HEC Montréal rewrites the book on library storage with help from Montel

HEC Montreal has it all - a beautiful campus, diverse student body and innovative educative resources. What it didn't have, however, was state-of-the-art library storage. But things have changed.
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Internationally acclaimed management school HEC Montréal has it all – a beautiful campus, diverse student body and innovative educative resources.

What HEC Montréal didn’t have, however, was a state-of-the-art library storage system, one that met the high academic standards set by faculty and allowed learners to take full advantage of its collection of 300,000 monograph reference books and 1,400 periodicals.

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History Colorado brings the past into the future with state-of-the-art museum storage installation

See for yourself how Montel helped History Colorado completely reinvent its museum and anthropological storage with SmartShelf 4-Post hybrid shelving and a Mobilex mobile shelving system.
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History Colorado provides the Denver community with a link to the past through expansive collections of archived documents, photographs and sundry artifacts. It is a commitment the organization has upheld for nearly 150 years.

But with such a varied catalog of sensitive items to curate and protect, the popular historical society, museum and educative center needed more from its storage area. See for yourself how Montel helped History Colorado completely reinvent its museum and anthropological storage with SmartShelf 4-Post hybrid shelving and a Mobilex mobile shelving system.

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Get your smart storage ideas off the ground with hanging storage solutions

With customizable crossbars and rods capable of countless configurations, hanging storage has the power to store anything with unusual dimensions effortlessly.
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Even storage experts like us can admit that not everything belongs on a shelf. Some items are too long, too thin, too cumbersome to sit sideways on a shelf with any efficiency whatsoever.

But what are your other options? Stand these items in a bunch at the corner of the storeroom where people will trip over them? Of course not.

Instead, we suggest you invest in Montel’s hanging storage solutions, which affix to existing Montel shelving products or directly to a wall. With customizable crossbars and rods capable of countless configurations, hanging storage has the power to store anything with unusual dimensions effortlessly.

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5 bright ideas for whiteboard end panels on mobile shelving units

Have you ever thought about all the things you could do with end-panel whiteboards on your mobile shelving?
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Steve Jobs loved whiteboards, or so the legend goes. It’s hard to imagine the late mastermind behind Apple and Pixar without a whiteboard as his backdrop.

Montel actually designed a Mobilex mobile shelving for Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., complete with – you guessed it – full-length whiteboards as the end panels.

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In the heat of the moment: Custom storage solutions for fire departments

Will your fire equipment storage help you reach victims in time, or will it hold you back?
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Twenty-three seconds.

Every 23 seconds a fire department somewhere in the country responds to an alarm, according to 2015 averages from the U.S. National Fire Protection Association.

Will your fire department be the next to answer the call? And will your fire equipment storage help you reach victims in time, or will it hold you back?

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Moving pictures: Montel’s vibration-free sliding art racks for the Clyfford Still Museum

Come see how Montel's vibration-free sliding art racks brought art to life at the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado.
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Montel recently finished work on two sliding art rack storage systems for the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado, an institution honoring and preserving the work of the eponymous American painter who stood at the forefront of the abstract expressionist movement in the late 1940s.

With more than 800 paintings in need of innovative racking – as well as letters, sketchbooks and other materials belonging to the artist – Montel designed and installed custom storage solutions that achieve a perfect balance between efficiency, usefulness and conservation.

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Introducing SafeCrank mobile shelving technology from Montel

How does mechanical-assist mobile shelving keep users protected at your place of business?
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Safety should always be a chief concern among business leaders.

Protecting employees from accidents in the workplace is not only the right thing to do morally, it’s one of the most cost-effective commitments an employer can make. According to research from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, American businesses spend an estimated $1 billion every week on workers’ compensation payments alone. Yikes! That can’t be good for the company checkbook or a brand’s reputation.

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SmartShelf® vs. L&T Shelving: Which packs the biggest punch?

How does Montel's SmartShelf® Hybrid 4-Post boltless shelving system stack up against a traditional L&T commodity shelving unit?
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How does Montel’s SmartShelf® Hybrid 4-Post shelving system stack up against a traditional L&T shelving unit?

Frankly, we don’t think it’s a fair fight at all, especially when it comes to customization and spatial efficiency. Boltless shelving like SmartShelf® wins round after round.

We’ll walk you through a standard shelf adjustment step by step, compare the two shelving options and demonstrate exactly what we mean.

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NOW PATENTED: Montel revolutionizes mobile storage with LED Guard Technology™ for SafeAisle®, SAFERAK® and RACK&ROLL

Montel is proud to announce patents for its innovative LED Guard Technology™ used in SafeAisle® powered mobile storage systems, SAFERAK® mobile racking systems and RACK&ROLL 16P mobile shelving.
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The world of high-density storage will never be the same.

Montel is proud to officially announce the issuance of U.S. and Canadian patents for its innovative LED Guard™ used in SafeAisle® powered mobile storage systemsSAFERAK® mobile racking systems (both 32P and 60P) and RACK&ROLL 16P mobile shelving.

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How Williams Selyem Winery learned world-class wines pair well with smarter shelving

When Williams Selyem Winery turned to us to outfit its wine library storage facilities with high-density mobile and static shelving installations, we had a feeling something special would come of it.
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To many people, a bottle of wine sounds like a relaxing way to spend a weekend among friends, family and loved ones. To the winemakers at Williams Selyem Winery, it’s that and so much more.

But don’t take our word for it – in 2010, Wine Enthusiast Magazine awarded the company’s 2007 Litton Estate Pinot Noir a perfect score of 100 points, making it the first North American pinot noir to earn such an honor.

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