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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AJB Automated Systems, W. Strothmann form alliance

August 9, 2005

AJB Automated Systems L.L.C., Fenton, Mich., and W. Strothmann Machines & Handling, Germany, have formed an exclusive partnership to provide products and services in the U.S.AJB/Strothmann USA...

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Motion Controls Plus changes name, launches Web site

July 12, 2005

Motion Controls Plus Inc., a Fremont, Ohio-based provider of fully integrated robotic systems, has changed its name to Motion Controls Robotics. The company also launched a new Web site.The name...

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KUKA Robotics announces new college training center

May 10, 2005

KUKA Robotics Corp. has announced its newest KUKA college training center. The company has selected Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) to operate its new national robotics training center at the...

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KUKA Robotics appoints strategic alliances director

March 8, 2005

KUKA Robotics Corp. has appointed Joseph Campbell as director of strategic alliances for North America. Campbell's responsibilities include the company's Key Technology Program, marketing, and channel...

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Wolf Robotics hires southeast regional manager

March 8, 2005

Wolf Robotics has hired David Schaefer as the regional manager for the southeastern U.S. He handles ABB general industry equipment sales in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida,...

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Fuel cell-powered forklift demonstrated at GM facility

February 1, 2005

General Motors (GM) of Canada Ltd. and Hydrogenics Corp. today demonstrated a fuel-cell powered forklift supported by an onsite hydrogen fueling station at a GM facility.Hydrogenics is leading a...

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Motoman appoints vice president, customer satisfaction group

January 11, 2005

Motoman Inc. has appointed Douglas Schenher as vice president of its Customer Satisfaction Group. He is responsible for field service, technical support, training, spare parts, robot refurbishment and...

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Wolf Robotics hires customer support representative

December 7, 2004

Wolf Robotics has appointed Andy Garcia as customer support representative for part sales.This new position was created to assume current parts sales administration and develop relationships with new...

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Crane assembly plant opens in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico

November 9, 2004

Morris Material Handling has announced the opening of a crane assembly plant in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico. The new facility is called SPH Crane & Hoist Inc. Mexico Office.Among the cranes the plant is...

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Wolf Robotics undergoes management change

October 12, 2004

Rimrock Automation has promoted Doug Rhoda to vice president and general manager of Wolf Robotics, the company's Fort Collins, Colo.-based division. Rhoda replaces Dave Prosser, who served in that...

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FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution fills key executive posts

October 12, 2004

FKI Logistex® has announced the promotion of several senior-level executives to key posts in its Warehouse and Distribution North America group.In customer operations, Chuck Waddle has been...

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Nachi Robotic Systems, Wyco open joint sales, service center

September 14, 2004

Nachi Robotic Systems Inc. and Wyco have opened a joint sales and service center in Greenville, S.C. The center provides support to customers in the southeast U.S.The 3,000-sq.-ft. facility offers...

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FKI announces appointments

September 14, 2004

FKI Logistex® has announced the promotions of Todd Ploudre as controller; Kevin Brophy as manager, financial analysis; and Jill Raab as marketing communications coordinator for the company's FKI...

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AP&T launches Web site

August 10, 2004

AP&T, a supplier of automation equipment, presses, tools, and production lines in Monroe, N.C., has launched a new Web site, www.apt.se, targeted toward the sheet metal and tube forming industries.

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FKI Logistex North America names divisional presidents

August 10, 2004

FKI Logistex®, a supplier of integrated material handling systems in St. Louis, Mo., has appointed three senior executives to its North American management team, naming them as presidents of its...

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