Nov/Dec Newsletter 2019

Nov/Dec Newsletter 2019
 
 

Nov/Dec Newsletter 2019

 
     
 

Welcome to the Barpro Gazette, a monthly newsletter distributed to all our clients & stakeholders. The Barpro Gazette is your gateway to info & issues within the cold chain sector. This edition will be our final publication for 2019. Barpro Storage SA wishes to thank all the stakeholders, clients & suppliers for 2019. May you have a blessed festive season & see you again in 2020.

 
 
 
 
CONTROL PANEL BRACKETS
 
   
 

When you want to protect something, you lock it. So why should it be anything different with your mobile system control panels? Barpro Johannesburg receives a number of call-outs, where the control panel at the back of the mobiles were not closed for various reasons. This gives unwanted guests the opportunity to tamper with the…

 
 
 
 
Training of Forklift drivers & safety around mobile racking systems
 
   
 

Mobile racking can work in most storage applications and companies appreciate the fact that mobiles either save them space or double storage capacity. However, as with any other mobile equipment, mobile racking must be treated with care. Companies have realised that rack damage caused by careless forklift operators is an avoidable expense. However, there are…

 
 
 
 
Barpro Storage - Customer service guaranteed
 
   
 

Barpro Storage has proudly laid claim to be the pioneers of the Storax mobile system in Southern Africa, with our first installation being completed over 25 years ago. The advantage that Barpro has is that after 25 years in the business, and with over 280 installations to look after, we have built up the infrastructure…

 
 
 
 
Rack Safety Inspection
 
   
 

Whilst recently re-reading the "storage equipment manufacturers association" (SEMA) code of practice for the use of pallet racking in warehouses, I was struck by how it isn't followed in South Africa. While local rack manufacturers at least say that they produce their products to SEMA standards, estimates of the percentage of warehouses who even try…

 
 
 
 
Barpro Storage – Excellence in Fruit packaging industry
 
   
 

In 2015 Capespan Group continued its growth with the acquisition of a modern new packhouse on the banks of the Berg River in Paarl, Western Cape, as well as sizeable new apple and pear farms. Novo Packhouse, a state-of-the-art Topfruit packing facility opened in Paarl in 2009 was previously owned by Colors Fruit, and will…

 
 
 
 
Lithium takes charge
 
   
 

Humanity has been fascinated by electricity for a long time. The word itself comes from the Greek “electron” which means amber as small particles were seen to stick to amber once it had been rubbed. It was the American Benjamin Franklin who first referred to an electric “battery “using the term in a letter to…

 
 
 
 
Emergent Energy – Solar PV Investment
 
   
 

Aerial photograph of Emergent Energy Electricity prices are hammering every industry in Southern Africa, however over the last 2 years, solar has become a very appealing offering. Howard Lipman of Tems Meat in City Deep, fed up with increasing electricity tariffs was a first mover, opting to use Emergent Energy. Contractually bound by a performance…

 
 
 
 
Gearing up for growth – Mega Chicks invests in a New Mobile racked Freezer Store
 
   
 

Barpro Storage conducted an interview with Mega Chicks after the completion of their new Mobile Racked Cold Store Facility in Johannesburg. Background of Mega Chicks Mega Chicks is a Family run business that started from humble beginnings in the early-80’s out of Lenasia in Southern Johannesburg. Now, in its 2nd generation, Mega Chicks has their…

 
 
 
 
International visitor to Barpro Storage - Emergent Cold, Australia
 
   
 

James Cunningham and Corne Stapelberg recently had a visit from Mr Ramana Haran of Emergent Cold Store, Australia. They conducted a visit to the F Dawoods freezer store in Boksburg. The mobiles were in mint condition after 15 years in operation. Emergent Cold has recently joined forces with America’s Lineage Logistics, making Lineage the largest…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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