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Rack Manufacturers Institute Debuts New Logo To Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Founded in 1958, the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) is an MHI Industry Group and the leading racking industry association. Currently comprised of 38 members who are the industry’s top suppliers of industrial steel storage racks and related structural systems, RMI ...
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RMI Scholarships Support The Future Of Rack Design, Use

Annually, the members of the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) sponsor academic scholarships as part of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI). RMI’s scholarships support undergraduates who represent the future of rack design, engineering, and use. RMI offers these scholarships ...
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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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New Employee Training: Teaching The Basics Of Rack Inspection

To ensure the safety of personnel working in and around industrial steel storage rack, it is important to train new (and existing) employees on the basics of rack inspection. There are several areas that associates and forklift operators can assess ...
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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 ...