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The skill involved in moving heavy machinery.When manufacturing companies grow or evolve, the need for larger and better facilities grows along with the business. If the original plant does not provide room for expansion, relocating the factory becomes a necessity. This is especially true in a city such as Los Angeles, where land is at a premium.

Moving equipment is not like moving household appliances. Moving smaller pieces may not be as difficult and things such as storage racks can be disassembled and reassembled in the new location. But many machines can be more than 12 feet in height or width and can be several tons in weight. Most heavy machines are not of uniform size and cannot be stacked in the back of a flatbed or enclosed trailer. Unless properly secured and balanced on the moving vehicle, a serious accident can occur if the load shifts. In addition, moving equipment of this size may require special permits for transiting public roads or highways and specialized vehicles for handling oversized loads.

Despite their immense size, most modern machines have delicate electronic or computer components. Machine guides and other components are also carefully calibrated. If moved haphazardly, damage to delicate parts or knocking the machines out of calibration can occur. Thus, they must be handled with extreme care.

For this reason, plant managers hire experienced firms for machinery relocation los angeles. The manager will want the job done correctly with a minimum of downtime and no damage to expensive equipment. Every day spent moving is a day lost in creating product.

For this time of job, a firm that has the proper moving equipment on hand is needed. It will have trained workers with experience in oversized loads, moving from point A to point B and setting the machinery in place at the new location. The firm will have knowledge in obtaining the correct access permits to avoid governmental delays. Workers often spend years working as an apprentice under trained supervisors while they learn the finer points of the trade. And the company will have a solid track record in moving a wide array of machinery of all types. …

You’re Definitely On Santa’s Naughty List – Here’s Why

The article title probably got you thinking: Why?

You’ve been good this year, haven’t you? You’ve spread goodwill, helped out various causes, engaged in selfless activities, and shared your successes with the less fortunate.

So, why on earth would you end up on Santa’s naughty list? You’re not being naughty. In fact, you’re so good people even praise you for it. And as luck would have it, you only to end up in Santa’s naughty list? Is that kind of a thing now? Where good guys get penalized for being good?

Let me tell you “in detail” why you are on Santa’s naughty list this year. Hear me out for a bit because this is something you don’t want to miss.

Clues To The Reason Why You’re On Santa’s Naughty List:   

1. It’s for something you didn’t this year but last year. Otherwise, I wouldn’t be so sure why you’d be on Santa’s Naughty List as early as January!

2. It’s for something you’ve been doing for a long time now and you have absolutely no idea of it!

3. It’s something really important. This is not a drill.

The Reason Why You’re On Santa’s Naughty List:

Are you familiar with the slasher/thriller movie “I Know What You Did Last Summer”? Yes! I’m talking about that movie starring Freddie Prinze Jr, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Sarah Michelle Gellar. I know the flick didn’t really make it big out there but it sure has a pretty catchy title!

Let’s just say that what we’re going to talk about today is sort of a rendition (or should I say parody?) of the title. I’d like to call it Santa’s version: I Know What You Did Last Christmas.

Referencing on the same movie, the characters were dying one after another because of something they did last summer, right? Most of them didn’t even realize what it was they did! The same goes for you. But don’t worry; you won’t end up with the same terrible fate. You just won’t be getting presents this year – that is, if you don’t do something about it. 

You are convicted of the crime: Conspirator In Producing Festive Waste.

If you wrapped dozens of presents last with no regard as to what type of material you used to wrap them, cooked excessive dinners that only spoiled the day after, and decorated your house with lots and lots of disposable plastic decorations, then you really are a conspirator to the crime.

According to Serenata Flowers, in the UK alone, we produce truckloads of festive waste and we don’t even know how and where they get dumped or whether they’re recycled for a better purpose or not. This is what earns each of us a place in Santa’s naughty list. We’re all naughty, whether we’re aware of it or not. This year, make it a challenge to do better. Try to celebrate a zero-waste Christmas. Use biodegradable gift wraps (or just don’t wrap presents at all!), prepare food that is sure to end up in everyone’s belly, and use green and natural decorations. There are many things you can do to improve your celebrations at home. Also, don’t do it just for Christmas but for other holidays as well! …

An Introduction to the Online World’s Biggest Monarchs

All the talk about royalty these days has kept the world hooked. With Meghan Markle joining the royal family and all, many controversies and issues have been making rounds across several (if not all) social media websites. But amidst this monarchic uproar, the biggest monarchs of the online world continue to do work in the shadows – creating, modifying, and restructuring the internet as we speak.

But really, who are these online supergiants?

Well, we can hardly cover all of them in one sitting but I guess we have ample time to name few of the biggest online monarchs, beginning with Google.

Google is dubbed the King of Search Engines and mind you, the name is not just for show. With over a million searches per day, Google continues to uphold its reign as the biggest search engine with an even bigger heart for customer service. Thanks to their strong insistence on quality, Google has become second to none.

Next, we have Zuckerberg’s baby: Facebook. Everyone who’s anyone has a Facebook account; I bet your pet even has one! Faring well against other social media giants, Facebook has not been dethroned since the time of its conception. Talk about a big shot!

