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For growers and marketers, the right packaging during transportation serves as one of the most important aspects in bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to consumers. Whether you use sack bags, boxes and crates, or fruit bins and pallets, it has different benefits for both stakeholders and consumers, notes A.I.M. Sales. Less Spoilage Every product needs a special way...

In 2015, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture released a report that indicates a huge demand for college graduates with a degree in agriculture. This is because America is in a farming crisis. Only 6% of U.S. farmers are under the age of 35 and still physically capable of continuing their work. Older farmers are now trying to make up for the shortage of...

Workers in Queensland will have better protection under a new health and safety law for industrial manslaughter, which penalises guilty employers of up to more than $13 million in penalties. A senior officer may also be liable for the immediate death of an employee due to negligence, or when the individual dies from their sustained injuries. When found guilty, the at-fault...

Choosing between a plasma and laser cutting machine can be confusing since these two are among the most common cutting systems for industrial applications. Plasma vs. Laser Those who want accurate and precise cuts should consider laser over plasma, while the latter is a better option for cutting thicker metal sheets. For instance, some plasma systems could cut metals with...

API 653 is a set of rules for checking aboveground storage tanks or ASTs. These rules make sure welded storage tanks used for liquids stored at air pressure will continue to work properly. API 653 also has rules for moving, repairing, and changing anything about an existing AST built according to the API 650 or API 12C standards. It may seem like a lot of trouble for just...

In mining, civil construction and mining applications that involve the measurement of fluids, it is always important to keep track of the fluids’ volume that is flowing in the pumping system. Nonetheless, it is crucial you get your pumps, flow meters and other pumping parts from leading brands to ensure you get quality products that will offer you an extended service...

Do you want to expand your business premises or need extra storage space? If yes, container sheds and dome shelters are excellent options to consider. However, different factors go into choosing the right shades and shelters for you. First off, consider the particular application you plan to use the shade and shelter solutions. The following are the three types of dome...

Building a workplace is a step-by-step process. Business leaders are expected to consult various professionals before constructing the building, installing equipment or machinery, and handling security. This is important because the materials used for a workplace is different from those used at home. For example, industrial stairs are used because they could be more...

Plumbing is a diverse business sector that is overrunning with growth opportunities for the discerning entrepreneurs. Taking proactive measures can help you gain an edge in the market and grow your business. Evolving technology is continually changing the plumbing sector, and as such, you need to stay ahead of this curve if you’re to grow your business. Thankfully, these...

The existence of plastic strapping in the cargo-securing industry came about as a result of the need to strap goods in the applications where metal strapping did not make sense. Usually, metal strapping was the only option for securing products but was not practical for all types of items. You would also need appropriate tools for proper strapping, which, in most cases,...