Thoughts on Storage


Custom Cabinets Created for Meteorite Collection

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Jan 2018

Custom Cabinets Created for Meteorite Collection

The Arizona State University Center for Meteorite Studies is home to the world’s largest university-based meteorite collection. It houses more than 10,000 individual specimens, and the collection is actively used for geological, planetary, and space science research at ASU and throughout the world. The Center’s move to a new building in 2012 created an unprecedented opportunity to expand and upgrade the collection’s storage solutions. The...

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Spacesaver provides compact storage for Wrigley’s flavor lab

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Jan 2018

Spacesaver provides compact storage for Wrigley’s flavor lab

Spacesaver’s compact shelving systems are typically positioned with the carriages close together to make the most efficient use of space. The Ventilation Park setting, however, allows clients to maintain spacing between shelving units to improve ventilation while still maintaining efficiency. Spacesaver’s powered mobile storage systems can be programmed to automatically move to a prespecified spacing, allowing air to circulate between the aisles. Wrigley’s Global Innovation...

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Compact Storage Created for Evidence Warehouse

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Jan 2018

Compact Storage Created for Evidence Warehouse

The Calgary Police Department was renting an evidence warehouse that held property and evidence for all districts in the growing city. Although the department’s evidence systems were accredited, the warehouse was relatively distant from police headquarters and the rent added up to a significant long-term cost. A planning team decided that a vacant lot adjacent to headquarters provided the ideal opportunity to create a centralized,...

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An urban farm gains 30% more growing area in NYC with intelligent storage design

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Dec 2017

An urban farm gains 30% more growing area in NYC with intelligent storage design

Manhattan chefs want to serve meals made with the finest, freshest ingredients, and they’re willing to pay top dollar for them. But supplying fresh foods year-round can be difficult for farmers, particularly with New York’s cold winter climate and the logistical challenges of transporting produce into the city from farms and greenhouses in the countryside. With Spacesaver’s help, a Manhattan entrepreneur has devised a creative...

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‘Transformative’ concept maximizes space in Manhattan showroom

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Dec 2017

‘Transformative’ concept maximizes space in Manhattan showroom

Häfele America Co., a manufacturer and distributor of upscale residential and commercial hardware, recently designed a new showroom in Manhattan to showcase its innovative fittings, slides, and other products. The situation presented the design team with a challenge: the new space would be smaller than the previous showroom, yet the company’s product lines were expanding and more product would need to be displayed. In addition,...

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Create Dynamic Workspaces with Sleek Storage

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Dec 2017

Create Dynamic Workspaces with Sleek Storage

As more and more millennials enter the workforce, the strategy for attracting top talent becomes paramount.  So what are the key factors this fresh wave of employees is looking for in a potential office space? “Younger Millennials appear to be the tastemakers when it comes to office trends. As this group continues to enter the workforce, there will be a greater demand for convenience and community...

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Hagley Museum & Library: Lab Conversion

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Nov 2017

Hagley Museum & Library: Lab Conversion

Located in Wilmington Delaware, Hagley Museum and Library  is a historic site devoted to the preservation of historic documents.  As mentioned on their website, "The collections include individuals' papers and companies' records ranging from eighteenth-century merchants to modern telecommunications and illustrate the impact of the business system on society." When Hagley desired storage in their lab space (devoted to restoring a variety of precious historic documents),...

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Spacesaver helps a hospital gain 38% more storage space

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Nov 2017

Spacesaver helps a hospital gain 38% more storage space

When people think about the concept of “patient care,” they typically imagine nurses and doctors. But patient care is also a top concern for behind-the-scenes hospital staff who work in facilities management and sterile supply rooms. The more efficiently and thoroughly staff can perform their daily tasks, the better the quality of care that the hospital as a whole can provide. With this knowledge, a...

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An Elementary School Optimizes Space for Athletic Equipment

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Nov 2017

An Elementary School Optimizes Space for Athletic Equipment

An elementary school in Wisconsin was storing typical gym equipment like floor scooters, bats and tees, golf bags and clubs, and crates filled with miscellaneous items in various locations around the school. Staff wanted an organized, efficient system that would allow them to spend more time planning and preparing for class, and less time searching for equipment and supplies. While the LEVPRO compact shelving system...

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ActivRAC in Biotech:  Spacesaver provides compact storage for tissue samples

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Nov 2017

ActivRAC in Biotech: Spacesaver provides compact storage for tissue samples

A pharmaceutical company in New England saw an opportunity to save space and decrease energy costs as their facility underwent a renovation. The project architect approached the local Spacesaver distributor with specific requests for storage in a deep freeze: the staff needed to store more than 4600 boxes of tissue samples in a walk-in freezer that would be kept at -20 degrees Celsius. The freezer...

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