Over 500 STAGEMAKER® Chain Hoists to Lift Scenery Equipment at the Olympic Games in Beijing

Over 500 STAGEMAKER® Chain Hoists to Lift Scenery Equipment at the Olympic Games in Beijing

SPRINGFIELD, OH (July 16, 2008) - The organizers of the 2008 Olympic Games selected the STAGEMAKER-® SM10 chain hoists to support and lift the lighting and the sound equipment to be used during the opening ceremony at National Olympic Stadium in Beijing. The primary challenge was to deliver 400 motors and the 49,213 feet of lift chain in six weeks. Over 500 total units were sold through the...

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STROTHMANN Showcases In-House Logistics Know-How

STROTHMANN Showcases In-House Logistics Know-How

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany - At this year's CeMAT trade show in Hanover, STROTHMANN showcased its RoundTrack-® system as well as its expertise in the fields of handling and intralogistics technology. The trade show presentation included a tour of Komatsu-Hanomag's Hanover plant where a second flow production line for excavators had been installed recently. Visitors and customers showed...

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ABB Takes Underground Mining to a New Level

ABB Takes Underground Mining to a New Level

Underground mining relies on hoists to transport people, equipment and ore between the mining zone and the surface. ABB hoist systems are raising productivity, energy efficiency and grid stability for customers all over the world. Zurich, Switzerland, July 14, 2008 -- Mine hoist systems are a key component in underground mining. They are the most efficient means for transporting crushed ore to...

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Drum Transporter is activated via pushbutton.

Drum Transporter is activated via pushbutton.

Ergomatic 1000-PLEH-BC drum transporter is manually propelled, self-contained electric/hydraulic lifting system that transports steel, plastic, and fiber drums weighing up to 1,000 lb. Available in 20 and 36 in. lift heights, system can include options such as non-sparking packages, alternate coatings, and Double Parrot-Beak clamping system.

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Considerations for Choosing a Plastic Injection Molder
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Considerations for Choosing a Plastic Injection Molder

Choosing a plastic injection molder is no small decision. There are a number of factors that play into your selection, and it's important to consider them all to ensure you find the plastic injection molding company that suits your unique needs. This eBook is your guide to identifying those factors to help you make an informed decision.

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Gorbel Cranes Increase Productivity 40% for Freezer Manufacturer

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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PerkinElmer Expertise And Solutions Integral To Food Safety Monitoring For The Beijing Games

Methods, Applications Expertise and Instrumentation Deployed in Mobile Laboratory WALTHAM, Mass. - PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced that its analytical solutions are being used by the Beijing Municipal Center for Food Safety Monitoring (BFSM) in a mobile laboratory supporting the Beijing Games. PerkinElmer instrumentation, software...

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FKI Logistex Completes Expansion Project for the Forzani Group

FKI Logistex expands automated material handling systems for leading sporting goods retailer's Toronto distribution center (OSHAWA, Ontario: July 31, 2008) FKI Logistex-® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces that it has completed a large project with The Forzani Group Ltd., Canada's largest retailer of sporting goods, expanding Forzani's...

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Weighing/Batching/Storage System features dual-hopper design.

MOD Material On Demand system integrates 2 plastic hoppers capable of holding up to 800 lb each with designed-in bench scales all secured within powder coated steel frame, and enables measured amount of material to be dispensed. Machine operators draw material from one hopper during production and when it is empty, material is drawn from second hopper without halting production. Empty hopper is...

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JLG Industries Builds 1000th Millennia Military Vehicle

JLG Industries Builds 1000th Millennia Military Vehicle

MMV telehandlers have been in service around the world since 2001 McConnellsburg, Pa., July 1, 2008 - JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK] and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced today that it has produced and shipped the 1000th Millennia Military Vehicle (MMV) telescopic material handler. The 1000th MMV...

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Hand Lift-Truck comes with interchangeable fork attachment.

Customizable for specific applications, The Mule portable hand lift-truck includes standard 18 in. long fork attachment which can match length of typical totes and tubs. Steel-made forks feature embedded wheels that allow payloads to easily slide on and tip back. Weighing only 115 lb, multi-purpose, compact Mule features 350 lb lift capacity, 1-½ ips lift speed, electronic screw-driven 48 in....

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