When Forklifts Attack! – Safety Concerns in Dodgy Forklift Traffic Conditions

In my 28 years of touring both manufacturing and warehouse facilities, I occasionally found myself in a few places that made me nervous for my personal safety. For example, I visited plants that were processing highly dangerous chemical compounds and mills that put me in close proximity to molten metals and behemoth, heavy machinery.  I […]

Industrial Packaging 101: What is the Difference between Shrink Wrap and Stretch Film

Both phrases typically describe the same thing – plastic wrap used to contain pallet loads for safe shipping, also known as pallet wrap. The phrase stretch film is a more apt descriptor, since pallet wrap stretches, not shrinks; and is the term universally accepted in the industry, including the manufacturers of the film. The shrink […]


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