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Modernizing a Legacy Storage System

Legacy Before & After

Spacesaver converts an aging electronic system to mechanical assist operation An electronic compact mobile system was installed at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s herbarium by a now-defunct Spacesaver competitor in the 1970s and 80s. Faculty and staff recently wanted to convert the system to Spacesaver’s mechanical assist, but they had a number of requirements. For instance, in […]

LEVPRO In Police Departments


LEVPRO in a small police department  Improving organization and storing gear at the point of need Officers at the police department in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, were storing their duty gear in an unused room. It was cluttered and unsightly, and the room was inconveniently located far from the garage entrance. When the department grew to […]

Static Shelving vs Modula Lift

Static vs Automatic

Modula VLM units are able to store the same parts inventory of 55-80 shelving bays. You can recover up to 90% of valuable storage area, allowing you to allocate more space to manufacturing or to handle large increase in the amount of parts as you grow. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS Pick needed parts faster – PRODUCTIVITY Reduce […]

Refrigerated Evidence Storage


Refrigerated Evidence Storage Saving space and keeping evidence organized The city of Tucson, Arizona, purchased a former distribution center and renovated it to create a state-of-the-art evidence storage facility. Optimizing space was of concern throughout the building, and it was particularly crucial in the cold storage areas. Spacesaver provided mobile shelving systems for the facility’s refrigerator, […]

ADA-Compliant FreeStyle Lockers

PSL Lockers

Promoting accessibility in a police department’s locker room Spacesaver’s ADA-compliant FreeStyle® Personal Storage Lockers provide the same convenience and configurability of other FreeStyle lockers, along with right-height locks and handles.  The police department in Carbondale, Illinois, installed ADA-compliant lockers to promote accessibility.                        

Why Modula Makes Cents

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Productivity – Pick needed parts faster Accuracy – Reduce errors during order fulfillment Security – Control loss and increase Accountability Ergonomics – No climbing, bending or reaching for parts FASTEST DELIVERY IN THE MARKET You will save time and money, no delays through customs, no added costs or Tariff’s

Extra-Large Museum Trays


ETO trays and cabinet for storing bison hides Spacesaver designed and manufactured this prototype cabinet with custom-fitted trays for a Western museum that needed to store bison hides. The cabinet measures 7’ tall by 8’ wide by 7’ deep, and the trays are designed with aluminum inserts to maintain strength while minimizing the cabinet’s overall […]

Glass Drawer Tops Create Visible Storage


Secure visible storage for libraries and museums A Midwestern museum needed a secure, compact storage solution that would allow visitors to view artifacts of various sizes. Museum staff worked with their local Spacesaver representative and Spacesaver’s engineering team to create an engineered-to-order solution. Using Spacesaver’s flat file museum cabinets as a starting point, the team […]



‘Transformative’ concept maximizes space in Manhattan showroom   Häfele America Co., a manufacturer and distributor of upscale residential and commercial hardware, recently designed a new showroom in Manhattan to showcase its innovative fittings, slides, and other products. The situation presented the design team with a challenge: the new space would be smaller than the previous […]

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