How Protecting Spectators Increases Team Income

- Article By: Alex
How Protecting Spectators Increases Team Income
  • Sports
  • Baseball
  • Safety

Baseball is only one of the many sports trying to increase their attendance records that have been on a consistent downward trajectory for the last decade. One of the causes of this trend is that the “old timers” – those over the age of 45 – 60 – are either dying or no longer able to attend the games for one of several reasons

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Amazing, Amusing Cargo Netting In Use

- Article By: Ed
Amazing, Amusing Cargo Netting In Use
  • Cargo
  • Netting
  • Rope

The most typical use for cargo netting – well, at least up until the last 10 years or so – has been to contain products during transport and to safely lift cargo before and after shipment. But, with the ingenuity of a whole new generation, cargo netting is taking on a more amazing and amusing role—from backyards to zoos.

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Yes, We Have No Bananas …But, How About Manila Rope?

- Article By: Ed
Yes, We Have No Bananas …But, How About Manila Rope?
  • Rope,
  • Info,
  • Manila

Somewhere on an Abaca farm nestled in the steaming heat of the Philippines or the remote back roads of Ecuador, there are men and women harvesting and prepping Abaca plant fiber for rope products around the world. The Abaca plant is a relative of the banana tree and the easiest way to tell the difference is that it grows no bananas – but, its fibers make organic Manila Rope.

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Protect against the Zika Virus with Netting

- Article By: Ed
Protect against the Zika Virus with Netting
  • Zika
  • Health
  • Safety

Companies and start-ups that are interested in creating or manufacturing mosquito netting products with a view to export to other nations or for tourists who are traveling to other nations are in a great position to cash in on large profits this year.

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Preventing Chemical Shipments from Rigging Disasters

- Article By: Ed
Preventing Chemical Shipments from Rigging Disasters
  • News
  • Shipping
  • Logistics

Any enterprise involved in shipping chemical containers with open tops—whether by land, sea or air— knows the dangers that are associated with any part of rigging or lifting equipment coming off and landing on one of the tanks.

At US Netting we provide custom solutions for any type of shipping or cargo hold container. The typical issues we see surrounding the DNV 2.7-1 & DNV 2.7-3 shipping containers is as follows:

  • Tanks can become damaged -- this costs stakeholders money to replace as well as downtime that can be associated with removing the contents, placing contents in new tanks and having all employees checked out by medical associates in case of exposure
  • Worse is the potential for the tank to leak and ultimately explode
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