Mezzanine Methods:  Bolted Design vs. AEC Approach

When DCs, plants, or any industrial facility needs more space, there are two basic options: going "out" by acquiring or building additional facilities, or "going up" by maximizing the cubic volume of existing facilities

By · November 25, 2015

The resurgent economy and the steady march of e-commerce growth is keeping warehouse and distribution center (DC) operations busy picking, packing, and fulfilling orders, usually with more item handling and value added services thrown into the mix. The consequence of this welcomed growth is the need for more space.

And when DCs, plants, or any industrial facility needs more space, there are two basic options: going “out” by acquiring or building additional facilities, or “going up” by maximizing the cubic volume of existing facilities.

Assuming your company sees the advantage of “going up” rather than out, the question then becomes which method do you want to use to acquire a mezzanine

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