clients. But when you’re in the thick of things, it may be difficult to identify changes that need to be made or to determine whether your…

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Five Features You Should Consider for Your In-Plant Office

When you run a plant, an office space is essential for handling payroll, accounting, marketing, and other tasks. Although you can opt to work off site or on a desk in the middle of the plant floor, such a situation can be inconvenient and distracting. A self-contained in-plant office is an ideal compromise-it allows you…

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Five Features You Should Consider for Your In-Plant Office

When you run a plant, an office space is essential for handling payroll, accounting, marketing, and other tasks. Although you can opt to work off site or on a desk in the middle of the plant floor, such a situation can be inconvenient and distracting. A self-contained in-plant office is an ideal compromise-it allows you…

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Could Project Management Improve Your Manufacturing Business?

As a business owner or executive of a manufacturing company, you constantly look for ways to improve your manufacturing processes and final products. You invest in the best machinery, train your employees thoroughly, and consult with third-party professionals like material suppliers and accountants. If your manufacturing business has declined in spite of your best efforts…

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7 Easy Steps to Prevent Workplace Cuts and Lacerations

One of the most common workplace injuries is cuts or lacerations. While these injuries aren’t usually life-threatening, they can have serious consequences and can happen in almost any industry. The biggest measure you can take to help prevent cuts and lacerations is simply being smart around sharp tools. There are, however, a few more steps you can take…

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Preventing Warehouse Employees’ Back Injuries

When you talk to your employees about workplace safety, you focus on larger, more sudden accidents, such as falling or getting crushed by equipment. But a back injury is another debilitating accident that is far more common. Because workers put pressure on their backs day after day, they can experience severe pain that prevents them…

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Three Steps to Improve Conveyer Belt Efficiency

What do sushi, coal, and auto parts have in common? During the manufacturing and packaging process, they’re all moved along by conveyor belts. Since the 19th century, conveyor belts have been moving a wide variety of products, helping workers produce and package them quickly. Conveyor belts are huge contributors to our economy’s success-but they can…

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Safety Tips for Your Warehouse’s Racking System

Is your company’s warehouse racking system safe? If you treat the racking system at your warehouse like the shelving in your garage, you may want to reevaluate your racking storage safety. Racking systems are more than just placing boxes on shelves. Storage racks support different-sized products and should be loaded with safety in mind. Otherwise,…

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