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Helpful information, with some fun stuff thrown in, from the professionals at Drafting Equipment Warehouse.

Mayline Drafting Furniture Update

by | Monday, March 26, 2018 | 0 comment(s)

In our last blog we discussed the permanent and temporary discontinuation of some of the Mayline Flat Files as the new owners change manufacturing locations. Below is an updated list of more Mayline products that are now discontinued as well as a list of alternate products. Please see our other informational blog relating to the Discontinuation of Mayline Flat Files and the Replacement Options: Mayline / Safco Flat File Chart Mayline Drafting Furniture Replacement Chart Mayline Discontinued... ...

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Mayline Flat Files Update

by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 0 comment(s)

In 2017, Safco Products acquired the Mayline Company. Please see the information below for an update on the Mayline Flat Files, one of our favorite product lines. Effective February 26, 2018 Safco is transitioning the sales of the Traditional Mayline C-Files to the legacy Safco Flat Files. This will be the new Mayline—Safco Flat File moving forward. During this transition to a new manufacturing facility, Safco is initiating a temporary hold on the manufacturing of Mayline Interlocking Flat...

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Changes in the Drafting Industry

by | Monday, October 30, 2017 | 0 comment(s)

As promised in my last blog I will look at the past twenty-three years of the drafting/engineering supplies industry. The drafting industry definitely hit a fork-in-the-road in 1990 to 2008. CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) became the star rookie for engineering and architectural drafting. This initiated a major trend in companies coast to coast. Equipment used in the standard drafting rooms began to change rapidly. The larger corporations and professional firms began switching to...

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