Materials Handling

The material handling technology area encompasses systems and equipment for handling coil, sheet, plate, profiles, tube and pipe, raw materials, and scrap. It also covers peripheral accessories such as C-hooks, clamps, die storage systems, hoists, lifters, and sheet stackers and destackers.

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Columbus McKinnon appoints VP human resources

July 28, 2016

Columbus McKinnon Corp., Amherst, N.Y., a manufacturer of material handling products, has appointed Charlene Miraglia as vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer. Miraglia most recently served as vice president of global human resources food and beverage at SPX Flow....

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Wynright hires vice president

July 27, 2016

Wynright Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Co. and a provider of intelligent material handling systems based in Elk Grove Village, Ill., has named Gordon Hellberg as vice president integrator sales for North America. Before joining the company, Hellberg spent much...

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FlexMove launches new website

July 27, 2016

Malaysia-based FlexMove, a Dorner Holding Corp. company and manufacturer of flexible chain conveyor systems, has launched a new website at www.flexmove.com. The site is designed for viewing on tablets and mobile devices. It presents large photos and detailed technical information on its six...

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Automated guided vehicles get flexible

July 8, 2016

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A camera-based automated guided vehicle may have potential in high-product-mix environments. The vehicle takes pictures of its surroundings, remembers them, and then drives itself along that path.

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Intelligrated to be acquired by Honeywell

July 5, 2016

Material handling systems provider Intelligrated®, Mason, Ohio, has entered an agreement to be acquired by Honeywell. Intelligrated will become part of Sensing and Productivity Solutions (S&PS) in Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions business. Co-founders Chris Cole and Jim McCarthy will...

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Reshaping metal grinding

July 5, 2016

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Metal fabricators don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the costs associated with grinding. It’s necessary in many shops, so company management just throws labor at it. They don’t realize, however, that new ceramic alumina developments have the potential to save them money when it comes to grinding operations. The Norton Quantum 3 abrasive wheel is one such example.

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FlexMove appoints Asia Pacific international sales manager

June 30, 2016

Malaysia-based Dorner Holding Corp. company FlexMove, a manufacturer of flexible chain conveyors, has appointed Deehriex Tan as international sales manager – Asia Pacific. He is responsible for establishing brand recognition and growing sales in Asia Pacific markets for FlexMove, as well as...

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Eriez 5-Star Service repairs processing equipment

June 28, 2016

Eriez® has announced it offers 5-Star Service® capabilities, including rebuild/repair of equipment manufactured by both Eriez and competitor companies, at its 15,000-sq.-ft. service center in Erie, Pa. The facility is staffed and equipped to repair and rebuild magnetic separators, feeders,...

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Dorner appoints regional manager for northern Mexico

June 28, 2016

Dorner Mfg. Corp., a provider of conveyors and related equipment in Hartland, Wis., has appointed Melina Beluche to the newly created position of regional manager covering northern Mexico. Beluche brings material handling application experience and expertise in business development and process...

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PRAB Traversing Steel Belt Conveyor

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Traversing Steel Belt Conveyor automates Stamping scrap handling, improves die change-out time and increases job margins.

Z-frame conveyor fits under machinery

June 27, 2016

Dorner has introduced the 2200 LPZ conveyor, which features an extremely low profile to fit under machinery or in tight spots. The Z-frame conveyor’s narrow profile makes it suitable for part removal and product handling in metalworking, general manufacturing, and automation applications. The...

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UniCarriers Americas names senior manager of product and sales training

June 16, 2016

UniCarriers Americas Corp. (UCA), Marengo, Ill., has hired William E. Wylonis as senior manager of product and sales training. Wylonis has more than 30 years of experience in the material handling industry. He previously worked as a training specialist for Toyota Material Handling USA, president...

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Magnetic-bed drag flight conveyor removes fine, chips from coolant

June 13, 2016

Jorgensen’s Mag-Drag® magnetic-bed drag flight conveyors are designed to remove broken or fine cast-iron or steel chips from coolant in metal cutting applications. Steel and cast-iron chips and fines flow with the coolant onto the load section of the conveyor. Gravity causes larger chips to...

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Dorner appoints regional sales manager for Michigan, northern Ohio

June 10, 2016

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has appointed Michael Goodall as a regional sales manager covering the area of northern Ohio and Michigan. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. Goodall most recently worked for Habasit as sales manager of specialty belts and components and...

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Intelligrated hires senior sales manager, western regional sales and operations

June 9, 2016

Intelligrated®, a Cincinnati-based automated material handling equipment provider, has appointed Mark Jordan as senior sales manager for its western regional operations, based in the company’s Ontario, Calif., district office. Jordan has more than 20 years of material handling automation...

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