The Reason Companies Love Their High Density Storage Solutions

By Charles Broady

Why do companies love their high-density storage solutions so much? Let’s delve into 3 of the reasons behind the growing admiration for these systems.

Enhanced Organizational Capabilities

Organization is key to maintaining an efficient workflow, and this is where high-density storage systems shine. Our solutions are customizable to fit the unique needs of each business, allowing for a tailored organization system that improves item retrieval times and reduces misplacement. With options for adjustable shelving, dividers, and labeling systems, companies can create an order that suits their specific operational needs, ensuring that everything has its place and is easily accessible.

Improved Accessibility and Retrieval Times

Efficiency isn’t just about space; it’s also about time. High-density storage solutions are designed with accessibility in mind, enabling quick and easy retrieval of items. This is particularly beneficial in fast-paced environments where time is of the essence. Mobile shelving systems, for example, can be easily moved to create an aisle where needed, allowing staff to access items without the need to navigate through multiple aisles or move other items out of the way. This significantly reduces retrieval times, enhancing overall productivity.

Cost-Effectiveness Over Time

While the initial investment in high-density storage solutions may be higher than traditional storage options, the long-term savings are significant. By maximizing space, companies can avoid the costs associated with expanding their physical footprint or leasing additional storage facilities. Additionally, the efficiency gains in terms of improved organization and faster retrieval times can lead to substantial operational cost savings, making high-density storage solutions a smart financial choice for businesses looking to optimize their storage costs.

Maximizing Your Space: The Crucial Role of Space-Saving Storage Systems

By Charles Broady

Efficiency and organization are not just desirable; they are essential. Whether it's a bustling office environment, a busy industrial warehouse, or a compact living space, making the most of every square foot is crucial. This is where the importance of space-saving in the context of storage systems comes into play, offering innovative solutions to declutter, organize, and transform your space.

1. Enhanced Efficiency and Productivity: Space-saving storage systems are designed to maximize your area's utility while minimizing the footprint. By implementing smart storage solutions, such as static shelving or modular units, you can ensure that every inch of your space is utilized effectively. This organization leads to a more streamlined workflow, as employees or residents can find what they need when they need it, significantly boosting efficiency and productivity.

2. Aesthetic Appeal and Accessibility: Clutter-free spaces are not only more functional but also more aesthetically pleasing. Storage systems come in various designs and configurations that can complement your space's style and ambiance. Moreover, these systems prioritize accessibility, ensuring that items are easily reachable and stored in a manner that makes sense. This accessibility reduces the time and effort spent searching for items, creating a more relaxed and stress-free environment.

3. Cost-Effectiveness: Investing in space-saving storage solutions can be highly cost-effective in the long run. By optimizing your existing space, you eliminate the need for additional square footage, which can be particularly beneficial in areas where real estate prices are high. Furthermore, a well-organized storage system prolongs the life of your items by preventing damage and loss, saving money on replacements and repairs.

4. Versatility and Scalability: One of the key benefits of modern space-saving storage systems is their versatility. Whether you need to store documents, kitchen supplies, or personal items, there's a storage solution that can be tailored to your specific needs. Additionally, many of these systems are scalable, allowing you to adjust and expand your storage capacity as your needs evolve.

5. Sustainability: Efficient use of space is not just good for your pocket; it's also good for the planet. Space-saving storage systems often use fewer materials and consume less energy, contributing to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly footprint. By optimizing your space, you're not only creating a more efficient environment but also participating in a culture of sustainability and responsibility.

In conclusion, the importance of space-saving in the context of storage systems cannot be overstated. From enhancing efficiency and productivity to promoting sustainability, the benefits are clear and impactful. As a business owner seeking to improve your commercial space, trust in our expertise to ensure that investing in the right storage solutions can lead to a more organized, efficient, and harmonious environment.

