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Why Elect to Use Electric?

Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22, and one of the main goals of the movement is to reduce emissions that contribute to health impacts and air quality across the world. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the use of fossil fuels contributes to: 

• Temperature: Increasing greenhouse gases are linked to rising temperatures
• Air Quality: Greenhouse gases are linked to ozone layer depletion which is implicated in increased respiratory health problems

Inside your warehouse applications, electrically-powered equipment can have a positive impact on the air quality, and in turn, have a positive impact on your employees’ health. At one point, fuel-powered engines were the only answer for many of your warehouse and material handling applications, but the industry has come a long way and that’s no longer the case. Today’s electric equipment is designed to handle even your toughest inside jobs.

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Cold Weather Calls for Emissions Testing

A brutal winter has sent shivers around the country and in New Jersey it’s not over yet. Cold weather and biting winds whistling through the warehouse environment may cause employees to batten down the hatches by closing normal venting outlets such as doors, windows and skylights. It opens the possibility of carbon monoxide (CO) levels rising to an unsafe level. Carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas, is a by-product of all internal combustion engines. In this scenario, it’s time to have a Barclay technician check your emission levels and, if necessary, perform a tune up.

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Double Award Winner: Yale Scores Two Top Product Awards

More than 1,200 readers of Materials Handling Product News (MHPN) reinforced Barclay’s commitment to Yale by naming not one, but two, Yale products as winners in the third annual Readers’ Choice Product of the Year awards. The Yale® MC10-15 counterbalanced stacker Driven by Balyo came out on top in the automated guided vehicles (AGV) category, and the direct-store delivery (DSD) package for the Yale® MPB045-VG electric pallet truck won in the lift trucks and accessories category.

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National Ergonomics Month Is A Cause For Reduced Pain