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 …

Pallet Rack Storage solutions

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Denver’s premier event and catering company needed storage solutions for unused pallet rack space. With the schedule they keep and the docket of clients they serve, our client needed to make better use of the location they already had. So they came to Western Storage and Handling and asked us to help them better store their inventory of party catering …

No need to lease or expand out. A mezzanine with modular walls solved space needs for Winn-Marion in Colorado.

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Winn-Marion Barber LLC (Centennial, CO) needed space to host customer training sessions without purchasing or leasing an additional facility. Harry Neumann and Jim Murray, from Western Storage & Handling, made a site visit to the customer’s facility to discuss the project.  “We sent them a packet on modular building design before we met. They then had a better idea of what they wanted when …

Challenges don’t stop us. Customer satisfaction first. Storage & handling solution for Denver Metro Wastewater

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Denver Metro Wastewater, out of Denver CO, planned to build a brand new wastewater treatment facility in Brighton, Colorado. The Greenfield facility required an expansive array of equipment and the material handling expertise required to procure and install it in a timely and efficient manner. The construction company, Weitz Construction, put the project out for bid to nine area companies, including …

Storage Crisis? Solutions increase storage and reduce pick time for Gene Messer Toyota in Lubbock, TX

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Gene Messer Toyota was facing a storage crisis. The Lubbock, Texas-based dealership had redesigned its parts department and was looking to increase its parts storage in the parts counter area. The problem was, the parts department didn’t have the storage capacity it needed to handle the increased quantity of parts that Toyota requires dealers to stock. Out of ideas, Parts …

Growing Pains Cause Move to Larger Facility in Denver CO for WSH

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On March 31, 2015, Western Storage and Handling (WSH) officially moved into its new location at 1630 West Evans Avenue Unit L, Denver, CO 80110. The new facility, about five blocks from the company’s previous Englewood, CO, location, is more than double the space of Western’s old building. “We were definitely out of space in our old warehouse,” says Western Storage …

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 …

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 …