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Skyscrapers kiss the sky with their tall frames and that is a treat to watch. What we often don’t pay attention to is that, how are they cleaned from the outside? We are talking about buildings as iconic and tall as the Empire state building. Their height in itself is a clear indication that the water fed window cleaning poles cannot be used to clean them, even though they are a fantastic way to clean windows. This leaves only one possibility: the traditional method of cleaning. Cleaning them can take up to several months. Cleaning your house buildings would not…

Trends in Office Design

Thinking about a new buildout for you company’s offices? Here are some of the latest trends in office design to make sure your business stays as productive as possible. Open Spaces In an age of WiFi and iPads the cubicle is dead, so what do we do with this space? Open spaces are a great idea but some people have a hard time figuring out what the heck to do with them. One good idea is to place different styles of and assortments of chairs and desks around the office and let employees organically decide where and how to work.…

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If you work in construction and are operating on a large site, then you will by now understand the challenges in terms of storage. Quite simply, before anything has been built, there’s not much room to store important equipment! Whether it’s tools, machinery or a combination of both, it can be very costly and very time consuming to take everything off site every day. A great solution to this can be to find storage containers for your construction business. Steel storage containers come in a huge range of different sizes, so no matter what you’re looking to store, you shouldn’t…

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The concept of “discrete manufacturing” refers to the production of separate units, or the countable production of items which can be identified by their serial number. For example, medical supplies and equipment, electronic and computer products, and furniture. Each unit is considered to be a distinct item as opposed to something that’s measured by volume and/or weight. In contrast, “process manufacturing” refers to goods produced in bulk, which are associated with manufacturing recipes and formulas. Examples include coal, chemicals, petroleum and textiles. The components and ingredients With process manufacturing, variable ingredients are involved and the end result is a mix…

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With industry starting to recover after the lean, lean, times of an extended recession, it’s vital for every business to take advantage of the improvement in the UK economy. But with an increasing level of equipment theft from warehouses and construction sites that potential increase in business is being stymied. The asset recovery company, CanTrack, told us that every year over a billion euros of plant and machinery is stolen in the EU and with huge demand from growing economies overseas and insufficient identification markings on most plant and machinery that figure is only going upwards. When we looked at…