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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

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S.W. Betz Company, Inc. Successfully Implements a Materials Intake and Processing System for prominent Mid-Atlantic Discount Store Retailer

Friday, March 22, 2013

The S. W. Betz Company, Inc. ( has successfully a completed the implementation of a time effective and efficient way for a prominent Mid-Atlantic Discount Store Retailer to receipt and process incoming shipments.

After consultation with the customer, the S. W. Betz Company proposed a pit scale application that would allow for the ability to quickly roll incoming product carts onto the scale, record the weight for their internal processing purposes and quickly move the cart into their materials intake area of the store. An initial install was performed for testing and evaluation. The resulting solution was found to be ideal for their operational purposes as it allowed for a much more efficient and accurate intake of materials that were entering into their various stores. The customer then engaged the S. W. Betz Company to complete scale materials acquisition and installations at four additional locations.

Linda Hurka, President of the S. W. Betz Company comments, “This project was a true partnership between our customer, their site preparation contractor, the scale manufacturer and the S. W. Betz Company. Strong communication, coordination and project management resulted in a smooth and seamless acquisition and installation of this solution with minimal impact to our customer’s day to day operation. We pride ourselves in ensuring that we always keep our customer as the central focus on projects of this nature”.

The S. W. Betz Company, founded in 1933, is a woman-owned enterprise representing many of the leading manufacturers in the Material Handling Industry. With new leadership at the helm, the company prides itself on continuing traditions developed since 1933~ identifying solutions that meet the unique needs of their customers, delivering exceptional value and providing excellent customer service.

For more information regarding this release, please contact Linda Hurka at

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