Safety Appliances to Enhance Truck Safety

Since 1903, Metalex has provided high-quality metal safety grating for customers in a wide variety of industries––from construction, to agricultural, to mining, and many others in between. One such industry that we serve is the heavy truck manufacturing industry, which relies on custom metal components and safety grating for a number of fixtures––including safety platforms […]

Grain Drying and Storage | Specialty Industries Highlight

Safety Grating in Grain Drying and Storage Applications A wide range of industries and applications make use of safety grating to enhance personnel safety and ensure smooth, efficient operations. In the agricultural sector, for instance, grain drying and storage operations make frequent use of safety grating, as workers must be adequately protected on any walkways […]

Safety Grating for Communication Towers : Safety Every Step of the Way

For many industrial companies, work platforms serve as a convenient, efficient way to maximize space. While many businesses use traditional work platforms such as steel mezzanines when building industrial structures, safety grating can be an ideal alternative, offering better protection and further enhancing safety. At Metalex, our safety grating features expanded metal to help prevent […]

Safety Grating: A Safer Alternative for Work Platforms

Many industrial businesses struggle with tight workspaces and confined shop floors. But well-designed industrial work platforms — such as steel mezzanines — can significantly increase your available space, simply by making use of the vertical space you already have. These structures create loft-style areas within warehouses without requiring expensive construction or renovations. Whether you’re working […]

Specialty Industries Highlight: Material Handling

Platforms, Walkways, and More As countless facilities’ managers can attest, slips, trips, and falls top the list of culprits for workplace injuries. Since 1962, the team at Metalex has worked to refine our specialty metal products to offer increased safety — and fewer slips — for every shape, size, and style of work. Safety Grating […]

3 Major Industries Utilizing Safety Grating

Worker and customer safety is the primary focus of any employer, preventing slips and falls is the core of conducting a safe operation. Safety grating plays a critical role in many applications across various industries, protecting workers while ensuring optimal product functionality and longevity. Below, we’ll take a look at three industries that rely heavily […]

Bar Grating vs. Safety Grating: What’s the Difference?

To protect workers against the regular hazards of working in the plant, facility managers must implement safety measures to mitigate these risks.   Among the most common workplace injuries are slips and falls — responsible for 15% of all accidental workplace deaths. To ensure walkways, service rooms, and other passages are clean, dry, and safe […]

Safety Measures and Creating a Safer Industrial Workplace

The term “workplace safety” carries more weight in industrial facilities than in traditional office workplaces. As OSHA outlines in its Walking-Working Surfaces Standard, workplaces — encompassing all passageways, storerooms, and service rooms — should be “kept clean and orderly and in a sanitary condition.” Floors should be clean and dry, and drainage should be present […]

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Metalex Debuts New Facility in Mexico

Our new operation will place Metalex in close proximity to our end users in Mexico, in addition to opening production capacity for industrial manufacturing at our United States facilities. The addition of our new plant is a positive step in our company’s continuous growth. Our improved operational bandwidth will allow Metalex to serve its key […]

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What Factors Should You Consider for Your Speaker Grille’s Design?

That’s why Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) is critical for speaker grille applications. ESI provides better collaboration between the manufacturer and the supplier to deliver better quality, lower costs, and faster development. Metalex has over 50 years’ experience in the expanded and perforated metal industry. Our team of talented engineers and range of operation capabilities offer […]