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Follow the Law, Use Mighty Line Tape to Color-Code Your Facility August 25 2016

Using a color-code for organizing and differentiating your warehouse or office workspace help you to stay Lean and attentive to 5S, but did you know that it is actually a requirement, by law? OSHA has specific requirements for color coding your facility for safety regulations; investing in Mighty Line tape for marking your floors and organizational areas is much more than just a visual tool!How do you know what color...

When should you buy Mighty Line Dots and Footprints? June 22 2016

We all know Mighty Line has the most durable and reliable floor tape for your warehouse floor marking needs, but there’s a lot more to marking your floors than just plain bold tape. You’ll want to start by drawing a diagram of your warehouse floor to get a real understanding of where walkways, aisles, and exits will be. Doing this simple beginning step will tell you how much tape to...

Take These Easy 5 Steps to Instill New Habits in Your Team August 26 2015

Though there are some conflicting numbers about exactly how long it takes to form a new habit, science has found that it takes a little over two months to make a new routine into a fully-formed habit. In any organization, the habits that employees have define the day-to-day operations of the company.To create a business dedicated to continuous improvement, it is beneficial for organization leaders to encourage employees to implement...

What Do Floor Tape Store Customers Have to Say? August 11 2015

It can be easy to get led astray when you’re talking to a salesperson. Anyone with a product worth anything knows the key points to hit when selling their product, and they know how to read you to be able to properly determine what points will sell best to you. Even here at the Floor Tape Store, you can read all of our positive content and speak to the professionals...

Solve Your Problems the SMART Way August 04 2015

rying to solve a problem, the best way to find the root cause is to state the issue in a clear, concise way that describes what needs to be addressed. Rather than covering up the problem with a Band-aid solution, it will be beneficial for you and your organization in the long run if you identify the underlying issues that are causing problems.However, this is not always as easy to...

Savings by the Numbers: Why You Should Choose Floor Tape Over Paint July 27 2015

In every organization looking to be more Lean, saving money is one way to measure success. What’s more, a Lean workspace is one that has visual cues for safety. The place to start, of course, will be with marking off your warehouse floor. Armed with the color coding guidelines from OSHA, you must now face the big decision: will you mark your floor with paint or with Mighty Line Floor...

Why Should You Choose the Mighty Line Two Roll Starter Pack? July 22 2015

Every single day, more companies are turning to Mighty Line Floor Tape for their floor marking needs. Not only is floor tape easier to lay and remove than the old ways of painting your warehouse floor, but Mighty Line Floor Tape comes in every color needed for following OSHA floor tape marking requirements.Right now, you can try out Mighty Line Floor Tape through the Floor Tape Store. Before, the process...

3 Go-To Resources About 5S July 02 2015

There is a lot of information out there about 5S, what it is, and how it will benefit you and your company to implement this system of organization. Beyond knowing the roots of 5S, there is so much more beyond the basics to learn before you can find exactly how to make this system work for you.Thankfully, there are quite a few 5S and Lean management experts sharing their wealth...

Standardized Visual Control Tape – It's the Law! June 19 2015

Not only does using a color-coded system for organizing and differentiating your warehouse or office workspace help you to create a more Lean environment, but it is also the law! OSHA has very specific requirements for color coding for safety regulations, so investing in Mighty Line colored floor marking tape is more than just a visual tool – it is a law!            What colored tape should you be...

8 Steps to Creating Your First Value Stream Map June 17 2015

What is a value stream?By definition, a value stream is comprised of all of the steps required to take a product from raw material all the way to the customer. There are a few ways you can look at your value stream; the most well known value stream is the “call to cash” stream, which measures from the call you receive from your customer to order your product or service...

How to Use Marking Tape to Make Your Warehouse More Lean June 15 2015

When working to make your workspace more lean, it is absolutely crucial for everything to have a “home” within the office or warehouse environment. Everything having its own space to occupy means that items will always be easy to find, and you and your team will waste less time searching for the tools necessary to complete a task. At the end of the day, this is the defining element of...

Lean: It's All About the Customer May 19 2015

The implementation of a Lean culture in your workspace is often stressed because of its cost effectiveness for your business. Not only will there be less waste involved, from time waste to physical waste, but there will be more time and attention for you and your employees to dedicate to your customers. After all, your customers are the pillar that holds up your business.Ultimately, every action that takes place in...