Mastering Outcomes: The Power of Expert Planning and Mapping

By Charles Broady

In the world of storage solutions, achieving optimal organization and efficiency requires more than just high-quality products; it demands expert planning and mapping. At Acme Visible, we specialize in transforming cluttered spaces into models of efficiency and accessibility. Here's a glimpse into how our strategic approach to planning and mapping can revolutionize your storage solutions:

1. Customized Strategy Execution

Every space has its unique challenges and potential. That's where Acme Visible shines. We begin by understanding your specific needs and objectives, translating this vision into a tailored action plan. Our expertise lies in breaking down complex storage dilemmas into manageable, actionable steps. By doing so, we ensure that every component of your storage solution is aligned with your overall goals, making your space work smarter, not harder.

2. Unparalleled Resource Optimization

Maximizing the utility of every square inch while minimizing waste is our forte. Through meticulous planning and innovative mapping, Acme Visible ensures that your resources—space, time, and investment—are utilized to their fullest potential. Our strategies are designed to enhance the functionality of your environment, ensuring that efficiency and accessibility go hand in hand. With our guidance, your space will be optimized for peak performance, saving you time and money in the long run.

3. Proactive Risk Management

In the realm of storage solutions, unforeseen challenges can disrupt the flow and functionality of your space. Acme Visible's approach includes a thorough risk assessment, allowing us to identify and address potential issues before they become problematic. Whether it's mitigating the risk of overcapacity, ensuring compliance with safety standards, or planning for future expansion, our proactive measures keep your operations smooth and uninterrupted.

Our dedication at Acme Visible extends beyond merely selling storage solutions; we're committed to providing a fully integrated service that includes expert planning and mapping to meet your specific needs. Our proven track record in transforming spaces into efficient, organized environments positions us as leaders in the industry.

Fortress Facades: How Security Shutters Transform Business Protection & Style

By Charles Broady

Security shutters are an indispensable part of modern security systems for businesses, delivering robust protection across several key areas:

  • Break-In Deterrence: Constructed from strong materials like steel and aluminum, security shutters act as an effective deterrent against break-ins and vandalism, ensuring businesses remain secure from intrusions.

  • Energy Efficiency: These shutters enhance a building's energy efficiency by providing insulation, which can lead to reduced energy consumption and lower heating and cooling bills.

  • Noise Reduction: Particularly beneficial in noisy environments, security shutters can significantly reduce external noise levels, thereby improving interior comfort.

  • Aesthetic and Value Addition: Available in a variety of styles, security shutters contribute not only to a property’s aesthetic appeal but also to its potential market value.

Additionally, security shutters can be integrated into broader security systems, offering seamless operation alongside alarms and surveillance equipment. This integration enhances the overall security posture of a business, providing peace of mind to business owners and stakeholders.

In summary, security shutters offer a comprehensive solution that extends beyond mere protection; they contribute to energy savings, noise reduction, aesthetic improvement, and value addition, marking them as a crucial investment for contemporary business security strategies.

Professional installation: Ensuring Longevity and Functionality of Equipment

By Charles Broady

Professional Installation

Acme Visible's commitment to excellence extends beyond just providing top-quality storage solutions – it includes ensuring their optimal installation and functionality. Our expert team, with decades of experience, ensures that each storage system is not only correctly installed but also set up to maintain its functionality and durability over time. This crucial step is key to ensuring that our innovative storage solutions operate at their highest efficiency, thereby enhancing workplace productivity and equipment longevity. For more insights on the importance of professional installation, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Supporting Local Businesses: The Advantages of Choosing Acme as Your Local Supplier

By Charles Broady

In an ever-globalizing world, the appeal of international suppliers with their vast array of products and seemingly lower prices is strong. However, as a local supplier, we at Acme want to shed light on the significant, often overlooked benefits of choosing local businesses for your supply needs. Here are the key reasons why partnering with a local supplier like Acme is not just a good business decision, but also a choice that supports your community and environment.

  1. Personalized Service

At Acme, we pride ourselves on offering personalized service that larger, impersonal suppliers can't match. We understand the local market and can tailor our services and products to meet your specific needs. Our proximity allows for more frequent communication, face-to-face interactions, and a deeper understanding of your business, enabling us to provide solutions that are tailor-made for you.

