Taffy Town, January Power Manufacturer

Taffy Town, January Power Manufacturer Taffy Town, formerly Glade Candy Company, started as a means to raise supplemental funds following the birth of  founder James Vernon Glade’s second child.  Just a few months from those first candies, James left mining and began delivering candy by bike to several accounts.  Little did he know, the pocket […]

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One Piece Flow and Making it Work for You

One Piece Flow and Making it Work for You Lean Manufacturing Every lean manufacturing goal is to achieve one piece flow. One piece flow allows for the most efficient production operations. It has taken Powerblanket many years to achieve one piece flow production. To maintain this production process requires overcoming challenges such as maintaining standards, […]

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Tips for Winter RVing

Winter RVing When it comes to RV adventures, traveling during the winter time means a slightly different approach to RV maintenance. If you want to adventure smoothly and comfortably, it’s important to familiarize yourself with cold-weather traveling tips. We asked some of our favorite RV bloggers and have gathered some great tips for winter-weather journeys! […]

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Tips for Pouring Concrete in Winter

When it comes to pouring concrete, winter weather poses some significant challenges. Concrete sets best at 50-60°F; pouring concrete in winter means the ambient temperature will likely fall well below this range. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to effectively tackle cold weather concrete curing. Concrete Pouring Temperature Limits As mentioned above, concrete prefers […]

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Chemical Storage: How to Store Chemicals Safely

If you work with chemicals, you’re probably well aware of the hazards associated with their use. You’re likely familiar with how to safely work with chemicals, but how should chemicals be stored? Chemical storage is an important part of safe chemical handling. Knowing how to store chemicals safely will help protect the environment and employees […]

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How to Melt Snow Without Salt: Snow Melt Alternatives

Harsh salts damage concrete and the environment. Fortunately, there are several all-natural snow melt alternatives you can use this winter. Every winter, especially after a few good snow storms, we tend to ask ourselves those life changing questions: How do I melt the snow without shoveling? How do I melt the snow without salt? Are […]

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IBC Tank Sizes and IBC Dimensions

IBC Tank Sizes An ideal storage container, there are a variety of IBC tank sizes for your industrial needs. Intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), totes and tanks are ideal for storing industrial products in large quantities What Do You Put in Your IBC? Liquid, granulated, and/or powdered food ingredients Food syrups, such as corn syrup or […]

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Commercial Snow Removal

Commercial Snow and Ice Removal When it comes to commercial snow removal, proactive, preventative planning is the best way to go. In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “ An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Last-minute scrambling to remove snow and ice is chaotic and can be unnecessarily time-consuming and expensive. Additionally, […]

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PBL05 Bucket Heater is in the Top 5

PBL05 Bucket Heater is in the Top 5 Powerblanket is honored to have PBL05 selected as number five of Ezvid Wiki’s Top 6 Best Heated Buckets Powerblanket Lite PBL05 has recently been ranked at #5 in the 2017 wiki of the best heated buckets. If you store food or industrial supplies in 5-gallon buckets, you’ve dealt […]

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Process Heating Engineering: Pumps Too Hot?

Process Heating Engineering:  Pumps Too Hot? Valin Corporation is a leading technical solutions provider for the technology, energy, life sciences, natural resources, and transportation industries. They came to Powerblanket with a process heating engineering dilemma, and Powerblanket world-class engineers came up with a solution. What was the heating dilemma? Valin’s problem centered around the oil […]

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