6 industry-leading safety features built into Mobilex mechanical-assist mobile shelving [Video]

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In the industrial spaces where high-density storage performs the greatest service – warehouses, off-site storage facilities and the like – all business must be built from the foundation of safety.

While the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports indicate the rates of fatal and non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the private sector are decreasing, facilities managers and site supervisors can’t let their guards down. After all, any number higher than zero is not worth celebrating.

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Get your smart storage ideas off the ground with hanging storage solutions

With customizable crossbars and rods capable of countless configurations, hanging storage has the power to store anything with unusual dimensions effortlessly.
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Even storage experts like us can admit that not everything belongs on a shelf. Some items are too long, too thin, too cumbersome to sit sideways on a shelf with any efficiency whatsoever.

But what are your other options? Stand these items in a bunch at the corner of the storeroom where people will trip over them? Of course not.

Instead, we suggest you invest in Montel’s hanging storage solutions, which affix to existing Montel shelving products or directly to a wall. With customizable crossbars and rods capable of countless configurations, hanging storage has the power to store anything with unusual dimensions effortlessly.

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5 bright ideas for whiteboard end panels on mobile shelving units

Have you ever thought about all the things you could do with end-panel whiteboards on your mobile shelving?
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Steve Jobs loved whiteboards, or so the legend goes. It’s hard to imagine the late mastermind behind Apple and Pixar without a whiteboard as his backdrop.

Montel actually designed a Mobilex mobile shelving for Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., complete with – you guessed it – full-length whiteboards as the end panels.

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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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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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Out-of-the-closet thinking: Wardrobe storage solutions for the whole family

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Everyone likes to look good. Fashion means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but to everyone, it’s a way of expressing inner creativity through one’s appearance. The right shirt or pair of heels can make a person feel powerful, confident and ready to take on the world.

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Residential garage storage solutions for the toughest clutter

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Do you look at your garage and imagine what it could be if it were just a little more organized? If only it wasn’t just a repository for junk. Fortunately, the right residential garage storage solutions can transform a disheveled pit of despair into a sanctuary of storage efficiency.

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Home is where the residential storage is

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Smart storage solutions turn any office or work station into a space-saving epitome of organization. So why not bring that quality home? Equipping your household with the right residential storage systems can optimize your living space, big or small.

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