  1. Faster, More Reliable Delivery

Being local means, we can offer faster and more reliable delivery compared to distant suppliers. With shorter travel distances, there's less chance of delay, ensuring you receive your supplies promptly. This reliability is crucial for maintaining the smooth operation of your business, especially when you need something in a pinch.

  1. Environmental Benefits

Opting for Acme also means you're making a greener choice. Shorter delivery distances reduce carbon emissions and environmental impact. By supporting a local supplier, you're contributing to sustainability and demonstrating your commitment to environmental stewardship, a value increasingly important to consumers and businesses alike.

  1. Strengthening Community Ties

When you choose a local supplier, you're building more than a business relationship; you're strengthening community ties. Acme is not just a supplier; we're your neighbors, your friends, and your supporters. We're invested in seeing our community and its businesses succeed. By working together, we can create a robust network of local businesses that support each other.

  1. Quality Assurance

At Acme, we maintain high-quality standards, ensuring that the products you receive are top-notch. Our proximity allows for easier quality control and quicker resolution of any issues. This commitment to quality is something we take pride in as a local supplier.


Choosing Acme as your local supplier goes beyond just a transaction. It's about building a partnership that benefits your business, supports the local economy, and contributes to the community's overall well-being. In a world where the choices you make have far-reaching impacts, opting for a local supplier is a powerful statement of your commitment to local growth, sustainability, and quality.

Remember, when you support local, you're not just a customer; you're a vital part of the community's success story. Let's work together to make our community stronger, greener, and more prosperous. Choose Acme for your next purchase and experience the difference that going local can make.

Maximizing Workspace Efficiency: The Power of Custom Storage Solutions

By Charles Broady

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In today’s dynamic work environment, efficiency and organization are key. At Acme Visible, we understand that each workspace has unique needs. That’s why our custom storage solutions are designed to optimize and streamline your work area. By tailoring our systems to fit your specific requirements, we help you eliminate clutter, improve accessibility, and enhance productivity. From compact mobile storage units to expansive shelving systems, our solutions are not just about storing more; they’re about smart storing. Discover how our custom storage solutions have transformed workspaces across industries, proving that the right storage strategy can indeed lead to a more efficient and productive workplace.

The Perfect Locker

By Charles Broady

In an era marked by rapid technological advancements and an ever-growing emphasis on convenience, the demand for tailored solutions has become paramount. One such innovation that is revolutionizing the way we organize and secure our belongings is the custom locker. These versatile storage units are no longer confined to traditional settings; they are finding applications in various environments, from workplaces to educational institutions, fitness centers, and beyond.

1. Tailored to Your Space: Custom lockers offer a unique advantage – they can be designed to fit seamlessly into any space. Whether you are working with a compact office layout or a sprawling fitness facility, custom lockers can be tailored to maximize available space, ensuring optimal functionality without compromising on aesthetics.

2. Enhanced Security: Off-the-shelf lockers often come with generic locking mechanisms that may not meet specific security requirements. Custom lockers, on the other hand, allow for the integration of advanced security features. This can include biometric access, electronic locks, or even smart technologies, providing a higher level of protection for valuable items stored within.

3. Efficiency in Organization: Standard lockers may not always cater to the diverse organizational needs of users. Custom lockers empower you to design the internal configuration according to the items to be stored. Whether it's a dedicated compartment for laptops, shelves for shoes, or hooks for accessories, customization ensures that every inch of space is optimized.

4. Branding and Aesthetics: Your space reflects your identity, and custom lockers allow you to incorporate branding elements seamlessly. Choose colors, materials, and finishes that align with your brand image. This not only enhances the visual appeal of the space but also contributes to a cohesive and professional atmosphere.

5. Adaptability to Industry Needs: Different industries have unique storage requirements. For instance, educational institutions may need lockers that accommodate textbooks and laptops, while fitness centers may require ventilation for sweaty gym gear. Custom lockers enable businesses and organizations to address specific industry needs efficiently.

