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Safe Alternatives to Steel Strapping for Lumber

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From the forest to the construction site lumber must be transported and shipped multiple times. It is imperative that you keep your lumber safe, secure and damage free from traveling on trucks and rail cars. Redback Industries offers heavy duty woven polyester strapping used in the North American lumber industries. Corded polyester strapping is a safe and economical alternative to steel strapping. When looking for an affordable strapping solution that safeguards employees against serious injuries and protects lumber from costly…
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Containerization and Load Securing

Containerization originated in early coal mining regions in England and Germany in the late 1700s. By the 1830s, railroads were carrying containers that could be transferred to other modes of transport. Originally used for shipping coal on and off barges, “loose boxes” were used to containerize coal. The early 1900s saw the adoption of closed container boxes designed for movement between road and rail. Containerization continued to evolve and toward the end of World War II, the United States Army…
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