Warehouse Automation: How Far Should You Go?

Warehouse automation is everywhere these days. At Amazon and other online retailers, for instance, “pickers” work side-by-side with robots. (See related article “Warehouse Automation New Frontiers.”) And with good reason. In many instances, warehouse automation has been shown to improve efficiency, speed, reliability, accuracy and (eventually) cost savings. Is It Right for You? But just because automation […]

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Now Hiring: Trailer Mechanic

Truck Mechanic

Trailer & Truck Mechanic – Full-Time with Benefits Location: Amsterdam, NY Click Here to email a resume or Click Here to complete an online application Join a team within a growing, dynamic manufacturing company, who strives to be the #1 industrial recycling company in the great Northeast. Power Pallet Recycling Center is one of the largest […]

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Help Us Help the Victims of Hurricane Maria!

Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

We are going to have to cancel the drive. There is no outlet to send any goods. We will stick with our plan to help our team out internally as much as we can. Our intentions were good, and we will continue to do what we can to help our team and their families. From […]

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10 Most Common Workplace Injuries

Did you know that every day in America, 13 people go to work and never come home? That’s right. In 2015 (the most recent statistical year) 4,836 workers were killed on the job. Another 3.3 million people per year suffer a workplace injury from which they may never recover. No one wants to get hurt on […]

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Now Hiring: Outside Sales Position

Warehouse Sales Person

Outside Sales Person – Full-Time with Benefits Location:  Amsterdam, NY Click Here to email a resume or Click Here to complete an online application Join a team within a growing, dynamic manufacturing company, who strives to be the #1 Industrial Recycling Company in the Great Northeast. Power Pallet Recycling Center is one of the largest recycling companies […]

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Maintenance Technician

This is a full-time position with benefits. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, and some occasional Saturdays. Hours are 3:00 to 11:30 p.m., with overtime work possible at times

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Energy Efficiency: Compressed Air Systems

This is the last article of a five-part series on industrial energy efficiency. This month we will address how Compressed Air Systems are prime targets for energy efficiency measures. Compressed air is used in many industrial processes, such as sandblasting, injection molding, spray painting, and equipment heating and cooling, to name just a few. Air compression […]

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6 Key Lean Manufacturing Principles

Did you know that most lean manufacturing concepts were developed from the philosophies of Benjamin Franklin? In his 1758 essay, “The Way to Wealth,” Franklin stated the following: You call them goods; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap, and, perhaps, […]

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Now Hiring: Full-Time Safety Assistant

Safety Assistant

Safety Assistant – Full-Time with Benefits Location:  Amsterdam, NY Click Here to email a resume or Click Here to complete an online application Join a team within a growing, dynamic manufacturing company, who strives to be the #1 industrial recycling company in the great Northeast. Power Pallet Recycling Center is one of the largest recycling companies […]

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Energy Efficiency: Battling Start-Up Spikes

This is the fourth article of a five-part series on industrial energy efficiency. This month we cover Part Four of the series: Start-Up Spikes. This occurs whenever energy-consuming equipment and systems are started simultaneously. Start-up spikes are an all-too-common occurrence in most manufacturing and distribution facilities. When energy-hogging equipment is started up at the beginning of a shift, it can […]

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