Viastore Systems Provides JBS with a Cost Saving, Semi-Automated Solution

viastore systems is awarded semi-automated conveyor and palletizing solution by JBS GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - viastore systems, a leading automated material handling and supply chain execution software solutions provider, was awarded a case sequencing and palletizing system by JBS. With 140 production facilities worldwide and over 120,000 employees, JBS is the largest animal protein processor in...

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Harper Awarded Contract for Complete Research Scale Carbon Fiber Processing Line in South America

Buffalo, NY - Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has finalized a contract with a client in Brazil for a research scale carbon fiber processing line. The line will include Harper's renowned oxidation ovens, LT and HT furnaces, as well as a state-of-the-art HMI supervisory control interface, material handling and material treatment systems...

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Long Stroke Gripper promotes handling flexibility.

Long Stroke Gripper promotes handling flexibility.

With multi-tooth guidance and aluminum housing, PZH-plus is suited for use where components of different sizes have to be alternately handled. Monitoring using magnetic field or inductive sensors is optional, and large center bore size allows installation of camera, feed-through of material, or gripping of long workpieces. Weighing 1.6-33 kg, gripper offers 20-75 mm max stroke per finger,...

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Vacuum Loader has standard brushless motor, pendant control.

Vacuum Loader has standard brushless motor, pendant control.

Intended for use by plastics processors, GS Vacuum Loader comes standard with brushless motor and operates in upright position. Magnet-backed control can be left on side of loader or attached to 10 ft long pendant (included) and attached on side of material hopper. Control features load time, no-load alarm, alarm light, and silencer as well as proportioning and purging. Also included, GS...

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Fastenal Launches Expense Reduction Program to Help Dealers Spend Less, Bill More

Program includes machines that vend shop supplies and keep track of expensive diagnostic tools Winona, MN - Fastenal, a national distributor of industrial and construction supplies, has introduced an Expense Reduction Program for auto dealerships that's saving owners time and money related to their shop supplies and essential tools. The centerpiece of the program is Fastenal's FAST Solutions℠...

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MPI Magnets, Metal Detectors Handle Heavy Duty Applications

MPI Magnets, Metal Detectors Handle Heavy Duty Applications

Highland, MI - Magnetic Products, Inc. (MPI), a worldwide provider of both magnetic and non-magnetic material handling solutions, will display a variety of inventive products at Waste Expo in Las Vegas, from May 1 - 3, 2011. Products to be featured in booth #16201 include: Eddy Current Separators MPI's proven eddy current technology ensures higher separation rates. State-of-the-art system...

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JCB Adds Eight Small Platform Skid Steer and Compact Track Loader Models to New Generation Product Line

JCB Adds Eight Small Platform Skid Steer and Compact Track Loader Models to New Generation Product Line

SAVANNAH, GA - JCB, the world's largest privately-owned construction equipment manufacturer, is building upon the success of its New Generation skid steer and compact track loader line with the addition of eight new small platform machines. The eight new machines-the 135, 155, 175, 190 and 205 skid steers and the 150T, 190T and 205T compact track loaders-complement JCB's nine large platform New...

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Pneumatic Palletizer accommodates 400-4,500 lb loads.

Pneumatic Palletizer accommodates 400-4,500 lb loads.

Designed to automatically adjust height of pallets as boxes are added or removed, PalletPal 360 Air Level Loader allows operators to build or break down pallet loads with minimal bending, reaching, stretching, or walking around. Height adjustment is achieved by heavy-duty reinforced rubber air bag that maintains top layer of stacked containers at convenient height. Since all components are...

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K-Tron Exhibits Material Handling and Feeding Systems for Primary Resin Production, Compounding, and Extrusion at NPE 2012, April 2-5, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, Booth 6645, Hall D

K-Tron Exhibits Material Handling and Feeding Systems for Primary Resin Production, Compounding, and Extrusion at NPE 2012, April 2-5, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, Booth 6645, Hall D

PITMAN, NJ USA - K-Tron formally announces exhibition at NPE 2012, April 2-5, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, booth 6645, Hall D. K-Tron will feature feeding, pneumatic conveying and systems engineered solutions for plastics processing applications including primary resin, compounding, extrusion, and related applications. For more information visit www.ktron.com/NPE. K-Tron...

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SEMI-GAS® Systems' Xturion(TM) Hybrix Awarded Golden Gas Award

SEMI-GAS® Systems' Xturion(TM) Hybrix Awarded Golden Gas Award

Ranked number one in gas handling category Malvern, Pa. - SEMI-GAS® Systems, a division of Applied Energy Systems, Inc, and a manufacturer of industry-leading ultra-high purity gas source and distribution systems, announced that its Xturion(TM) Hybrix won the 2012 Golden Gas Award presented by Gases & Instrumentation International Magazine in the gas handling category. This year's competition...

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