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Crossover stairway cuts Voestalpine maintenance staff transportation time by 88%

When Austrian Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) producer Voestalpine was looking for ways to improve efficiency at their Portland, TX facility, they reached out to SafeRack for recommendations. Previously, maintenance workers had to make a 25-minute walk around the very large conveyor system for gas monitoring. A simple crossover stairway was a logical way to increase […]

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Vendor

Ultimately, the responsibility for providing a safe workplace falls on the shoulders of employers. But your vendor should be there alongside you to help support this mission. And they should be committed to this task — not just your pocketbook. A safety solutions vendor should be an asset to trust and lean on throughout your […]

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Using ErectaStep to Transition from Legacy Crude Oil to Gas Storage Terminal

Flint Hills Resources Opts for ErectaStep Catwalk Stairs to Transition from Legacy Crude Oil to Gas Storage Terminal Client Flint Hills Resources Location Eagleville, MO Project Install ErectaStep Catwalks and platforms throughout terminal Product ErectaStep Industrial Stairs Catwalk stairs installed in the 1980s needed significant OSHA upgrades at a Flint Hills Resources (FHR) site in […]

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Project Profile – A Propane Facility Crossover Project

A propane and natural gas processing company based in the greater D.C. area export facility provided propane to a large section of the country. They found themselves in need of a crossover in order to assist workers in efficiently getting around the facility for maintenance required to upkeep their equipment. After doing some research on […]

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SixAxis, Parent Company of ErectaStep Welcomes Peter White as CFO

SixAxis announced the appointment of Peter White to the executive leadership team on December 6th, 2018. White stepped into his role as Chief Financial Officer on December 10th, 2018.  SixAxis’ innovative products have been giving businesses in all sectors the competitive edge globally since 2003. Their award-winning products and patents are created under brands including SafeRack, […]

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SixAxis, Parent Company of ErectaStep Welcomes Jack Murphy as VP of Sales

SixAxis announced the appointment of Jack Murphy to the executive leadership team on January 7th, 2019. Murphy stepped into his role as Vice President of Sales on January 21st, 2019.  SixAxis’ innovative products have been giving businesses in all sectors the competitive edge globally since 2003. Their award-winning products and patents are created under brands including […]

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McKenna Labs installs ErectaStep to Access Compounding and Holding Tanks

When McKenna Labs of Fullerton, CA was looking for a partner to help maintain a stellar safety record at their 135,000 square-foot personal care contract manufacturing facility located in Fullerton, CA, they knew ErectaStep could deliver. McKenna was founded in 1998 and provides small batch and mass market compounding, filling, testing, warehousing, and shipping of […]

Nestlé Waters Wants to Keep Their Employees Safe

When Nestlé Waters North America began in 1976, bottled water was an unknown phenomenon and their single brand Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water was poised to lead a movement around the world. Today, they are the largest non-alcoholic beverage company in the U.S., operating 28 bottled water facilities and reaching annual revenues of $4.5 billion. […]

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Evolution Fresh installs an ErectaStep Production Line Crossover Stair

ErectaStep Helps Evolution Fresh Improve Safety at the Largest Juicery in North America with the Addition of Manufacturing Crossovers ErectaStep’s manufacturing crossover stairs are helping businesses improve safety and streamline production across all sectors. When founder Jimmy Rosenberg set his sights on starting a homegrown business way back in 1984, he had no idea just […]

Being Proactive v.s. Reactive with Safety

Commercial environments make it necessary to implement safety regulations as a means of accident prevention for staff. With the investment of improving safety aspects within the company, it lets staff know that their safety and well-being are important. After all, how could you expect respect from a staff who isn’t first respected by you, the […]

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Aviation Maintenance Platforms – Airline Maintenance Company Says Goodbye to Building In-House Scaffolding

Aviation Maintenance Platforms – Project Profile An airline company’s main responsibility and concern is the safety of its passengers. An industry such as this requires frequent maintenance checks, as well as, repairs. This specific company has been building all scaffolding in-house and has spent countless hours making adjustments to the scaffolding when the height of […]

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The Difference OSHA Compliant Stairs Can Make

A manufacturing company in Nebraska asked ErectaStep/PerfectaStep for a modular, easy to assemble, and custom solution to replace an outside wooden stairway that was quickly falling into disrepair on the company’s roof. The steep and unsafe stairway located on the roof reached great heights to another section of the roof. The current wood staircase was […]

Mining Safety Equipment – ErectaStep’s Crossover to Access a Mine Pit

An Arizona mine company needed a crossover solution so they could access the pit and do their jobs more efficiently. The customer was not only looking for a solution that would be safe, but something that would be both OSHA and MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) compliant. After ErectaStep was awarded the business, they conducted […]

Defense Industry Uses ErectaStep to Replace Temporary Scaffolding

A defense company had recently built an addition to their facility and installed equipment for a new manufacturing process they were adopting. The concrete infrastructure was poured and temporary scaffolding was being used to supervise new equipment installation and to conduct equipment startup and operation. That said, the customer needed a permanent work platform to […]

Aluminum or Steel: Which Metal is Better

Steel, a carbon-iron alloy, and aluminum, a metal, are two of the most highly used materials on Earth, especially within industrial applications.  Aluminum’s silvery-white appearance and lightweight properties compared with steel’s high tensile strength and low cost are just a few of their many distinctions, allowing for a wide span of differences when it comes […]

Custom Access Platform for Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) System

A solar technology company was undergoing challenges with their facility and needed an access platform to their machinery. They were having trouble accessing their equipment, specifically their PECVD G8.5 System, which was at an elevated height. A plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) is a process by which thin films of various materials can be deposited […]

Helping a Manufacturing Company with Maintenance Platforms for their Tank Farm

A company in Missouri needed help with being able to access and maintain their tanks in their 14 tank farm.  Maintenance platforms had to be lite enough to be carried up and installed by hand. In addition to being OSHA compliant, requirements included weight limitations and an ability to replace parts of the maintenance platform without […]

Choosing the right stairs – Commercial or Industrial

Many companies manufacture both OSHA compliant stairs and IBC compliant stairs and purchasing managers are left with the task of deciding which models and stair variants to choose. In the petrochemical and other industrial application, risk mitigation, and in this instance, specifically when working at height, must be one of the main health & safety […]

Ohio Winery Access Stairs – Custom Fit, Custom Look

An Ohio winery was looking to gain access to their equipment in a safer and more efficient way. They also wanted to keep the clean and appealing aesthetic of their winery, so whatever equipment they needed had to meet the standards of their facilities. Specifically, they needed to access the tops of stainless steel tanks […]

Powder Coating vs. Hot Dip Galvanizing

What is Powder Coating? Powder coating is a very popular industrial coating for metals, plastics, and even some wood products. The ability to create a durable and decorative finish in a limitless range of colors and textures makes powder coating a great solution for industrial top coatings. Top Benefits of Powder Coating Metal: Environmentally Friendly […]