We have a commitment to our customers to provide the highest quality products and a duty to our environment to do so in a sustainable manner. We have been registered and certified as ISO 14001:2015 with Local, State, and Federal regulations achieved; in other words, the International Organization for Standardization acknowledges our organization’s commitment to… Continue reading Green Initiatives: Environmentally-Friendly Products, Packaging, and Processes
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Shelf Capacities – A load of difference
Leave any load-bearing concerns to the construction experts because the last thing you need to worry about is a shelf collapsing like the part of the Colosseum. Borroughs Box Edge Plus® industrial shelving is made from high-quality steel and our units are designed for nearly any industry. This allows you to feel confident in your… Continue reading Shelf Capacities – A load of difference
What Is the Height to Depth Ratio of Shelving Units?
Q: What is the ratio? A: The ratio for shelving units is typically 4:1. So for every 1’ of depth you can go 4’ wide without using anchors. An example would be if you have an industrial shelving unit that is 87”H x 18”D, divide 87 by 18 to get 4.83. Since that number is… Continue reading What Is the Height to Depth Ratio of Shelving Units?
Meet the Team: Engineering Spotlight
Meet our team of Engineers that work tirelessly every day to make Borroughs products the best in the industry! Dale Voelz Dale is the Director of Engineering here at Borroughs, managing all aspects of Product Development with our great team of engineers. This past April Fool’s Day marks eight years at Borroughs for him (or… Continue reading Meet the Team: Engineering Spotlight
What’s happening with the steel industry?
Manufacturers across the U.S. are dealing with steel shortages. Here’s how Borroughs is staying in front of the changing market, and what the shortage means for our valued customers. About the steel market As many of you know, steel is the single largest raw material used to make products here at Borroughs. Steel is the… Continue reading What’s happening with the steel industry?
Three Exciting New Products from Borroughs
Today, we’re announcing three new products we’ve been hard at work on here at Borroughs. We’ve rolled them out over the first quarter, and they’ve already gotten a great response from our customers and dealers alike. No matter what your application — automotive, assembly, packing and shipping, and more — they’re sure to make day-to-day work… Continue reading Three Exciting New Products from Borroughs
Looking up: Common questions about mezzanines
What are mezzanines? Mezzanines are vertical-standing structures built to increase warehouse storage space. Installing a mezzanine in your project means utilizing all of the ceiling height that your facility has. There are many options when it comes to mezzanines: they can be free-standing, building-supported, shelving supported, and rack supported. Why choose a mezzanine or multi-level… Continue reading Looking up: Common questions about mezzanines
Why are lead times important?
Your project revolves around them Here at Borroughs, we often get asked about lead times. It’s a key component of the building process for many customers, as a project’s completion deadline can hinge on materials showing up when and where they need it to be. Accuracy is key Borroughs lead times tend to be shorter… Continue reading Why are lead times important?
A Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Industrial Shelving Post for your Application
If you’re in the business of manufacturing, distribution, or order fulfillment, you know one thing above all: storage capacity is key. Having products and materials in their proper place means more efficient workflows, quicker turnaround times, and ultimately, happier customers. Especially in today’s eCommerce landscape, having the right systems in place to stay organized and… Continue reading A Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Industrial Shelving Post for your Application
Why pick modules and high-rise shelving? Why Borroughs?
As consumers continue to want and expect faster delivery, distribution centers need to accommodate faster picking and space for broken case goods. Shelving supported pick modules and high-rise shelving systems allow for dense storage of products, reduced materials handling and space utilization. Robots and/or workers grab the SKUs from the picking station and put them… Continue reading Why pick modules and high-rise shelving? Why Borroughs?