Material Handling & Storage

Applied Robotics Announces New Meat Gripper Achieves USDA Certification

New Meat Gripper Adheres to all Food Production Cleaning Requirements and is Approved by the USDA Glenville, New York - Jan 22, 2009 - Applied Robotics Inc., a leading global manufacturer of robotic end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions, announced today its newest gripper product designed specifically for handling meat and other fresh and frozen food products has been approved and...

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Loading Spouts handle any dry, bulk material.

Loading Spouts handle any dry, bulk material.

With internal ventilation design, dust free loading spouts capture airborne material. They can handle materials up to 4 in. across in excess of 400 cfm with vertical travel up to 20 ft. Features included are 3/60/230/460 Vac motor, reducer, chain and sprocket drive, molded polyethylene internal stacking cones, RoadStarÂ-® 18 outer shroud and fully wired and enclosed electricals. Units also...

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Multi-Axis Systems provide travel up to 200 mm.

Multi-Axis Systems provide travel up to 200 mm.

Built with LSMA-175 Series motorized actuators, LSMA-175-XYZ Multi-Axis Systems offer load capacity of 8 kg and straightness of 5 microns. Motorized stages are driven by brushless or stepper motor with precision ground ball screw, and offer resolution up to 0.1 micron. Actuator has low-profile, monolithic design, making systems suited for integration in high precision measurement and...

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Accolades Continue for LiftPod-® Personal and Portable Lift

Accolades Continue for LiftPod-® Personal and Portable Lift

o Innovative New Product Wins NECA 2008 Show Stopper Award McConnellsburg, Pa. - February 5, 2009 - JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, was awarded the Show Stopper Award at the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) 2008 Convention and Trade Show for its LiftPod-®...

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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project
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DJProducts Receives GSA Contract for Providing Trailer Movers and Tugs to Military Bases

DJ Products of Minneapolis, manufacturers of walk-behind trailer movers and powered trailer tugs, have introduced another tug for moving wheeled equipment and cargo trailers. They have received a GSA Federal Contact to supply these units to military bases around the world. Called CartCaddyWagonWheel Trailer Movers, these trailer tugs are designed for military bases, manufacturers, or users of...

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CarCaddy Power Mover Pushes Heavy Vehicles Down Assembly Line

DJProducts, Inc. is the world leader in providing battery-powered carts and assist tugs to the manufacturing, hospital, and retail industries. They provide solutions that eliminate the pains and strains associated with manually pushing heavy carts and wheeled equipment, or are less costly, smaller, and more maneuverable then traditional equipment like forklifts and pallet jacks that are not...

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Carbon Fiber Rolls for Custom Performance

NimCor manufactures custom composite rolls ideal for low inertia idlers, tension control sensor rolls and dancer applications (Nashua, NH) - While carbon fiber products are still somewhat new to the converting industry, NimCor has manufactured composite air shafts and rolls for years. NimCor's in-house composite tube winding operations provide exacting roll performance in meeting applications...

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Yale Materials Handling Corporation Expands Green Initiatives in 2009

Provides Central Grocer with Largest Installation of Fuel Cell Lift Trucks in the World GREENVILLE, NC, January 12, 2009 - Yale Materials Handling Corporation, a long-standing leader in the materials handling industry, is developing and producing lift trucks that improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption for its customers' operations. Central Grocer, Inc., the largest independent grocer in...

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HDPE Pallets minimize potential for contamination.

Made from high-density polyethylene structural foam that provides impact absorption, PROTECHÂ-® 40 x 48 in. Pallets will not splinter, rot, rust, or crease. HDPE construction also resists mold, bacteria, and insect infestation. Featuring one-piece molded design, hygienic units can be cleaned and sanitized between uses, minimizing drying time and potential for trapped water and...

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Rider Trucks feature industrial-grade critical components.

Designed for maximum uptime, Series ERC-VG is equipped with electric motor and CANbus electrical system, which minimizes wiring and electrical connections. Drive axle absorbs significant forces during normal operation, while canted load rollers on mast absorb front-to-back and side-to-side forces for minimized adjustments. Industrial grade hydraulic components include O-Ring Face Seal fittings,...

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