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Extreme tilt provides extreme benefit for production workers

Sometimes we like to overthink our manufacturing processes. With all the available mother-daughter or quad steer cart systems out there, you can find your manufacturing costs skyrocket in a short amount of time. Our standard line of carts might be the actual fix you need while keeping your investment costs down. In this video we will break down the [...]

November 2nd, 2022|Blog, Product Demonstration|

What Does a Fabricator Welder Do?

If you’re familiar with the manufacturing world, you’ve definitely heard the terms “fabrication” and “welding,” but are you familiar with fabrication welding?  If not, you might wonder: Is metal fabrication the same as welding? What is a welding fabricator? What does a metal fabricator do? And why is fabrication welding important? Let’s illuminate this industry term by exploring all there [...]

September 15th, 2022|Blog|

What Are the Hazards of Palletizing and Stacking?

Palletizing and stacking are common tasks in warehouses and distribution centers. While pallets and skids are efficient ways to move products, they can be dangerous to the worker if not used correctly or if the equipment isn’t made to the best standard. If not handled properly, pallets can easily fall off of forklifts or trucks, leading to injuries for workers. [...]

August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

What is the Difference Between a Pallet and a Skid?

When working in a warehouse or ordering products, choosing the correct equipment should be a straightforward experience that lets you know what you’re getting. However, not all equipment terms are universally defined, which can lead to confusion. “Pallet” and “Skid” are terms used interchangeably when it comes to transportation and storage. Both can perform similar functions depending on the task, [...]

July 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|

4 Benefits of Using Ergonomic Equipment in Your Manufacturing Plant

Ergonomic principles are important in manufacturing settings. Using manufacturing ergonomic equipment and procedures can help reduce the risk of injuries, improve productivity, and create a more comfortable work environment for your employees. If you haven’t implemented ergonomic warehouse equipment into your manufacturing plant yet, consider these benefits for why you should. What Is Ergonomic Equipment? The science of ergonomics in [...]

June 3rd, 2022|Blog|

Vertical Milling vs. Horizontal Milling

Milling machines are essential tools in the industrial world because of their ability to work with heavy parts and shape hard metal. The applications and uses you are looking for in a milling machine will determine which type may be ideal for you. Some machines are designed to work with more general pieces, while others are more specialized for smaller, [...]

May 9th, 2022|Blog|

Benefits of Using a Top Hat Rack and Cart

Material handling carts, such as a top hat rack and cart, are great for warehouse operations because of their versatility and ability to enhance the production of goods. As some of the most popular material handling solutions, these top hat racks can be a great investment for warehouse managers to consider, especially with how economical they are. A top [...]

April 19th, 2022|Blog|

Steel Equipment Containers: What to Know

Manufacturing warehouses have material handling needs that must be met with high-quality and safe equipment like steel containers. These containers are vital parts of the manufacturing process because of their ability to handle, ship, and store parts for various industries. Ultimately, your company’s industry will determine what your container needs are. At American Manufacturing, we always recommend steel equipment [...]

March 9th, 2022|Blog|

American Manufacturing Pallets vs. Wood Pallets

Warehouses and distribution centers require steel shipping pallets to handle, store, and ship merchandise correctly, allowing for a more effective use of space on the warehouse floor and a safer shipping process. Because of this, these pallet racks must be durable enough and built in a way to withstand heavy loads and keep products from falling due to imbalance. [...]

February 16th, 2022|Blog|

How to Stack Shipping Containers When Not in Use

Shipping containers are great tools for warehouses to use, but they can get in the way of your company’s manufacturing processes if not stored correctly. When not in use, workers should take special care to ensure that all containers are stacked properly to avoid safety problems and maintain productivity. Our heavy-duty steel containers at American Manufacturing can be easily [...]

January 10th, 2022|Blog|

Ultimate Guide to Lift Tables

With so much going on in a warehouse or industrial setting, forklifts can become a safety hazard for workers. While they are effective for moving merchandise and heavy loads, they take up a lot of space and can be easily mishandled. Instead of just relying on a forklift for your warehouse handling and moving needs, you should also consider [...]

December 8th, 2021|Blog|

The Importance of Production Robotic Welding

Companies in the manufacturing industry are always looking to improve productivity and the quality of their products while also keeping production costs low. Because of this, many companies turn to technology to make manufacturing processes more accurate and efficient. With a growing shortage of professional welders, manual welding has somewhat fallen by the wayside. While many manufacturing companies still [...]

November 2nd, 2021|Blog|

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