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No two Holocaust survivor stories are alike, says Cori Silbernagel, the curator of the Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center. We can relate. No two storage solutions are the same.
County records preserve information about people, places, objects and more. Throughout the country, millions of artifacts are acquired and safeguarded in county collections. These records.
The University of North Carolina Tar Heels and Duke University Blue Devils may not see eye to eye on the court, but for basketball, their athletic equipment storage areas are on the same team. We.
Here is a quick bit of news for you. Our modular casework partner, Hamilton Sorter, now has their ModularCaseworks catalog available in Revit format. This library was created in conjunction with.
Wheelhouse is the low-profile high-density mobile storage system that combines strength and adaptability in a low-profile modular system. It will make the most of every inch of your space – and.
Another Revit update! Our storage systems partner, Spacesaver, is making a selection of Revit software BIM models of their designs available for download. If you’re a Revit user, this will make it.
In the world of storage, everything changes – people, equipment and the stuff you need to store. The Freestyle Personal Locker System lets you make changes as you go, so you can keep up with all.
Last week we provided a definition of Modular Casework. Today we’ll give you six reasons to consider it in your next interior design project:
When it comes to storing evidence, there is a lot of stuff to plan for – weapons, stolen property, narcotics, money, biological evidence, and more. The value of this evidence diminishes if it is.
Modular Casework is fast becoming THE alternative to built-in cabinets. Its use is spreading from offices to laboratories and from hospitals to schools. Problem: Webster doesn’t offer a definition.
Who knows why, but I started thinking about those old Reese’s Cup commercials the other day. You know, the ones where one person says: “hey, you got your peanut butter on my chocolate”, and.
We have some exciting news to share with you! There is a new addition to the Patterson Pope Family – Central Business Group. For those of you not familiar with CBG, here is the scoop. CBG started.
The lock out is over, and there will be an NFL season this year. For pro football fans (and fantasy football coaches), this is great news. Even as the lockout stretched into the summer, NFL teams.
If you are working on a project that involves storage systems, we can help. For up to date Revit Models, Revit Finishes and CAD Files, check out the Design Tools page of our website.
There isn’t a market that Patterson Pope doesn’t touch, but right now we are all about healthcare in Columbus, OH. I’m not exaggerating when I say every healthcare system in this town is doing.
Over the past few years, we have seen an interesting shift in the way our storage products are used – especially in acute care facilities. In the past, hospital storage consisted of tons of paper.
There are over 300 military bases in the United States. I would imagine that no two of them are exactly alike, but they are sure to have some things in common. One key similarity would be the.
When the Museum of Art and Sciences in Daytona Beach, Florida made the move to add a new wing to their existing museum, they called in the stuff experts from Patterson Pope to help. Why? Well, (a).
Patterson Pope offers three types of versatile and dependable medical supply carts for healthcare needs. Medical carts are a necessary tool for healthcare professionals to keep supplies organized,.
When The Cato Corporation started planning their headquarters building, interior designer Lillian Dickson knew that they needed to maximize their retail storage space in the new building. The.
Protecting healthcare workers from infectious disease is more important than ever. We often have a conversation with healthcare workers about how to protect patients from hospital acquired.
Once in a while, an email just won’t do. Usually, the reason involves a 3D object that cannot be sent through T1 cables. The only thing easier than pressing send, is putting mail on someone.
According to the Washington Research Library Consortium, libraries across North America hold billions of books and add approximately 25 million more each year. The pressure to hold the massive.
Pencils, papers and all kinds of supplies – it seems like the storage needs of today’s schools are practically endless. When your school needs a new storage solution, your first thought may be to.
Museum personnel have an important job to do. Of course, any job that deals with handling priceless artwork and artifacts comes with enormous amounts of pressure. If a one-of-a-kind item or an.
Instant Gratification is defined as “the desire to experience pleasure or fulfillment without delay or deferment.” Basically, it’s when you want it, you want it now. The world we live in today is.
“We store stuff.” No matter how many times I utter that mantra to my customers, inevitably someone greets me with a “How is business now that paper is going away?” My response: “Business is.
In the world of healthcare storage, you occasionally encounter a challenge that is unique – so unique that no matter how far and wide you search, you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for. At.
When thinking about how the acute care environment is affected by the aging baby boomer population, the logical conclusion is to assume that the number of patients needing care is dramatically.
