Warehouse Safety Equipment | Bollard Guardrail System

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The Client Mile Hi Foods, a fourth generation, family owned food warehouse and delivery company in Denver, Colorado has been a client of Western Storage and Handling (WSH) in the past. For over 60 years, Mile Hi Foods has supplied food and paper products to the McDonald’s locations in the Rocky Mountain region – that’s over 360 restaurants today. When …

Vertical freight lift, or VRC (vertical reciprocating conveyor) by Autoquip

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The Client Autonation Chrysler Jeep West (Autonation) in Golden, Colorado is known for its commitment to customer service. Their entire business is centered on providing the absolute best experience when buying a new or used car or when using their top-notch service center. The Challenge For years, Autonation’s facility included a three-story storage area to house their large inventory of …

SpaceRAK’s Tear Drop pallet racking system

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The Client Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality lawn, garden and pet supplies. Founded in 1980 as a distribution company, Central Garden & Pet has grown over the decades to become consistently recognized for more than distribution, but as a top source of products in these markets. The Challenge Although headquartered in …

Mercedes-Benz of Denver | Automotive Storage Solutions

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The Client For over 30 years, Mercedes-Benz of Denver has provided Colorado with an exemplary car buying experience. After decades of exceeding customer expectations, it was time to build a brand new facility to carry them forward into an even brighter future. The Challenge While it will be hard for any car buyer approaching the new facility–set to open in …

PARACHUTE RIGGING FACILITY SPACE ISSUE SOLVED WITH MOBILE AISLE STORAGE SYSTEMS

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The United States Army Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, Colorado, was facing an ergonomic and space efficiency problem in its parachute rigging and repair facility. The facility had limited floor space to fold its extremely large parachutes and also required storage capacity for packed parachutes. In addition to the facility’s layout concerns, there were ergonomic concerns for the soldiers …

Racking and storage system for stainless steel barrels

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The Client Over Labor Day, 2016, a new winery and Italian eatery opened in Littleton, Colorado. Carboy Winery and Angelo’s Taverna are the newest players in the Colorado wine scene offering a very unique experience: an urban winery working closely with vineyards and winemakers from the best wine making regions around the world. Patrons enjoy wine that has been further …

Commercial plastic day-use lockers with built-in locks

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  The Client A full-service community college in Cheyenne, Wyoming has at its heart a beautiful fitness center used by both students and the community at large. On campus, it’s the place to be for a large variety of activities from yoga to swimming, weight lifting to basketball. The Challenge In an effort to be even more user friendly, this …

Speedrack Selective Storage Racking with welded wire decking

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  Spruce Environmental Technologies Case Study The Client Spruce Environmental Technologies, Inc. specialize in indoor air quality, specifically in terms of radon removal. Founded in 1989, Spruce started by developing, designing and manufacturing a line of fans specific to radon mitigation – something they felt was sorely missing in the radon industry – called RadonAway®. The product line was quickly …

Bulk Mail Distribution Center Case Study

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The Client For this project, our client was a large, regional bulk mail distribution center located in Denver. This highly mechanized processing plant distributes a very large volume of mail and packages. It’s a fast-moving environment accommodating a number of employees, intensely sophisticated machinery and a timeline that cannot, under any circumstances, be compromised. The Need The facility needed 14 …

Pallet Flow Rack System for Mile Hi Foods

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  The Client Mile Hi Foods, a fourth generation, family owned food warehouse and delivery company in Denver CO, supplies food and paper products to over 360 McDonald’s restaurants in the Rocky Mountain region. When McDonald’s opened its first location in Denver in 1956, Mile Hi was there and has been the distributor of choice ever since. Sixty years of …