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Jervis B. Webb Company Awarded $60 Million Contract for Inverted Friction Drive System at Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. – Jervis B. Webb Company is working on a $60 million project at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP), located in Sterling Heights, Mich. The project includes miles of inverted friction drive system, which will be used in the body paint process, as well as for delivery of car bodies between the paint shop and general assembly system. “This contract is a...

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Controls & Controllers

Jervis B. Webb Company's Innovation Leads to New Patents for Its Automatic Guided Vehicles

Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 25, 2011) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company and leading provider of material handling solutions - U.S. Patent No. 7,980,808 for its Automatic Transport Loading System and Method and U.S. Patent No. 7,991,521 for its Variable Path for Automated Guided Vehicle. The Automatic...

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Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Friction Drive Conveyor features adjustable speed.

Featuring drive wheel technology to move load along conveyor path, friction drive conveyor system utilizes conventional I-beam that eliminates need for custom track sections. Able to negotiate inclines and declines, conveyor can travel up to 240 fpm and can move loads up to 2,500 lb, while light-duty model moves as little as 250 lb. Variable frequency drives allow speeds to be adjusted as needed....

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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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Material Handling & Storage

Webb to Provide SmartCarts to Two Additional Western Container Corporation Facilities

Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 11, 2009) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced two new contracts with Western Container Corporation, a premier manufacturer of plastic bottles. Webb will supply five SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs) to Western Container's facility in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Jervis B. Webb Company Awarded Airport Baggage Handling Contract for Approximately $16 Million Dollars at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Farmington Hills, Mich. (March 26, 2009) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd., and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions - today announced a contract worth approximately $16 million dollars with Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to install a new automated in-line baggage handling system. The new system will automate the entire baggage...

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Material Handling & Storage

Jervis B. Webb Company Helps Major Bottling Manufacturer Cut Costs and Increase Efficiency with Automatic Guided Carts

Farmington Hills, Mich. (October 6, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced a new contract with Western Container Corporation, a premier manufacturer of plastic bottles. The contract calls for Webb to supply four SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts to Western Container's new facility in Fife,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Automatic Guided Vehicles meet packaging industry needs.

Guided by magnetic tape, SmartCart® Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs) are used to move loads around warehouse and deliver pallets to/from stretch wrapper, roller conveyor, or palletizer. Model 300 SmartCarts are equipped with SmartSteer(TM) technology, which enables AGC to leave magnetic tape guidepath, perform programmed functions, then return to path in forward or reverse motion. Variations...

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Material Handling & Storage

Jervis B. Webb Company Helps Global Provider of Performance Nylon Increase Production with Automatic Guided Carts

Worldwide Material Handling Solutions Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 16, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced a new contract with Solutia Inc., a global provider of performance materials and specialty chemicals. The contract calls for Webb to supply six SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts...

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Material Handling & Storage

Jervis B. Webb Company To Unveil New Automatic Guided Carts At NA 2008 Show

Exhibit to Feature Demonstrations of the Company's New SmartCart® Models, as well as a Newly Enhanced SmartLoader® Automatic Trailer Loading Vehicle FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (March 20, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd., and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions - will introduce four new SmartCart Automatic Guided Cart (AGC) models at the...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Jervis B. Webb Company Awarded $60 Million Contract for Inverted Friction Drive System at Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. – Jervis B. Webb Company is working on a $60 million project at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP), located in Sterling Heights, Mich. The project includes miles of inverted friction drive system, which will be used in the body paint process, as well as for delivery of car bodies between the paint shop and general assembly system. “This contract is a...

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Controls & Controllers

Jervis B. Webb Company's Innovation Leads to New Patents for Its Automatic Guided Vehicles

Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 25, 2011) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company and leading provider of material handling solutions - U.S. Patent No. 7,980,808 for its Automatic Transport Loading System and Method and U.S. Patent No. 7,991,521 for its Variable Path for Automated Guided Vehicle. The Automatic...

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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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Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Friction Drive Conveyor features adjustable speed.

Featuring drive wheel technology to move load along conveyor path, friction drive conveyor system utilizes conventional I-beam that eliminates need for custom track sections. Able to negotiate inclines and declines, conveyor can travel up to 240 fpm and can move loads up to 2,500 lb, while light-duty model moves as little as 250 lb. Variable frequency drives allow speeds to be adjusted as needed....

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People in the News

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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People in the News

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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Company News

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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Material Handling & Storage

Webb to Provide SmartCarts to Two Additional Western Container Corporation Facilities

Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 11, 2009) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced two new contracts with Western Container Corporation, a premier manufacturer of plastic bottles. Webb will supply five SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs) to Western Container's facility in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.,...

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