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Industrial Work Platforms: Aluminum or Steel?

March 19, 2014

The first decision to make when buying or designing an industrial work platform is the type of metal you want for the structure. You typically have..

The Long and Short of Aircraft Maintenance Stands

March 18, 2014

When it comes to aviation, there are plenty of options for maintenance stands. Do you need a small stand to perform routine maintenance and..

Bugly: Similarities in Aviation and the Animal Kingdom

February 27, 2014

No offense to the men and women who fly, maintain, or build them, but some helicopters look an awful lot like bugs. They're oddly shaped, have..

Meet the Team: Candy Porter, Director of Sales

February 25, 2014

From time to time we like to feature members of our team in order to introduce you to some of the smartest and hardest working Montanans you'll meet...

Four Methods of Work Platform Actuation: Which is Best for You?

February 6, 2014

Going up! One of the characteristics that make modern work platforms so effective is their ability to be raised and lowered to a variety of access..

Meet the Team: Tom Spika, President

January 31, 2014

From time to time we like to feature members of our team in order to introduce you to some of the smartest and hardest working Montanans you'll meet...

Two Awesome LinkedIn Groups for Safety and Fall Protection, and One to Avoid

January 24, 2014

Last week we talked about OSHA standards related to work platforms. If you are interested in learning more about OSHA and workplace safety, you want..

Made in America: Or is It?

January 10, 2014

I love this fact: For every $1 spent in manufacturing, an additional $1.48 is generated in economic activity. That’s the largest multiplier effect of..

Happy Holidays from SPIKA!

December 17, 2013

The crew at Spika would like to wish you and yours a happy holiday season and a joyous new year!