Material Handling

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

It's Hands-on Action at Magnetek's AISTech 2016 Exhibit

April 28, 2016

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Visitors to Magnetek’s display at the 2016 AISTech   Iron Steel Technology Conference and Exposition being held in Pittsburgh, Pa, May 16-19 will have an opportunity to try their hand at a variety of the Company’s material handling control solutions. Attendees will be able to recreate variable torque control on a mill duty crane through a hands-on demonstration... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Yale Brought Interactive Booth Experience to MODEX 2016

April 28, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Industry events like MODEX 2016 offer a dynamic, informative experience to help attendees discover the latest warehouse solutions, and gain a competitive edge in the highly-volatile supply chain environment. At booths #3147 and #2263, Yale Materials Handling Corporation offered an interactive booth experience complete with product demonstrations and the latest technology to... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hand Truck ensures load control when descending stairs.

April 28, 2016

Capable of moving loads up to 350 lb down stairs, Magline Hand Truck with Glyde Technology provides automatic pre-set braking for safe load control. To properly use Glyde system, user should have at least 100 lb loaded on truck. Only one hand is required to release automatic gas spring to deployment. Once tread crawlers have been fully lowered, user moves hand truck toward edge of first step, eases wheels over step, and allows belt tread to engage with stair. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Articulated Loaders feature Tier IV-certified engines.

April 28, 2016

Weighing 4.5 metric tons, Gehl 650 is equipped with 64.4 hp Yanmar engine that uses diesel particulate filter after-treating system, while Gehl 750 features 74.3 hp Deutz engine that uses diesel oxidation catalyst after treatment system. Heavy-duty, oscillating articulation joint offers 45° turning angles to left and right and 10° of oscillation. With multi-function joystick, operator can control lift arm, bucket, float, travel direction, differential lock, and auxiliary hydraulic functions. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Chain Conveyors support food, pharmaceutical industries.

April 27, 2016

Used as transport solution for food, packaging, and pharmaceutical industries, Connex® plastic chain conveyors deliver flexibility and modularity needed between processing and distribution in supply chain operations. Conveyors are also available in aluminum (AL), stainless steel (SS), and powder coated steel (PC). Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Premium Spray Products - an Accella Brand - Announces Building Code Compliance of Foamsulate(TM) 220 and Staycell ONE STEP® 255 Spray Foam Insulation System

April 26, 2016

System Meets UL 1715 and Provides Lower-Cost and Faster Installation of a Thermal Barrier ST. LOUIS - Premium Spray Products - a brand of Accella Polyurethane Systems, a leading manufacturer of spray foam insulation and coatings today announced its Foamsulate™ 220 closed-cell spray foam has recently been qualified as an interior wall insulation system which complies with the International... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron to Exhibit at the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition, Rosemont, Illinois, May 3 - 5, 2016 Booth #1413

April 26, 2016

Salina, Kansas, USA – Coperion and Coperion K-Tron formally announce exhibition at the International Powder Bulk Solids Conference Exhibition, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois, May 3-5 – Booth 1413. The booth will feature feeding, pneumatic conveying and systems engineered solutions for various processing applications in the food, pharmaceutical, plastics and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Work Assist Vehicle can travel and lift simultaneously.

April 26, 2016

With load tray that supports up to 200 lb and load deck that holds up to 250 lb, Crown WAV 60 Series (Wave®) is suited for receiving, shipping, and stocking of small loads in busy, confined spaces, as well as order picking/fulfillment. AC drive motors and controls enable travel speeds to 5 mph with responsive acceleration and maneuverability. For safety, vehicle includes hand sensors, interlocking gates, and dual foot pedals with built-in sensors. Vehicle can be charged via 110 V power outlet. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Magnetic Gripper handles parts weighing up to 10 kg.

April 26, 2016

Featuring compact dimensions of 26 x 98 mm, EGM-M Monopole Gripper operates with electro-permanent magnets, which do not require compressed air or vacuum. Only short current pulse for 300 ms is required for actuation and deactivation. Since no energy supply is required in activated condition, parts remain securely gripped even in case of emergency stop or sudden loss of power. Digitally controllable gripper can be positioned anywhere on workpiece, and can be combined with larger units. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Modular System supports direct workpiece clamping.

