Category Archives: Tools & Supplies

You Get What You Pay For━Investing In The Right Power Drill For The Job

DeWalt Power Drill

Before You Buy Your Next Power Drill, Learn The Major Design Distinctions Associated With Different Price Points To Ensure You’re Investing In The Right Tool For The Job As the saying goes, “you get what you pay for.” This is especially true when it comes... Read More

3 Tips—for Longer Filter Life

Industrial Air Filters

Want to get more life out of your industrial filters?  Dick Ballard, a District Sales Manager at Koch Filter Corporation, routinely counsels clients on selecting the right filters—and how to save money by extending the life of those filters.  His team supplies HVAC filters, industrial... Read More

7 Reasons Why 2-Way Radios Boost Productivity

“Once customers add 2-way radios to their facility, they usually see an immediate boost to productivity,” said Jason Murphy, the Sales Manager for WS Communications.  “Many companies start out with just 2-3 radios for maintenance staff, then quickly add 10-20 more—once they see the efficiencies... Read More

Cordless Power Tools Have 3x the Battery Power + 4x Longer Runtime

dewalt-flexvolt-cordless-power-tools

No matter how much you love your favorite industrial tools, power cords are trip hazards—and they can slow us down.  The problem is, it can be difficult to get the same power and performance out of cordless tools. Until now.  With improved battery technology and... Read More

Warm Up Cold Employees – Indoors or Outdoors

Warm Up Cold Employees – Indoors or Outdoors

As the temperatures drop, so does productivity.  By using effective portable heating, you not only make employees happier and more comfortable—you can actually boost productivity, and get more work done in the long cold days of winter. Productivity Drops + Mistakes Increase—in Cold Temps The connection... Read More

Once You Go Milwaukee, You’ll Never Go Back—Here’s Why

Milwaukee-Tool

In a commercial world that depends on the success of factory machinery and its workers, the efficiency of their day-to-day operations also rests on something: tools. That’s why IBT Industrial Solutions provides our customers with the industry leader of tools that stands up to the... Read More

M.K. Morse Metal-Cutting Blade | 5 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed

Do you need to cut steel, aluminum, or stainless steel?  If you’re cutting threaded rod, steel plate, corrugated metal, structural steel, grating, solid bar, or tubing, then you need the best metal-cutting saw blade you can get, the M.K. Morse Metal-Cutting Blade, to save you... Read More

6 Workplace Winter Safety Products You’ll Love

“It’s as important to stay warm in the winter as it is to stay cool in the summer,” said Mike Davis, a Product Specialist for the Safety and Warehouse Equipment Group at IBT Industrial Solutions. “Anybody that works outside—or in an unheated warehouse—can be affected.” More: Don’t... Read More

Tough Gorilla Multipurpose Hose from Goodyear Reduces Failures

A meat processing plant was using an all-purpose hose for washdown. However, the animal fats on the floor broke down the cover of the hose, destroying it. After replacing the hose with Gorilla multipurpose hose from Goodyear, the processing plant experienced no further failures. More: How... Read More

Important Tips for Better Coolant Maintenance by WIX Filters

The coolant system is responsible for removing approximately 30% of the combustion heat of heavy duty engines, while more than 53% percent of premature engine failures are due to improper maintenance. Proper understanding of coolant types and adherence to vehicle manufacturers’ requirements are essential to ensure... Read More