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  • Blimp Promoting Big Box Self-Storage Shot Down by Townspeople
    A Big Box Self Storage marketing blimp met the ire of townspeople in Ditchling Common, West Sussex, England, who shot it down three times. ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News
  • Cat Accidentally Locked in Portable Storage Container
    A cat who wandered into a storage container in Hawaii six weeks ago was found hungry and skinny by Craig Watson of Portable on Demand Storage. ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News
  • BasicX Gate Access Control Keypad
    Global Electronics Ltd. offers BasicX Gate Access Control Keypad for self-storage security needs. ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • More Baby Boomers Embracing Technology
    More Baby Boomers are embracing modern technology, according to a recent study by TV Land. The study revealed the estimated 78 million Baby Boomers—people between the ages of 44 and 63—are becoming more tech-savvy for entertainment ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Claims for Unemployed Insurance Benefits Soars
    As the labor market continues to struggle, the number of people applying for unemployment insurance jumped by 30,000 to a 26-year peak last week, according to government data released Wednesday. Initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits rose to a ...More
    December 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • INSOMNIAC 770
    OpenTech Alliance introduces its newest self-storage kiosk, the INSOMNIAC 770, offering a freestanding pedestal design, onboard signage and an optional canopy. ...More
    December 24, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Staying Healthy During the Holidays
    With cold and flu season at its peak, health experts say the best defense is a healthy diet, plenty of rest and moderate exercise. But during the holidays, many people find this formula nearly impossible. While food alone cannot protect you against the common cold or ...More
    December 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • PODS Uses Recyclable DuraPlate Material for Portable Self-Storage
    PODS Enterprises signed a multi-year agreement with Wabash National’s DuraPlate Products Group to build and service all PODS' traditional portable-storage container requirements. ...More
    December 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • Mako Steel Opens Washington, D.C. Sales Office
    Mako Steel Inc., which designs, supplies and installs steel buildings for the self-storage industry nationwide, will open a new sales office in Washington, D.C., with Mark Colwell at the lead as Northeast sales and project manager. ...More
    December 23, 2008 Posted in News, Construction
  • Self Storage Talk Member Lounge Added to ISS Expo in Vegas, Jan. 26-29
    Members and moderators of Self-Storage Talk, the self-storage industry’s largest online community, can now meet and mingle face-to-face at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo, thanks to the addition of a new Members Lounge to the show’s exhibit hall. ...More
    December 23, 2008 Posted in News