Recommended Workstation Floor Mats and Their Benefits

As the seasons turn for the better, we turn to the worsened state of our floors. It’s easy to wish that mud and scuff marks aren’t really there, or that they haven’t built up over time, ruining tile, scratching wood,

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Premises Liability – Understanding Commercial Property Owner Liability

Let’s talk for a minute about promoting safety in your workspace. Sometimes we forget that workplace injuries not only harm people, but can also hurt your bottom line. The National Safety Council noted in 2003 that almost $70 billion –

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Different Types of Plastics, Their Properties & Uses

Today we’re looking at the types of different plastics, along with their properties and uses – which leads us at Consolidated Plastics to consider the nature of change, both in our business and in yours. At Consolidated Plastics, we think

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Why Your Dental Practice Needs A Custom Floor Mat

As a dentist in private practice, you have a lot to think about beyond providing excellent care for your patients. You have to be financially responsible, keeping the doors open and the lights on. You have to hire and manage

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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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