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Drum Dumper Safety Features That Protect Employees

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 9, 2019

Safety is a major reason employers invest in drum dumpers and other ergonomic drum-handling equipment. (Efficiency is probably the other big motivator.) And certainly, lifting and emptying full 55-gallon drums is much safer with dedicated material handling equipment.

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Container Dumper Applications for Multiple Industries

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 5, 2019

Does your business need a container dumper? Odds are, the answer is yes. Hydraulic dumpers have the power to improve productivity, reduce injuries, and streamline mission-critical processes in a much wider variety of industries than you might think.

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Retail Store Ergonomics During Peak Shopping Season

By Solus Group Marketing Team November 27, 2019

Shopping season is going to be big this year, and a strong retail store ergonomics plan can help keep staff safe and productive throughout the boom cycle. Deloitte tells us that the average household will spend nearly $1,500 this season, and sales are expected to grow up to 5 percent compared to the previous year.

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Forklift Battery Market 2020: What’s Driving Growth?

By Solus Group Marketing Team November 25, 2019

All the analysts seem to agree: The forklift battery market will continue to grow through 2020 (and, indeed, well into 2027). The numbers are compelling, but they don’t tell the whole story. In order to benefit from this booming market, company leaders need to understand exactly what’s driving the growth — and where it will be concentrated.

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America Recycles Day: The Ergonomics Angle

By Solus Group Marketing Team November 11, 2019
November 15, 2019, is America Recycles Day. Participants from all around the United States will stage recycling events to mark the occasion. As of this writing, nearly 80,000 people have signed an online recycling pledge associated with America Recycles Day.
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Distribution Center Peak Season: Finding Extra Space for the Holidays

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 28, 2019

As the online retail season winds toward its busiest weeks, managers of distribution centers across the world are facing a familiar problem: Facilities that operate just fine throughout the year must suddenly handle drastically increasing throughput.

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Handling Health Care Waste with Less Risk

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 25, 2019

Health care waste exposes hospital workers to greater risks than more typical waste-streams, and the staff who regularly handle, clean up, and dispose of these materials bear the brunt of the hazard. Contact with medical waste can lead to injury, exposure to toxic substances, and even infections of all kinds.

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What to Do if You’re Short on Forklifts This Holiday Season

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 21, 2019

Forklift dealers prefer to start processing peak-season rentals in the preceding summer. So what happens when a distribution center manager forgets to arrange the order until, say, October?

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Health Care Cleaning and Ergonomics

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 14, 2019

Ergonomics in the health care industry has gotten a lot of attention, and for good reason. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), often the result of poor ergonomics at work, account for a disproportionate number of the workplace injuries suffered by health care workers. A team of Canadian researchers found that MSDs made up nearly 75 percent of the reported injuries in their 10-year study of health care workers, for instance

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Harvest Bins for Citrus: Features to Look For

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 7, 2019

Early projections for the 2019 orange market in the U.S. predicted a rebound in production compared to the previous year. Nearly 5 million tons of the fruit were forecast to be picked by the end of the season.

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