1. To Pallet Flow Rack Installation and Beyond… Save the White Envelopes!

    When you purchase a pallet flow, carton flow or gravity conveyor system system from Mallard Manufacturing, special care is given to more than the design and manufacturing of the system and components. The signature White Envelope that accompanies each Mallard order contains the “fingerprints”, if you will, for your entire system. White Envelope Contents: General installation instructions Speci…Read More

  2. Find the WOW at Mallard Booth S449 – PROMAT 2019

    The PROMAT 2019 theme is “Find Your WOW” and we couldn’t agree more! Besides our giant floating Mallard duck balloon, there will be a lot of Wow at Booth S449. Synonyms for "Wow" include Triumph, Winner, Sensation and that’s exactly what the Mallard team offers to all our customers seeking, efficient, cost-effective gravity flow material handling solutions. Our solutions are customizable, …Read More

  3. Outside the Box Thinking Leads to Inside the Box Solution

    Admittedly, you’re probably wondering what we are showing you in the image above. Well, it’s a very unique push-back pallet flow solution to a very unique storage challenge. Let us explain… A global petroleum refiner was looking for a way to efficiently store IBC (intermediate bulk storage ) containers of raw materials at multiple refineries. The tricky part was that these IBC containers had…Read More

  4. Significant Weight Changes Prompt a Productivity Review

    About a year ago we designed a pallet flow system for a customer who had 21 different pallets with a wide range of inventory weights, from 500 – 1100 lbs. It was a challenge, but our engineering team came through and the customer’s request was satisfied. We even blogged about the complicated test and successful outcome. Recently, a follow-up call with the customer revealed that their pallet cr…Read More

  5. Increase Access to Productivity with Pallet Jack Access Ramp

    WIP, Assembly & Staging Inventory Flow Optimized with Floor Mounted Pallet Flow Our latest 3D animated product video shines the light on the benefits of the pallet jack access ramp - a Mallard engineered application for pallet flow. The ramp is a creative, cost-efficient solution that allows a pallet jack to access floor-mounted pallet flow in work-in-process (WIP), assembly or staging operati…Read More

  6. Planning for Bottle Pick Rack Made Easy with New Spec Sheet

    Mallard’s Bottle Pick Rack improves picking efficiencies for each picks and case-building in wine & spirits order fulfillment. As opposed to storing slower moving SKUs and each picks on static rack, bottle pick rack condenses inventory and provides an orderly gravity flow solution that improves pick rates and accuracy. Bottle pick is easy to install by simply securing the individual flow lan…Read More

  7. Happy Thanksgiving from Mallard Manufacturing

    Each season is special, but there’s just something about Fall that resonates with the Mallard team. Fall makes us look at things differently. Simple green summer leaves now capture our attention with their color-changing beauty. Perfect summer flowers are substituted with the uniqueness of fall gourds and even the ever-changing weather keeps us on our toes. That’s the Mallard way all year thro…Read More

  8. Counting the Reasons to Celebrate… Join Us!

    Mallard Rolls Out 200th Gravity Flow Blog In 2014 we started a blog series about Mallard gravity flow products - namely our pallet flow rack, carton flow and gravity conveyor product lines. Four years and 200 blogs later we’re proud that this series has evolved into a successful and useful tool for so many in the material handling industry. Our purpose was and still is simple… To share creativ…Read More

  9. Mallard Total Quality Management… Assures “Pinpoint” Accuracy

    When you’re looking for a needle in a proverbial warehousing “haystack” Mallard’s Total Quality Management (TQM) system can shed some much needed light. Recently, a customer contacted us for some guidance to help them locate “missing” hardware from an order. The actual project install took place the year before, but as is the case sometimes, not all of the pallet flow lanes were instal…Read More

  10. Happy Birthday America from Mallard Manufacturing

    It’s America’s Birthday once again and we as a nation are 242 years young. Hometown celebrations this week will share much in common despite the distance that separates us… food, fireworks, community, reflection and freedom will be our shared focus. We are proud to be able to provide gravity flow solutions for customers from all over the United States. You bring us interesting warehousing ch…Read More