Posts Tagged: Manufacturing Plants

The Northeast has a long history of being home to some of the earliest manufacturing facilities – with remnants of suburban mill towns spread throughout the region. As of late, the area is again a mecca of production, and factories are churning out everything from candles to candies, pharmaceuticals to fashions, and everything in between. This…

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Fact, one of the biggest challenges the manufacturing industry faces with regards to industrial flooring is routine maintenance and repair. Depending on the type of production facility, companies typically need to recoat or replace flooring every 5-10 years. During this process, reducing downtime is crucial to avoid any loss of revenue. Shutting down a production floor…

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Downtime. This could spell out big problems for big businesses. At Black Bear, we know that unexpected slow-downs or ceased production results in loss of revenue; which is why we make every effort to avoid disruption to your business while getting the flooring job done on time and on budget. As a leading partner in…

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The standards and practices that govern the manufacturing industry are regulated by several agencies. The Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) is an example of mandated standards facilities must abide by. These practices are focused on promoting clean and sterile work environments. Manufacturing plants are subject to multiple investigations throughout the year. From OSHA to the…

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Today’s industries are focusing more on their environment to increase productivity and provide a more influential workplace. From 5s to LEAN manufacturing standards, the push towards a more streamlined and scaled down approach to factory floors has made an impact on production facilities. Companies have adopted these methodologies to help: Avoid workplace hazards Clean up…

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How often do you look at your shop floor? If you’re like most plant managers and facility engineers, all eyes are usually on the equipment, employees and output. It’s only when inspectors come in and the violations add up do you realize your industrial flooring may pose serious risks to the environment. Commercial floors in…

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