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Newsletter August 15, 2017

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In this Edition Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia

Our Customers:  See the wood on the walls behind the bar at Michael Jordan’s new restaurant in Chicago?  That is our Penn State gym flooring they bought from us.  (Click Here>> for MJ's restaurant website.  Good pic on slide #4 on homepage.)  They took the floor apart board by board and then randomly re-installed it causing all the free throw, 3-point, and out-of-bounds lines to make a whimsical look on their "feature wall".  

Gym Flooring.  We have a couple of different floors to choose from including the home court of the Cal-Berkeley Bears from Haas Pavilion   L: Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, Dallas  
Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>
 
 

repurposedMATH:  "You could use the 24' columns in Dallas along with some of your surplus steel cable to make a fun zip line." - Glenda

24' Steel Columns.  These are 36" diameter x 24' tall.  Qty: 6.  L: Dallas  Click Here for Pricing>>

Steel Cable.  Used and surplus w/ multiple diameters available.  L: Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>

         

repurposedFUNNY.  "Damon, I saw this Pluggers cartoon 'repurposing' in the cardboard refrigerator box in the Sunday Funnies and instantly thought of you!" -Tracy C. in Colorado  Click for Larger Version>>

60-ton Tripod Jack.  This is a 60-ton hydraulic tripod jack.  In it's first life, it helped hold up a jet plane when they worked on the plane.  L: Atlanta  Email for Pricing>>

Q: Like this tripod jack, do you have obsolete equipment that would be a candidate for "repurposing"?  Email Details>>

Your Ideas:  "We are in the deep foundation and shoring business and from time to time we have to provide load bearing test, this jack would be useful in our testing process." Rocky

 
 

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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

Wire Panels. L: Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  Tom Haley is interested in our Wire Panels for possibly using as a grate to keep debris out of his fountains.

 

Gym Floor...1-yr-old.  This is an 8,800 Sq Ft gym floor that is just 1 year old.  It hasn't even had it's 1st birthday, yet...LOL!  L: Atlanta.  Click for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedPROJECT:  This is an in process photo, below, and an after from one of customer's who purchased a used floor and re-installed it at his facility in Arkansas.  Jay, we appreciate both your business and your photos!

Propane Tanks.  500, 1000 gallon tanks.  L: Denver  Click Here Tanks>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "I want to share a picture of our favorite fire pit ever - made from the ends of a large tank similar to yours on your email.  Love your email newsletters!" Mary Anne in Encinitas, CA

  

Boardwalk Wood.  Beautifully distressed lumber from a boardwalk in Jacksonville, FL.  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

customerPROJECT:  One of our high-end home builders decided to turn a mandatory retention pond into a really cool landscape feature with some of our reclaimed, treated lumber.  Brad, we appreciate your business!   

How We Work.  BEFORE:  "Damon, We have a furniture customer located in New York who produces the round foam padding pictured below.  Would you have interest in this material?  Dimensions: 22 ¼” x 3 1/2"   Volume:  Approximately 400 pads every 6 weeks." - Danielle  AFTER:  We sold 100 disks to a kid's toy manufacturer in Connecticut that is going to use foam pads as a substrate to make kids shields for LARP'ers (Live Action Role Play).  Michael, we appreciate your ingenuity!

Q: Like Danielle, do you have obsolete materials that could be "repurposed"?  Call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or 
Email Damon>>

Round Foam Pads.  We're pricing these at $1/ea with a minimum order of 25 pads.  L: Philadelphia  To Order, call Ethan at 303.321.1471
  

Fire Hose.  1"- 5" diameters available.  Order Online>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Hello... I am looking for a old fire hose to make guitar straps out of... approx 3 inches wide with the red & black stripes down the center... not looking for too long a hose but enough to make a few straps from." - Paul L

UHMW Polyethylene (Ultra High Molecular Weight) Flat Bar Stock.  (Qty 35 - 4" x 12" x 18')  L: Denver  Click here for UHMW Details and Pricing>>

backSTORY:  This is unused bar stock that was rejected by the U.S. Coast Guard for a big marine project in Oregon because the color was wrong.  Can you believe that?  Anyway, the MSRP on this bar stock is $80,000.  Our price is significantly less!

13x Molecular Sieve.  BEFOREThis molecular sieve was supposed to be a part of a manufactured product that ended up getting canceled.  We have 42,000 lbs.  The bead size: .8-1.6MM.  L: Atlanta  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Your 13x could work in several industries.  Natural Gas and Ammonia plants would use 13X…as would air pre-purifiers.  Need to look for 'mom and pop' operations in these sectors.  These are companies that would really like this at your $.50 on the dollar price." Bob in Kentucky

Forward to a Friend:  Please forward info about our 13x if you know somebody in the processing industries of natural gas, ammonia, or air purifiers. etc.

      

Floating Rope.  BEFOREThis is unused, off-spec floating water line rope.  We have 60' and 75' pieces.  FREE SHIPPING   Order Online>>
 

Price Reduced...3/4" Galvanized Highway Median Cable.  We just got in 35,000'+ of highway cable.  L: Dallas, Philadelphia  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "I volunteer with a missionary who installs suspension foot bridges in 3rd world countries to provide safe river crossings and for community building.  I thought this material might be suitable.   Below is a pic of the last build I went on in Honduras.  (160 feet long using about 2,000 feet of cable).  The bridge will save over 5 hours of walking when the river is too dangerous to cross." Steve in Florida
 

repurposedREAL/ESTATE

Runway Idea:  "We are looking for 54"+ widths of conveyor belting to lay down for a runway for our model airplanes at our airfield in New York.  What do you have available?" Scott  RE: Scott, we have this giant 54" x 1,000'+ roll of belting in Philly.  It is taller than a shipping container as you can see in picture below.

Conveyor Belt.   L: Denver, Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta 
 Click for Sizes and Prices>>

  

environmentallyCHALLENGED:  Do you have an industrial property(s) with environmental problems?  If so, would you like to sell the property and transfer the liability headaches on to another party?  If "yes" to both, we're interested in talking to you.  Please, Contact Us>>

RE:  "I have some property in Texas that has some environmental issues. I am interested in selling this property." - Judy
  

propertyREPURPOSE:  One way entrepreneurs are "repurposing" old, abandoned salt mines is by turning them into document storage facilities.

*A.C.E. (Attributes, Characteristics, Engineering).  What is naturally present underground?  Stable temperature, stable humidity, security, etc.  These are the very same A.C.E. that developers spend $100's per SF to construct in new buildings above ground when, funny enough, they are already naturally present underground.  

Q: Have you seen/heard of other ideas on how to "repurpose" old mining properties whether underground or above ground like rock quarries, sand pits, etc?  
Submit Ideas>>
   

 


WANTED:  We are looking for commercial/industrial real estate to purchase that would be a candidate for "repurposing".  We're looking anywhere in the Lower 48.  Contact Us with Details>>
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repurposedSPEAKING.   "I am the current president of the Denver chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. Our chapter is hosting our Regional Fall Conference in October and we are looking for some speakers to speak to our group. Our theme for this conference is “LEEDing the Way” and I thought your company fits right into that with repurposing materials. I was wondering if you would like to speak?" Lisa

Q
: Would a keynote or corporate speech on "repurposing" be fitting for your next event?  If yes, 
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