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Yale lift truck named Product of the Year finalist

March 23, 2017

Yale Materials Handling Corp., Greenville, N.C., has announced that Plant Engineering has honored the Yale® MPE080VG end rider with Driven by Balyo technology as a Product of the Year finalist. It operates as a robotic lift truck, independently picking up, transporting, and dropping off pallets...

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Yale Materials Handling receives 2016 Good Design Award

March 20, 2017

Yale Materials Handling Corp., Greenville, N.C., has received a 2016 Good Design Award for the MPB045VG walkie pallet truck with lithium-ion battery. According to the company, the walkie pallet truck offers the first commercially available Underwriters Laboratories (UL)-recognized lithium-ion...

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Pallet transfer cart moves pallets wherever needed

March 15, 2017

Verti-Lift has introduced a heavy-duty transfer cart for moving pallets and other heavy components up to 4,000 lbs. The cart includes a gravity roller conveyor, a pallet-retaining bar to secure the load during transport, and a manual foot-actuated locking/docking arm for hands-free operation. The...

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Seegrid names CFO

March 14, 2017

Seegrid, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of vision-guided autonomous vehicles for materials handling, has appointed Steven Barto as CFO. He has more than 30 years of experience with privately held and public technology companies.Barto most recently served as executive vice president/CFO of ITC...

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Conveyor offers accuracy for automation applications

March 13, 2017

Dorner has introduced the redesigned 2200 series Precision Move conveyor, designed for movement of product at specific times, distances, and intervals that are critical for components in the manufacturing and packaging of small to medium-sized parts. According to the company, the conveyor offers...

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UniCarriers Americas announces third new local supplier

March 9, 2017

Material handling equipment manufacturer UniCarriers Americas Corp. (UCA) has announced that Davco Fastener Co. has opened operations at the UCA Marengo, Ill., headquarters. Davco, a supplier of hardware and aftermarket parts, is the third supplier to open local operations specific to UCA. With...

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Dorner Mfg. appoints territory manager

March 8, 2017

Mike Herrick has been appointed as territory manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., a manufacturer of conveyors and related equipment. Herrick joined the company in September 2015 as a sales trainee. In his new position, he works with sales channel partners and key accounts in western...

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Stärke Material Handling Group establishes charitable initiative

March 7, 2017

Stärke Material Handling Group, Thorold, Ont., in cooperation with its independent dealership network, has launched a new charitable initiative known as Stärke Kids and Communities. The initiative aims to provide support and resources to those in greatest need of assistance, including vulnerable...

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Liberty Experiences COE Integrity

Liberty Experiences COE Integrity

March 7, 2017

By: Coe Press Equipment

Watch this testimonial about COE’s service solution for our Liberty Steel customer involving a retrofit upgrade to an existing straightener head and how it significantly improved equipment performance when processing Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS).  If your coil line operation requires upgrades in order to successfully handle the challenges of processing high tensile materials, contact the COE service experts for an assessment.  We offer affordable mechanical and control upgrade investments that will boost productivity, increase ROI and better serve your customer’s needs.  +1 (586) 979-4400

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SumoGlove names BWS as East Coast distributor

March 2, 2017

SumoGlove Intl. Ltd., a U.K.-based producer of forklift safety equipment, has appointed BWS Industrial Services Inc. as its distribution partner for the East Coast. The family-owned and -operated distributor is responsible for sales of SumoGlove lift truck fork attachments in a territory from the...

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Stability system improves lift truck load balance

March 2, 2017

Stärke Material Handling Group has introduced a continuous stability system as a standard feature in its LiftMaxx line of industrial lift equipment. This system improves load balance and counteracts the destabilizing influences of uneven surfaces, small debris, and lateral momentum to help reduce...

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Columbus McKinnon appoints CEO

March 1, 2017

Columbus McKinnon Corp., Amherst, N.Y., a manufacturer of material handling products, has appointed Mark D. Morelli as president/CEO. He also has been elected to the board of directors. He succeeds Timothy T. Tevens, who is retiring from serving as president/CEO since 1998. Morelli previously...

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Load-stabilized hoist transports loads quickly

February 27, 2017

Engineered Material Handling (EMH) has introduced the model LS load-stabilized hoist for transporting loads quickly and securely. Its rope tensioning design and reeving configuration help reduce load swing, even during quick starts and stops. Suitable for handling steel coil and mesh, the hoist is...

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Safe-to-sewer solutions simplify disposal

February 23, 2017 | By Kate Bachman

The type of cleaning solutions and lubricants a stamping manufacturer uses during and after forming determines whether it must dispose of them as hazardous waste, which requires transporting them to an off-site haz waste facility or simply discharge them to on-site sewering systems. Here is what to look for in ecofriendly metalworking fluids.

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ASMAG acquires Ingenia

February 22, 2017

The ASMAG Group, Scharnstein, Austria, a group of companies engaged primarily in machinery manufacture and plant engineering for the metal processing industry, has announced its acquisition of Ingenia, a provider of crane and handling technology in Linz, Austria. With this acquisition, Ingenia can...

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