Material Handling & Storage

MISUMI Extends Same Day Ship Time to 6PM EST

Free Same Day Shipping Upgrade for in-stock components if ordered online by 6:00 p.m. EST. Orders placed with a Customer Service representative are available for Same Day Shipping when placed by 5:00pm EST. MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced its improved same day shipping service for all in-stock product lines. Effective...

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Creform AGV Ideal for Tight Turns and Narrow Aisle Material Handling

Creform AGV Ideal for Tight Turns and Narrow Aisle Material Handling

An international building hardware manufacturer was searching for a solution to its material delivery capabilities at one of its plants. The problem was, unlike its other location, this facility had narrow aisles with tight turns. The manufacturer already was a customer of Creform customer, so they looked to Creform's engineers to provide a solution. That solution was a Creform Tite-Space BST AGV...

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EGN: The First Certified Safety Gripper

EGN: The First Certified Safety Gripper

The EGN Safety is the first certified safety gripping system from SCHUNK for use with human and robot interaction. It is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13849 specifications. If the production process is interrupted by an emergency shut-off, the SCHUNK EGN goes into either a safety speed mode or a safe stop mode, depending on the activated protection zone. Unlike other options on the...

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Meissner to Exhibit at the ACHEMA and BIO Events, June 15 - 19, 2015

Meissner to Exhibit at the ACHEMA and BIO Events, June 15 - 19, 2015

Meissner to Exhibit at the ACHEMA and BIO Events, June 15 – 19, 2015 Meissner is pleased to announce its participation in the following upcoming industry events - ACHEMA, in Frankfurt, Germany, and BIO, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, during the week of June 15, 2015. Meissner will be hosting guests at ACHEMA in our booth in Hall 5.0, Stand B21. ACHEMA will run from June 15 – June 19,...

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Small Screw Questions for Automatic Feeding and Driving by Design Tool, Inc.

Small Screw Questions for Automatic Feeding and Driving by Design Tool, Inc.

1. How do you define small screws? For screw feeding systems, I would define small screws as screw sizes smaller than #4 for American National Standard or ANSI screws.-  For metric screws, sizes smaller than 3mm would also be considered small screws. 2. What types of assembly applications typically use small screws (e.g., portable electronics; eyeglasses; hearing aids; etc.)? Examples of...

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Bayer to Showcase Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Systems at PCBC in San Diego

SPRING, Texas,- – PCBC is the largest homebuilding show for the U.S. west coast, also drawing attendees from Mexico and Canada. Construction and building envelope specialists from Bayer MaterialScience LLC will be in booth 1832 in the Expo Hall to showcase insulation and weatherproofing systems for production, custom and multi-family homes. PCBC will be held at the San Diego Convention Center...

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Crown and Mother Earth Brew Co. Win IMDA 2015 Best of Category Award, Craft Cans, for Honcho Hefeweizen

Crown and Mother Earth Brew Co. Win IMDA 2015 Best of Category Award, Craft Cans, for Honcho Hefeweizen

The International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA) recently held its Annual Conference at the Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort, May 20-21, 2015, and recognized CROWN Beverage Packaging North America and Mother Earth Brew Co. (Vista, CA) with a Best of Category award, Craft Cans, in its 19th Annual “Excellence in Quality” competition. The top honor was for Crown’s print quality, ink...

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Hyster Promotes New Short Wheelbase Industrial Lift Truck and Previews High Capacity Tier 4 Final Big Trucks at SFPA Expo

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Hyster Company, a leading heavy-duty materials handling equipment manufacturer is promoting its new 30,000 – 33,000 lb. short wheelbase industrial lift trucks at the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Expo 2015 in Atlanta, one of the nation’s largest forestry products shows. The company is also previewing its upcoming Tier 4 Final engines for its 19,000 –...

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Ball and Henkel Launch an Even More Sustainable Aluminum Aerosol Package

Ball and Henkel Launch an Even More Sustainable Aluminum Aerosol Package

BROOMFIELD, Colo.,- – Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and Henkel Beauty Care continue their aluminum aerosol lightweighting journey with the introduction of an even lighter iteration of ReAl, Ball's revolutionary technology utilizing recycled aluminum to create a metal alloy that exhibits increased strength and allows weight reduction of the container without affecting package integrity. The...

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Adjustable Vacuum Tweezer handles fragile components.

Adjustable Vacuum Tweezer handles fragile components.

Available in various models to suit handling application requirements, ADJUST-A-VAC handles very thin/delicate substrates, wafers, MEMS devices, and other fragile components. Adjustable vacuum level, from 1–10 in. of mercury, lets operator limit force applied to part, while integrated 10-segment bar graph display visibly shows present vacuum level. Vacuum port integrates user-replaceable inlet...

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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership
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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership

At 3Sixty Mission Critical, we specialize in maintaining the performance and uptime of our customer's mission-critical applications. Our services are comprehensive and designed to take on the entire burden of maintenance. Our "UPS as a service" is just another example of how we develop out of the box solutions to help our customers operate more efficiently; see our video to earn more.

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