3 Steps to Creating a Culture of Safety May 12 2015

There is a lot of emphasis placed on company culture, corporate culture, safety culture, lean culture... But what does this all mean, and why is it such a big deal?Culture, in a nutshell, is the working environment. This can apply to the more broad core values of your organization, which will ultimately trickle down to the inner workings of the company; it can also be applied to the work relationships...

Using PDCA Problem Solving to Stay Lean April 20 2015

What is PDCA? PDCA is a problem solving process used by nearly every industry following Lean management principles, from manufacturing to healthcare. PDCA stands for plan, do, check, act.This four step process originated in the 1930s at Bell Laboratories before being popularized by post-war Japanese industries; this all eventually gave way to the modern day kaizen approach.Since its establishment, PDCA has become integrated into the Lean management way of life....

4 Essential Tips to Create an Empowered Workplace April 10 2015

The term “empowerment” is often used in the workplace without truly being integrated into corporate culture. The word itself means to give official power or authority. In a lean workplace, empowering your employees is absolutely necessary for maximum efficiency and the kaizen approach.What exactly does empowerment look like under lean management? Employees make decisions for themselves, rather than relying on managerial input. Responsibilities of the manager change from directing employees...

A Lean Introduction to 5S: What it is, Why You Need it, Where it Comes From April 08 2015

Some business owners and managers may think that applying 5S organizational practices into their organization is only for industrial facilities. In fact, 5S practices may be integrated into any type of workspace – from commercial workspaces to industrial workspaces to office workspaces. What's more, 5S is something that applies to every person – low-level employees and managers alike – within the organization. The definition 5S, as explained in this short...

Lean and Green: Get Your Team to Recycle April 01 2015

Recycling is one of the most important aspects of the first 5S pillar, Sort. This pillar is dedicated to setting your workspace up for success by clearing away unnecessary or unused items. Part of this process includes organizing your work area to have proper receptacles for disposal, recycling, or reassignment – the last of which is just another form of recycling in itself.Of course, recycling programs are more than just...

Standard Tape, Footprints, and Dots: How to Choose Which Mighty Line Product Best Fits Your Needs March 30 2015

After making the clear choice to go with Mighty Line over any other brand of industrial floor tape for your warehouse floor, you must then take the time to plan out what type of tape you need. It can be useful to draw a diagram to get a real understanding of where walkways, aisles, and exits will be. Not only will it help you determine how much tape to buy,...

NEW Product! Mighty Line Frigid Tape March 28 2015

Mighty Line® Frigid Tape is a durable, permanent cold storage floor tape.This freezer floor tape maintains adherence in -20˚ Fahrenheit temperatures. This long lasting floor tape can be applied to cold, clean and dry floors. Mighty Line Frigid tape is available in 4 inch solid yellow.  3 year warranty Install in ambient temps Prep clean & dry floor Peel & stick to floor Rollover with forklift Retrofit = pull up...

7 Types of Waste to Eliminate with Lean Processes March 27 2015

Do you know how much money your company is throwing away on a daily basis? Between the physical labor and time spent, the unnecessary materials wasted, and the resources misused to complete extraneous tasks, it is crucial for you to identify the waste in your business.That is the entire philosophy behind lean manufacturing.The resources, time, and materials spent that are not bringing value to customers are all costing you, and the...

NEW! Mighty Line Two Roll Starter Pack March 25 2015

There is NO RISK with the $299.00 MightyLine Starter Pack! We get many samples requests everyday from facilities all over the world. So we send out a few strips of the MightyLine Floor Tape along with some Corners and Dots. Our customers then call us and tell us they would like to try a whole roll. We are eliminating this Productivity-Sapping Step!Follow these Simple Steps to Increased Productivity and Safety:...

The 3 Greatest Moments in 5S History March 23 2015

Western society may finally be catching up with the principles behind the 5S organization system, but the history of the practice goes far beyond even the 20th century. It has been a long standing tradition, as far back as the 16th century, to streamline one's workspace in order to create an environment built on maximum efficiency.The first mentions of 5S in history begin in Venice, Italy, at the Arsenal of...

5 Things You Learned in Kindergarten that Taught You 5S March 12 2015

You may think that doing an overhaul on your current system of organization is a time consuming, daunting task. While the initial implementation of the 5S organization system can take a fair amount of planning and execution, the overall time and effort spent maintaining the system is minimal. In fact, your business will ultimately save money and time, as your workspace and warehouse floor will be much cleaner and more...

