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Increasing Awareness for Open Dock Door Safety

With cooler weather approaching, some may want to keep dock doors open longer to keep the area cooled and lit.  Sometimes ongoing activity leads to dock doors staying open more frequently.  Whatever the reason, open dock doors present a specific … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

In its 80-year history, W.W. Cannon LLC has expanded its operations from selling shelving out of the trunk of a car to its current status as a major employer and leader in the material handling equipment distributor industry. We recognize … Continue reading

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Autumn Clean Up? A Great Time To Start A Preventative Maintenance Plan For Your Warehouse & Dock Equipment

Autumn is almost upon us – as well as its downpour of leaves and debris.  Dock levelers and dock doors increase in wear and reduce in effectiveness when leaves, sticks, packaging products, pebbles, etc. are continually tossed into the mechanical components. … Continue reading

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Preventative Maintenance Plans – Planning For Future Growth

History – Who you are and forecasting where you’re going. A company’s ongoing history is an important gauge for discerning progress. It provides insight into a company’s past and helps us to make future decisions – from an investor or consumer point … Continue reading

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Crash Course in Forklift Safety & Collision Prevention

Forklifts – the workhorse of the warehouse. They’re incredibly useful – but in the wrong hands they can be incredibly hazardous. Forklift operators, pedestrians and company management must all share the responsibility of ensuring forklift safety in the workplace. Hazards … Continue reading

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Client & Vendor Working Side-By-Side = True Partnership

What’s a great way to stand out in the very competitive retail liquor business? Our friends at Monticello Liquor in Dallas, Texas have the answer: “I want my store to look spectacular!” To reach that goal, Monticello Liquor enlisted the … Continue reading

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W.W. Cannon Celebrates 80 Years – From Car Trunk to Successful Material Handling Equipment Distributor

W.W. Cannon Celebrates 80 Years in Business For Greg Brown, running his own business was a foregone conclusion. So when he heard about W.W. Cannon going up for sale in 1996, it was a dream come true — both for … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

The team at W.W. Cannon would like to wish you all a happy and safe Independence Day celebration! “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain … Continue reading

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Fall Hazards Got You Down? 6 Solid Fall Prevention Tips To Keep You On Your Feet

Entering the 3rd week of National Safety Month and falls are at the top of the list again in 2018.  Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries in manufacturing, construction, distribution, and many other industries. Thankfully … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day From W.W. Cannon

Father’s Day is just around the corner! It’s a good time to thank dad for the multiple things that we sometimes take for granted – learning how to ride a bike, throw a football, an ongoing education, setting up shelving … Continue reading

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