Without properly stored evidence, most legal cases cannot be prosecuted. Whether a suspect is behind bars or the investigation is just beginning, properly storing the evidence can mean the.
One of the biggest challenges that face museum administrators each day is finding adequate storage for ever-growing collections of valuable items such as art, artifacts and fossils. Museums are.
People carry around a lot of STUFF. Not because we like to, but because we have to – we need it. Our STUFF can be a burden. So, more and more facilities are offering day use lockers for users to.
In recent years, more and more states have been passing laws that extend their statues of limitation for various types of crimes. The new policies have dramatically increased the need for.
In a hospital setting, quick access to stock items is often critical. Items in this hospital trauma unit were originally stocked in a drawer bin system mounted to the wall. But emergency.
Hospitals and healthcare facilities have specific needs when it comes to choosing storage solutions. Finding the right solution means finding one that meets all of those needs. Patterson Pope’s.
While some may think that the mailroom has gone the way of the dinosaur thanks to text messaging and email, the fact remains that traditional “snail mail” is still the best, and only, way to send.
Every time I walk down to my mailbox and open it, I’m amazed that there’s always something in it. My bills are emailed to me, I look at websites instead of catalogs and most of the time when I.
In a criminal investigation, keeping evidence properly stored and protected is vital to a successful outcome. One of the most vulnerable times is the period of time between the collection of the.
If you are in charge of a museum, art gallery, or a large number of pieces of art somewhere else, then proper storage is most definitely on your mind. Art storage is a precarious thing, because.
As a student rushes through the university union to grab a coffee on his way to class, chances are he hasn’t even noticed the fine art on the walls all around him. He may not even have noticed.
Hospitals and other health care facilities place cleanliness at the top of their priority lists. Those making decisions regarding storage and other surfaces often choose stainless steel surfaces.
Making the most of the space you have is important in many different settings, but for a library that wants to offer a wide selection of literature and media, it becomes crucial. The main use of.
Prior to calling on the A&D community, I called on healthcare and prided myself on being able to help solve virtually any storage issue within a facility. But there were always a few issues I.
If you happen to follow trends in healthcare, then you have surely heard about the shortage of nurses in the US. In July 2008, the American Healthcare Association (AHCA) reported a national RN.
What comes to mind when you think about “storage?” Is it a closet you are scared to open for fear of the avalanche of stuff, an obstacle course of squeezing between wire shelving and stretching.
The space-saving experts have done it again; but, this time the solution is technology driven.
There’s a joke that goes, “School is where you store kids until they are ready to become productive members of society.” Like all comedy, there’s a grain of truth in it, especially the storage.
During the planning stages of a new building design, the team working the project has many concerns to balance. While basic programming needs must be met within a defined budget, hundreds of other.
If you spend time on any college campus, you’ll see plenty of custom millwork. But, that may be changing. Enter Modular Casework. Modular casework has the custom flexibility of millwork (no 3”.
Since 1992, The Innocence Project has been working to overturn convictions of wrongly convicted people. To date, they have overturned 318 convictions, 18 of which were on death row. The work of.
After her high school graduation, my younger sister assumed the daunting task of purging grade school papers and debris that she had collected in her desk drawers through the years. During the.
It’s a word we hear almost daily – “flexibility” – and most workplaces these days require it. No, not the flexibility to bend over and touch your toes, but the flexibility to change your work.
The world of public safety can be a fascinating one. If it wasn’t, shows like COPS wouldn’t be around for decades and CSI and Law & Order wouldn’t have a dozen spin offs. I’ll be quick to admit,.
I confess. I follow college football recruiting much more closely than I should. It’s not a good idea to tie my mood to the decisions of 17 or 18 year olds, but I can’t help it. You always want.
Like many areas within a facility, storage space is a major issue within schools. As teachers know all too well, there is never enough space within the classroom. Here are 5 tips to help maximize.
How many times have you heard the phrase “time is money?” Probably enough that you don’t really give much actual thought to it anymore. The relationship between time and money is as crucial in.
Hospitals by definition are places of healing and recovery. You go there to receive care for an illness, recover from a surgical procedure or heal following an accident. The idea is that you.
As a sales rep with over 15 years’ experience, I’ve learned how to ask a lot of questions; and with all the storage options it’s important not only to ask questions but to ask the right questions.
Would it be safe to say that there is a healthcare construction boom? It sure seems that way. I see plenty of new construction (urgent cares, clinics, medical office buildings) as well as.
