First of all, you want to ensure that you are seeking out storage options that can withstand the trials of your workplace. Many business owners looking into storage solutions are tempted by “heavy duty" plastic shelving which can be bought at a very low price from general hardware stores. The downside of this type of shelving is that it isn’t close to being prepared for industrial applications. Instead, consider choosing industrial steel storage racks. Industrial steel storage racks are stronger than plastic options, more resistant to wear and tear, and are largely just as affordable, especially if you consider the savings that result from steel racks lasting longer.