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Storage, Shelving and Racking Systems

When it comes to industry beliefs around centres and the ways in which they think about rack design, there are two simple distribution categories used to distinguish the types of racks used within their warehouses.
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Both safety practices and risk mitigation are not nice-to-haves, they are must-haves and solution development.

Aside from enforcing standards to ensure the safety practices surrounding maintenance and reconfiguration of racks, the very need to increase efficiency is changing the way racks are designed.

The combined pressures erode commoditisation of rack systems, since the number of storage locations, aisle width and slab designs provide nowhere near enough information to properly specify a storage system.


According to Walter Scremin owner of OnTime Group, in order to boost safety, achieve compliance and cut costs, the design of racks and storage media must match the application as closely as possible.

“Successful rack users start with the rack system when designing any new facility. If a main part of your business is storage and handling, you should consider the rack before you even start with the building. But many people still try to fit the rack to the building. It’s like buying a sports car and then asking your wife and kids to get in. You should have bought a minivan.”

Between codes and the desire for optimum efficiency and productivity, rack systems benefit from a detailed exchange of information throughout a given project. Ferret has several different examples of racking and shelving systems used within the industry that can assist you pick the right rack for your warehouse, click here.

Cubicle SE System with frame, rear and side panels, baseplate, roof panel and door
ERNTEC Pty Ltd
ERNTEC's custom cabinets and large enclosures can be used across a range of industries including electrical, telecommunications and Defence
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Side plates, top and bottom covers, front and rear panels
ERNTEC Pty Ltd
Subrack and card frame solutions from ERNTEC are available in a wide variety of standardised and customised choices
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Mechanical Components
CGB Precision Products
Small mechanical components and magnetic tension control devices are perfect for web control and ten
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RBDGS02BB Bulkibox Dangerous Goods Store
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Schaefer Systems International (SSI) offers the Regal 3000 Modular Shelving - Industrial Shelving Units, Adjustable Shelving Systems, Pallet Racking
Schaefer Systems International
Regal 3000 modular shelving from Schaefer Systems International maximises available space and is ideal for the storage of smaller objects.
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Increases productivity
DYNSTO Pty Ltd
Second hand automated high-lift/stacker storage systems
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Raised Storage, Mezzanine Flooring and Staircases
Bowen Group
Raised storage and mezzanine floor systems can be customised and a wide range of accessories can be incorporated to any design
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Drawer Cabinets from DYNSTO
DYNSTO Pty Ltd
Drawer Cabinets for industrial environments that can be adjusted and are mobile for all applications
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Stretch Wrapping Film from Pallet Control Australia
Pallet Control Australia
Versatile and Strong, Pallet Control Australia's Stretch Wrapping Films can be used for various applications offering optimum containment
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WheelieSafe
WheelieSafe Pty Ltd
Increases productivity and reduces OH&S risks
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Bunds and Containment constructed of chemical resistant  Polyethylene
Polymaster Industrial
Bulk storage and handling equipment for demanding industrial applications from Polymaster Industrial.
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Industrial Sheds
Shed Creations
Custom built industrial sheds for housing of various machinery or products. These structures are built using high quality parts and come in kits or fully assembled.
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Electrical Enclosures, Switchboards, Racks and Hazardous Area Equipment from B&R Enclosures
B&R Enclosures Pty Ltd
B&R have now been producing enclosure systems for more than fifty years. They are well known within the Australian industry.
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Dematic​ AMCAP
Dematic
Dematic offers safe, cost-effective, high performance solutions for both manual and automated mixed case palletising.
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Cabinet Cooling from Knight Pneumatics  are low maintenance and can be installed within 15 minutes.
Knight Pneumatics
Cabinet coolers use clean compressed air to control the heat and keep cool cabinets holding dangerous electrical components
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Pallet Racking for Selective Bulk Storage
MECA Racking Solutions - Storage Solutions Tailored to Fit
Cantilever racking and pallet racking solutions for warehouse management and materials handling.
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Choose from a wide range of unique accessories
Bowen Group
Super 123 Adjustable Boltless Longspan Shelves from Metalsistem is now available from Bowen Group, available in various configurations and strengths
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Pallet Live Storage
Schaefer Store
SSI Schaefer’s “KDR” Pallet and Carton Live Storage Systems guarantees that no old stocks get left on pallet shelves
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Industrial Workbenches with extra load capacity
Boscotek Industrial Storage
Heavy Duty Industrial Workbenches from Bosco Storage Solutions are incredibly sturdy and can be used standing or sitting and include many storage features.
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Commercial Office Storage
Schaefer Store
Choose from advanced commercial office storage and furniture that is available for Immediate Direct Delivery
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Metromatics
Metromatics manufacture and provide a range of Sunlight Readable and Industrial LCDs, Single Board Computers, Panel PC, Avionics Cards, Data Acquisition Systems, Telemetry Equipment, Automatic Test Equipment, Pressure Sensors, Force Transducers, Accelerometers, ...
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Richmond Wheels and Castors
Established in Victoria in 1958, Richmond Wheels and Castors have been designing materials handling equipment including wheels and castors, pallet trucks and pipe rollers. 
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Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd market a comprehensive range of materials handling and lifting equipment. Their range includes Jib Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Monorail Cranes, Hoists and Winches, Forklift Attachments. 
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CHEP Pallecon Solutions provides Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs), liner bags and accessories to customers around the world and across a range of industries including food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, chemical and general manufacturing.
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Storage Ideas
