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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Designing a Distribution Center for Tomorrow

Written on January 30, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Today, warehouses and distribution centers are booming. Thanks to the Internet, more businesses are selling their products online, which means their distribution centers are taking on more work. As a distribution center, you need to be one-step ahead of the trends – and that means designing a distribution center that can accommodate the needs of  Continue Reading »

Steel Mezzanines – Using the Other Half of Your Warehouse

Written on January 29, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Most likely you have seen a steel mezzanine in action, but you did not realize it was a mezzanine. You can see them in hotel lobbies, warehouses, and more. They are often confused as second floors or balconies, but these mezzanines help you utilize the other half of your space – the vertical half. Steel  Continue Reading »

Everything You Need to Know About Custom Mezzanines from Mezzanines by Design

Written on January 25, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Custom mezzanines allow you to increase your warehouse or showroom space without using traditional construction methods. When you order a custom design from Mezzanines by Design, you get something that is built-to-suit and still can be transferred to your next location. Whether you already have a mezzanine or you’re in the market, there are plenty  Continue Reading »

Mezzanine Safety Gates: What You Need to Know

Written on January 24, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Not all gates used on a mezzanine in a warehouse are safety gates. While these gates are designed to protect an employee’s safety while on a viewing platform, the gates all have different standards – especially when it comes to safety. Self-closing gates, horizontal sliding gates and vertical sliders are safe, but not actual safety  Continue Reading »

Tips for Staying Safe While Working in Your Warehouse

Written on January 18, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Warehouse safety should be at the forefront of every operation – but it is not always easy. As people are working and trying to meet deadlines, safety often goes out the window. When working in the warehouse, it is important that your staff knows how to assess potential hazards and how to act accordingly. There  Continue Reading »

Choosing the Right Mezzanine for Your Warehouse

Written on January 17, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

A mezzanine allows your warehouse to increase storage capacity without having to lease additional space or move to a larger facility. And, mezzanines help you save on moving costs, higher rental rates, and even property taxes. More warehouses are turning to mezzanines in Houston so that they can use up their vertical space – and  Continue Reading »

Myths About Mezzanines Debunked

Written on January 10, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Mezzanines are cost-effective ways to increase your storage. And, as long as you go with a high-quality system designed by a team of engineering experts, you will get the most out of your investment. Unfortunately, there are many myths out there regarding mezzanines – and most of them stem from people who have purchased used  Continue Reading »

How Design an Attractive Industrial Mezzanine

Written on January 9, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

Mezzanines are meant to help you reconfigure and expand your space. Unfortunately, industrial mezzanines can also be an eye sore – especially if they are designed without aesthetics in mind. A mezzanine doesn’t have to be ugly; in fact, you can have a functional storage solution that is still attractive. First, Assess Your Use To  Continue Reading »

Need Industrial Mezzanine Systems? Hire a Turnkey Provider

Written on January 3, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

There are dozens of companies out there that specialize in industrial mezzanine systems, but most of them offer manufacturing – and that’s it. When you are expanding your warehouse’s vertical space and installing a mezzanine, you need more than just a manufacturer; you need a turnkey provider. Turnkey Providers Save You Money A turnkey provider  Continue Reading »

This Year, Improve Your Warehouse Using What You Already Have

Written on January 2, 2015 at 9:00 am, by

The goal of every warehouse is to maximize space and make the area more efficient. Most companies, however, assume that once they run out of space they have no other option but to build or move elsewhere. There are ways to improve your warehouse while using the space you already have. And, if you’re looking  Continue Reading »