arc-safety-first

Insight: Safety First

In every industry of the business world today, there is an ever-increasing push towards workplace health and safety.

Some figures indicate that Businesses spend upwards of $170 Billion dollars a year on workplace injury and illnesses and that the implementation and adherence to an in-depth Health & Safety program can save companies more than 20 to 40 percent of those related costs. (OSHA)

Increasingly more and more contracts are being awarded based on safety performance, including a contractor’s TRIR rating. TRIR stands for Total Recordable Incident Rate and is a figure calculated from data recorded on OSHA reporting logs.

Posted by Allstates Refractory Contractors
Readmore arrowRead more
arc-health-safety Rick Smith, ARC Project Manager

ARC Health & Safety Program

One of the biggest advances we have made in the Health & Safety Program at Allstates Refractory Contractors is through the education and certification of Rick Smith. Rick has now obtained over 40 certifications, including multiple OSHA accreditations, that certify him to run ARC’s Safety Program.

Posted by Allstates Refractory Contractors
Readmore arrowRead more

Electric Heating Systems for the Glass Industry

Allstates Refractory Contractors, LLC holds a technical agreement with Bock Engergietecnik. Bock is a supplier of electric melting and boosting technology.

Bock Energietecnik has numerous capabilities from equipment supply to engineering and installation of complete systems. Coupled with Allstates Refractory Contractors, Bock represents a very reasonably priced alternative in the United States.

Click to view the 28-page Bock product guide.

Posted by Allstates Refractory Contractors
Readmore arrowRead more

Electrical Heating of Forehearths and Practical Experiences

Forehearths are generally the last thing on the mind of furnace operators or managers. In many of the organizations around the world the care and oversight of forehearths is given to the forming group who depend on them to provide consistent thermally homogeneous glass to their forming operations.

Click to view this presentation by Bock discussing the alternative of an electric heating system.

Posted by Allstates Refractory Contractors
Readmore arrowRead more