April 26, 2016

By using clamping pillars with modular structure, VERO-S WDB enable freely molded parts and other workpieces to be clamped directly on machine table, without additional equipment. All interfaces have taper centering mechanism that is free from play and guarantees repeat accuracy of <0.005 mm between individual components. Actual workpiece clamping takes place by spring force in self-locking, form fit process. Pneumatic system of 6 bar opens clamping module. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Phoenix Specialty Manufacturing Co. Announces New In-House Processing Equipment for Improved Operations

April 25, 2016

Bamberg, SC – Phoenix Specialty Mfg. Co., a leading manufacturer of specialty washers, shims, seals and gaskets, has implemented their own version of specialized feeders within their operations. Many stampers use special feeders called Staggered (Zig Zag) Feeders to make use of raw material that may not be of the optimal width, staggering the material as it feeds thru the Die can result in a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Intelligrated at EXPO PACK Mexico: Order Fulfillment, Robotics and Sortation Solutions

April 25, 2016

Mexico City-based team to highlight automated solutions that increase fulfillment efficiency MEXICO CITY – Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider with key operations in Mexico City, announces its lineup for EXPO PACK México, May 17-20 at Centro Bancomer in Santa Fe,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

If at First You Succeed...Deliver, Deliver Again

April 22, 2016

Repeat business is the best kind of business. It not only shows that you have succeeded but it shows a willingness on both parties to continue to partner up and succeed. And as we all know, success breeds success. Case in point, a building hardware manufacturer and repeat customer of Creform Corporation was searching for another solution to its material delivery needs at one of its plants. The... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Rockwell Automation Expands Motion Control Business

April 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation today announced it has expanded its motion control business by completing the acquisition of MagneMotion, a leading manufacturer of patented, high-performance conveyor systems with servo-controlled independent cart technology. The addition of this new offering will integrate into existing Rockwell Automation control, safety and sensing solutions to help... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

New Environmentally Friendly Pressroom Automation Equipment

April 20, 2016

An increasing concern for the environment has prompted many companies to search for better options when it comes to manufacturing. They want cleaner, safer and more cost efficient replacements without sacrificing quality. Over the past several years Atlas Technologies, LLC in Fenton, MI has been focusing on just that. Hearing the demand for “greener” solutions from parts manufacturers, Atlas... Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Retail & Sales Equipment

Snap Frame Sign Holders drive customer engagement, sales.

April 19, 2016

Offered in sizes from 8.5 x 11 in. to 30 x 40 in., classic snap frame sign holders can be used to add signage to walls, sides of fixtures, or tabletops/countertops in stores and restaurants. Clear sheet protects print materials for years, and messages can be changed as often as desired. In addition to silver or black frame, options include round or mitered corner. Hanging accessories are provided as standard.<br /> Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mobile Tablet increases traceability for food, produce handlers.

April 19, 2016

Mobile tablet running SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) System, enables food processors to accurately handle, label, and track products from field to customer. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-compliant solution fosters company-wide control, including ability to monitor pack lines in real-time, view inventory levels, and record shipments. Also, automatic generation of Bill of Lading at time of shipping eliminates shipment disputes. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Turntable Stretch Wrapper incorporates branding, roping solutions.

April 19, 2016

Used for wrapping pallets, high-profile Raptor&trade; HPL features elevated turntable platform, intuitive controls, and usability-optimized UI. Turntable contains lubrication-free power pre-stretch carriage with variable pre-stretch levels from 100%&ndash;300%. Able to wrap up to 35 loads/hr, this heavy-duty, semi-automatic machine incorporates Logo Wrap&trade; film, which promotes brand on pallet loads and reduces product tampering, and roping device that helps contain load by tying it to pallet. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Hammer Packaging Invests in the Future with a Mark Andy P7 and Rotoflex VLI

April 18, 2016

New additions expand its printing and converting capabilities St. Louis, Missouri, USA – Hammer Packaging, an established leader in labels and package decoration products, has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P7 press along with a Rotoflex VLI 440 finishing system. The new 17-inch, 10-color P7 press includes combination hot air drying/UV curing, a Mark Andy QCDC™ (Quick Change... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Modular Overhead Crane targets growing companies.

April 18, 2016

With SMARTON, customers can adapt equipment to evolving needs of operations. Crane offers capacities from 6.3&ndash;250 tons with single trolley and 500 tons with 2 trolleys. System monitors its own condition and recommends when and what kinds of inspection/preventive maintenance should be performed. Connected wirelessly to crane control system, tablet provides advanced crane condition data in real-time. Some smart features include: target position, working limits, sway control, and end positioning. Read More