Slip, Trip and Fall Workplace Statistics

Ever think about the amazing beauty of winter? It truly does have its charms: the serenity of snowflakes flurrying in the cold sky, the appeal of the warm fireplace, the delicious smells wafting from our kitchens. But, of course, this

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The History of Plastic Bottles

With our busy routines and all of our day-to-day activities, it’s easy to overlook the simple things. From paper clips to sidewalks to electricity, it seems that our brains are programmed to ignore the minor conveniences of life until they’re

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Alternative Uses For Nalgene™ Bottles

You may have heard of the term ‘Nalgene™ bottles,’ in part because these clear, high-density polyethylene plastic bottles, originally developed for use in laboratories, are shatterproof and much lighter than glass. They’re available from Consolidated Plastics in 12-packs or 6-packs depending

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Executive Benefit

In business, everyone wants to feel special, especially executives. They’ve had ‘executive perks’ for years, ranging from corner offices with spectacular views, to long lunches, limos, bonuses and even relocation packages. But for a day-in, day-out benefit, it’s hard to

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A ‘Barefoot’ Floor Mat?

When it comes to floor mats for your entryway, you’d probably agree that not all mats are created equal. In fact, the economist John Ruskin probably said it best, “There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot

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Consider the Humble Rubber Mat

Consider the humble rubber or carpet mat: It protects floors, it traps dirt and it keeps spills from spoiling clean surfaces at work, at home and at play. It welcomes people to your business, your house, your office, and your

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Changing of the Seasons

It’s the end of summer, the kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter and the nights longer, darker and chillier. So as you make plans to replace your furnace filter and stock up on batteries for the

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Customer Success Story with Our New Custom Logo Berber Mats

At Consolidated Plastics, we love hearing stories about how our products are used and loved by our clients. One such client is Janice Maguire from The Center for Rheumatology! A $1.5 million state-of-the-art facility was newly built in Albany, New

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‘Pained’ to ‘Pampered’ Feet – Introducing our New Stylist Elite Mats

Standing all day is no small task. And with well over a million practicing hairstylists in the US alone, more than a few people sacrifice their feet for the cause of making others feel and look beautiful! But there are

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3 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Chair Mat

Chair Mats are beneficial to any public or office space. Here are three reasons why everyone should have a chair mat: More protection Floor Protection –  Floors are hard to keep looking new and fresh, whether it is a hardwood

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