Archive | April, 2014

Tent Straps Get Style Updates

Just in time for outdoor events/parties season, our line of tent straps has been updated with some great features and new sizes and styles. White zinc hardware We know presentation is important in the event tent/party tent industry, so updating our straps with sleek-looking white zinc hardware was an easy decision. The combination of white […]

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Make your Mother Proud!

We’re proud to support the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® annual Movers for Moms® drive This is a special time of year for our friends at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. Each spring, the Michigan-based company holds its Movers for Moms® event, collecting donations for mothers living in domestic abuse or homeless shelters across the […]

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New Products: Drum Handling Equipment

We’ve recently added a new category of drum handling equipment  to our expanding line of lifting slings. A drum sling is an easy and efficient way to move a 55 gallon drum. Constructed of nylon webbing (either 1″ or 2″ wide), it can have either a harness design or hooks to hold the drum, while […]

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How to Inspect, Clean, and Store Tie Down Straps

With winter weather pretty much over (we hope!), it’s a good time to clean and inspect your tie down straps for wear and tear. Whether you use 1″ ratchet straps to tie down a motorcycle in an enclosed trailer, or you’re a flatbed truck driver using 4″ winch straps, it’s important to regularly inspect straps, […]

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US Cargo Control Team Welcomes Governor Branstad

We were thrilled to recently welcome a special guest to tour our US Cargo Control facilities. Iowa governor Terry Branstad visited our office and warehouse at the end of February. A group of local residents invited the governor to come and see the growth we’ve experienced over the past year with the development of our […]

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Shoulder Eye Bolt: Small Part Plays a Big Part

One of the things I enjoy most about my job here at US Cargo Control is the variety of customers I get to speak with every day. Recently I received a call from Paul with Component Assembly Systems. I’m always curious about what the customers are using our products for especially when there is a […]

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