POY Finalist: Platform and stair system
Finalist in Safety in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
ErectaStep is a universal platform and stair system designed to provide an alternative to custom metal fabrication. With only 4 components, users can quickly and easily assemble an infinite number of configurations.
Popular configurations include cross-over stairs for access over obstructions, stair platforms for repeated maintenance access, ladder replacement and mezzanines. Since ErectaStep platforms and stairs are bolted together, reconfiguration of a system is easy to handle. A dolly component is also available, allowing systems to be mobile as well.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey