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How to Prepare for Hurricane Season
July 13, 2021

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the United States has about 3 major hurricanes during a typical year. Not only can these hurricanes damage homes and businesses, they can also cause…


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4 Non-Rail Vehicles Critical to Rail Fleets
June 28, 2021

There is plenty of equipment that is made specifically for the railroad industry. It’s a unique segment with unique requirements. However, railroad work often encompasses the use of more standard…


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Load King: An Early History (1956-1978)
June 24, 2021

Load King, a Custom Truck One Source Company, recently celebrated its 65th anniversary. It’s a notable feat in any economy, but it’s especially impressive to look back on all the…


High-voltage power lines for power distribution
Reducing Power Distribution System Loss
June 15, 2021

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, electronic power transmission and distribution lost 5% of energy in the United States between 2015 and 2019. Energy losses are unavoidable in the generation, transmission, and distribution…


safety buy-in image of a yellow hardhat on a chalkboard that says "think safe"
The Importance of Safety Buy-In
June 10, 2021

No matter your industry, safety buy-in is essential. There’s no avoiding the importance of safety, even if you think your industry’s immune from harm. Fully investing in your company’s safety…


EZ Pack Front End Loader
Front End Loader Garbage Trucks: Then and Now
June 1, 2021

Front-end loaders make waste collection easy. They are extremely reliable and functional, making them an indispensable asset in the waste industry. How did these garbage trucks start? Who invented them? In this article,…


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How Do Cities Maintain Their Streetlights?
May 28, 2021

For centuries, lamps have lit the streets of cities around the world. From gas to electricity, streetlights have lit the way for residents and kept them safe at night. Research shows that…