Storage Ideas provide materials handling solutions in the design, supply and installation of new and used storage equipment including Racks, Pallet Racking, Shelving, Conveyors, and office and warehouse storage systems. Colby Storage Solutions Central ...
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Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting provide cranes, hoists, attachments and accessories. Specialising in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment and is a leading manufacturer of railway lifting equipment and jib cranes in Australasia.
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PACKSPEC
PACKSPEC, a packaging supplier and importer of paperboard recyclable pallets with two tonne capacity.
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Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions supply specialised solutions that are designed to eliminate hand lifting when loading and unloading palletised goods. These equipment and materials include scissor lift tables, fork stackers, stretch wrapping equipment, racking ...
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ERNTEC Pty Ltd
ERNTEC Pty Ltd is a leading player in the manufacture and supply of precision components to all sectors associated with electrical, electronic and medical engineering. Products include backshells, backplanes, cabinets and racks, subracks, connectors, ...
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Compressed Air Australia
Compressed Air Australia offers high quality, energy-conserving solutions that solve problems in industrial plants. Compressed Air is a leading distributor of: EXAIR compressed air products that blow off, vacuum, cool, vent, dry, convey and neutralise ...
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Ferret.com.au is Australia's largest and leading online directory for the manufacturing, mining, and industrial sectors. Ferret.com.au comprises the most current information on products and services across a broad range of industries, and provides qualified ...
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Phoenix Lifting
With their expertise and extensive range of quality products, Phoenix Lifting offer customers the very best in lifting solutions. Products include cranes, hoists and winches, drum handling equipment, forklift attachments and crane attachments.  ...
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Protective accessories increase the longevity of your racking and improve the overall safety
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17/05/18 - Your storage space is the core of your business so taking care of it should be a priority.
Cantilever Racking
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26/04/18 - If traditional pallet racking doesn’t suit the needs of your business, then there are plenty of other storage solutions available.
Enjoy significant savings in a large warehouse by automating some of the handling using conveyor systems
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06/04/18 - No matter how large or small your warehouse space, it’s important to make full use of the area.
Storage Ideas’ bespoke design solutions
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15/03/18 - At Storage Ideas, we offer custom designed storage solutions for any business.
Installing a mezzanine can save you the time, money and stress of moving to a new facility when you need more space.
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22/02/18 - When investigating ways to make the most out of your available space, you may have come across the idea of raised storage or mezzanine levels.
A-Frame racking
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01/02/18 - A-Frame racking might be the perfect solution for your warehousing or storage environment.
Exceeding international standards in safety is a priority for Colby
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11/01/18 - Storage Ideas is a leading authorised seller of Colby racking because we believe their products are the best in the business.
Storage racking
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30/11/17 - At Storage Ideas, we carry a huge variety of products so there’ll always be something to meet your needs.
Storage Ideas
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09/11/17 - For an employer, the safety and security of their workers is a top priority.
Our manufacturers make some of the best products in the world
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19/10/17 - Australian products have been manufactured to meet our own high safety standards.
Storage solutions
Supplier news
02/10/17 - With such a wide range of storage solutions available, it can be tricky to work out the best choice for your business.
Storage Ideas is committed to providing outstanding customer service
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07/09/17 - Read on for a few helpful tips on how to choose your next storage provider.
Phoenix Lifting Vacuum Lifting System
Manually handling sacks is extremely heavy going on operators and carries a high risk of injury. This is the reason why lifting sacks is one of the top 10 most common applications where the VacuEasylift has been used. The VacuEasylift has been developed ...
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Richmond TugR
Intuitive tugR offers high maneuverability and safety without requiring a license to operate.
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Richmond Engineering Video
Richmond Engineering Video
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Reliable optical detection of uneven and irregular objects
SICK Commercial Goods Industry Manager Tim Baron provides hands-on demonstrations of several sensors in SICK's Multitask range of photoelectric sensors.
SICK Pty Ltd
Detecting 1D and 2D Bar Codes & Data Matrix Codes
SICK Pty Ltd Product Manager Sean Carter provides hands-on demonstrations of a variety of code reading devices designed to provide reliable, efficient identification of 1D and 2D bar codes and data matrix codes.
SICK Pty Ltd
Complete Mining Vehicle Protection
SICK Technical Industry Manager Nicky Guenther provides an overview of SICK's vehicle protection systems for mining vehicles, designed to ensure safety and efficiency.
SICK Pty Ltd
Sensors for Hazardous Point Protection & Machine Safety
SICK Product Market Manager Jason Mair discusses several unique sensors that can be used to provide hazardous point protection and protect workers from dangerous machines in industrial environments.
SICK Pty Ltd
The Changing Nature of Automation in the Workplace
SICK Pty Ltd Managing Director David Duncan talks with Ferret.com.au about the changing nature of automation in the workplace, the developing role product makers have in ensuring the safety of end users and how SICK embraces and fosters moves towards ...
SICK Pty Ltd
Manufacturing, Automation and the Future
Ferret.com.au interviews SICK Australia & New Zealand National Sales Manager Jeff Walker about the future of automation and the impact that developments in this area will have on the manufacturing sector.
SICK Pty Ltd
Hitachi electric chain hoist & trolley
Hitachi electric chain hoist & trolley
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Vector Lifting - Company Overview
Ferret.com.au interviews Vector Lifting Project Manager Guy Webster about the design, engineering and manufacture of mechanical lifting systems, jib cranes and railway maintenance equipment.
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NMW 2012 - Ferret.com.au interviews Boscotek Industrial Stor
Ferret.com.au talks to Glen Huggett, Multimedia & Marketing, about why Bosctotek exhibits at National Manufacturing Week, and what it is that makes the industrial storage company stand out from its competitors.
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