Rack Design & Installation

Rack Design & Installation

Learn How Converting Static Pallet Rack To Carton Flow Improves ...

With projections estimating that the North American e-commerce market will multiply at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between now and 2027, it is increasingly likely that facilities configured to primarily handle pallets will need to shift to ...
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The Pros And Cons Of Labeling Load Capacities On Rack ...

Marking the maximum weight capacity on a pair of beams in a given pallet rack structure can be beneficial to an operation. After all, there are probably multiple labels and tags already adorning the faces of the beams to indicate ...
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Rack Manufacturers Look For Ways To Cut Transportation Emissions

Companies around the world are focusing on reducing their carbon footprint, specifically emissions associated with supply chains. The 2023 MHI Annual Industry Report, “The Responsible Supply Chain: Transparency, Sustainability, and the Case for Business,” found that 48% of operations surveyed ...
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Awareness Of The Importance Of Rack System Safety On The ...

Lurking amid the corners of the Internet are videos of catastrophic rack failures in warehouses and distribution centers. Simultaneously horrifying and mesmerizing, the worst rack-related accident footage captures chain reactions of collapse. Yet, by documenting such hazardous and costly accidents ...
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How Does R-Mark Certification Benefit Storage Rack And Decking Buyers?

The Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) recently revised and expanded its R-Mark® Certification program. Originally created in 1999, the voluntary program is for manufacturers of industrial steel storage racks and of rack decking. With the new revisions, R-Mark certification now applies ...
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Rack Manufacturers Institute Updates R-Mark Certification Program

Established more than two decades ago, the Rack Manufacturers Institute’s (RMI) R-Mark® Certification program has been recently revised and expanded. While it remains a voluntary program for manufacturers of industrial steel storage racks and of storage rack decking, R-Mark certification ...
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Why Storage Rack Load Capacity Plaques Are Important To The ...

When you install pallet racking in your facility, every inch of it comes designed specifically to meet local building codes for your configurations and loads. From the height of the materials to the spacing between pallets, the seismic rating, and ...
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Protect Uprights From Forklift Impacts With Pallet Rack Column Guards

What’s one of the biggest causes of accidental damage to industrial steel storage rack? It’s impacts from motorized vehicles, such as forklifts. Exposed pallet rack columns facing the aisles are at the highest risk of damage due to these impacts. ...
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What’s The Difference Between Pick Modules And Rack Supported Platforms?

Many warehouses today have a goal of doing all they can in their existing space — a sometimes difficult objective in an era of rapid expansion. In most cases, this comes down to maximizing their facility’s cube, either for increased ...
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Why Pallet Rack LARC Drawings Are Important

Although industrial steel storage rack is designed and engineered with adjustable beams to accommodate different load heights, for safety never change the configuration without consulting the pallet rack LARC drawings and a qualified design professional first. LARC is an abbreviation ...