Material Handling & Storage

FIPA's Latest Custom Lifting and Gripping Solution Enables Safe, Efficient, and Cost-Conscious Palletizing

May 5, 2016

Combining standard specialized components, FIPA’s latest custom material handling solution spares employees from manually handling 5 – 10 tons daily, proving that even small companies can afford to improve throughput, efficiency, employee health CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Safety & Security Equipment

Spider Returns to San Francisco's Bay Bridge with Complete Access Solution

May 4, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, has been providing suspended access solutions throughout various construction and retrofitting phases of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, most recently supplying the access, fall protection, and training solution for electrical upgrades. Rosendin Electric turned to Spider when faced with the task of installing conduit for new radar equipment and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Crown Equipment Picks Up Excellence in Ergonomics Award for Forklift Design

May 3, 2016

NEW BREMEN, Ohio - Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently earned the Excellence in Ergonomics award from the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) for the Crown SC 6000 Series electric counterbalanced forklift. Known as the “Archies,” the FLTA awards are designed to encourage and reward examples of excellence throughout the forklift... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Magline Introduces Video Demonstration of the Ergonomic LiftPlus Powered Lift Truck

May 3, 2016

Magline’s innovative LiftPlus, provides an all-in-one lift, transporter, and positioner. The LiftPlus is a workforce multiplier that kicks in productivity with no need for special training or licensing. The ergonomic answer to sprains, strains, and pains. The LiftPlus was designed for ease of use, higher productivity, and to keep workers on the job and free from injuries; lifting 350 pounds... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Manitou Americas Welcomes Toyota Material Handling Ohio, Inc. to the Manitou Dealer Network

May 2, 2016

• Toyota Material Handling Ohio, Inc. has been in business since 1978 (38 years) • Toyota Material Handling Ohio, Inc. locations serving Columbus and Toledo, Ohio will represent Manitou rough terrain vertical masted forklifts and semi industrial vertical masted forklifts WEST BEND, WISCONSIN - Manitou, the world leader in all-terrain material handling equipment, is pleased to welcome... 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, 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

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

Cynergy Vacuum Lifters Slash Packaging Time of Boilers

April 14, 2016

St. Louis, MO – A Cynergy Ergonomics vacuum lifter recently installed for a boiler manufacturer lifts and rotates boiler bodies to facilitate the final assembly and packaging in a faster, safer and more ergonomic fashion. The purpose-built vacuum lifter allows an operator to lift a variety of electric boilers, with weights to 200-pounds, and rotate them for palletizing and packaging. These... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

From the Ship to the Store and Everywhere in Between, Hyster Displays it All at MODEX 2016

April 7, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – With a full range of products, Hyster Company shows MODEX attendees its ability to meet the needs of their entire operation with just one brand of lift trucks – from the ship to the store and everywhere in between. Hyster booth #2927 is a one-stop shop for MODEX visitors looking for the latest in materials handling solutions and technology. From the Hyster® BE100ZHD... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Hyster Demonstrates Commitment to High Performance Solutions

April 7, 2016

Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Lithium-Ion Batteries and Extensive Engine Options on Display GREENVILLE, N.C. – THINK PERFORMANCE is a top priority for Hyster Company. This unrivaled commitment to deliver a broad range of high performance solutions will be on display in Hyster booth #2927 at MODEX 2016. From hydrogen fuel cell-powered lift trucks, to lithium-ion batteries to the company’s extensive... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Lift Trucks operate in variety of applications.

April 6, 2016

Available in 4,000, 5,000, and 6,000 lb models, H50XT Lift Trucks are equipped with PSI 2.4 L dual-fuel engine featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™, which includes selectable performance modes that allow customers to maximize productivity or fuel economy to fit specific application requirements. It delivers power at low speeds with accurate and responsive traction and hydraulic controls, allowing operators to place loads quickly where intended. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

End Rider features self-guided design.

April 5, 2016

Harnessing Driven by Balyo technology to operate as self-guided truck, Yale® MPE080VG requires no tape, wire, or magnets for guidance. Instead, vehicle relies on existing structural features such as walls, racking, and columns to self-locate and navigate. Robotic lift truck independently picks up, transports, and drops off pallets anywhere on floor. Equipped with both manual and automatic modes, MPE080VG utilizes advanced obstacle-detection feature to control truck speed in real-time. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

ANVER Corp. Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

April 1, 2016

Upon completion of an extensive quality system evaluation, ANVER Corp. announced receipt of their ISO 9001:2008 certification. This globally recognized certification of quality management system standards is in full support with ANVER’s commitment to creating and maintaining quality processes that ensure consistency, visibility, and accountability across their business operations, including... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Yale to Feature Scalable Automation, Comprehensive Power Solutions and Asset Management at MODEX 2016

March 25, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – With more than 20,000 distribution, logistics and supply chain decision-makers set to attend MODEX 2016 in Atlanta, Yale Materials Handling Corporation presents an innovative lineup to help attendees gain a competitive edge through improved performance and efficiency. At booth #3147 in the Georgia World Congress Center, from April 4-7, Yale will feature scalable automation,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hyster Promises Show Stopper with New Truck Unveiling and Impressive Full Line Offering at MODEX 2016

March 25, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Hyster Company is unveiling a brand new truck series at MODEX 2016 during a news conference Monday, April 4, at 3:00 pm in Hyster booth #2927. While at the show, which takes place April 4-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Hyster will also feature an impressive display of its full product lineup. Additionally, for those interested in a more interactive experience,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Transportation Industry Products

Powered Scissor Lift Pallet Truck avoids unnecessary bending.

March 23, 2016

Designed for use with open-bottom pallets, skids, and totes, Crown PTH 50PS Series is suited for applications requiring frequently varied working heights because it can function as hand pallet truck and mobile work positioner that can raise, lower, and transport material. Electrically powered hydraulic system can lift as much as 2,200 lb at heights up to 31.5 in. Seven inch articulated steer wheels maintain optimal contact with floor, while 200° steering angle enables maneuvering in tight areas. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Performance-Optimizing Design Lands Yale® Enclosed End Rider GOOD DESIGN Award

March 16, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its MPR100VG enclosed end rider has received a 2015 GOOD DESIGN™ award. The enclosed end rider was selected for its state-of-the-art technology, enhanced ergonomic design and class-leading lifting capacity. The GOOD DESIGN awards are presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, and honor the best... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Product Orientation "Upenders" Both Helix and Arm Upender Conveying Device Solutions

March 3, 2016

Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor ( The Helix Upender, also known as a "twist" style conveyor, is typically used to change product orientation by either 90 or 180 degrees, either clockwise or counter-clockwise, to facilitate ink-jet printing, labeling, case packing or even hand pack operations. Constructed with two (2) Table... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Benefits of a Below-Ground Level Lift for Turbine Assembly

March 2, 2016

Safety is always an important consideration when designing a product to help others do their jobs more efficiently. Ergonomics should also be considered when making a decision on a piece of equipment being designed to assist employees in the manufacturing industry. Handling Specialty has been designing, building and supporting products like multi-stage turbine lifts for decades, and has... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Counterbalanced Forklift supports 4,000-6,500 lb loads.

March 1, 2016

With durable frame and power train, dual drive motors, and optimized steering axle geometry, Crown FC 5200 Series is capable of lifting heavy loads in tight aisles and on crowded docks. Intrinsic Stability System®, using integrated sensors and controllers, constantly monitors and controls key forklift functions and movements to optimize stability and safety. eGEN® Braking eliminates traditional friction brakes and minimizes need for maintenance. Read More