Gorbel, Inc.

Company Improves Productivity and Reduces Injuries with Gorbel Easy Arm
Material Handling & Storage

Company Improves Productivity and Reduces Injuries with Gorbel Easy Arm

April 18, 2009 A major Tier One auto parts supplier has increased productivity and decreased worker injuries with the addition of 2 Easy Arm Intelligent Lifting Arms from Gorbel Inc. In this application, the workers stamp round sheet metal blanks into clutch hubs and clutch housings for automatic transmissions. The thin blanks range in diameter from 6-14 and weigh up to 8 pounds each. They arrive...

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Dual Monorail Crane System Helps Paper Company Reduce Workplace Injuries
Material Handling & Storage

Dual Monorail Crane System Helps Paper Company Reduce Workplace Injuries

April 17, 2009 A Cleveland Tramrail® by Gorbel crane system is helping a Wisconsin paper company reduce employee injuries. Green Bay Packaging is a pulp and paper manufacturer that uses 100% recycled materials to produce a wide variety paperboard packaging. Large bulk rolls are slit and sized based on customer demand, and moved to a work cell in stacks where they are loaded onto skids for...

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Gorbel Introduces New Tool Solutions Product Line
Material Handling & Storage

Gorbel Introduces New Tool Solutions Product Line

Gorbel Inc. is please to introduce their new Tool Solutions Product Line, featuring jib cranes, trolleys, and a festoon saddle for applications that involve suspended tools. Tool Solutions Jib The new Tool Solutions jib is the latest addition to Gorbel's enclosed track work station jib product line. It was designed to be a smaller, lighter, and more cost effective solution for applications with...

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Fall Arrest Anchor Systems support multiple workers.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fall Arrest Anchor Systems support multiple workers.

Available in monorail and bridge models, Tether Track(TM) rigid rail systems are designed to exceed OSHA 1926 Subpart M Construction standard as well as ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code. Systems support multiple workers, each weighing up to 310 lb with tools. Monorail models are suitable for applications where worker needs to travel in straight line, while bridge models provide optimal coverage...

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Material Handling & Storage

Lifting Arm facilitates intelligent operation.

Suited for localized lifting and precision placement applications, Easy Arm® integrates G-Force® Q and iQ lifting technology as well as processor-controlled servo-drive system into articulating jib design. It acts as extension of operator's arm and can lift any weight within 165 or 330 lb capacity range. Since actuator is mounted on pivot, arm is lightweight and easy to move....

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Gorbel Cranes Increase Productivity 40% for Freezer Manufacturer
Material Handling & Storage

Gorbel Cranes Increase Productivity 40% for Freezer Manufacturer

July 8, 2008 (Fishers NY) - Two Gorbel work station cranes have helped a manufacturer of commercial walk-in freezers increase their output by 40% and eliminate overtime hours. In this application, freezer panels move down an assembly line where they are framed, then filled with injected foam, and finished. The panels range in size from 4'x6' to 4'x24' and can weigh up to 300 lbs. Workers were...

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Articulating Jib Crane is suited for vacuum applications.
Material Handling & Storage

Articulating Jib Crane is suited for vacuum applications.

With capacities up to 150 lb, Pivot Pro(TM) light duty articulating jib crane features sealed tube design that eliminates need for festooning, reducing festoon pile-up and potential for reduced vacuum suction caused by kinked hoses. Articulating knuckle design offers safe operation by limiting whip of boom that can occur in high cycle applications. It can be used with all major OEM tube lifters,...

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Material Handling & Storage

G-Force® Makes Precise Positioning Easy

July 17, 2007 Hydraulic Motors were being lifted using regular jib cranes and a better solution was needed. The Manufacturer chose the Gorbel G-Force®, an Intelligent Lifting Device which gives the operator machine like strength while maintaining the same amount of control as if they were lifting with their own hands. The motors needed to be lifted out of their molds and placed onto a...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Gorbel's Easy Arm ® Provides Increased Safety for 1/3 the Cost of the Alternative

July 17, 2007 A Hydraulic Component Manufacturer uses the Gorbel Easy Arm® instead of a $30,000 manipulator to help decrease worker injuries. The Easy Arm® cost only a fraction of what the manipulator would have while performing the same task. The Easy Arm® is an Intelligent Lifting Device designed to give human-like control and machine like strength to move heavy & fragile...

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