A Guide to Measuring Your Facility

August 2, 2018

layout of an industrial building

We measure many facilities on-site, but there are times our customers either want to or need to measure their own buildings. Here is a quick guide to measuring for conveyors, racks and other material handling equipment.

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This article is part of a series of articles on Facility Measurement. Click on a link below to view one of the other articles.
  1. A Guide to Measuring Your Facility
  2. Measuring Your Facility, Part 2: Common Obstructions & Interferences
  3. How to Measure Conveyors

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Alternatives to New Facility Construction

March 14, 2013

New facility planning

There is nothing inexpensive about a new facility.

The cost of real estate (or lease costs), new equipment, people, regulatory compliance, and potential downtime add up very quickly, even for a relatively small operation. But reconfiguring your current operation has its own challenges. You have to deal with operating in a construction/renovation environment, the potential that the redesign won’t serve your needs through future growth, new equipment, and more. It’s a difficult choice.

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