Dedicated Pallet Mover suits various material handling jobs.

Designed to promote operator comfort and safety, PR 4500 Series Pallet Rider features power steering and ergonomically designed operator compartment with floor mat and suspended floorboard that reduce shocks incurred while driving over rough surfaces. Variable Side Stance design positions operator for optimal effectiveness and forward/reverse visibility during travel and load handling, while...

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National Allergy Supply Increases Productivity by 80%, Doubles Eton Installation

ALPHARETTA, GA - November 28, 2007 - Eton Systems, the world's leading provider of automated production and materials handling systems for the sewn-product industries, announces that National Allergy Supply, Inc., the nation's largest allergy, asthma, and sinus products supplier, will double the size its Eton implementation in its Cornelia, Georgia (USA) manufacturing facility. After installing...

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PSI Engineering's Print Feeder Document Fold System the Key Automation Component for Market America's Distribution Center

Mississauga, ON, Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - PSI Engineering, an industry leader in material handling and document automation solutions announced today that is has provided Market America with a Print Feeder Document Fold (DF) solution that is expected to provide Market America a total return on their investment within 13 months. A multiple Product Distribution brokerage and Internet Fulfillment...

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Filling Shelf lets user transfer fluids from storage drums.

Filling Shelf lets user transfer fluids from storage drums.

Designed to fit with 30 and 55 gal steel drums as well as 55 gal poly drums, PIG® Drum Filling Shelf allows user to position fluid dispensing container in close proximity to drum pump to reduce risk of spill and drips. Adjustable steel strap brackets attach securely to drum and can accommodate variety of container sizes, weights, and configurations, while ribbed top can capture and retain up to...

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Non-Woven Belts target material handling market.

Designed to alleviate problems associated with standard woven and non-woven PVC belts used in unit/package handling applications, Ulti-Mate S Series features rubber impregnated carcass, which minimizes PVC belt deterioration that causes black material to build up on rollers and slider beds. Belts also help prevent static discharges, which can shock employees and damage electronic components.

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Owens Design Shines on the Solar Industry

Contract Design & Manufacturer for Capital Equipment expands into the Solar Industry by providing automated equipment used to manufacture Solar Cells Fremont California - Owens Design Inc. announces it has expanded its design & manufacturing capabilities to support the growing production equipment needs of the solar industry. Best known for their expertise in contract design and manufacturing of...

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RFID-Based Reel Detection System automates DAQ processes.

Designed to help reduce errors and improve traceability, Smart Reel uses RFID technology on reels of electronic components to complement use of traditional barcode labels during electronic manufacturing assembly. It eliminates manual scanning of reels by being automatically associated with feeders in machine, offline set-up area, or storage location. Solution can be used either with Smart Feeder...

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Robotic Layer Forming Palletizer handles cases gently.

Utilizing 4-axis KUKA KR 40 PA robot with 40 kg capacity and up to 2,091 mm reach, robotic layer forming palletizing solution mechanically turns packages to form interlocking pallet patterns necessary to create stable pallet without reduction in palletizing speed. Solution positively orients and positions each case or package to form layer, resulting in repeatable and flexible palletizing...

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Economical, Custom-Designed Flow Rack RX For In-Process Parts Handling

Economical, Custom-Designed Flow Rack RX For In-Process Parts Handling

In-process parts and sub-assembly logistics and handling can be a tough challenge for manufacturers. Typical containers and dunnage may not be practical from a labor efficiency standpoint or be cost effective for pieces that will be processed, moved, and possibly handled again, yet components may require safeguards from damage that such packaging offers. Parts and assemblies can be awkward in...

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Track System addresses volume manufacturing applications.

Track System addresses volume manufacturing applications.

Made up of modular track segments and based on QuickStick(TM) linear synchronous motor, MagneMover® is intended for assembly and manufacturing applications that require high-volume handling of materials and work in process. System uses 0.6 m long vehicles and electromagnetic switching to provide material transport. One-meter turn radius allows it to fit into almost any floor plan, while vehicle...

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