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Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products
Material Handling & Storage

Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products

Milwaukee, WI - To succeed in the tough market ahead, manufacturers of wind turbines, components, towers and blades have to adopt the most efficient manufacturing processes. They must meet unique material handling challenges. Turbines are often big enough to hold a small bus and can weigh over 40 tons. Some rotor blades are almost two hundred feet long. Expensive and fragile, these products need...

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Bushman Avontec has New Coil Grab for Densely Packed Slit Coils
Agricultural & Farming Products

Bushman Avontec has New Coil Grab for Densely Packed Slit Coils

Milwaukee, WI - Bushman AvonTec has developed a coil grab which easily handles densely packed slit coils. CoilPlus-Berwick Steel needed to find a way to insert and remove thin slit steel coils (down to 1 wide) from a storage rack. The coils are closely stacked in the rack with a narrow 1 1/2" space between them. Bushman AvonTec came up with the solution: an adjustable coil lifter with flexible...

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Bushman Avontec Designs Jet Engine Lift Station
Agricultural & Farming Products

Bushman Avontec Designs Jet Engine Lift Station

Butler, WI - Bushman AvonTec teamed up with J&B Equipment, Inc. to design and build this 15-metric ton, ceiling-mounted, hydraulic scissors lift station. Two 7Â-½-ton patented monorail hoists lift a complete jet engine into position so that the engine modules can be secured to struts that are supported by eight monorail trolleys on the scissors lift. The scissors lift then moves the engine...

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Bushman AvonTec Engineers at the Helm in Development of Unique Material Handing Product
Controls & Controllers

Bushman AvonTec Engineers at the Helm in Development of Unique Material Handing Product

BUTLER, WI (January 29, 2010)-Bushman AvonTec recently partnered with Cochran, Inc., a developer and integrator of a patent pending, shore-based, electric power system for cruise ship terminals. Bushman AvonTec designed and built special concrete sleeve mounted cable positioning devices (CPDs) to handle Cochran's power systems. One of the challenges that factored into the design was the weight of...

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Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products
Material Handling & Storage

Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products

Milwaukee, WI - To succeed in the tough market ahead, manufacturers of wind turbines, components, towers and blades have to adopt the most efficient manufacturing processes. They must meet unique material handling challenges. Turbines are often big enough to hold a small bus and can weigh over 40 tons. Some rotor blades are almost two hundred feet long. Expensive and fragile, these products need...

Read More »
Bushman Avontec has New Coil Grab for Densely Packed Slit Coils
Agricultural & Farming Products

Bushman Avontec has New Coil Grab for Densely Packed Slit Coils

Milwaukee, WI - Bushman AvonTec has developed a coil grab which easily handles densely packed slit coils. CoilPlus-Berwick Steel needed to find a way to insert and remove thin slit steel coils (down to 1 wide) from a storage rack. The coils are closely stacked in the rack with a narrow 1 1/2" space between them. Bushman AvonTec came up with the solution: an adjustable coil lifter with flexible...

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Bushman Avontec Has New, Free Brochure on Floor Based Equipment

Milwaukee, WI (May 26, 2010)--Bushman AvonTec has recently developed a new brochure detailing its custom designed, floor-based material handling equipment including upenders, inverters, transfer cars, lift tables and mold and die handling equipment. Upenders rotate coils, molds, dies, paper rolls, cylinders and other heavy, bulky loads within a 90° radius. Inverters rotate load through...

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Bushman Avontec Designs Jet Engine Lift Station
Agricultural & Farming Products

Bushman Avontec Designs Jet Engine Lift Station

Butler, WI - Bushman AvonTec teamed up with J&B Equipment, Inc. to design and build this 15-metric ton, ceiling-mounted, hydraulic scissors lift station. Two 7Â-½-ton patented monorail hoists lift a complete jet engine into position so that the engine modules can be secured to struts that are supported by eight monorail trolleys on the scissors lift. The scissors lift then moves the engine...

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Bushman AvonTec Engineers at the Helm in Development of Unique Material Handing Product
Controls & Controllers

Bushman AvonTec Engineers at the Helm in Development of Unique Material Handing Product

BUTLER, WI (January 29, 2010)-Bushman AvonTec recently partnered with Cochran, Inc., a developer and integrator of a patent pending, shore-based, electric power system for cruise ship terminals. Bushman AvonTec designed and built special concrete sleeve mounted cable positioning devices (CPDs) to handle Cochran's power systems. One of the challenges that factored into the design was the weight of...

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Bushman AvonTec Names Chris Hill Vice President

BUTLER, WI (January 11, 2010)-Bushman AvonTec, manufacturer of material handling and slit coil processing equipment, has announced that Mr. Chris Hill has joined the firm as Vice President Sales & Marketing, for Below-the-Hook and Custom Fabrication. Hill will report to John Brammer, Managing Director of Bushman AvonTec's Canadian facility in Hamilton, Ontario. Hill is formerly from COH Larco in...

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