Republic Services, CC Transfer Truck Scale Replacement

By Jessica McKinnon Quality Scales Unlimited has done it again Replacing a Truck Scale in just 2 Days! Republic Services, Contra Costa Transfer, a waste and recycling facility in Martinez, was ready to replace their worn out truck scale and who better to get the job done than the highly skilled professionals of QSU. The… Read more »

Unattended Kiosk Printers at South Bay Transfer Station

By Marchus Funke & Jesse Wetherell Recently, Quality Scales Unlimited installed two “unattended” printer kiosks at a South Bay Transfer Station. These kiosks included intercom communication, allowing the driver and Weigh Master (in the scale house) to clearly communicate while the vehicle is on the scale being weighed. This equipment helps our customer process inbound… Read more »

Hanson Aggregate Clayton Truck Scale Replacement

Hanson Clayton 2

By: Marchus Funke & Jesse Wetherell Quality Scales Unlimited executed another truck scale replacement project in just two days! A mining company located on Mt. Diablo had a truck scale that was nearing the end of its usable life. To replace the truck scale, we removed the old, worn truck scale and installed a new,… Read more »

Seattle Truck Scale Installation

truck scale installation seattle

This week we performed a truck scale installation in Seattle, Washington for Strategic Materials, a glass and plastics recycling company. Our client was depending on a neighboring truck scale for their weighing needs and incurring a charge each time they used their neighbor’s truck scale. Strategic Materials was also spending excessive time traveling back and… Read more »

ATV Scale Installed in Willits

  Quality Scales Unlimited recently installed a rental Rice Lake Weighing Systems ATV scale at Grist Creek Aggregates. Grist Creek Aggregates is an operating quarry located on Outlet Creek east of Willits California. The multi-day project began in Byron at QSU headquarters with the loading of the four scale section modules onto the Grist Creek… Read more »

Travis Sets 45 Aeronautical World Records


  Travis Air Force Base in Solano County set 45 aeronautical world records in a single 45 minute flight in the wee morning hours of April 3rd. The plane, a C-5M Super Galaxy which already held 41 world records, included a mixed crew of active-duty and reservists who worked together to set the 45 new… Read more »

Repairs on Two Mechanical Truck Scales

Cemex Redwood City Front Gate

Two Howe mechanical truck scales at Cemex in Redwood City received extensive repairs by three of our senior technicians, Jeremy, Jose and Mike. The two truck scales each had over 20 rotted non-functioning deck outriggers and corroded coping that was impacting the scale’s accuracy. One of the two scales also had its exit end showing… Read more »

Steel Deck Truck Scale Installed in Sonora

Sierra Pacific install Sonora

Sierra Pacific Industries in Sonora California was the location of a 70’ x 10’ Rice Lake Weighing Systems truck scale installation. Sierra Pacific hired QSU to remove and replace their Fairbanks mechanical truck scale that was failing and in need of extensive repairs. Our sales team recommended a Rice Lake steel decked OTR for its… Read more »

Fulcrum Installed on Cardinal Truck Scale

Bekins Pleasanton Truck

Technicians, Keith and Jeff, replaced a fulcrum stand on a mechanical Cardinal truck scale at Tri-Valley Bekins Moving and Storage in Livermore last month. The custom stand replaced a failing rusted stand and required fabrication due to the stand’s special height. The job required torching the existing stand and base to prepare for the installation… Read more »

Multiple Belt Scales Installed in Pleasanton

Belt scale and product

Technicians, Troy, Jeremy and Jeff took on a multiple day job at the Cemex Quarry in Pleasanton which involved installing four new Belt-Way belt scales, relocating an existing belt scale, installing a remote display and communication devices. Cemex is updating their plant with the intention of improving efficiency and productivity. Their new belt scales will… Read more »

ATV Truck Scale Installed in Oakland

Last month, QSU technicians installed a rental 70′ x 10′ ATV truck scale at Miller Milling in Oakland.  The two day job required moving the rental truck scale from our yard in Byron and installing the scale at the Oakland facility.  Miller Milling is one of the top four milling operations in the United States with six facilities… Read more »

In-ground Truck Scale has Overhaul

Triple M Custom Farming in Holt was the site of a recent Holman in-ground truck resurrection.  QSU technicians, Jeremy and Richard, worked four days getting the out-of-use scale back in working order.  The labor intensive job required jacking up the concrete deck, replacing stands, grouting and greasing the scale.  The two techs also installed an… Read more »

Portable Animal Scale for Vitality Farms

Quality Scales Unlimited is a partner with many California and Nevada ranchers who depend on accurate scales to weigh their market ready livestock.  One recent partner, Vitality Farms in Brentwood, California, recently bought a Rice Lake portable animal scale for weighing sheep and cattle. The portable animal scale manufactured by Rice Lake is the world’s… Read more »

Rail Scale Repaired and Greased at C & H Sugar

Five of Quality Scales Unlimited’s technicians spent a sweet Easter at C & H Sugar in Crockett repairing and greasing their rail scale used to weigh boxcars containing sugar product in route to food industry customers.  To limit lost transport time during normal business days, our technicians worked four consecutive days including Easter Sunday to… Read more »

Truck Scale Moved from Stockton to Fontana

We’re on the Move!  Quality Scales Unlimited successfully tackled the project of moving a 70’ x 10’ three module Unibridge mechanical truck scale from Stockton, California to Fontana, California.  Budway, a leader in modal-to-modal inventory management and transporter of rolled metal products challenged us with the job of dismantling their truck scale in Stockton and reassembling… Read more »

Truck Scale Install for Sierra Pacific

Sierra Pacific Industries, a forests product company in Lincoln California was the site of a recent truck scale installation performed on a Saturday by two of our veteran technicians, Jeremy and Jose.  With the advice of the Quality Scales Unlimited’s sales team, Sierra Pacific purchased a 70’ x 11’ Rice Lake Survivor OTR truck scale… Read more »

Conveyor Scale Installation

Building communities and businesses, while keeping green…  As Walnut Creek, continues to revitalize its lively downtown, Quality Scales Unlimited is part of the city’s upgrades while contributing to a greener California.  When structures are razed to make room for city improvements, the resulting concrete is recycled for other uses.  Measuring the quantities of concrete rubble… Read more »

Napa Wine Co. Truck Scale Installation

Napa Wine Company has a new Rice Lake OTR truck scale installed in 2013!  Napa Wine Company was in need of a new electronic truck scale to replace their failing concrete deck mechanical truck scale.  With assistance from Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Quality Scales Unlimited provided a custom solution which met and exceeded their expectations…. Read more »

Nichelini General Engineering Contractors Inc.

California leads environmental clean-up actions, and we are proud to be a part of these activities to aid future generations.  The county of Sacramento and the city of Rancho Cordova have initiated a long-planned remediation of the Inactive Rancho Cordova Test Site and White Rock Dump #1, and White Rock Dump #2 at the prior… Read more »

Safe Harbor Partners, LLC

We help our customers grow!  In October 2013, Quality Scales Unlimited installed a Rice Lake Weighing Systems OTR in-ground truck scale at Safe Harbor’s new (still under construction!) wine processing/storage site in Napa.  Wine is a major industry for this region, and we enjoy maintaining a stake in this key component of our local economy.  … Read more »