College campuses don’t look like they did when I was an undergrad. Changes in education delivery, technology, and learning methods and styles have led to re-imagining how university and school.
Redesigning Storage for the Whitehall Police Department Yields Arresting Results in a Limited Space
What do automotive manufacturing and healthcare material handling have in common? More than you would think. In the late 1980’s the use of a two-bin system for inventory management started.
For last year’s words belong to last year’s languageAnd next year’s words await another voice.~T.S. Eliot, “Four Quartets”
Going into the 2016 College Football National Championship Game in Phoenix, the Alabama Crimson Tide holds a 12-3 advantage over Clemson in head-to-head matchups. The Tide has won a dozen straight.
Due to shows like, Tiny House Nation, Tiny House Builders and Tiny House Hunters, the tiny house movement seems to be all the rage right now. As storage geek, I’m fascinated by the design of tiny.
Every building has a need for storage. Whether it’s a grade school or a courthouse or an office building or a bank or a hospital, a structure’s need for storage is fundamental. That being said,.
Hospitals are about making you better on the inside. In much the same way, that was what P2 did during a project at a large hospital in Kentucky. In the popular video game series “Uncharted,”.
Growing up, one of the reasons I gravitated toward writing was because I always assumed numbers, unlike words, couldn’t tell stories. Now that I’m older, I understand that that’s not strictly.
Like so many other industries, law enforcement is going through a number of changes, not the least of which is how evidence handling is done. What “evidence management” meant even five years ago.
Twelve years ago, my wife and I were looking to buy our first “together” home. She already lived in a house when I met her, but after four years of marriage we decided it was time to find a place.
The 2016-17 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) season features an amazing collection of music. The list of pieces to be performed includes Elgar’s “Sea Pictures” and Vaughan Williams’ “A Sea.
Little changes can make a big difference. If there’s any company that knows the value of updating, it’s SAS. Based in Cary, NC, the company was started at NC State University in 1976. At the time.
According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Naples-Marco-Immokalee Metro Area is among the fastest growing in the country. One of the clearest indicators of that growth has been the.
Did you know that, according to the American Hospital Association, there are more than 5,600 registered hospitals across the United States? What’s more, the Centers for Disease Control.
Yes sir, there’s something empowering about a blinking cursor. I say that as a writer, but the same is true of a blank canvas if one is a painter or an illustrator. There is even magic in a blank.
Prior to Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 1993 expansion welcoming the Florida (now Miami) Marlins and the Colorado Rockies, the only professional baseball played in the Sunshine State occurred in.
There are many ways to denote “a job well done” and myriad ways to measure “performance.” In our business – like any other – the best measurement is client satisfaction. Clients are, after all,.
The 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army was founded in August of 1917. The unit even made a few jumps on the Western Front during the final months of World War I. Over the years, the 82nd has.
I had lunch with a friend the other day, and we got to talking about “exciting” jobs. The list, of course, included the usual suspects: actor, athlete, and adventurer. My friend is in television,.
In the movie “Sully,” there’s a particularly insightful exchange between Captain Chesley Sullenberger (of “Miracle on the Hudson” fame) and a member of the National Transportation Safety Board’s.
History has an undeniable appeal. It’s fun to look back at where we’ve been – to examine how people lived, to re-experience great moments, and to learn valuable lessons from the lives and deeds.
We are already through March (what!?) and where I am from, that only means one thing: College hoops. I think I take the term March Madness more literally – I am not much of a basketball watcher..
I have never considered myself much of a writer so bear with me. It’s something I have always seemed to struggle with, putting my thoughts on paper…in words…that make sense to other people. I.
At Patterson Pope, we deliver storage solutions for a wide range of customers in a number of industries. While they’re all interesting to us for different reasons, we feel a special pride in the.
Do you have a spouse, partner, friend or family member that you literally have no idea what they do on a daily basis – what their job really entails? Maybe you know their job title, but do you.
P2 Talks – Knox County (TN) Evidence Storage
If you’re a sports fan, you’ve no doubt heard that the best umpires/officials are the ones you never notice. They’re a part of the games, true. But if they do their jobs properly, they are.
Any fan of the Tennessee Volunteers knows “the General.” General Robert Neyland served in World War II from 1941-45. He took over as head coach of the Vols in 1926 and by the time he retired in.
“Necessity is the mother of invention.” While Internet memes may assign that quote to Albert Einstein, the truth is no one knows for certain where this proverb came from. It has certainly rung.
