Materials Handling

Risk Takers Heed Warning When It Comes To Risking Employee's Safety

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During assembly and maintenance of vehicles, workers climb to the top of the coaches to be sure they are properly sealed, as well as to inspect vents and satellite dishes for damage. The average height of these vehicles is 13 feet. The company has installed ...

EMH Gantry Simplifies Loading of Large Concrete Panels

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A producer of architectural precast concrete wall panels operates a facility certified for A1 Architectural Concrete. The company needed overhead material handling equipment that could handle the different lengths of panels and rotate them 90 degrees ...

Burn Table Loading Systems Improves Productivity

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ACCO Material Handling Solutions provided Louden 585 Cranes equipped with Wright Work-Rated Hoists. All motions are controlled by Inverters for smooth operation. Additionally supplied Nutting trailers to transport the plate safety to the burn table.

Busting Up "Log-jams" With The G-Jib®

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The fabrication area is where covers and guards for electronic controls are built in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. The most common components being moved are tubular and angled steel, which could be as light as 15-20 pounds or as heavy as 500 pounds. ...

Experienced Customer Chooses Work Station Cranes Over I-Beam Cranes

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A regional provider of truck transmission, rear differentials and steering components was building a new facility for their transmission assembly. With several existing buildings and a variety of applications, the company had experience with several ...

Wire Company Gets Productivity Jolt With Gorbel® Work Station Crane

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A manufacturer of insulated power and control cables for use in consumer electronics, aerospace and petrochemical industries was experiencing a drag in productivity and risking injury in its “bunching” application. After exploring motorized lifts as well ...

Single Aisle AS/RS Replaces Manual Picking Operation

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A single aisle AS/RS ensures efficient, cost effective and secure product handling for a wholesale hardware company providing products such as bathroom fixtures, drawer slides, knobs, hooks, wall plates and more to home improvement stores in the US. The ...

Konecranes ASRS Crane Facilitates Enzyme Blending and Storage for Biofuel Manufacturers

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A leading bio-innovation company built a new indoor storage warehouse to receive and blend enzyme products. Konecranes implemented a crane-based automated storage and recovery system.

Two-Aisle Mini Load AS/RS Improves Inventory Control & Access to Spare Parts

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A mining, smelting and refining company needed to improve the efficiency of its small spare parts operations. The company’s spare parts, including electronic components and heavy machine parts, were located at 20 sites and over many acres. To improve ...

Designing for Efficiency & Growth in 33’ High Warehouse Using AS/RS & WMS

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A famous brand Greek yogurt producer has installed an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) with Warehouse Management Software (WMS) at their plant in Johnstown, NY. The single aisle AS/RS handles storage and order picking in the 35°F cooler ...

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