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The Slider Revolution: Achieve Perfect Conformance with Work Platforms

April 25, 2016

With the ability to extend out from a work deck to conform around equipment edges, sliders have proven especially useful on aircraft maintenance..

Three Signs You Should Invest in a Dual-Stage Actuation Work Platform, Not a Scissor Lift

April 20, 2016

When someone requires upper-level access with a large amount of height adjustability, they typically look at scissor lifts rather than work..

Fall Protection: Choosing The Best Option For You

February 13, 2015

In September of 2014, OSHA released the list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for 2013-2014 — and for the fourth year in a row, Fall..

$500,000 Manufacturing Scholarship Helps Close Skills Gap

December 22, 2014

It seems like a scene from a movie: A billionaire walks into the room, announces that he wants to help Montanans get high-paying jobs, and donates..

3 Ways to Close the Skills Gap with Today's Workforce

October 24, 2014

You may have heard that US manufacturers are facing a shortage of skilled workers — a shortage so severe that in 2011, 600,000 jobs went unfilled...

7 Steps to Buying the Perfect Custom Work Platform

August 5, 2014

So you've decided you need to buy a custom work platform. How do you go about ensuring you end up with one that perfectly suits your needs? Try..

Why You Need to Work with a Small Manufacturer on Your Next Project

June 2, 2014

You need to buy a new product, and you’re deciding between a large manufacturer and a small one. Nine times out of ten, I believe you are going to be..

7 Things Your Boss Wants to Know About Aircraft Maintenance Stands

May 1, 2014

1. Can I buy something off the shelf or do I need a custom design? If you perform daily or phase maintenance on a helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft,..

7 Signs You Should Invest in an Industrial Work Platform

April 18, 2014

1. You could fall four feet or more Unless you are in the construction industry, OSHA requires that any time a person could fall four feet or more,..

(Video) Spika Overview

April 8, 2014

We're called Spika Welding and Manufacturing, but our team does a lot more than just weld. Watch this video to learn more about Spika and how we may..