Announcing MarinaStep, an innovative line of ship and marine gangways

SafeRack, the world’s largest manufacturer of truck and railcar loading platforms and safety equipment, is excited to announce the latest addition to its premier safe access and fall protection product line. MarinaStep is an innovative line of ship and marine gangways and access ramps, specifically designed for the maritime marketplace.

Top 5 Oil Regions in the United States

The United States is known to be one of the top oil-producing countries in the world. In fact, The United States is ranked at the top of every nation followed by Russia. This has been because of the very high production of oil in some regions of the country. We have over 100 regions with
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Dry Disconnect Couplings – Handling Hazardous, High-Value Chemicals Doesn’t Have To Be High Risk

Being able to minimize the amount of harmful chemicals lost during the connection and disconnection of coupling systems offers significant benefits to operators and handlers, but it can also lead to substantial cost savings. High-value chemicals are utilized throughout most manufacturing industries, and the utmost care has to be taken in order to maximize profits
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How to Determine and Choose Marine Access and Safety Solutions

Ship and barge access, loading, and unloading can be challenging if you are not aware of the options, and the factors that can affect your options. When accessing a ship or barge, a proper setup is needed to provide efficiency for marine loading and unloading, and provide a safe environment. Safety needs to include precautions
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10 Minute Tips: Marine Loading/Unloading Safety Checks

 Take 10 minutes and learn tips that will help save lives and save money for your ship and barge loading operations. When accessing a ship or barge a proper setup is needed to provide safe conditions while keeping operations efficient for marine loading and unloading. Taking the necessary steps now will help prevent costly accidents
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Marine Safety | Proactive Ways to Protect Workers and Yourself

Marine safety, along with all industrial safety, needs to be approached proactively to protect workers and employers. When it comes to safety, a reactive approach could cost time, money, and potentially cost lives. It only takes one small mishap to cause irreparable damages.

Offshore Oil Drilling

Top 3 Forms of Drilling

Before the loading and unloading of petroleum products it needs to be drilled There are multiple types of drilling that can be employed to remove oil and natural gas from the ground below. Here’s a look at some of the most common methods, and how they work. Oil Drilling Oil drilling provides a number of
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Falfurrias Capital Announces Strategic Investment in SixAxis

SixAxis is a leading manufacturer of safety equipment, including SafeRack, ErectaStep brands    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Falfurrias Capital Partners (“FCP”), a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, middle-market businesses, and SixAxis LLC (“SixAxis”), the leading manufacturer of advanced products that increase worker safety and boost productivity, today announced that
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SafeRack’s Statement Regarding Hurricane Harvey

On behalf of the entire SixAxis family, our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those impacted by this devastating storm. We know for certain that many of our employees, dealers, and customers in the area have sustained significant damage and hardship as a result of this historical disaster. SixAxis is contributing $5,000 to
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SafeRack LLC Announces First of its Kind Master Distributor Partnership with Canada-based Northern Platforms LTD

ANDREWS, S.C., June 7, 2017 /CNW/ — SafeRack LLC, the leading manufacturer of truck and railcar loading platform systems and safety equipment, is proud to announce Northern Platforms LTD as its first exclusive distributor for the Alberta and British Columbia regions of Canada. The move comes after many years of sharing the same marketspace. With petro-chem
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OSHA Inspection

Major OSHA Updates Begin August 1st

(As of July 13, 2016, OSHA has announced that it will delay enforcement of their new anti-retaliation regulations until November 1, 2016. The following blog post has been edited to reflect these changes.) Come August, there will be a new batch of OSHA rules and regulations going into effect. How will you know which ones impact you and how to decipher the new guidelines? Here, we’ve summarized the key updates to note, and what to pay attention to in the coming weeks.

SafeRack Georgetown Business of the Year

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Award Winners

As seen on Southstrandnews.com By Clayton Stairs May 23, 2016 The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce has announced seven award winners to be honored during the 99th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 9. The award winners are: Lifetime of Leadership — Bob Jewell, outgoing president/CEO of Brookgreen Gardens Young Professional of the Year — Brooke
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Video Game-Like Software Could Revolutionize Custom Manufacturing: Q&A With SafeRack’s Rob Honeycutt

Even in today’s fast-paced economy, it can take manufacturers weeks or months to deliver customized products. The process begins with an initial conversation about what the customer needs, which is then relayed to engineers to see what’s possible. Drafting, pricing and the manufacturing process itself add to turnaround time. Rob Honeycutt’s company, SafeRack, is using
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South Carolina’s SixAxis Invests $20 Million in Facility Expansion, Jobs

Partnership with State of South Carolina and Georgetown County Aids Manufacturer’s Expansion Andrews, SC – December 10, 2015 SixAxis and its SafeRack division, a manufacturer of loading rack and safety access solutions, have announced expansion plans to support their immediate and long term growth initiatives. SafeRack, the State of South Carolina, and Georgetown County have
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SafeRack and Atlatl Growth Brings High-Tech Opportunity to Local Area

Accelerated growth at SafeRack and its sister company Atlatl Software is bringing high-tech manufacturing and software technology jobs to the area. Andrews, SC – September 27, 2014 SafeRack, a leader in custom loading platforms and gangways for truck, railcar and industrial safety applications, and its sister company Atlatl Software, pioneer of the software category Sales
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SafeRack Appoints Jeff Reichert to President

Jeff Reichert has been appointed President of SafeRack loading rack technologies. Andrews, SC – May 14, 2014 SafeRack, an industry leader specializing in loading rack technologies for trucks, railcars and industrial safety applications, announced the appointment of Jeff Reichert to President. The announcement was made by co-founders Fred Harmon and Rob Honeycutt who said, “Jeff
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Methods for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Non-Pressure and Pressure Tank Cars

From Pamphlet 34 – January 18, 2013 [https://www.aar.org/Documents/BOE/AAR%20CPC-1245%20Pamphlet%2034.pdf] Preface This document presents general guidelines for the selection of tank cars and recommended procedures for loading and unloading of the cars. It is not a complete and comprehensive set of methods, instructions or procedures applicable for all situations and car types. Each user company is encouraged to
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