Material Handling & Storage

FKI Logistex Wins US$ 190 Million Contracts for New Doha International Airport

Main contractor is announced for massive baggage handling installation at major new US$ 7.5 billion Middle East airport Date: 12/03/2007 FKI Logistex®, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, has won its largest baggage handling order ever - a US$ 123 million complete system and US$ 67 million five-year, full service and maintenance contract - for the New Doha International...

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Micro Manipulator Stage has preloaded cross roller bearings.

Manufactured from high strength anodized aluminum, Model MT 130-50-DC high precision micro manipulator stage offers travel of 50 mm with positioning accuracy of 10 -µm. It has straightness/flatness run out of ±1 -µm and repeatability of ±1 -µm. With low profile design, it has square footprint of 130 x 130 mm, height of 43 mm, and weighs 1.8 kg. Other features include precision ground ball...

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Alignment Kit suits roller and web-related applications.

Alignment Kit suits roller and web-related applications.

Facilitating alignment of rollers, shafts, and web-handling systems, Roll Alignment Kit makes quantitative measurements over large machines with many rollers. Laser is placed on swiveling base, and plane of laser light is directed across top of rollers. Digital receiver and display allow operator to determine roller orientation to within .001 in. Digital information on position of laser beam can...

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tna Rethinks the Conventional with Six New Technologies Unveiling at Interpack

Dusseldorf, Germany Trade Fair Center, 24-30 April 2008 DUSSELDORF, GERMANY - (24-30 April 2008) - tna, a leading supplier of turn-key, integrated packaging and processing solutions for food production companies worldwide, debuts a series of six technical advancements for the confectionery, fresh produce, and the delicate baked and salty snack industries, that will make production more efficient,...

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Successful Revamp of a Non-Burckhardt Compression Primary

Burckhardt Compression delivered two cylinders for an existing Sumy primary compressor for a LDPE plant in Tomsk, Siberia. In July 2006, Burckhardt Compression received an order from the LDPE plant Neftechim in Tomsk, Siberia. It included the replacement of two first stage cylinders of a 4 crank Sumy primary compressor with Burckhardt Compression cylinders as well as their on-site installation....

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OATS Propulsion Upgrade Concluded

CHICAGO, Jan. 24 -- In March 2006 O'Hare Airport Transit System (OATS) awarded an order to a consortium consisting of Converteam Canada Inc and Strukton Systems established in the Netherlands. The order comprised the upgrade of the propulsion system of the automatically operated VAL -- trains on Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Today, representatives of OATS, the City of Chicago, Converteam...

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Airborne Systems and ILC Dover Team on Advanced Airbag Landing and Flotation System for Orion Vehicle

Combined efforts focus on optimal design solution for land and water landings FREDERICA, Del., Jan. 30 / / -- Airborne Systems North America (ASNA) and ILC Dover LP have signed an agreement to work together on the Orion airbag landing and floatation system. A new study initiated by NASA is underway for a singular landing system that works for land and water landings and protects the Astronauts in...

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ARTEL Streamlines Quality Control for Automated Liquid Handlers with New MVS Feature

System Requires Minimal Manual Input Palm Springs, CA (January 28, 2008) - ARTEL has advanced the automation of its MVS® Multichannel Verification System for streamlined liquid delivery performance verification of automated liquid handlers. The MVS is a rapid, easy-to-use system that provides NIST-traceable accuracy and precision data documenting the volume dispense performance of each channel...

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Powered Stacker fits in tight spaces.

Powered Stacker fits in tight spaces.

Designed to work with any style pallet or skid, PowerStak(TM) Counterbalance Stacker offers load capacity of 1,100 lb, load center of 15 in., and lift height of 62 in. Forward- and reverse-drive thumb switches are located on both sides of handle to accommodate left-hand or right-hand operation. Auto-reversing belly bump switch protects operators from potential injury when walking unit backwards,...

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Greydon Shows Unique High-Speed Thermal Transfer Printer for Portion/Sample Packages and Advanced Flexo Printers at Westpack 2008

Greydon Shows Unique High-Speed Thermal Transfer Printer for Portion/Sample Packages and Advanced Flexo Printers at Westpack 2008

INNOVATIVE IMPRINTING EQUIPMENT FOR PACK Medical device and food packaging Anaheim, CA, January 29, 2008 - The only thermal transfer inline printer capable of printing scannable bar codes and other high-resolution graphics on portion (or sample) packages produced on high-speed (30-60 cycles/min.) multiple-lane form/fill/seal machines will be demonstrated by Greydon, Inc. in booth #5339 at...

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