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Jervis B. Webb Company Receives Patent for Automatic Trailer Loading and Unloading Vehicle

Farmington Hills, Mich. - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jervis B. Webb Company - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - U.S. Patent No. 7,648,329 for its Automatic Trailer Loading and Unloading technology. Webb uses this patented technology in its SmartLoader-® Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV), which can load and...

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Skid Conveyor minimizes floor space requirements.
Material Handling & Storage

Skid Conveyor minimizes floor space requirements.

Compact floor skid system allows easy access to load for assembly operations and does not interfere with process equipment. Dual track conveyor provides stable load handling, allows in-line accumulation, and offers variable work height. Drive options include sprocket-driven or composite belt; traditional steel chain drive; or vulcanized steel cord rubber belt drive. Applications include...

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Manned Vehicle stores and retrieves safely.
Material Handling & Storage

Manned Vehicle stores and retrieves safely.

MS/RV man-on-board vehicle operates in aisles, storing and retrieving loads more than 60 ft high. While in aisle, guide rollers at base of vehicle engage track in floor, and guide wheels at top of mast engage powered overhead guide tube. This helps ensure stability and alignment of vehicle in aisle. Outside aisle, operators can quickly drive from one storage aisle to another. During aisle...

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Monorail is intelligent, clean and quiet.
Material Handling & Storage

Monorail is intelligent, clean and quiet.

Automated Electrified Monorail high-speed conveyor systems have individually powered carriers that are easy to maintain. Power track contains dedicated communications link to conveyor-control computers. Overhead design saves valuable floor space. Zone speed control allows travel speeds from 20 to 300 fpm for high-speed transport. 2 track styles are available for light loads up to 2,200 lb and...

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Jervis b. Webb Company Hires Gerard Gonos as Director of Manufacturing

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (April 12, 2011) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd., and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions - has named Gerard Gonos as Director of Manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Webb's manufacturing processes and operational improvements. Gonos has more than 22 years experience working in the...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Names Gloria Lara Vice President Of Project Management

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (May 10, 2006) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a world leader in material handling solutions - has named Gloria Lara vice president of project management. In this role, she oversees project management for the company's U.S. and Canadian operations and reports to Brian Stewart, senior vice president and COO. Gloria is a proven leader with more than two decades of experience in...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Names Margaret Murdock Executive Director

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (September 11, 2007) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a world leader in material handling solutions - has named Margaret Murdock as executive director of automated systems and controls. In this role, she is responsible for leading all aspects of electrical controls, Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) product line engineering and customer service. Before joining the Webb Company,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Jervis B. Webb Company Receives Patent for Automatic Trailer Loading and Unloading Vehicle

Farmington Hills, Mich. - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jervis B. Webb Company - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - U.S. Patent No. 7,648,329 for its Automatic Trailer Loading and Unloading technology. Webb uses this patented technology in its SmartLoader-® Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV), which can load and...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Announces New President & Co-CEO

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (DECEMBER 10, 2009) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced the appointment of Brian Stewart as President & Co-CEO. Stewart replaces Ryuichi Kitaguchi who is retiring from the company. Prior to his appointment as President & Co-CEO, Stewart served as Executive Vice...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Announces New Bulk Handling Team to Support Power Generation Industry

Webb to Showcase Coal Handling Capabilities at COAL-GEN 2009, August 19-20 in Charlotte, N.C. FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (August 18, 2009) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions -today announced it is expanding its core competency in coal and biomass material handling through its bulk handling team that is dedicated to the...

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Jervis b. Webb Company Announces Retirement of President and CO-CEO Susan M. Webb

Worldwide Material Handling Solutions FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., (Oct. 20, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company ( Webb ) of Farmington Hills, Mich., USA, - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd. of Japan -marks the end of an era with the retirement of Susan M. Webb, its President and co-CEO. Ms. Webb will continue to serve on Webb's Board of Directors. She will be succeeded as President and...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Expands Smartcart-® Sales Efforts with Value-Added Reseller Agreements

Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 10, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Company, Ltd., and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions - announced agreements today with nine Value-Added Resellers (VARs) to sell Webb's SmartCart Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs). The VARs include: o Advanced Equipment Company - Charlotte, N.C. o Conveyability - Grand Rapids, Mich. o...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Names Bruce Larkin Customer Service Manager

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (June 3, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd., and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions - has named Bruce Larkin customer service manager. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing Webb's customer service business. Before joining the Webb Company, Larkin served as a field services leader with GE Fanuc Automation in...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Jervis B. Webb Announces Sale of Company to Daifuku Co., Ltd.

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 14 -- Jervis B. Webb Company ( Webb ) of Farmington Hills, Mich., U.S.A., - a world leader in material handling solutions - has announced an agreement with Daifuku Co., Ltd. , headquartered in Osaka, Japan, ( Daifuku ) for the sale of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Webb to Daifuku. The transaction is expected to be completed in December, pending final...

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