Material Handling & Storage

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fourth ECO Class Product Carrier to American Petroleum Tankers

SAN DIEGO - On Monday, September 26, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the fourth vessel in a series of five ECO Class product tankers under contract with American Petroleum Tankers. The Bay State was delivered during a special signing ceremony at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. The Bay State is a 610-foot-long, 50,000 deadweight-ton, LNG-conversion-ready product tanker with a 330,000...

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Gripping Tools for Packaging and Palletizing

Piab’s Kenos range of suction pad grippers are perfect for packaging and palletizing Piab is extending its program of advanced packaging and palletizing products with the Kenos range of suction pad/foam grippers. The gripping systems – Kenos Vacuum Gripper (KVG), Kenos Sack Gripper (KSG) and Kenos Vacuum Gripper Layer (KVGL) – use Piab’s proprietary and energy efficient multi-stage vacuum...

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Siemens Presents Thermal Storage Solution for Wind Energy

Highly economic concept based on tried and trusted main components. FES research project with Hamburg Energie and TU Hamburg-Harburg. Funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Siemens is developing economic storage technology: alongside Technical University Hamburg Harburg (TUHH) and urban utility company Hamburg Energie, Siemens is researching a storage solution in...

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MagneGas Completes Purchase of 2,000 Additional Fuel Cylinders to Accommodate Accelerating Demand for MagneGas2®

Company Receives Final Shipment of Previously Announced 2,000 Cylinder Purchase Order to Accommodate Growing Demand TAMPA, Florida - MagneGas Corporation ( MagneGas or the Company ) (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid and renewable liquid into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has taken receipt of the final...

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Food Waste Diverter supports intelligent communication.

Used to divert food waste from landfills, Eco-Safe Digester-® consists of smart, internet-connected machine with on-board scale that weighs food waste each time it is added to- determine where, when, and what food waste is being disposed. Unit supports Alto™ software, which leverages messaging and chatbot technology and enables readily understandable, real-time interactive communication to...

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Automation Feeders offer enhanced interface and control.

Automation feeders of SA Series utilize SSF feeder technology and architecture- for diverse interface and control capabilities, including ASCII communication protocol, low-profile form-factor, and various modules for drop-in integration. Design and functionality enable custom machine integrators to utilize tape feeder technologies with integration flexibility and control options.

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Wire Containers in Closed Loop Shipping Strategy

Utilizing wire containers in the packaging, transportation and handling of your materials is an incredibly effective shipping strategy. When implementing a launch schedule restricted by a budget, suppliers will look to move the most product with the least amount of capital investment. Container right sizing and redesign options allow production facilities to achieve significant financial impact,...

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Crown Equipment Discusses Forklift Automation at Disruptive Technologies Conference

NEW BREMEN, Ohio – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, announced that Scott Andersen, general manager – technology business development at Crown, recently spoke on the topic of forklift automation at Deloitte’s Disruptive Technologies global training conference in Montreal on September 21.- -  Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift...

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O-I Customer Launches Custom Bottle that, Literally, Rocks

O-I Customer Launches Custom Bottle that, Literally, Rocks

Driven by a unique brand vision, Rocker Spirits, a micro-distillery based in Littleton, Colorado, decided to work with O-I to create a bottle that rocks, both literally and figuratively. Together, the teams created a one-of-a-kind design that conveys Rocker's distinctive identity at first glance. The design process, brought Duston Evans, Co-founder of Rocker Spirits to the O-I North America...

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