If you’re a regular reader of our blogs, you know we’ve written about how libraries are changing. While still places devoted to research, they are becoming social centers, too. Meeting rooms,.
By some estimates, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. Think about that. Every day, in excess of 570 people experience sexual violence in this country.
“As someone who gets very excited about storage, I can tell you that day-use lockers get people’s attention,” says Linda Skelton, a Patterson Pope sales representative who loves the product’s.
We’re excited to launch our new video series – “Coffee with Architects”! In this series, we’ll sit down with architects and designers to discuss unique challenges they face as they design.
P2 Talks – The Bo Bartlett Center High-Density Framed Art Storage
Growing up as an ARMY brat, any opportunity that comes through for a military storage project has always seemed to capture my attention. But this particular opportunity struck near and dear to my.
P2 Talks – The Delta Flight Musuem High-Density Archives Storage
University Benefits From “Smart” Electronic Parcel Lockers
P2 Talks – Michael C. Carlos Museum Off-Site Storage Facility
There’s an old adage that says, “If you’re going to do something, you might as well do it right.” Whether that proverb is attributed to Ray Charles, or to one of our founding fathers, or even to.
Remember the excitement you felt at getting your first school locker? Your enthusiasm may have been dampened by angst over your assigned locker partner (she has a trombone?!), but a certain joy.
Storage is at a premium. Always. No matter whether you’re at home, in an office, or a healthcare setting. This blog considers several reasons a hospital will benefit from bringing in Bedlifts.
Whenever the Franklin Rebels and the Brentwood Bruins suit up for a football game, it’s a big deal. This isn’t just Southern high school football; it’s close to being a religion. The Nashville,.
Let’s be honest: it takes a special sort of person to be willing to jump out of a perfectly good airplane. When that individual is a paratrooper in the U.S. military, that means that he or she is.
Especially in the South, the advent of autumn is a welcome time. This is true for many reasons: cooler temperatures, the beginning of a new school year, and the arrival of pumpkin-flavored.
There are hundreds of articles out there suggesting ways to improve your employees’ productivity, boost morale, or enhance engagement. Few of them consider the work environment’s role in.
Instant Gratification is defined as “the desire to experience pleasure or fulfillment without delay or deferment.” Basically, it’s when you want it, you want it now. The world we live in today is.
Law enforcement works to lock up criminals, but to do so they often also need to lock up evidence. Lost or tampered with evidence can end careers. Failure to secure chain of custody can also be.
Museums only have so much space to present their many great artifacts, art, and interactive displays to the public. Plus, to remain fresh and relevant, they often cycle through their collections.
Improperly stored and preserved evidence impedes justice and can kill careers. In a Colorado Springs example, poor evidence protection practices negatively impacted 5,014 cases and led to a no.
Picture this: boxes of all sizes stacked everywhere amidst different sized filing cabinets, with aisle space between shelves taken up by larger, heavier, irregularly shaped items. Maybe it’s what.
Determining your high-density storage needs can be challenging. You have a lot of stuff and specific security, conservation, space, and budget constraints to meet. How do you pull it all together.
In the second episode of our video series “Coffee with Architects”, we sit down with Kristy Venrick, of Array Advisors and Andy Vogel, of Array Architects in Columbus Ohio. Tune in as they discuss.
Forty years is a long time to live in any one place. Over the decades, you grow roots and a structure becomes, in some ways, a part of you. Its story becomes entwined with your story. Sometimes,.
Remember Zotz Fizzy Cherry candies? What about root beer barrels? Watermelon gum? Ooooh… what about Garbage Can-dy? Classics all. And surely you have your own. We were all kids once. Tastes may.
P2 Talks – Harris County Public Library Shelving and Storage
Kristin Ormand has been with Patterson Pope for many years. She’s held various posts during her tenure, including more than a decade in sales. While she’s worked with customers in a number of.
Ben Gold has been an account executive with Patterson Pope for more than 20 years. He’s done work with all sorts of clients, including businesses as varied as banks, attorney’s offices, insurance.
Ken Stone has been in the storage business for more than three decades. If anyone knows stuff about stuff, it’s Ken. Since the merger of Patterson Business Systems and J.E. Pope in 2004.
Football season is — gulp — drawing to a close. While fans switch their attention to March Madness hopes, many athletics facility and equipment managers will embrace the downtime to rethink gear,.
