Monday, May 23, 2016

The Social Rewind for May 23, 2016

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you’re missing a lot of good information?

“The Social Rewind,” is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: 3M’s retweet of an Adweek post fills us in about a war raging on Canal Street, in NYC, being fought with Post-It Notes, not bullets.

This Zebra Technologies post speaks of the positives an RFID implementation can bring to retail stores.

Did you see the night sky lit up last Tuesday? Laboratory Equipment magazine’s post checks out reports of a “fireball” meteor visiting the Northeastern U.S. that night.

The folks at R&R Lotion posted this important piece about OSHA/CDC recommendations for preventing Zika Virus.

That fat-free cereal you eat is a healthy food, right? Not so fast. Agilent Technologies’ post informs us of new efforts to redefine exactly what “healthy food” is.

And we close out this week’s column with our blog post about the Top Ten Advantages of Bevco Ergonomic Chairs and Stools.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Friday, May 20, 2016

Stock Up & Save on ESD Protective Floor Paints & Finishes

Save 5% off the Q Source price of ACL Staticide ESD Paints & Floor Paints. Our FPF052016 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an ESD paint/finish to your shopping cart. Now’s the time to stock up on ESD floor paint/finishes for initial application or re-painting. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, May 20, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

ACL’s ESD paints and floor finishes provide reliable static control and safeguard floors in a variety of environments such as electronic, medical, cleanroom manufacturing facilities, and sensitive device manufacturing.

Follow our weekly FPF selection on The Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about Featured Product Friday by sharing the FPF code with your friends and colleagues.

For further questions about Featured Product Friday, please read our informational blog post, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on May 22, 2016.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Top Ten Advantages of Bevco Ergonomic Chairs and Stools

Bevco 3000 Series Backless Stool
Bevco Precision Manufacturing has created high-quality ergonomic seating solutions for almost 70 years. Learn more with these 10 Advantages of Bevco Ergonomic Chairs & Stools:
  1. Versatile Chairs to Suit Any Need - Bevco offers 18 different chair and stool models for office, retail, laboratory, medical, industrial, education, government and military environments.
  2. Seating for Critical & Controlled Environments - Bevco manufactures numerous chair and stool models compliant to ESD, cleanroom, and ESD/cleanroom requirements.
  3. Comfortable/Long-Lasting Upholstery Options - Bevco upholstered chairs and stools are available in 8 durable fabric and vinyl options along with 6 ESD-compliant upholstery options.
  4. Puncture & Stain-Resistant Seating - Bevco polyurethane chairs and stools are resistant to stains, punctures, grease, water, and most chemicals, making them a great choice for the toughest workplace environments.
  5. High-Quality Standards Compliance - Bevco products comply with ANSI/BIFMA & CAL 117 standards, have a 300-lb. weight capacity, and deliver safe and sustainable, high-performance, seating solutions.
  6. GREENGUARD GOLD Certification - Bevco chairs and stools have been GREENGUARD GOLD Certified to address the human health component of sustainability and contribute less indoor air pollution, while aiding in the creation of healthier indoor environments.
  7. Bevco 7000 Series Ergonomic Chair
  8. Unbeatable Warranty - Bevco chairs and stools have a 12-year warranty on most models (5-year warranty on Lexington and Breva models) and an unmatched lifetime warranty on our pneumatic-lift cylinders.
  9. American-Made - Bevco assembles all of our chairs and stools in the USA with the highest level of care and accuracy.
  10. Customized Seating Solutions - Bevco chairs and stools are made-to-order to your exact specifications providing a customized solution for your seating needs.
  11. Low-Cost/Superior Customer Service - Bevco delivers the lowest total cost of ownership on our chairs and stools by simplifying the product selection process, providing quality products at competitive prices, and extending superior post-sale support.

QSource.com offers more than 1,100 top-quality Bevco Ergonomic Seating products, including chairs, stools, and accessories. For purchases and more information, please visit our Bevco Ergonomic Seating Department. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site.


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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Create a Proper Spill Control Plan w/Brady SPC Absorbents

Implementing a proper Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure plan (SPCC) helps create a safe and productive work environment for your employees. With that in mind, we’ve recently added a broad-reaching Brady Absorbents Department to QSource.com.

OSHA and EPA regulations (29 CFR 1910.22(a)(2), 40 CFR 112.7(c)(1)(vii), and 29 CFR 1910.120(j)(1)(vii)) require specific spill control and cleanup procedures to protect employees. The cost of non-compliance can be devastating in a number of ways. Brady’s SPC product line offers hundreds of spill control solutions for your workplace so you can avoid those costly cleanups.

Our new Brady SPC Absorbents Department features everything you need to create an effective SPCC plan with products in the following categories:
When creating your SPCC plan, you need to consider three main factors.

What Are You Absorbing?

  • Universal spills include coolants, solvents, gasoline, vegetable oil, kerosene, and other water-based fluids
  • Oil only spills include hydraulic oil, motor oil, brake fluid, cooking oil, turpentine, and other oil-based fluids
  • Chemical spills include aggressive chemicals, citric acid, sodium hydroxide, and other unknown chemicals

What Type of Absorbent Application?

  • Wiping, dripping or foot traffic applications use pads, rolls, SOCs, and pillows
  • Barrier-backed or heavy traffic applications use mats and rugs
  • Emergency spill response use spill containment and spill kits

What Size & Weight Do You Need?

  • Brady SPC products are available in a wide variety of sizes and absorbency weights in many categories
Visit QSource.com’s Absorbents Department to start building your SPCC plan. If you have questions about what your specific work area requires, you may contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. We also offer a complete line of Brady Labeling and Identification products.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The Social Rewind for May 16, 2016

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you’re missing a lot of good information?

“The Social Rewind,” is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: This post from Jergens provides a Millennial’s look at the manufacturing industry.

Tektronix’ post focuses on research that shows carbon dioxide may help slow global warming by effectively heating and cooling buildings.

Customer service has always been important, as is shown in this Laughing Squid post about an ancient Babylonian clay tablet complaint from 1750 B.C.

We’re fighting the urge to describe this Workrite Ergonomics post as “interesting.” But it really is!

This intriguing opinion piece from SemiWiki, submits the idea that Apple should buy Tesla and make Elon Musk the CEO. What do you think?

And we close out this week’s column with our blog about a special offer on Atrix’ ESD-Safe Omega Supreme Vacuum.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


For additional Q Source news, product information, reviews, how-to articles, and special offers please subscribe to our email newsletter and to The Q Source Resource Blog.