• Crating

    Published on 03-09-2010 09:13 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Packing,
    3. Crating,
    4. Art/Object Handling,
    5. Shipping,
    6. Materials,
    7. Technology,
    8. Conservation,
    9. Registration,
    10. Storage,
    11. Resources
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    by T. Ashley McGrew



    Michael Van Hook scanning barcodes on packed boxes

    Completed in June of 2004 and spanning a 5 year period, over 800,000 objects were documented, packed and relocated at the National Museum of American Indian. This collection is now one of the most thoroughly documented collections of its type and size due to the digital imaging component integrated into the move process. It is also one of the more accessible collections due to the addition of a barcoding system that was also integrated into the move project.
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    Published on 03-08-2010 10:23 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Crating,
    3. Tools/Equipment
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    A natural companion to the article on the custom tool designed and in use at the National Gallery in London, this posting is brought to PACIN courtesy of Jeff Coburn from Artex Fine Arts Services
    Originally posted 2/22/09

    We were aware that a specialized piece of equipment was needed for moving crates during production and for packing. I ...
    Published on 02-26-2010 09:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Crating,
    3. Technology,
    4. Project Management
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Submitted by Chris Barber
    

Originally posted 11/17/09

    This information comes our way from Chris Barber at Fine Art Shipping.
 Read it to find out more about dealing in a very systematic way with an age-old issue. This article offers step by step instruction in how to use basic information technology to create a tool to increase your efficiency and effectiveness in managing projects.
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