Moving pictures: Montel’s vibration-free sliding art racks for the Clyfford Still Museum

Come see how Montel's vibration-free sliding art racks brought art to life at the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado.
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Montel recently finished work on two sliding art rack storage systems for the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado, an institution honoring and preserving the work of the eponymous American painter who stood at the forefront of the abstract expressionist movement in the late 1940s.

With more than 800 paintings in need of innovative racking – as well as letters, sketchbooks and other materials belonging to the artist – Montel designed and installed custom storage solutions that achieve a perfect balance between efficiency, usefulness and conservation.

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Introducing SafeCrank mobile shelving technology from Montel

How does mechanical-assist mobile shelving keep users protected at your place of business?
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Safety should always be a chief concern among business leaders.

Protecting employees from accidents in the workplace is not only the right thing to do morally, it’s one of the most cost-effective commitments an employer can make. According to research from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, American businesses spend an estimated $1 billion every week on workers’ compensation payments alone. Yikes! That can’t be good for the company checkbook or a brand’s reputation.

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SmartShelf® vs. L&T Shelving: Which packs the biggest punch?

How does Montel's SmartShelf® Hybrid 4-Post boltless shelving system stack up against a traditional L&T commodity shelving unit?
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How does Montel’s SmartShelf® Hybrid 4-Post shelving system stack up against a traditional L&T shelving unit?

Frankly, we don’t think it’s a fair fight at all, especially when it comes to customization and spatial efficiency. Boltless shelving like SmartShelf® wins round after round.

We’ll walk you through a standard shelf adjustment step by step, compare the two shelving options and demonstrate exactly what we mean.

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The limitless potential of smart storage touchscreen technology

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Touchscreen technology has forever changed the ways people interact with all their favorite devices, and now, the same equipment can be used to help turn ordinary storage spaces into extraordinary ones.

All of Montel’s powered electric SafeAisle, SAFERAK and QuadraMobile electrical storage installations can be equipped with cutting-edge LCD touchscreens. But don’t be swayed too much by how good this top-of-the-line tech will look in your home or business – these features have an incredible range of capabilities and can do a lot of things traditional storage never could. If you’re thinking about investing in the next generation of storage, consider all the benefits touchscreen displays can add to your operation.

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3 off-the-wall uses for ModulArt storage systems

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Some things are just plain hard to organize properly, like plastic food containers and their respective lids, cumbersome antique furniture, even electrical wires running from appliances to wall outlets. Simply because of their unique design or properties, these items can fall easily into disarray and disrepair.

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Custom end panels turn storage into a conversation piece

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It’s funny how little most people think about shelving – that is, until we really need it.

Everybody could benefit from a little more room to store the things that impact their lives every day, from the stay-at-home dad trying to sort holiday decorations in the family garage to the multimillion-dollar company looking to improve efficiency in its warehouses with industrial shelving. Traditionally, it hasn’t mattered what these installations looked like, so long as they held up to the rigors of our daily storage needs.

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Mobile shelving can take ski resort storage to its apex

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With winter on the way, ski resorts will soon be in full swing – scenic views, fresh powder and hot cocoa back at the lodge.

Besides these must-haves, every visitor purchasing a lift pass will also require a safe place to store their clothing and sports equipment while they spend the day racing down the mountain. A successful weekend getaway is one that allows patrons to let go of their worries and truly relax. Can smarter ski resort storage make the difference?

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How mobile shelving technology orders up success at any cafeteria

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Eating brings people together. Every day, families and friends all around the world sit down together and break bread. It’s not just a cultural identifier, but a hallmark of humanity.

But where there’s food, there can also be complications. Preparation requires a keen mind, proper measuring tools, adequate cooking equipment and a full pantry. This is especially true for organizations serving meals to a large number of hungry patrons. With so many moving parts, a single loose end can make a whole food service operation crumble like a souffle. Mobile shelving systems powered by Mobilex technology rewrite the recipe card for what makes any kitchen run efficiently.

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Performing arts storage worthy of a standing ovation

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Whether with elementary-aged students or young adults honing their craft in college, school theatrical productions delight patrons and give the actors in them a spotlight in which to express themselves. But without all the behind-the-scenes work – set design, lighting, sound and costumes, just to name a few – not even the best actor could hope to convince an audience to pay attention.

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Oh, the humanity: Human resources storage possibilities for any business

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A company’s HR department handles all things involving its human capital: how employees interact with each other, with the company and the knowledge they gain therein. With this broad job description comes a level of responsibility unlike any other position in-house.

Human resources storage can keep this department moving diligently to service everyone from entry-level interns to corporate stakeholders. Who knew the greatest asset to human resources might not be human at all?

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