Cold storage is a top investment priority for those in pharmaceutical and biotech research. But those looking to improve their cold supply chains should consider repurposing existing space for.
How many industries get to have a Ferris wheel at work? Well, with vertical carousel storage, healthcare institutions can bring a bit of whimsy indoors while gaining space, inventory control,.
When you urgently need something from storage, there’s little worse than a storage system that doesn’t work. Especially, when there’s a problem with a moving piece that makes it impossible for a.
Teachers work to encourage creative thinking and individualize lessons to each learner. But it’s more difficult to do so in a cluttered, crowded classroom. Creative school storage design can.
How much does mobile shelving cost? That’s a question we hear all the time from customers. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer, but this article will help you understand why.
P2 Talks – Georgia Institute of Technology Football Equipment Storage
Even in this digital age, nearly every industry stores paper and other flammable materials. Since planning for the worst simply makes business sense, it’s important to take into consideration the.
What do farmers care about most? Crop yields. Their profits depend on growing as much of their product as they can, affordably and efficiently. In the competitive cannabis and hemp markets,.
Police officers across the nation today swear their intent “to Protect and to Serve.” Firefighters and emergency medical crews have a rescue and save mindset. All these personnel do what they can.
In the United States last year, you might choose between a coffee shop latte or an additional square foot of industrial space. After all, the average rent paid per square foot for warehouse and.
Today’s beer market is anything but static. There are literally thousands of different brews, and behind them all are breweries that are passionate about creating great new flavors. One of the.
If there’s anything that law enforcement officers and officials understand, it’s how to do things “by the book.” There is a standard procedure; there is a law; there is a firmly established.
Museums and galleries build their reputations on their collections’ quality and quantity. Yet floor space can be limited. Mobile art racks offer an efficient, cost-effective way to improve.
Your evidence team has the tools to distinguish DNA, identify different materials and particles and help public safety officials make their case. With that kind of expertise, you can be forgiven.
In popular culture, lockers are associated with middle school kids congregating there, catching up on the latest. Or a high school bully smashing someone into a locker at least once daily. Yet.
Open offices are everywhere today. Collaborative spaces and shared work areas have done away with cubicles and are even taking priority over personal offices. But in this more flexible working.
When the call comes in for a law enforcement team or squad of military personnel to deploy, they need to gear up and get going quickly. They may not have the fire station’s pole, but the.
There’s steep competition today for top athletic prospects. You already know that. But, have you considered the value of customized athletic storage to make a positive impression on future team.
Interest in urban farming is (ahem) growing. Farming in cities can not only improve food access, but it brings other environmental benefits too. Nevertheless, farmers are challenged with finding.
Ken Stone has worked in the military storage business for more than 30 years. While he considers every client unique, he notes that there’s something a little extra rewarding about working with.
As the Collections Curator for the USS Yorktown, Melissa Buchanan is the first to admit that the World War II-era aircraft carrier was not designed to be a museum. Its designated purpose was to.
Step into a library today, and you’ll see books and periodicals — but also patrons learning to knit, searching for a job on a computer or researching genealogy. Entrepreneurs working in the.
New trends in K-12 facility design are creating fresh challenges for education storage. Don’t let common storage issues slow down learning. Innovative thinking can help you come up with the unique.
Even museums focusing on the modern remind us of our past. Yet, in order to survive and thrive, museum leadership must always be anticipating audience needs without losing sight of their mission..
Inside the art gallery at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, there is a room that is filled with art. Paintings, drawings, sculptures and pieces ranging from a few inches tall to six.
Design is all about understanding architectural details and how they will impact the project’s end users. It’s a lot for architects to keep in mind. Plus, they seldom get enough time with the.
Children’s hospital patients require special care. Children’s hospital design also has to meet distinct requirements as these smaller patients have not yet lost their desire to play. Smart.
Archivists are information professionals. Need to find a land grant? City record? Will? Century-old newspaper? Personal diaries of a president? Ask the archivist. Beyond providing access,.
When it comes to proper evidence storage, being able to upgrade products and facilities is always a welcome opportunity. Sometimes, it’s imperative. On average, the Volusia County Sheriff’s.
In cities all across the country, evidence storage plays a critical role in helping protect citizens’ rights and ensuring communities’ safety. The pursuit of justice through our court systems is.
Increasing Efficiency With Storage Change
Modern office design focuses on employees. Keeping the people working in that environment happy and energized improves productivity and reduces turnover. Office designers need to keep abreast of.