There are many different and unique ways for manufacturing companies to engage current and potential customers. With the digital media landscape changing and manufacturing companies opening up their production to a more customer-centric focus over the last couple of years, it’s important for companies to re-think, and review on a regular basis the kind of marketing mix to consider for their company. Today I’m going to talk about 3 useful marketing trends that you may want to consider in a marketing strategy for your manufacturing…Continue Reading “3 Critical Marketing Trends For Manufacturing Companies in 2018”

Whether in manufacturing, mining, or construction, it’s important to ensure the exposure of airborne contaminants both for the overall health of your workers, and for the environment is considered at all times. We are going to talk about three ways that you can reduce exposure to Airborne Contaminants for the safety, and protection of your workers and to meet governmental standards for Airborne Contaminants in Queensland as set out by the environmental Protection Act 1994 and the Environmental Protection Regulations 2008. What Are Airborne contaminants?…Continue Reading “3 Ways To Reduce Exposure To Airborne Contaminants”

Knowing which industrial strapping to choose for your specific job can sometimes be an overwhelming and frustrating task. With so many options to choose from, you may get lost in the vast array of strapping possibilities. But doesn’t all strapping do an equal job of securing bundles of product together to prepare it for shipping and storage? In a simple word…no. Steel, polypropylene, polyester, zinc coated, or even poly cord all have different strengths and weaknesses that are best suited for different purposes. For example,…Continue Reading “Are You Choosing the Right Strapping for Your Application?”

Did you know that hearing loss caused by industrial noise in the workplace is permanent and irreversible? Did you also know that it is also 100% preventable? A Million Workers In Australia It has been estimated that over a million workers in Australia are exposed to some form of noise pollution in their work environment. Often, this noise exposure is at dangerously high levels from machinery, equipment and tools, traffic, and other workplace activities, and can put workers at risk for significant hearing damage. As…Continue Reading “The 3 C’s of Choosing the Right PPE Hearing Protection”

Industrial workers who need to work in confined spaces as part of their job duties face significant risks and dangers. What makes these confined spaces so dangerous is not just the small space itself but the actual hazards associated with working in this specific situation. These areas were not designed for human presence. Vats, tanks, pipes, silos, shafts, containers, wells, trenches, tunnels, pits, chimney, underground sewers, or any other enclosed or semi-enclosed structures are considered hazardous confined spaces. Some hazards associated with confined spaces… Unsafe…Continue Reading “Safe Practices for Working in Confined Spaces”

What do you think is the #1 way to fully capture and engage your potential customer? Superior product? Nope. Money-back guarantee? Not really. Clever marketing ploys? Possibly. By far the greatest way to grab and hold your customer’s attention is through emotional connection to your product. The Power of Emotions It’s been found that the primary driver of most buying purchases is based on emotion. Some experts report that 50% of the buying experience is based on emotional connection alone and this connection is more…Continue Reading “4 Key Ways to Engage Your Customer through Product Packaging”

If you have pallets of inventory spilling out into your aisles because of lack of warehouse space, or new stock arriving daily at your delivery dock with no place to put it, your initial solutions may be to outsource space or secure a larger warehouse. But hold on a minute. Have you thought this through completely? Researching new properties, renting bigger warehouse spaces, and moving your entire inventory to a new location while continuing to maintain current productivity is going to cost you a whole…Continue Reading “Feeling the Squeeze – Five Ways to Optimize Your Warehouse Space”

Did you know that almost 35% of the electrical usage in a manufacturing plant comes from its industrial lighting consumption? Cost-Effective Lighting Because of this high percentage and the escalating energy costs over the past ten years, manufacturers are looking for more cost-effective ways to light their facilities. Given the immense size of industrial manufacturing plants, switching to alternative lighting sources is essential. Center Stage For Leading Manufacturers Although LED lighting has been around for more than 50 years, it is now becoming center stage…Continue Reading “Advantages of LED Lighting in Manufacturing Plants”

There are many types of shrink film materials on the market to keep your product safe and secure. Finding the right shrink film will not only enhance the packaging experience but will ensure that your products are protected during the shipping process as well as time spent on the retail shelf. The three main types of shrink film are polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyolefin (POF), and polyethylene (PE). Although the packaging films can be interchangeable, each film boasts different characteristics that make them suitable for specific…Continue Reading “Which Shrink Film Material Is Best For Your Business”

Heart Of Your Business Some consider an industrial warehouse to be the “heart” of your business. This is the center of your organization and the most critical piece that determines both your success and your failure. Just like the human heart, the warehouse acts as both the receiving and distribution centers for your business. Valuable goods flow in and flow out based on customer demand. The process seems simple enough. Materials and products are received and stored on your warehouse shelves until they’re needed. When…Continue Reading “Overcoming These Three Problems Of Warehouse Management”