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  • What’s Involved in Obtaining a Truck Scale?

    July 10, 2018

    Let’s start with the basics. Why would a company need a truck scale? A truck scale has many uses from determining the weight of bulk goods to ensuring trucks are compliant with vehicle weight limit. They collect incoming and outgoing weight to make sure legal-for-trade requirements are met. They are used for transaction pricing, profit […]

  • Scale Verification with Test Weights

    Scale Verification with Test Weights

    May 4, 2017

    For most industries, scale accuracy is a critical part of operations and can directly impact the bottom line. Grand Rapids Metrology certifies weighing equipment to the highest standards in the metrology industry. However, there are numerous factors that can affect the accuracy of your scale between GRM planned maintenance visits; such as debris building under […]

  • Winterizing Your Truck Scale

    Winterizing Your Truck Scale

    November 7, 2016

    As a truck scale owner, you know scales are a vital aspect of your business operations. Its ability to accurately and promptly read measurements is imperative to an organization’s quality, efficiency, and revenue. As winter approaches, it is important to understand what precautions should be taken in order to maintain the condition of your equipment […]

  • Benefits of Using a Single Source Vendor

    Benefits of Using a Single Source Vendor

    July 27, 2016

    In 2013 we changed our name from Grand Rapids Scale to Grand Rapids Metrology to better communicate our expanded scope of capabilities. The word scale has a limited connotation, however the word metrology, the scientific study of measurement, has just the opposite. Before 2013, the services that followed our name were that of a scale […]