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Video Tutorial – Pallet Rack “Quik-Ship” – Pallet Rack Uprights

In this short video tutorial Eric Moen covers some of the many sizes and capacities of pallet rack uprights available via SJF’s 48-hour quick-ship program.http://www.sjf.com/blog/?p=3366https://youtu.be/Vu_fyFUjyFc

Video Guide to Pallet Rack Quick Ship – Pallet Rack Beams – Sizes & Capacities

Tutorial Guide to Pallet Rack Quick Ship – Pallet Rack Beams – Sizes & Capacities

In this short  video tutorial, Eric Moen gives a quick tour while reviewing the many sizes & capacities of beams available for quick 48-hour ship  via SJF’s “Quik-Ship” program.
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SJF acquires four Remstar Vertical Carousels this Week.

4 ea.  Remstar vertical carousels coming down in Minneapolis, MN April 2015 and will be offered for sale online at Used Vertical Carousels

 

Remstar Vertical Carousel Video

All brand name 20+ ft. vertical carousel  have been hard to come by of late.

These 4 units are exceptional machines in great condition and in great demand.

Unit Specs- 21’2” Tall x 118.5” Wide x 65” Deep x 36 Bins each unit

Vance Haugen Featured on the Cover of Modern Material Handling Magazine?

Vance Haugen’s dream of being featured on the cover to Modern Materials Handling finally came true last month. Well sort-a!

Vance stopped by their booth during ProMat this year and the gang there did this mock up conveyor for him to take home and put in his office. While it’s not exactly the April issue, everyone here thinks you look great on the cover Vance.

Great Infographic Explaining Conveyor Belt Innovations

Optimization For Todays ConveyorsCourtesty of Dorner Mfg. Corp. | www.dornerconveyors.com

March/April Scrap Steel Price Trends

Comments provided courtesy of SteelOrbis

The Chicago Shredded Scrap finally posted down $20/ton from the prior month at $388/ton ending a long month of uncertainty and severe shifts in overall market sentiment. At one point in the last month, it looked as if scrap would “fall off the cliff” as mills were buying virtually nothing and demand in the market was non-existent. Then without notice, in the last week, the market reversed course stabilized and in several areas and grades even improved to reach where it finally settled. Much like the month prior, while there was not much demand for scrap, there also was no much supply due to the frigid winter causing collection problems.

Now that  petitioners were successful in levying a duty, watch for import prices to increase dramatically.  The anticipated surge of import to “beat” the April 18th deadline did not appear as dramatic as originally anticipated as few volumes being recently booked. Lagging sales in the last 6 weeks with the season and weather coupled with pricing that offers no new advantages have soured most big buyers appetites and nothing has been concluded.