When to Upgrade Your Truck Scale Software


Often, we hear about customers that are “stuck with their current provider” or feel that “a software upgrade is too expensive”. These both may be true. However, from our experience, there are three easy signs that it is time to upgrade your current truck scale software.   Wait Times  Do you struggle with wait times and…

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The Infrastructure Bill and Scales

On Friday, November 5, 2021, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and it was signed into law on November 15th that year. With $1.2 trillion being put towards physical and social infrastructure — if you are in the industries associated with building and maintenance of roads, bridges, railroads, water,…

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D.O.T. Weighing Solutions for Truck Company

DOT Truck Weighing Solutions

Overview BSI Dayton has a national transportation company that ships truck chassis from a manufacturer in Springfield Ohio to dealers all over the country. This customer needed a truck scale that would allow them to weigh each of their trucks to ensure they are within DOT guidelines. Problem The main issue BSI Dayton faced was…

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The Necessity of Scales in Concrete Batch Plants

concrete mixing silo

Concrete is a relatively simple mixture that without the right measurements, can create big problems for the project it is being used. Concrete is created from aggregate, sand, cement, and water at a batch plant. Scale technology is used at batch plants to verify proper ingredient amounts are combined to produce the desired end result. …

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More Than Scale Technicians

Scale Technician

It may come as a shock that while there are trade schools and degrees for most service professions — such as welding, plumbing, and electrical — there is no degree necessary to calibrate and service a scale. As time goes on, the scale industry has become much more technological and electronic-based. You now need more…

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When Pigs Fly, They Fly on Monorail Scales

Monorail Scales

Overview The customer ran up to 500 or 600 hogs across the monorail system in the course of a day depending on the daily quota. The operator would inspect the hog carcass and check for rejects or compliance issues and correct them if possible. After the operator inspected the hog, they would manually fill out…

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How to Increase Farming Profitability


It is no secret that prices in every industry have risen over the last 2 years. According to the USDA, food purchased from stores was 7% higher in January 2022 than in January 2021. From raw goods to the finished products purchased on store shelves, saving money and watching the bottom line has become more…

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8 Ways to Boost Corn Yield

corn yield

You can’t control the weather, but there are plenty of factors you can adjust to boost the amount of corn you harvest per acre. By choosing the correct hybrid for your acreage, planting to the correct depth at the correct time and rotating with the right crops, you can boost your overall yield and ensure…

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The Crop Insurance Audit – Are You Prepared?

crop insurance

You’ve suffered loss, possibly through catastrophic weather conditions, natural disaster, or maybe just an especially dry year that everyone is feeling. But this is what crop insurance is for, you’re not supposed to be at the whim of mother nature in making your livelihood. You’ve gone through the process of filing the claim, and then…

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Outstanding Dealer Award

Brechbuhler Scales, Inc. has received The Outstanding Dealer award from B-TEK Scales, LLC in recognition of excellence in Sales, Service, and Support.

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