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What Attributes Does a Great Loading Dock Door Have?

There are some great options on the market for loading dock doors; there are some vital elements which separate the great dock doors from the rest. Some of the factors include the insulation value, seals, smart integration, maintenance and more. 

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Tags: loading dock door, dock door, compact sectional door, insulated doors, cold chain logistics, logistics

Reducing the Heat in your warehouse during the hot summer


It can prove daunting to decifer exactly where savings can be made when it comes to heating / cooling in your warehouse, and then, what is the best solution for your site?

The two biggest energy consumers in a warehouse are lighting and temperature control (in the form of heating, cooling or refrigeration) and account for approximately 76 percent of total energy use making these systems the best targets for energy savings.

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Tags: warehouse doors, warehouse operations, maintenance costs, energy efficient, energy consumption, energy loss, cold storage warehouses, insulated sectional door, insulated doors, Waste Management, Process Flow

5 Smart Ways to Improve Access Doors

The increased need for overall security and design flexibility at both home and the workplace has led to a greater reliance on access-control systems that incorporate new technology and personalised service from suppliers. In commercial and industrial sites, maintenance and engineering managers are finding that the benefits of facilitywide access control systems and smart, compact design go far beyond simply improving the level of security within buildings. In many cases, a well-designed and implemented system has resulted in reduced operating and maintenance costs.

Managers can greatly reduce breakdown frustrations and the likelihood of deteriorated system performance by focusing attention on some of the most common trouble spots found in standard access doors.

In this blog, we discuss Five Smart Ways to Improve Access Doors.


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Tags: compact sectional door, Compact Doors, compact sectional doors, overhead door, sectional door, tilt panel, insulated sectional door, insulated doors, custom warehouse doors, custom garage door, thermal garage doors, full vision garage doors, double glazed garage doors, glazed glass door, glass sectional door

Compact sectional doors; far superior than overhead doors

Overhead doors are made of several jointed panels that roll up on tracks above the access or across the ceiling. These doors come with different rail systems depending on the building and the space available. The tracks can either go straight up above the doorway, with a bend towards the ceiling or they can follow the roof pitch. The over head door is primairly used as a service door but also very popular as garage door.  

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Tags: Remax, pest control, warehouse doors, door equipment efficiency, warehouse operations, food hygiene regulations, food manufacturing, food processing plant, insulated doors, compact sectional door, sectional door

3 Smart Ways to Control Your Cold Storage Costs and Carbon Footprint


Some Australian cold storage businesses are reporting that with the carbon tax and increasing electricity network charges, their energy costs account for up to 30% of their earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation. To compound this, electricity prices are expected to rise a further 5% a year. This means cutting energy consumption needs to be even more of a focus for cold storage businesses across Australia. With this in mind we have outlined 3 key tips to help you reduce your cold storage costs.

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Tags: cold storage, custom warehouse doors, cold storage doors, insulated doors, carbon footprint, movichill

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