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Strapping Options from Redback Industries

The cost of steel banding continues to rise and has seriously outpaced increases in plastic and cord strapping. Since the beginning of the year, the cost of steel strapping is up approximately 38%, compared to 8% for cord strapping. Cord strapping is a safe, superior and economical alternative to the danger and high cost associated with steel banding. POWERWEB is woven polyester strapping that outperforms steel banding and provides optimum protection against serious injury to employees and customers. This polyester…
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Why Use Woven Cord Strapping

Redback Industries specializes in Woven Cord Strapping, a safe and superior alternative to steel banding. Woven polyester strapping outperforms steel banding and provides optimum protection against serious injury to employees and customers. It absorbs impacts and load shifting that would normally break steel banding, and it will not lash-back dangerously when cut. Woven cord strapping is widely used by lumber, military, industrial and mining industries. Steel strapping is hazardous and is being replaced by this easy to use and safe…
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Keeping Freight Secure with Woven Cord Strapping

Good news for all the truck drivers out there; trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation, and an integral part of the U.S economy according to the 2012 edition of ATA American Trucking Trends by American Trucking Associations. Overall in 2011; “trucking moved $603.9 billion in freight – more than 80 percent of all freight transportation revenue. That freight weighed 9.2 billion tons – 67 percent of all freight by weight.” We don’t have to tell you…
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Montana DOT Prepares for Oversized Loads

At Redback Industries, we are committed to keeping you up to date on the latest cargo securement news: The Montana Department of Transportation is gearing up for approximately 300 oversized loads bearing oil modules, on interstates 90 and 15. The plan will eliminate the need to use state highway 12, which is generally favored by large oil importers. Breakbulk.com reports: The 205 original [Kearl] modules… were reduced in size to meet interstate highway weight and size requirements after Idaho denied…
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