Material Handling & Storage

Case Study: Hospital System Using Akro-Mils Products to Go Mobile

Case Study: Hospital System Using Akro-Mils Products to Go Mobile

Akron, Ohio — Relocation of active departments in a medical facility is a daunting process. Materials managers at a Midwestern medical system — with multiple locations serving more than 1 million patients annually — discovered how challenging it can be as they moved departments as part of a construction project at the system’s main campus. A Massive Move A team led by the system’s...

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Contech's UrbanGreen® Rainwater Harvesting Tank Receives Uniform Plumbing Code Certification

WEST CHESTER, Ohio - West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that the UrbanGreen Steel Reinforced Polyethylene Rainwater Harvesting Tank has been certified to be in compliance with the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) by The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Research and Testing. Designated as an American National Standard, the UPC is a...

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Sanitary Napkin Dispenser promotes positive restroom experience.

Sanitary Napkin Dispenser promotes positive restroom experience.

Used to help create- positive restroom experience for building users and visitors, RSVP Plus Feminine Dual Dispenser measures 5 -½ in. deep and has clean appearance. One window in this ADA-compliant sanitary napkin product dispenser lets managers/custodial workers monitor and replace supplies as needed. Product comes with 25-cent coin mechanism, 50 No. 4 Naturelle Maxis, and 50 Naturelle...

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Rotary Stages have compact, high-torque design.

Rotary Stages have compact, high-torque design.

Designed for NEMA 23 and 34 motors, ServoBelt Rotary Stages come in 2- through hole configurations with 50, 100, or 200 mm center openings to accommodate large bundles of conductors. Standard-sized models with 16 or 25 mm through holes are also available. Supporting both continuous rotation and variable indexing applications, stages offer speeds up to 1,000 rpm, continuous torque to 6.6 N-m, and...

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Bottomless Belt Conveyor eases printing on bottle bottoms.

Bottomless Belt Conveyor eases printing on bottle bottoms.

For traceability, Pharmafill BCV1 Bottomless Conveyor enables serial numbers, lot codes, and other markings to be printed on bottoms of plastic and glass bottles without requiring bottles to be slowed, stopped, rotated, diverted, or otherwise disrupted from flow in packaging line. System accepts containers from standard conveyor that drops out from under bottles as dual side belts gently grip and...

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Addex's New Dual-Flow Air Ring extends ICETM technology by using a single cooling element.

Presented in a dual-flow configuration, Addex’s Air Ring delivers 10%-15% greater output and improved bubble stability by utilizing two locking points instead of one. Integrating Addex’s ICE cooling technology directly into the design, transforms Air Ring from a low-velocity to a high-velocity air stream system in the lower lip area. Operator friendly, system allows a wide range of processes,...

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Universal Instruments Celebrates Grand Opening of Asia Advanced Technology Center

Newly refurbished facility to showcase automation solutions and deliver comprehensive services. Universal Instruments recently held a celebration ceremony to mark the grand opening of its Asia Advanced Technology Center in Shanghai with the participation of more than 50 distributors, customers and guests from all over China. The company’s flagship Fuzion® platform and new Flexbond™ hot bar...

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SP Industries introduces CP-2102 Compactor with forward sloping design to retain fluid in container.

SP Industries introduces CP-2102 Compactor with forward sloping design to retain fluid in container.

Able to handle institutional waste, packaging products, and corrugated materials, CP-2102 comes with two dual 5” cylinders. Minimizing costs and employee labor, compactor includes an optional wet pack feature that reduces foul-smelling discharge. Presenting a security chute system, unit meets or exceeds ANSI and OSHA specifications for safety. Along with large, clear top opening of 42” x...

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Flexicon's new Bulk Bag Filler feature powered height adjustment of the fill head.

Flexicon's new Bulk Bag Filler feature powered height adjustment of the fill head.

Enabling rapid filling of large chunks and semi-solid materials into open bulk bags, Flexicon's new Wide-Inlet Bulk Bag Filler can accommodate all popular bag heights, offers adjustable bag hooks, and includes a roller conveyor and load cells with automated controls. Constructed of carbon steel and a durable industrial finish, the filler is suitable for sludge-like materials, disparate-sized...

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Komatsu Previews the 930E-5 Mining Haul Truck

930E-5 combines new Tier 4 Final engine, up to five percent less fuel consumed with world’s best-selling ultra-class mining truck features LAS VEGAS — Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, previewed the 930E-5 haul truck at MINExpo today. Scheduled for availability in the second half of 2017, the 930E-5 joins a 930 line that is the world’s most popular for...

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