Manufacturer & Converter of Non-Ferrous Metals Decreases Safety Claims and Maintenance Downtime

Pre-Solution Application  The client, a manufacturer, and converter of non-ferrous metals was using pneumatic nailers to construct crates and secure pallets to the floor of a trailer for shipment.  This method was a safety concern due to the tripping hazard of the pneumatic hoses needed for their current nailers. The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solution … Continue reading Manufacturer & Converter of Non-Ferrous Metals Decreases Safety Claims and Maintenance Downtime

Simpson Strong-Tie Quik Drive® System Reduces Operator Fatigue and Increases Efficiency

Pre-Solution Application The client, a manufacturer of electrical component enclosures, was constructing pallets for shipment of their products utilizing bulk screws and a battery-operated impact drill.  This method was extremely time consuming and labor intensive causing worker fatigue due to poor ergonomics. The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solutions After performing a Site Needs Analysis and … Continue reading Simpson Strong-Tie Quik Drive® System Reduces Operator Fatigue and Increases Efficiency

Klinch-Pak Stapler with Walking Stick Provides Ergonomic Benefits and Application Efficiency

Pre-Solution Application The client, a manufacturer of trailer and truck suspensions, axle systems and landing gear required a quick, efficient and safe way for their employees to secure gaylord boxes to pallets prior to filling them for shipment.  The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solutions After performing a Site Needs Analysis and thorough review of the … Continue reading Klinch-Pak Stapler with Walking Stick Provides Ergonomic Benefits and Application Efficiency

FastenMaster FLEX Hot Melt Construction Adhesive Reduces Door Repair Time & Labor for Building Material Supplier

Pre-Solution Application The client, a building material supplier and mill work company, has a number of mill work applications in their plant including recycling and repairing doors.  In this application they cut the doors to length and used a liquid glue when inserting the bottom portion of the door that is parallel to the floor. … Continue reading FastenMaster FLEX Hot Melt Construction Adhesive Reduces Door Repair Time & Labor for Building Material Supplier

Hytrol Conveyor Solution Keeps Electric Load Center Manufacturer’s Pallets Moving

Pre-Solution Application The clients newest Orion overhead stretch wrapper has 14 feet of gravity exit conveyor at the end of the wrapping station. The problem:  Pallets have been hanging up in this area and not transferring to the end of the exit conveyor where fork truck drivers can pick them up.  Consequently, the Fork truck … Continue reading Hytrol Conveyor Solution Keeps Electric Load Center Manufacturer’s Pallets Moving

Lift Table “Elevates” Productivity for High Temperature Masonry Brick Manufacturer

Pre-Solution Application The client, a manufacturer of high temperature masonry bricks, has a dedicated staging area in their facility to hand load bricks onto pallets for shipment.  They had to dedicate the use of a fork truck to elevate the pallets up to the proper loading height. The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solution After performing … Continue reading Lift Table “Elevates” Productivity for High Temperature Masonry Brick Manufacturer

Safety and Savings

Making sure a workplace is meeting safety standards can be expensive, but a good safety program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. By using this calculator from the OSHA website, one can estimate costs associated with workplace injuries and see just how much more revenue is needed to cover costs. When using … Continue reading Safety and Savings