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Site glitch this morning; words of advice to other web site owners

Posted by The Safety Emporium Support Team on

Some of you might have noticed that our web site went off-line for a few hours earlier this morning.  That issue has now been resolved.

For the record, it was an issue with our web site domain registrar who WAS They requested we verify our contact info after years of doing business with them. After we clicked verify in their control panel for our domain, they, without any warning or notice, took our site offline and posted a note our site would be available in "24-48 hours". Which could actually be up to 72 hours they way that the domain name system works.  Which in the e-commerce biz might as well be three years.

We don't know if that was a technical glitch or basic incompetence, but a quick web search revealed that the company has an F rating from the Better Business Bureau and did not respond to any of the BBB's inquiries. Two red flags is enough.

While we appreciate namecheap's efforts to get our service restored sooner, we're now in the process of transferring to a new domain registrar. The transition should be effective later today and there should be no further disruptions. We look forward to years of uninterrupted service.

Prices slashed on Safety Data Sheet Centers and Binders!

Thanks to new suppliers, we now offer new LOW LOW prices on our Safety Data Sheet Information Centers such as item # 01130 as well as 1.5" and 3" SDS English or trilingual binder, item # 01170.And we have great new rack pricing as well. See item # 01105.

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DOT Placards and Labels Mega Price Drop!

We've had a HUGE HUGE price reduction on our entire DOT placarding line. That includes standard placards (in polycoated tagboard, plastic and permanent self-adhesive vinyl) as well as blank 4-digit placards and flip placard systems.  And check out our new cheap number sets for those blank ones (item # 03157).And don't forget we also sell DOT shipping [...]

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Dispenser Mania!

We've updated out dispenser line with a ton of acrylic and wire dispensers for your most common workplace needs. We've got them for safety glasses, safety goggles, ear plugs, beard covers, shoe covers, gloves, lab coats, towelettes, arm covers, and more!  Some are even available in stainless steel.We also have a new line of wire racks/baskets. [...]

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FedEx International Priority Service

We now have great new FedEx International Priority rates. For our customers in Canada, not only does this mean faster delivery, it also means no brokerage fees (unlike UPS Standard or FedEx Ground). In fact, the cost for Priority service can be equal to or less than the total charges for ground when you include those [...]

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We are now Ohaus distributors

Safety Emporium is now Officially an Ohaus distributor. Known for their high-performance balances and scales, Ohaus also offers centrifuges, water analyzers, shakers, mixers, vortexers, stirrers homogenizers and more. Whether you need a counting balance, high-precision laboratory balance, just ask!  We'll start adding these products to our web site in the near future.Also note that Ohaus has [...]

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It's Just Right with Justrite!

We are now Officially distributors for Justrite Manufacturing Company. Justrite is a leading source of storage, handling and security products including fire prevention safety equipment for hazardous materials, environmental protection spill containment devices, and specialized storage products.We're going to be adding a bunch of their stuff in the near future.  And we've already added their multi-place [...]

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Don't blow off your kitchen system maintenance!

We now carry Ansul and Pyro-Chem style blow-off caps for your pre-engineered kitchen hood systems. Rubber caps should be replaced each year, and we've got killer low prices compared to the name brand replacements.  Check these out along with our other kitchen fire and safety products!

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High flow water valves!

We are now offering WaterSaver's high flow water valves which are designed for use on process and chilled water systems. They are available in several different configurations. The L4301 is the valve shown here:

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New Products: Vacuum filtration adapters

Check out our new heavy-duty flared tool vacuum filtration adapter, item # CG-1052-A.  It's designed with a inner cone-shaped surface which mates cleanly and securely with our new neoprene filtration adapters, item # 24005.  

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