Materials Handling News

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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North American robot orders jump in first quarter

June 27, 2007

North American robotics companies posted gains of 24 percent in new orders in the first quarter, according to new statistics released by Robotic Industries Association (RIA).A total of 4,603 robots...

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Bosch Rexroth launches new Web site

May 8, 2007

Bosch Rexroth has launched a new Web site intended to help automotive companies and their suppliers improve productivity, reliability, and efficiency in all areas of manufacturing, the company...

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Serapid announces new sales staff member

May 8, 2007

Serapid Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., has added Eric Petterson to its sales staff. Petterson joined the Quick Die Change sales division in March 2007.Serapid is an industrial manufacturing company...

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Dorner appoints industrial products marketing manager

May 8, 2007

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has appointed Kim Stoll as industrial products marketing manager. In this capacity, Stoll is responsible for developing the company's industrial conveyor platforms,...

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Jervis B. Webb to construct new system at Chrysler's St. Louis plant

May 8, 2007

Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, Mich., has announced new business with automotive manufacturer Chrysler Group to install a new material handling system and renovate existing systems at the...

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De-Sta-Co executive retires

April 10, 2007

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., recently announced that Kel Landers, president of the Workholding Products Group, retired from the company April 6, 2007.Landers joined De-Sta-Co in July, 1999 as vice...

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SAV opens North American facility

March 13, 2007

Germany-based SAV, a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of mechanical, magnetic, and hydraulic work holding systems, has opened a North American Facility in South Windsor, Conn.The new facility...

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P/A Industries names new president

February 12, 2007

Edward R. Morris has been named president of P/A Industries Inc. North American operations, headquartered in Bloomfield, Conn.Jerome E. Finn, president since 1975, will remain as chairman and...

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Littell relocates Michigan facility

January 9, 2007

Littell has relocated its Michigan manufacturing facility to a larger and more modern facility. Located in Troy, Mich., the 40,000-sq.-ft. facility houses operations and customer service.The company...

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Cambridge Intl. appoints director, market development

January 9, 2007

Cambridge Intl. Inc., a manufacturer of metal conveyor belting and wire cloth products, has announced the appointment of H. J. (Sco) Scofield as director of worldwide market development. In this...

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Serapid announces new distributors

January 9, 2007

Serapid has announced MasTech of Troy, Mich, and Schweda Machine Tool Sales of Delafield, Wis., ( a part of Concept Machine Tool Sales) as new representatives of its products.Serapid is a industrial...

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De-Sta-Co names vice president of sales

December 12, 2006

De-Sta-Co., Madison Heights, Mich., has appointed Scott Peters to vice president of sales for the North American Industrial Automation business.Peters helps develop strategy for the company's...

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Serapid names new sales representative

October 10, 2006

DECO Tool Supply Co., Omaha, Neb., was named as a sales representative for Serapid, Sterling Heights, Mich.DECO has more than 60 years' experience in the industrial supply business and handles...

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Miller Edge partners with CPL

October 10, 2006

Miller Edge, West Grove, Pa., has pledged its support of Canine Partners for Life (CPL), a nationally recognized service dog organization.The mission of CPL is to increase the independence and quality...

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Combilift opens new headquarters

September 12, 2006

Combilift has opened a new manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland. Minister for Enterprise, Trade, and Employment Micheal Martin was on hand to officially open the facility, which will provide...

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