6. Sustainability and Longevity: Investing in custom lockers often means investing in quality materials and craftsmanship. This not only ensures the longevity of the lockers but also contributes to sustainability goals. Durable materials and construction reduce the need for frequent replacements, minimizing environmental impact.

7. User Experience: The user experience is a critical aspect of any facility. Custom lockers can be designed with user comfort in mind, considering factors such as accessibility, ease of use, and ergonomic design. A positive user experience contributes to overall satisfaction and can positively impact your brand reputation.

In conclusion, the need for custom lockers transcends mere storage solutions; it's about elevating the entire user experience. As our spaces evolve, so too should our approach to storage. Custom lockers provide the flexibility, security, and aesthetics required to meet the demands of the modern world, making them an indispensable asset for any forward-thinking organization or institution.

Customize Folders With Heat Sealed Fasteners

By Charles Broady

Today we launched a great new online feature that allows you to pick your folder and then add factory applied heat sealed fasteners (clips) to your folder order.   You can click with the mouse to select any position or combination of positions for your fasteners.   Your order total is automatically calculated to include the cost of the fasteners and the labour costs to apply them.  If you have an online account setup, you can even select a previous custom order in your order history and then click "reorder" to easily order exactly what you ordered last time.   Custom orders have never been so easy! 

*Please note that if you are using Internet Explorer you will need version 10 or up.   Versions 8 and 9 of the Internet Explorer Browser are so old that they do not support the newer technology our website uses.

Latest Products

By Charles Broady

Here's a sneak peak at some new made-to-order products just added into our portfolio.   The above photos shows our new end-tab folio in red.   Custom colours and expansion widths are available.


We also now have pressboard end-tab binders made to order with printing options, colour options and varying ring sizes.


Finally we have added the hard to find white dual ply pressed board folders available in multi-divider configurations. Fastener positions can be customized as well.  Call us at 604-668-8380 for more information.  Products will be added to the website soon for online ordering.

Why Colour Code Your Files?

By Charles Broady

Colour code systems allow you to replace time-consuming, tedious and costly manual fingering searches by a "glance" check, requiring only seconds to scan thousands of folders for misfiles.  Large filing systems are usually colour coded on the end tab so that files can be shelved at multiple heights.  This allows you to stack files higher than with top tab type folders which have to be seen from above.   A greater density of files is more efficient and less expensive because of the reduction in costly real estate.

Professional records managers use shelf files and colour code systems.  Acme's colour code systems virtually eliminate misfiles because colours are interpreted instantly and misfiles are detected immediately so retrieval functions become more efficient.

The Acme colour coding system known as Kromakode set the industry standard some 50 years ago. It uses the colours of the rainbow on the identifying tab of a folder. This allows for faster, more accurate file retrieval, tracking and return. Whether you choose an alphabetic or numeric Kromakode system, when placed in our open system shelving or cabinets, the colour code labels create distinctive patterns that clearly indicate each file's correct position. Misfiles are a thing of the past with Kromakode and, with Acme's charge-out systems, file tracking has never been easier.

See our colour code basics document for more detailed information.  Acme Visible has a huge range of alphabetic, numeric, month and year labels to choose from.

Adding Fasteners (Clips) to File Folders

By Charles Broady

You may not know this but Acme Visible can customize most folder products we sell with fasteners placed in one of eight standard positions, or in other positions by request.    Fasteners are typically used to hold paper sheets in position in a folder so they don't fall out.

Fasteners or "clips" as they are also known, keep your records neat and tidy and make information easier to find.   We "clip" folders with our high-speed machine which heat seals the two prong fastener to the folder.   The machine can even apply two fasteners at a time should you need them in multiple positions.   The heat seal process ensures the fasteners will stay adhered to the file folder for 20+ years.

Fasteners are an inexpensive way to keep your filing system well organized. Contact Acme Visible to quote you on fasteners for your next order.