Continuing with the office health series, it’s often hard to find time to work out your muscles when you’re always doing work at your desk. Studies have shown that sitting for longer than 30 minutes places unhealthy stress on your spine. Taking a quick 3-5 minute break to get up and move around helps with circulation to your muscles. And you may not have an office with a door so we found a few exercises that you can do in the comfort of your cubicle without being seen. Chair squats You’re basically doing the motion anyway, why not sneak in a few more for a great strength exercise […]
I think we can safely say that working in an office environment isn’t the healthiest thing to be doing 8+ hours a day. Various studies have shown that sitting for hours is terrible for your health and some are going as far as calling it the new smoking. Top that off with a vending machine diet and that is a recipe for disaster. In this three part work health series we discuss healthy office snacks, easy exercise routines and different seating positions in the office. Healthy Office Snacks How many times have you hit that 3pm slump and the only thing to get you through is the vending machine? You can’t focus on work then all you have to get you on track is a sugar rush. Here are a few snacks that are my favorite mini desk meals. Plus, these are easy to transport, aren’t too crunchy and loud and don’t smell up the office (if you’ve ever searched ideas for healthy work snacks, tuna comes up a lot). Fruit Instead of a candy bar, try fruit. Bananas, oranges and apples are an easy grab-and-go snack. Dried fruit is also a good option. Just be wary of portion sizes. […]
2013 was a big year for Samsill. While we are sad to see 2013 come to a close, we are excited to see what 2014 has in store for us. We have a feeling it's going to be a great year! Here are our top three memorable events that occurred in 2013. 1. 60th Anniversary Samsill [...]
Altego introduced today its newest item, the Fidlock Key Chain. Altego, designer and manufacturer of Apple MacBook and iPad focused bags and cases, announced the expansion of its assortment with the addition of the Fidlock Key Chain. The key chain is made from the buckle of the Altego Polygon Sunfire Series, which is known for its [...]
Samsill recycles approximately 120 tons of plastic material each year and over 90 tons of corrugated cardboard with the help of Texas Recycling and Surplus. This waste material is ultimately used to manufacture a wide variety of new parts and products.
Everyone has days where they just DO NOT want to go into work but instead of just taking a personal day, these people gave some crazy excuses for not coming in. After searching for the best reasons, we put together a list of the funniest and most random excuses for missing work. […]
With winter and flu season around the corner, it’s best to do everything you can to prepare to fight off germs. While Antimicrobial binders do not kill germs, they fight against the growth of bacteria, mold, fungus, and mildew which makes these ring binders perfect for school-age children, the kitchen or the office. And all you need is a Samsill Antimicrobial binder and your iPad! Here’s what it looks like: […]
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Team Sends First Custom Three-ring Binder Into Near Space With Help from Texas A&M Samsill honors its past and celebrates its bright future by partnering with the Texas A&M High Altitude Balloon Club to send the first custom three-ring binder into near space. Video cameras recorded the entire trip as the weather balloon rig and binder ascended to [...]
To celebrate Samsill's 60th Anniversary, we sent a custom three-ring binder into near space with help from Texas A&M. What better way to commemorate 60 years of being in business than to launch a ring binder into space? We partnered with Texas A&M High Altitude Balloon Club to send the binder over 96,000 feet into [...]