If you work in an industrial environment and regularly work with machinery, there is a good chance that a lot of noise emanates from it. There is also a good chance that this noise filters through to the outdoors. Have you ever considered that this noise may be disturbing those around you? If you have not thought about this before, it is time you did before someone lodges a complaint to the local council.
Many companies have no control over the amount of noise they make and this is why many workers will wear ear muffs and other forms of protection to avoid deafness and other afflictions. It is understandable that noise comes with certain professions, but you can take measures to stop it from annoying those in nearby areas.
Soundproofing is without doubt the most effective way of limiting the amount of noise that can leave an environment. Acoustic foam is available at an affordable cost so that you can plug the gaps where noise is managing to seep through and intrude upon others.
Many acoustic doors are also purposely designed for industrial businesses as they will cap the number of decibel sounds that can pass through its structure. Wooden acoustic doors are more suited to office based businesses as you will usually not experience as much noise in places such as this.
If you have neither the time or energy to locate those areas where the noise is likely to escape, you can ask a soundproofing expert to visit your premises and identify which areas need to be remodelled and which products will be the best solutions.
You are much better to keep the peace with your neighbours and work for the benefit of everybody in the local area, rather than cause conflict with those close by.