Lastly, we have YouTube – the Queen of Search Engines. Coming only second to Google, YouTube is the best in its field, delivering high quality videos to people in all places. If you’re curious to know how much these big shots are earning by the minute, you might want to check out the link below!

A quick guide to building a successful funding Round

I used to naively believe that building a funding round was easy. You only have to develop a great idea that addresses a large and growing market and investors will follow. Well it isn’t quite like that. In fact, even an awesome team with a great proposition will struggle to find funding for a tech startup. The competition for capital is incredibly strong and investors are naturally hedging their bets by spreading their investment across multiple opportunities. Many investors will not invest unless someone else takes the lead, and sadly there are not enough experienced tech investors to go around. But don’t go letting that get you down, here are a few pointers to make it simpler to build a round:

Make sure you are ready – There is little point in building your funding round until you are ready. Readiness depends greatly on the amount of funding you are looking for. However, at each stage it is important to have hit certain milestones. It is also crucial to be able to communicate your proposition clearly and demonstrate why it is attractive to investors. Generally, founders raise before they are ready. This extends the time taken to close and damages reputation.

Think strategically and tactically – Plan for a long and complicated process from the beginning. If you are raising a few hundred K from angels you will need to find multiple investors and orchestrate the whole process. It can be a bit like herding cats. You both need to be able to plan the process at a high level as well as acting tactically and decisively at each stage. Allow plenty of time in your schedule to undertake the process effectively.

Target appropriate Investors – Select investors that are interested in your market sector and invest at the stage you have reached. VCs will often state that they invest early, when they don’t. It can still be worth taking half a dozen VC meetings to ascertain what you need to do to be attractive in a years time. This will strengthen your pitch for the angel round. Don’t ask for investment at these meetings, you will look naive. Best ask for advice and listen to what they are looking for, and work on your presentation skills!

Find a lead investor early – The lead investor is usually the king-pin for every funding round. In the angel round they will provide the core to build around. It can sometimes be worth bringing in a lead as part of a small pre-seed round. They can help you shape the next round and make sure you are investment ready.

Expect the lead to take an active role – Once the seed round has been launched you will need the support of your lead investor. They can set the term sheet and rally their friends to help fill the round. They can also reassure non-savvy investors that the round is worth joining.

Find other investors – Once you have a strong lead investor you will need to spread the net more widely. It is important to learn the difference between real investors and tire kickers. Check linked-in carefully and bluntly ask about their capacity to invest.

Find ways to close the round effectively – It is good to set deadlines and create momentum leading up to them. There needs to be an end point. Ask the lead to help bring the other investors into line and deal with formalities such as term sheets and other legal requirements. Appoint a good lawyer who understands the size of deal you are trying to close.

Think imaginatively – We are seeing more rounds that include angels, micro-VCs, VCs and even crowdfunding. It can even be possible to build rounds with UK lead investors and back filled by US or other overseas investors. In almost every case they demand a good lead. More mature companies can afford to pay the fees of corporate finance experts to help build rounds and do the necessary deal-making. However, Startups cannot entertain the upfront fees they charge to do this.…

Industrial plug connectors you should know about

In industry and construction sector plug connectors are usedwidely. The operational requirements for which have increased. These connectors should have higher reliability and safety than conventional plugs and sockets. In general industrial plug in connectors necessarily meet the following criteria, exclude the possibility of accidental shutdown which can lead to an accident, they are protected from dust, moisture, and corrosive media, special connectors are suitable for explosive and fire hazardous conditions, special connectors for operation in high humidity conditions, the connectors differ in different nominal voltages, currents and the number of phases.Some industrial connectors can be used in everyday life for example for connecting diesel generators.

How to choose the capabilities?

There are many outlets and plugs differing in size, number of pins which is related to the current as well as the number of phases supplied. Connections have a minimum degree of protection of the shell IP44that allows them to be used in the open air. Along with the ability to transmit large currents industrial connectors prevent the possibility of accidentally connecting household appliances to sockets that are not intended for them, the shape of the plug simply will not work. For the manufacturing precision feedthrough products     such as these, the options are open now.

Connector’s code

Both plugs and sockets are color coded to indicate the range of voltages and frequencies used in a particular network. For example, the yellow color indicates a range from 100 to 130 volts at a frequency of 50 to 60 Hz. The blue color indicates a range from 200 to 250 volts at a frequency of 50 to 60 Hz. Red means a range from 400 to 480 volts at a frequency of 50 to 60 Hz. The color code refers to the highest voltage value between phases. Most often the blue connectors serve as weatherproof external sockets for connecting external devices. Yellow is for a transformer supply voltage of 110 volts use in construction sites to protect workers from electric shock, using electric tools on the construction site in the open air.Typically, large 32 amp blue connectors provide power to the structure such as a hovel and mobile trailers feed small 16 ampere blue sockets.

Conclusion: Power Connectors

Connectors are available in several versions designed so that a plug of one particular type can be connected only to a specific type of socket. The diameter of the annular body is different for currents of 16, 32, 63 and 125 amperes. The combinations of frequency and voltage differ in the location of the ground, allocated by the key groove.The first pin can be located in one of the 12 positions located under 30 degree on the circle on which the pins are mounted. The position is determined by the socket. The first pin has a larger diameter than all the others.…