Western Storage and Handling Hits On All Cylinders

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Columbus Hydraulics Company in Columbus, Nebraska, is a family-owned hydraulic cylinder manufacturer that employs more than 100 employees. Business was expanding and the company needed to hire four additional administrative staff members to accommodate the additional business. The issue, however, was that there was nowhere to put this additional staff in any of Columbus Hydraulics’ five buildings. They were at …

WESTERN STORAGE AND HANDLING, INC. RECEIVES THE MHEDA MVP AWARD

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JANUARY 7, 2014 – Western Storage and Handling has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Status for 2014 in a program from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). To be among the less than 5% of the association’s membership earning the award, Western Storage and Handling successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism …

Lift’n Buddy Model LNB 350 – Work Safe…Work Smart…Work Done

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Western Storage and Handling is currently scheduling demonstrations for the Lift’n Buddy. The Lift’n Buddy is a versatile tool that any company that lifts products on a regular basis should consider. Loads up to 350 lbs. are no match for the LNB 350. Simply press a button and raise them from floor level to 36″ (or anywhere in between) in just seconds. Use …

Vertical reciprocating conveyor services mezzanine

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A local general contractor who specializes in aircraft related facilities, requested information and pricing for a vertical reciprocating conveyor (VCR), or material lift for an aircraft maintenance facility they were building for a client in Michigan. The contractor (and end users) were both so pleased with the first two lifts,  that a third lift was awarded based solely on satisfaction with Western Storage …

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What can you build, with PortaFab modular building systems? Modular offices, two story offices, inplant buildings, wall partitions, demising walls, cleanrooms, and environmental enclosures. Anything is possible with an assortment of modular wall types & building components available. TOP 10 Reasons to Choose PortaFab Modular Buildings over Conventional Construction 1.  Adaptability. Quickly and easily relocatable, expandable, and reusable. Provides maximum …

Old dogs, new tricks

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Even an established warehouse can benefit from having an experienced material handling company take a look at their operation. A Colorado based western apparel distributor has been operating effectively, at their current location since 2003. Effective does not mean stagnant, and their vice president in charge of distribution, knows that to stay effective, a company needs to constantly be looking …

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A U.S Defense Contractor asked Western Storage and Handling to help find a way to increase their density of parts storage, increase security, and minimize the time it takes to perform inventory. Modula VLM storage units were the solution to all of their needs. By utilizing 4 Modula VLM storage units, the contractor was able to reduce the floor space …

Pallet Rack Security

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You currently have a standard pallet racking system in your warehouse and would like to “secure” certain materials. If you don’t have the room to commit to an independent storage area, are you out of luck? Not at all, a rack enclosure just may be the answer. Western Storage and Handling (WSH) can supply your company with many types and sizes of …

Energy Expo

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Western Storage and Handling was an exhibitor at the 2013 Energy Exposition in Gillette, Wyoming, June 5th & 6th. Over 1500 guests were exposed to 200 vendors that support the U.S. Energy Industry. WSH had Borroughs work benches & shelving on display, along with Speed Rack pallet rack, and MECO cantilever rack. A Lista mobile drawer unit, and a selection …

Litho Stone Storage Project

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When you mention the name Lista International, you probably think of small parts storage in modular drawer cabinets. You are right that Lista is one of the leaders in this industry, but that is not all that Lista manufactures. When a major Wyoming University’s print-making department contacted us to help design a method to safely store and handle lithography stones, …