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

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

Pallet and Crating for International Importing: MAX Tools and Bostitch Nails Power Through Ultra-Dense LVL

Pre-Solution Application The client uses engineered LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) to build many of their products used in overseas shipments.  Because of the consistency and manufacturing process of LVL, it is extremely hard and dense making it very difficult to sink nails into. The client was using generic, undersized tools and poor quality 3-1/4" x .120 … Continue reading Pallet and Crating for International Importing: MAX Tools and Bostitch Nails Power Through Ultra-Dense LVL