Thoughts on Storage


From Posters to Paintings: Art Storage Racks Safely Store Your Pieces.

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May 2016

From Posters to Paintings: Art Storage Racks Safely Store Your Pieces.

Before smart phones, digital cameras, and other various forms of artistic technology, art was (and still is) a way of physically preserving a snapshot of history.  Maintaining, categorizing, and preserving cultural pieces is an art form in itself, and with collections growing by the thousands every year, how can museums keep these precious pieces in their most ideal condition for years to come?  Once more, according...

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Modern Library Creates Space with Compact Storage

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Apr 2016

Modern Library Creates Space with Compact Storage

  As the rise of the internet has changed the way library visitors digest information, Madison Central Library has adapted to the evolution of the library space as we know it.  With many collections and references now available online, they have taken the opportunity to revamp their space and keep the library more relevant than ever before. “In addition to traditional library purposes, people really...

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Create Space and Experience Life

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Apr 2016

Create Space and Experience Life

Who is Spacesaver, and why do we do what we do?  We work hard to give people and businesses the tools they need to do their jobs in a way that makes them safer, more productive, and more efficient. Spacesaver is entrusted with storing and protecting some of the world’s most important collections of artwork, scientific specimens, and historic documents — as well as safely and...

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Museum Safely Stores 2 Million+ Specimens and Artifacts

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Apr 2016

Museum Safely Stores 2 Million+ Specimens and Artifacts

The Burke Museum in Seattle, WA houses a collection of natural history and cultural objects, estimated at approximately 2 million specimens including fossil vertebrates, fossil invertebrates, and plant fossils.  Viewing each individual fossil as data, their goal is to maintain artifacts and specimens for future use and preserve specimens in the best shape possible. Before, 4 separate rooms that were long and narrow divided the specimens and kept them segregated...

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Compact Storage Created for College Campus Warehouse

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Apr 2016

Compact Storage Created for College Campus Warehouse

University warehouses need to store materials and many other items in a way that allows for safe and convenient access.   Bellevue College was looking for a more efficient way to store furniture, products for the custodial group, materials for the maintenance group, all in order to facilitate, maintain, and keep the campus safe for students. The previous system was stationary and was unable to move,...

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Custom Archival Storage Created for Historical Society of Erie County

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Apr 2016

Custom Archival Storage Created for Historical Society of Erie County

Location:  City of Erie, PA Installation: February 2016 Product: Spacesaver Art Racks, Spacesaver Mechanical Assist System (10ft high!) When the Historical Society of Erie County was moving from their downtown location to a new off-site storage area, a new warehouse building required new archival storage.  Andrew Stuart, space expert for Western PA/WV, worked with the client to create a custom storage solution using the following products:...

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: Hamilton Sorter Labs

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Mar 2016

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Hamilton Sorter Labs

Hamilton Sorter’s modularCaseworks is an extensive line of cabinetry designed with special attention to chemical and infection control for laboratory environments. Offering more features and options than any other cabinet supplier and using the strongest metal to metal fastening system Hamilton Sorter products are designed to last without delamination, and are guaranteed for life. When world-renowned thought leader Peter A. Crooks, Ph.D. was granted the...

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Athletic Storage from Side to Side, and Top to Bottom.

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Mar 2016

Athletic Storage from Side to Side, and Top to Bottom.

Prior to working with Spacesaver, Fort Atkinson High School’s athletic equipment storage was in disarray and lacking capacity.  Storage was needed both left to right, and up and down, to help store the school’s overwhelming amount of athletic equipment.   One of the administration’s initial concerns was the cost of the system, but Spacesaver worked with the school’s budget to fit their needs financially, and...

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Archival Storage for Historical Church

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Mar 2016

Archival Storage for Historical Church

St. David’s Episcopal Church in Wayne, PA has an immensely rich 300 year history with its cornerstone being laid in 1715.  The church has housed soldiers from both sides of the revolutionary war, is the subject of Henry Wordsworth Longfellow’s 1880 poem “Old St. David’s Church“, has had many historic figures laid to rest on its grounds, and was even the location of a DSSI’s teammate’s wedding...

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Optimizing Cold Storage: Compact storage in a walk-in refrigerator

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Mar 2016

Optimizing Cold Storage: Compact storage in a walk-in refrigerator

When a pathology lab needed to increase the amount of storage for their samples, they had one question: “What’s going to be the easiest way to store as many samples as we can with the current amount of space we have?” A walk-in refrigerator using existing shelving was the answer.  Just 2 benefits of many as a result of Spacesaver’s custom design include: Storage capacity was more...

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