Employee of the Month: Jen O’Connor

Nomination Jen is increasingly hardworking and dedicated to the overall success of Monroe. She joined Monroe over nine years ago and during that time has performed many roles within the organization. Jen is an extremely versatile person and has been … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Plunger-Style Door Holders

Door holders are available in different styles. There are T-style door holders, for instance, as well as plunger-style door holders. You can use either of them to hold doors open. T-style door holders live up to their namesake by featuring … Read More

The Pros and Cons of Weld-On Hinges

Hinges are commonly used to create an angle of rotation between two objects. Most of them consist of two leafs and a knuckle. The knuckle is the hollow center. The two leafs are placed together, after which a pin is … Read More

What Are Beveled Washers and How Do They Work?

When connecting two or more objects with threaded fasteners, you may want to use washers. Washers won’t hold the objects together. They will, however, distribute the load of the fasteners across a large surface area so that the objects are … Read More

How to Choose Flexible Magnets

Not all magnets are rigid. While all magnets are able to pull ferromagnetic materials by generating a magnetic field, some of them are flexible. Flexible magnets are permanent magnets that, as the name suggests, can bend and flex. Most flexible … Read More

What Are Tooling Balls and How Do They Work?

Tooling balls are commonly used in the manufacturing industry. Also known as construction balls, they typically consist of a smooth and a round metal ball that’s attached to a cylindrical shaft or stem. Unless you’ve used them in the past, … Read More

6 Essential Hand Truck Safety Tips

Hand trucks offer a simple and convenient way to move loads. Also known as hand carts, they consist of an L-shaped frame with a flat base at the bottom and a pair of handles at the top. You can place … Read More