Material Handling Equipment

Ergonomic Handling of Product Improves Safety and Increases Productivity for Manufacturer SIGCO
Material Handling Equipment

Ergonomic Handling of Product Improves Safety and Increases Productivity for Manufacturer SIGCO

SIGCO, Inc., a premier glass and architectural metal fabricator/distributor in New England, needed an ergonomic manipulator solution for its cutting-edge manufacturing facility located in Westbrook, Maine. Jason Tardiff, operations manager at SIGCO, sought a solution that would adequately address safety concerns for its employees as well as enhance productivity. With the help of HAECO, Tardiff...

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Rider Pallet Truck Outfitted with Powered Roller Conveyor
Material Handling Equipment

Rider Pallet Truck Outfitted with Powered Roller Conveyor

Kinetic Technologies, Inc. has released a powered roller conveyor transport for fast delivery and/or pickup of containers on powered or gravity flow conveyor lines. The modified rider pallet truck accommodates powered roller decks up to 50 L x 48"W on 60" forks, 6" on-the-fly vertical travel and 5,000 lbs. maximum load capacity. Additional conveyor features: 24VDC power, solid state motor speed...

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Material Handling Equipment

Getting to Grips with the Adaptive Gripper DHDG

Bionic adaptive gripper sorts bulbs and chocolate eggs Learning from nature - built for nature: with the adaptive gripper DHDG from Festo fruit, bulbs or pressure-sensitive food can be handled quickly and reliably. This is thanks to the so-called Fin Ray effect" which is based on the design of the tail fins of fish. HAUPPAUGE, NY - If tulip bulbs and soft chocolate eggs are gripped with...

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Fast, Ergonomic and Cost Effective Load Handling with AirBalancer from Konecranes
Material Handling Equipment

Fast, Ergonomic and Cost Effective Load Handling with AirBalancer from Konecranes

Springfield, OH - AirBalancer from Konecranes is a lifting device with a floating load unit, that aids in the picking, lifting, moving and precise placement of items by hand. With air pressure as the power source, the item being lifted can feel practically weightless to the person lifting it. AirBalancer from Konecranes combines improved productivity with low acquisition, operating and...

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Material Master(TM) Half Frame Bulk Bag Discharging System
Material Handling Equipment

Material Master(TM) Half Frame Bulk Bag Discharging System

Custom designed unit features exclusive heavy-duty Flo-Master(TM) breaker bar" bulk bag massaging system to promote product discharge. A powerful Flo-Lock(TM) actuated discharge spout closure system quickly halts material flow for partial bag discharge, allowing bag to be retied and removed. Unit includes a fully integrated, dual rotor delumper, and 304 stainless steel product contact surfaces....

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Material Handling Equipment

Eliminating "Out of Spec" Batches can Save Food Processors 5-8% of Total Ingredient Cost

Advanced batch and lot tracking system enables consistent, repeatable, error-free batch results by eliminating operator errors (Patchogue, NY) The Production Recipe Ingredient Management System (PRIMS) is a software-based automation solution that allows food processors to improve product quality and radically reduce the cost of wasted raw materials. It is based on the premise that the only way to...

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Data Collection Software facilitates food safety compliance.
Material Handling Equipment

Data Collection Software facilitates food safety compliance.

Automating collection of food safety plant data from meters, PLC-based control systems, and plant-floor PCs, SQF-Sentinel enables plant management to create customized data dashboard to keep tabs on levels of various data points. Electronic notifications are automatically generated and sent to plant management in event monitored data points are outside of tolerance. With pre-formatted reports,...

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Patented Roll Handler Kits
Material Handling Equipment

Patented Roll Handler Kits

Convenient kits for handling the toughest roll suspension applications for shipping. (Greenville, Wis.) - Badger Plug's patented Roll Handler kits are an easy way to assemble a protective package for single and multiple roll shipments. Kits include suspension endboards and interlocking wood supports that stabilize the package end to end. Endboards and supports are configured to each customer's...

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Hair Care Products Manufacturer Uses Power Pusher Instead of Forklifts to Save Money and Improve Productivity and Worker Safety.
Material Handling Equipment

Hair Care Products Manufacturer Uses Power Pusher Instead of Forklifts to Save Money and Improve Productivity and Worker Safety.

Use a Power Pusher instead of a forklift to save on fuel costs. If it rolls....we can move it. Shakopee, Minn.-NuStar, Inc. introduces the new and improved Power Pusher pedestrian-operated, battery-powered pusher. Unlike forklifts or other ride-on equipment, the Power Pusher runs on batteries so it does not consume $4 per gallon gasoline, diesel or propane; and, it does not emit any harmful...

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Material Handling Equipment

Wynright's Mega Mezzanine Earns Design Award from Steel Joist Institute

Meeting the stringent requirements of Seismic Design Category E in California Elk Grove, IL - Wynright Corporation, the nation's leading independent, U.S.-based provider of intelligent material handling systems, has received the Steel Joist Institute's 2011 Design Award. The much coveted award was presented to Wynright Structural Solutions for the design, manufacture and installation of a 135,000...

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