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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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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Belt-free magnetic conveyors offered

November 7, 2006

Belt-free magnetic conveyors from Puritan Magnetics convey stamping scrap, knockouts, and chips and turnings from lathes, mills, presses, and other metalworking machinery.The belt design helps to...

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Device rotates fully loaded pallets

November 7, 2006

The PalletPal rotator from Southworth rotates fully loaded pallets. It is suitable for replacing broken pallets, switching to or from in-house shipping pallets, transferring loads to slip sheets, and...

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Vertical-handle clamps save space

November 7, 2006

Vertical-handle hold-down action clamps from De-Sta-Co allow users to save space without compromising holding capacity.Available in 2002, 2007, and 2010 series, the clamps have an ergonomic handle...

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Material handling stampings

Moving material efficiently

November 7, 2006

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It's a challenge to select the most efficient conveyor for a particular application. To make the best choice, it's imperative that all operating parameters be considered.

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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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Space-saving forklifts introduced

September 12, 2006

Combilift has developed thee models of its space-saving forklifts for materials handling applications.The TeleCombi is fitted with a one-stage boom mounted on a moving carriage. It has a reach of 3 m...

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Flexible conveyor system allows product transfer between different elevation patterns

September 12, 2006

Conveyor Technologies' Multi-Flex VSC conveyor system has three angle selections—30 degrees, 45 degrees, and 60 degrees—that can be assembled into eight different conveyor types to...

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Compressed-air vacuum lifter lifts up to 550 lbs.

September 12, 2006

The VM-Series vacuum lifter from Anver Corp. is a hoist-integrated, ergonomic lifting system that operates on compressed air for handling loads weighing up to 550 lbs.The fully adjustable frames and...

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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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Serapid names sales representative firms

September 12, 2006

Serapid USA, Sterling Heights, Mich., has recently named five organizations as its new sales representatives.New representatives are Industrial Equipment and Supply, Minneapolis; Dynamic Automation,...

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Long loads, narrow aisles, easy access

September 12, 2006

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Since starting with just one warehouse in 1989, J G Kelly Supplies has grown along with Ireland's booming construction industry. Limiting factors such as the warehouse's doorway width, narrow aisles, and 90-degree turns meant the company had to rely on manual labor to handle the long, cumbersome items in its inventory. A standard forklift was out of the question. The company eventually purchased a multidirectional side-loading lift truck from Combilift for moving inventory in this challenging environment.

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Feed system achieves nested pattern in small footprint

August 8, 2006

The WigWag™ feed from Dynamic Feeds Inc. achieves a zigzag (nested) pattern in a small footprint by pivoting motion.The system is controlled by a single software package and uses CAN bus...

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Heavy-duty turntables available in cast iron, stainless steel

July 11, 2006

SKF® Linear Motion & Precision Technologies has introduced its heavy-duty turntables operation in work and assembly stations, welding tables, swivel product displays, material container stands,...

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