Top Companies Using 5S March 11 2015

The 5S workplace organization system was first implemented in Japan as a way to streamline and maintain an efficient work space. The standardization process is broken down into five pillars, which translate to sort, straighten, shine, standardize, and sustain. These steps can be taken to create a better functioning workplace than ever before.Though 5S is most famously implemented by Toyota in Japan, many western companies are following suit to their business...

24 Hours to Improving 5S in Your Home March 10 2015

The 5S system of workspace organization may be something you are incorporating into your daily life without even realizing it. Originating in Japan as a way to enforce cleaner and more economical practices in the work place, this system has worked its way across the globe and is used in large and small enterprises, alike.If you're looking to maximize your efficiency both in the workplace and in your personal life,...

6 Twitter Accounts You Can't Afford to Not Be Following March 10 2015

Using social media to your advantage can be useful in making powerful connections and staying up to date on the cutting edge tips and tricks in your industry. Cultivating your online presence starts and ends with social media in today's high efficiency, communication-focused business world.In the world of 5S and warehouse safety practices, there are several stand-out thought leaders you should be following that will inspire and inform you –...

An Introduction to Floor Tape March 06 2015

There are many potential hazards in an industrial setting. Traffic must be directed, pedestrians need safe walkways; storage areas should be designated, and organizational systems must be marked to prevent any accidents. Floor tape is designed for this purpose. Made of heavy duty double-coated features that resist oil, moisture, solvents and scuffing, floor tape can also withstand high forklift and truck traffic, thereby providing a reliable, quick and easy way...

Things to Consider When Marking Your Warehouse Flooring February 12 2015

When choosing the methodology for creating your new floor markings, there are a lot of options to weigh. Going with industrial tape over permanently painting will save you a lot of time and money in the long run. Another point to consider is the option of anti-skid tape, which may be a better choice for industrial warehouses with more slippery floors.Whichever way you go, marking your industrial warehouse and shop...

Reasons Why You Should Not Ignore Floor Tape February 08 2015

There are plenty of reasons why you shouldn’t ignore Floor Tape anymore. We all know that Floor Tape sticks to a lot of different types of floors and most people do tend to use it more on cement and tile floors versus carpeting and other types of flooring. As a manager, working in a warehouse or a factory you need to be aware of dangers and to take measures to...

May is National Electrical Safety Month May 14 2014

May might be well known as the month for Mother’s Day, but it is also National Electrical Safety Month sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), a non-profit organization devoted to spread awareness, reduce fires and fatalities, and provide resources to inform people about the dangers of electrical systems. May is a great time to take a quick look around your facility and check to make sure that all...

Organizing a Warehouse January 31 2013

Any company that carries inventory needs a well-thought-out warehouse space with efficient storage, and space for shipping and receiving.  Workers who know where things are and where things need to be stored, who work in safe conditions and whose needs are considered in the warehouse layout are likely to make fewer mistakes and have less accidents. The items you’re warehousing determine the exact layout of a warehouse, but you can...

Year End Clearance--50% Off Select Floor Tapes December 22 2012

  Year End Clearance 50% Off Select Floor Tapes Hurry Quantities are Limited In order to get our lowest prices on select floor tape you must call us at 803-993-8273                                                                                                                                 2 Inch Tape 3 Inch Tape    ...

Mighty Line Tape now on your iPad! February 21 2012

Wouldn't you like to take your iPad out to the warehouse or manufacturing floor and order your Mighty Line Tape and Mighty Line Floor Signs? Well now you can! Today FloorTapeStore.com has rolled out FloorTapeStore.com for the iPad! You can see all of the products with pictures and order while you are on the go. Order MIghty Line Tape on your iPad today!

Can Mighty Line Tape be used in a cold environment? February 13 2012

 I had the following exchange with a customer today via email and thought it was important enough to include on the website. Louis writes: I would like to use your tape in our facility. The area where I need the tape is at 4C or 39F during work hours. At the end of the shift, the floor is washed with hot water and some mild sanitizing chemicals. Do you think your tape can withstand...

How Long Does Mighty Line Tape Last? Three Years? No Way! June 10 2011

Mighty Line Tape lasts a long time. But can it stay in position and look good for three years? Most people would say but I just heard from a Mighty Line customer that they have an installation going on three years now.  Sure, conditions vary from plant to plant. But given the right care and proper installation, Mighty Line Tape can last a long, long time. Check out the pictures...
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