Excel Industries is a leading manufacturer of turf care products. Excel Industries produces the Hustler Turf Equipment and BigDog Mower Company product lines in their single production facility in Hesston, Kansas. As the producers of the first zero-turn mower in 1964, Excel Industries has a long history of turf equipment experience. In late 2012 Excel Industries entered into the mass market arena with the introduction of the Raptor product line.
Maglio Minnesota is an approximately 25,000sq.ft. produce wholesale facility located in Oakdale, MN. Maglio Minnesota, specializes in receiving raw produce from growers throughout the country and sanitizing, sorting, and packing that produce into finished usable product for customers and consumers.
Vance Haugen was initially called out to Maglio to take a look at one of their cooling rooms. They wanted to look at expanding available storage space to manage the increasing number of product that they needed to store. Vance informed them about a new flow rack product we carry (ExGlobe High Density Horizontal Flow Rail) and they expressed some interest. The manufacturer’s rep accompanied Vance on another meeting and Maglio liked the product.
Metro Mold and Design (MMD) is a Rogers, MN based, one stop shop for rapid mold manufacturing, custom plastic injection molding, thermoset plastic molding, extrusion blow molding, and precision CNC machining. With an expanding operation, they contacted SJF in the fall of 2013 to assist in a layout and move into an new shipping warehouse. MMD was at the time occupying and older warehouse with little lighting and low ceiling, and was planning a move to a newer building with a 32′ ceiling.
The plan was to install very narrow aisle (VNA) rack to max out warehouse space in the new building. After discussing it with SJF, MMD decided on a different plan altogether.
PUTCO is a world leader in Automotive Accessories such as Trim, Lighting, Mud Flaps and Step Bars. Putco has literally thousands of products for all major makes and models of car and truck available in a nationwide dealer network. If you’re looking to spice up your ride, look no further than Putco.
When Putco contacted SJF, they were looking for a lot of racking at a savings. They needed to fill a new 127,000 sq. ft. facility so used equipment was definitely on their radar. SJF had just secured two large used inventories that could have filled PUTCO’s needs but with new pricing being very competitive and not subject to availability issues, they turned to new. SJF supplied new Mecalux Interlake Pallet Racks and MECO Cantilever racks as well as the installation while meeting PUTCO’s timeline and pricing requirements. Jason Deiter was the solutions specialist on this project.
Uponor is one of the world leaders in the production and development of plastic pipe systems. With production units in Europe, Southeast Asia and North America, Uponor serves clients world wide providing radiant heating and fire safety systems for both commercial and residential use.
Over the last few months, Rhonda Remer has helped them procure multiple overhead air doors for use in their warehouses. This branch of Uponor is located in Mississauga, Ontario Canada and is just one of SJF’s many Canadian customers. We’re glad we could help them keep out the cold Canadian air this winter!
Cooper Standard is a leading global automotive supplier. With solutions for everything from in the body sealing, fuel, brake and emissions, thermal management and anti-vibration and many other segments of the industry. Cooper Standard is committed to meeting the specific needs of customers through solving engineering challenges or developing systems for future vehicles.
SJF’s Jason Deiter supplied a mix of new Interlake/Mecalux Pallet Rack and used Interlake Cantilever Rack to meet Cooper Standard’s pricing and lead time needs. As you can see from the photos, the used cantilever racks look almost like new, yet we were able to supply them at over 60% savings off similar new material.
Dex Media is a marketing solutions leader trusted by more than 600,000 local business clients nationwide. Dex is committed to helping its clients create and grow their customer relationships by providing a customizable mix of marketing solutions that include websites, print, mobile, social media and search engine marketing.
When Dex Media was preparing a facility for new business and needed to retrofit existing racking with a roller track product, Jason Deiter at SJF answered the call. The result was adding 900+ lanes of Keneco Beam Track to existing structural rack framework. Special attention needed to be payed to the dimensions of the existing racking and the channel size of the beams so that the hangers and the Beam Track would install straight off the truck with no hassle.
Permobil has been a leader in the power wheelchair industry for more than 45 years. An innovative and sought-after company, their products are asked for by name and are well known for exceptional quality and reliability. Permobil proudcts are trusted by therapists, prescribers, dealers and consumers world wide.
Permobil contacted Kendal Kalamaha at SJF last fall with a request to design a high-density storage system for their palletized power wheelchairs. These pallets were unique in that they were a european pallet size, and a bit lighter than is typical for American pallet loads. This meant that for a dynamic flow system, the braking would have to be custom tailored to the application.