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March 22, 2017
AGM Initiates a Supplier of the Year Award Program

5 Named as Inaugural AGM 'Supplier of the Year Award' Recipients This past February, AGM Container Controls, Inc. (AGM) notified five of their suppliers from 2016 that they had been selected to receive AGM’s new Supplier of the Year Award. According to Howard Stewart, AGM’s President and CEO, the award program is a new annual […]

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March 13, 2017
2017 Defense Budget Storm May Be Smooth Sailing

For many whose offices and businesses are directly affected by the dealings of the Department of Defense (DOD), the Defense Budget Proposal can often be a source of tension. According to National Defense Magazine in an online post regarding the 2017 Defense Budget Proposal, some military contractors and officials are disillusioned with the proposal’s procurement […]

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March 13, 2017
3 Common Tie-Down Strap Buckles and Their Uses

Whether it’s simply moving furniture and boxes across town to a new house or hauling cargo and heavy equipment across the country, tie-down straps are an essential part of getting any job done safely. However, there are several different kinds of buckles used in tie-down assemblies to create and maintain tension on a load, and […]

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March 13, 2017
How To Thread Cam Tie Down Buckles

  Step 1 To thread cam buckle, depress lever and pull webbing up through opening.     Step 2 To tension, release lever and pull webbing.     Step 3 Webbing length can be adjusted by depressing lever and pulling webbing.       Video Transcript To thread the cam buckle, depress the lever and […]

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March 13, 2017
How To Thread Over-Center Tie Down Buckles

  Step 1 To thread over-center buckle, hold handle vertically with rivets at top. Swing wire bale down against top of handle.     Step 2 Insert pull tab into lower slot of handle, then back out through upper slot.     Step 3 Take up slack with pull tab while handle is in open […]

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March 13, 2017
How To Thread a Ratchet Strap

  Step 1 To thread ratchet strap, place webbing THROUGH slot in center rotating spool of closedratchet.     Step 2 Pull webbing through, leaving some slack.     Step 3 Start ratcheting (raising and lowering handle).     Step 4 Webbing will wind itself and be locked in place so that further ratcheting will […]

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March 6, 2017
Selecting the Right Desiccant

First off, what is desiccant? Desiccants are compounds or agents, such as Montmorillonite Clay or Silica Gel, used in facilitating low humidity environments by absorbing moisture content from the air. Typically used in transport, storage or maintenance of materials and products, desiccants are used to keep everything from gym shoes to military munitions dry.   […]

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March 2, 2017
Effervescent Tablets Go "Airborne" in Tubes

Knight-McDowell Labs' quest for an alternative to foil packaging for its effervescent tablets led to a rigid, polypropylene injection-molded container. As a second grade teacher, Victoria Knight-McDowell, founder of Knight-McDowell Labs, Carmel, CA, was constantly catching colds. So she set out to find a natural way to protect herself and others from airborne germs and […]

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