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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Crude Oil Facilities: An Introduction to Safety

What does your workday look like? If you’re like most people with a nine-to-five job, you spend your days working in an office, most likely at a desk, on a computer or laptop. Perhaps you also get together with coworkers for meetings or conference calls throughout your day.

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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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June is National Safety Month!

As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And there’s no better time than now to focus on preventing workplace injuries — especially since June is the National Safety Council’s (NSC) National Safety Month.

Summer Weather Industrial Workplace Safety Tips

Not only does warm weather increase the risk of heat-related illness, it also increases the likelihood of severe weather conditions, including hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, wildfires and more. This blog takes a closer look at the most frequent summer weather hazards, and how to best protect your employees.

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Is Your Facility Prepared When it Comes to Spill Containment?

Part 1 of SafeRack’s Spill Prevention and Containment Series. Industrial spills cause costly damage to equipment, the facility and fines. Spill protection plans and spill containment equipment aren’t just good ideas; they’re absolute musts for any industrial facility. The is a Second Part of a Two Part Series on Spill Prevention and Containment. Part 2 –
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Are You Ready for the New Railcar?

New Rules and Regulations Take the Tank-Car Industry by Surprise Throughout the past several years, there’s been a surge in crude oil production and its transport by rail. As a result of these growing demands within the crude-by-rail sector, the industry ramped up production of their DOT-111 tank cars to meet the need. With the
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Q&A with a SafeRack Employee: Being LEAN and Solving for Safety

John Lawson, Director of Engineering & New Product Development For over a decade, SafeRack has delivered high-quality, precision-built industrial safety solutions. And we like to always keep a step ahead. But if it weren’t for the savvy minds behind the scenes, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Our expert team is continuously working to
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Crude Oil Transfer by Rail is On the Rise

With more than 9 million barrels of oil pumped every day, oil production in North America is reaching an all-time high (shale oil especially). Even with recent drops in oil prices, the industry has remained not only resilient, but also surprisingly on the incline.