Featured Project: Metal Lockers for New Lab’s

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New Lab’s Open Office Design with Cubicles and Metal Lockers

Reinventing an Industry

New Lab Metal Locker Case Study

Building 128 Around WWII Before it Became New Lab

New Lab has taken state of the art to a new level by renovating an old World War II machine shop called Building 128 into a space that would be home to scientists, inventors, and business owners. The design would allow for every need to be met for up to 350 individuals and 50 companies. Whether an open collaborative space was needed or a private area to focus on work, New Lab thought of everything. Featuring studios, lounges, open cubicle work spaces, meeting rooms, and 4,500 square foot event space, this is truly a unique collaboration space.

The Storage Question

The only question that remained was: with so many rented spaces and areas, how could every member keep their work safe and secure 24/7 in a place where there are endless amounts of people every day? Yet was also cost effective and didn’t take up too much room? There would need to be 357 privately secured areas for storage, with locks that would be easy for members to use. Finally, the storage would need to be provided and install by a hard drop dead date, no extensions or delays would be acceptable.

Open Meeting Areas at New Lab

Open Meeting Areas at New Lab

The Storage Solution

Despite all these requirements, the answer was simple: Metal Lockers from SchoolLockers.com.

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Metal Lockers with Electronic Locks for the Cubicle Area

SchoolLockers.com worked with Stephanie at Macro Sea, who oversaw the entire project from start to finish, and was pleased with her overall experience with our sales rep, John Davies, “He helped with everything I needed and even set us up with local installer.” The installer was also able to bid out and accomplish other work that was needed as well.


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Wider and Deeper Double Lockers With More Space for Bigger Projects

On top of being secure, SchoolLockers.com lockers offer a wide selection of brands in a variety of sizes to match any workspace. The brand new Penco lockers looked right at home in the industrial architecture. Although most facilities want recessed handles, New Lab wanted die cast protruding handles, and we were more than happy to accommodate that request. Thanks to the varying sizes, the lockers can be located right next to each individual workspace without taking up too much floor or wall space so members don’t have to haul their equipment too far. For meeting rooms, larger lockers are located in hallways to remain accessible.

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New Lab’s New Metal Lockers

Each renter for each space has their own dedicated locker, with sizes dependent on the size of the workspace rented. There are a mixture of single tier lockers and double tier lockers of varying heights and widths. Rather than use the more common combination padlocks or keys, each locker was equipped with a digital lock to keep track of access codes more easily. Users don’t have to carry a key that can be lost, and management can easily reset access codes as needed.


A Close Up of the Electronic Locker Locks

When asked about her experience with John and the rest of the SchoolLockers.com team, Stephanie replied that “It was really good, we got everything we needed when we needed it.” So keep us in mind the next time you need new lockers!

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How to Get a Locker Primed for Painting: Tips and Tricks

We’re always telling you about our amazing new lockers and the varied selection of styles and colors we have available that can match pretty much any decor…but we have to admit that there’s a certain charm to an old set of vintage lockers. 😉 But sometimes the color and rust-covered doors just aren’t for you, and it’s time to give that locker a makeover! A new coat of paint will immediately spruce up any locker, but there are a few steps you need to take before you get your brush or roller out. Read on for our tips on how to get a locker primed for painting.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016–Lockers for Everyone on Your List!

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are officially upon us! Want to surprise your kids, spouse, friends, etc. with something really unique under the tree this year? Give them a locker! Check out our Holiday Gift Guide to learn more about some of our bestsellers and why any of our lockers would make perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

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2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sneak Peek

Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday fans, rejoice! Thanksgiving is literally just days away, and once you’re done getting your fill of turkey and stuffing it will just about be time to shop for great deals on some of our most popular locker styles! To get you all set for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, we thought we’d offer a little sneak peek at the deals we’ll have going on. We truly have lockers for all ages and budgets!

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Spooktacular Ways to Use Lockers for Halloween

halloween“Jack-O’-Lantern Trio” by daryl_mitchell. CC BY-SA 2.0.

One of our favorite things to do is show people how lockers can be used in unconventional ways. You may not immediately think of a locker when it comes to Halloween…but we’ve come up with some ways that they can keep you safe from horrifying monsters–or maybe even help you create some creepy fun on Halloween night!

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Should I Order My Lockers Assembled or Unassembled?

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One of the questions we are frequently asked is if it’s better to purchase lockers assembled or unassembled. And truthfully, there is no right or wrong answer. While there are advantages and disadvantages to both, it really depends on your manpower, resources and capabilities. To make the decision a little bit easier for you, here are some reasons you might choose to order your lockers assembled or unassembled.

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Football Lockers: Perfect from Pee Wees to the Pros

When it comes to football season, you’ve got other things to worry about than where to store your equipment. Let our football lockers take care of that side of things so you can focus on the game!

Our high quality football lockers are the perfect way to store everything you need for game day–from jerseys and cleats all the way down to the footballs themselves. We have a variety of styles and options to choose from that will work for ANY team, whether you’re involved in little league, high school, college or even the pros!

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