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Manitou Wins 2014 LLEAP Award in Material Handling from Lift and Access Magazine with the MRT Series Privilege Plus Rotating Telescopic Handlers

Manitou Wins 2014 LLEAP Award in Material Handling from Lift and Access Magazine with the MRT Series Privilege Plus Rotating Telescopic Handlers

Manitou’s MRT Series Privilege Plus Rotating Telescopic Handlers received a 2014 “Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Access Platforms” award, known as the LLEAP award, in the category of material handling from Lift and Access magazine. The MRT Series Privilege Plus features impressive lift heights up to 80 feet 8.5 inches, 360 degree rotation with optimal visibility, increased safety...

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Dutch Recycler Further Invests in Robotic Sorting

HELSINKI – ZenRobotics Ltd and Baetsen announce continuation of their fruitful cooperation. Baetsen confirms the order for two Next Generation ZenRobotics Recycler (ZRR1) units. The renewed system will replace the earlier ZRR Fast Picker unit that has been in operation at the Baetsen recycling plant since March 2013. In addition, a second ZRR1 unit will be installed to further increase the...

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Blank Feeder features fully automated tooling change.

Blank Feeder features fully automated tooling change.

Based on CompactTransfer and designed for blanks up to 4,100 x 2,100 mm, HighSpeedTransfer (HST) employs linear servo technology and comes with press simulation software that determines safest, most efficient travel curve. At- 6 m distance between press centers, up to 15 strokes/min are feasible. Respectively, theoretical max acceleration for horizontal and vertical axis- is 25 adn 15 m/sec-²....

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Drum Mixing Machine corrects settling and ensures homogenization.

Drum Mixing Machine corrects settling and ensures homogenization.

By utilizing Corner-Over-Corner tumbling, which corrects settling and homogenizes contents, DrumTumblr™ thoroughly mixes of contents inside 30–55 gal steel, plastic, and fiber drums while conserving time and labor required- for doing so. Design- also prevents hazards and worker exposures by eliminating need to open drums for mixing. Further increasing worker safety, drums are securely...

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Platform Trucks offer 2,000 lb weight capacity.

Platform Trucks offer 2,000 lb weight capacity.

Customizable with numerous handle, rail, and caster options, VERSA/Deck™ Structural Foam Platform Trucks feature tie-down slots in steel-reinforced deck for securing loads during transport. Handle styles include: wire mesh sides; high-low handles that support building materials such as drywall and plywood; and posts that accommodate pipes, tubing, and carpet rolls. Suitable for indoor settings,...

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Production Flow on RoundTracks: STROTHMANN Implement Assembly Line for Haas Grinding Machines

Production Flow on RoundTracks: STROTHMANN Implement Assembly Line for Haas Grinding Machines

Introducing one-piece flow assembly, Haas Schleifmaschinen from Trossingen, Germany, have improved the quality of their production planning and cut down throughput time. The new assembly line consists of nine stations. Every three days, the assemblies are moved one station ahead. Therefore, customers can be given the precise acceptance date seven weeks before the start of final assembly....

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Color-Coded Cutting Boards help prevent cross contamination.

Color-Coded Cutting Boards help prevent cross contamination.

Available in 12 x 18, 15 x 20, and 18 x 24 in.- sizes, each- measuring -½ in. thick, Saf-T-Grip-® Cutting Boards are double-sided, color-coded boards that help prevent cross contamination for- HACCP compliance. NSF-certified boards optimize employee safety with anti-slip grip and have integrated hook that- allows sanitary transport and storage. Offered in blue, brown, green, red, yellow,...

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Evana Automation to Supply Robotic Material Handling System to Leading Medical Device Manufacturer

Evana solution will transport wire shaping fixtures to heat treating furnaces, a cooling quench, then to the final assembly line. EVANSVILLE, Ind. –- Evana Automation Specialists, a leading systems integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract to provide a robotic material handling system for a leading medical device manufacturer. The Evana...

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LPW Technology Previews New Products for the Transport and Management of AM Powders at EuroMold 2014

LPW Technology Previews New Products for the Transport and Management of AM Powders at EuroMold 2014

LPW Technology, a market leader in the development and supply of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), will introduce two new products that enable higher efficiency and better quality control (QC) in AM at EuroMold 2014. EuroMold 2014 takes place at the Frankfurt/Main exhibition centre on 25-28 November. “As the application of AM grows it is becoming increasingly important to build...

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