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No Train, No Gain: Importance of Employee Training

Posted on:Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 @ 1:50 pm

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Employee training is one of the most crucial parts of any business. 40% of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year. Poor training leads to poor job performance, and poor job performance leads to frustration from both employee and supervisor. When a supervisor is frustrated with their employees’ performance, …

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Floor Restore: Benefits of a Clean Floor

Posted on:Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 @ 2:14 pm

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A survey conducted by Harris Interactive asked 1,000 adults in the U.S. what factors would negatively impact their perceptions of a store. Surprisingly, 86% of those surveyed pointed to the floor. It may seem like a minor detail, but the floor is actually an important part of people’s first impression when they enter your business. …

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Nuts & Bolts: Maintaining Floor Equipment

Posted on:Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 @ 1:29 pm

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Over the lifetime of an unmaintained piece of equipment, you will buy that amount again in service. Maintained equipment will only cost 50% of that number and last on average 2 years longer. About 70% of companies overspend the repair budget due to lack of maintenance. Buying a piece of equipment is an investment, and …

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Safety First: Tips For Personal Safety

Posted on:Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 @ 1:28 pm

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Stitches can cost up to $2,000, mending a laceration can cost up to $10,000 and repairing a severed tendon can exceed $10,000. These are all injuries that can happen in the workplace, especially in a warehouse. However, they can possibly be prevented if employees know and follow the proper safety procedures. It is important to …

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Dilution Solution: Benefits of Dilution Control Systems

Posted on:Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 @ 2:06 pm

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When it comes to chemicals, you don’t want to mess around. They can be dangerous if not handled properly, and they can also become expensive if wasted. Luckily, there are ways to handle chemicals safely and effectively. One of those ways is a dilution control system. A dilution control system can ensure that the proper …

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Hot Off the Press: Benefits of Custom Printing

Posted on:Friday, February 16th, 2018 @ 3:07 pm

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Branding is an important part of any business. It can reflect the identity of a company. A brand can tell a story through a logo, a slogan, a color or font. When your company has established a brand, it is important to get that brand out into the public so that it can become recognizable. …

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The Weiss Bros. Hunger Games: Canned Food Drive

Posted on:Monday, February 5th, 2018 @ 3:19 pm

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The boxes for the Weiss Bros. Hunger Games Food Drive are set-up at the entrance, the banner is hung, and the trophy has been sculpted so well it would make Michelangelo himself jealous. We just kicked off our canned food drive for the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church food pantry! The office has been split into …

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Keeping It Clean: Areas with Most Germs

Posted on:Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 @ 7:43 pm

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This time of year, it seems almost everyone is getting sick. The office has become an orchestra of different coughing sounds, schools are getting doctor’s notes left and right, and the most commonly used phrase has become, “Don’t come near me! I don’t want to get sick!” Unfortunately, avoiding someone who is sick is not …

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A Breakdown of Ice & Snow Melt

Posted on:Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 @ 3:41 pm

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There’s a chill in the air, the trees are becoming bare, and as the popular Game of Thrones quote states: “Winter is coming.” Whether you like it or not, the snow is going to fall. That’s something we can’t control. What we can control is that the snow is the only thing falling, not your …

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NEW Wrapmaster Dispenser

Posted on:Thursday, October 19th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

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The new Wrapmaster Dispenser from Western Plastics is here to make your life easier. You no longer have to worry about unsanitary cutterbox cartons, corrugated cartons, or blades to dispose of. Refill rolls are easy and quick-loading. The steel cutting blade is concealed to improve safety and sanitation. This dispenser is designed to keep foil and …

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