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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Bunting Magnetics announces new hires

September 19, 2013

Newton, Kan.-based Bunting® Magnetics Co., a producer of precision magnetic products, has announced the hiring of four new staff members. Sultan Shaaban has been named design engineer for separation equipment. He is a mechanical engineering graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. Isaac...

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Eriez acquires Centriforce Ltd.

September 17, 2013

Eriez®, Erie, Pa., has acquired U.K.-based Centriforce Ltd., a provider of coolant filtration systems to the European metalworking industry. The Centriforce product portfolio will be integrated into Eriez’ HydroFlow® line of fluid recycling and filtration equipment. Eriez offers magnetic lift...

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Dallas adds BDC Machinery to representative network

August 12, 2013

Dallas Industries, Troy, Mich., a manufacturer of coil handling and press feeding equipment and controls for the stamping industry, has announced that BDC Machinery LLC, Nekoosa, Wis., has been named to represent the company in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dallas Industries' equipment includes servo...

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KMC Global acquires CDM Systems - TheFabricator.com

KMC Global acquires CDM Systems

July 24, 2013

KMC Global, Kalamazoo, Mich., the parent company of Prab Inc., has acquired CDM Systems Inc., a manufacturer of custom en-masse conveyors and marine leg ship unloaders in Elk River, Minn. The conveyors, built for service in mining, potash, cement, co-generation boiler feed, and other heavy...

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Terex Material Handling's Cleveland location earns several certifications

July 10, 2013

Terex Material Handling has announced that its Cleveland facility has been awarded recertification in ISO 9001 and 14001 and certification in OHSAS 18001 by Global Group for commitment to safety, consistent quality, and environmental management. The company produces the Demag brand of overhead...

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Eriez establishes new landing page

June 20, 2013

Eriez, Erie, Pa., has established a new HydroFlow® landing page at http://hydroflow.eriez.com. It contains a gallery of product information as well as brochure downloads, video, and links to social media. The equipment and systems are used in parts washing, machining, grinding, honing,...

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Piab announces staffing changes

June 13, 2013

Piab America, Hingham, Mass., has appointed Mike Dickson as regional director-Americas. He previously spent 21 years at Danaher, most recently as vice president, global sales and outbound marketing at Kollmorgen's Vehicle Systems business. Dickson takes over for Chuck Weilbrenner, former regional...

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Pacific Software to acquire A&F Conveyors Ltd.

May 16, 2013

Pacific Software Inc., Toronto, has entered into an agreement to acquire A&F Conveyors Ltd., a metal fabrication company in Bolton, Ont. A&F is a partner to numerous industries supplying equipment for the water treatment, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper, mining, nuclear, energy, food,...

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Cincinnati Incorporated redesigns website

May 16, 2013

Cincinnati Incorporated, Cincinnati, has launched a new website at www.e-ci.com highlighting its products and services, including equipment, software, material handling, and controls. Visitors can access a press brake load calculator; see videos on laser cutting and fabrication equipment demos;...

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AccuBilt celebrates 25 years in business

May 8, 2013

AccuBilt Inc. of Jackson, Mich., marks 25 years in business in 2013. Founded in 1988, the company is a turnkey systems builder and integrator, providing design, build, installation, and support of robotic and dedicated automation systems for welding, assembly, material handling, and automation...

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Alliance Holdings acquires Walker Magnetics Group

April 25, 2013

Alliance Holdings Inc., Abington, Pa., has acquired Walker Magnetics Group Inc., Worcester, Mass., a manufacturer of magnetic products for workholding, material handling, and separation applications. "Walker actively and methodically sought out a partner to help us develop and implement...

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Eriez promotes director - corporate communications - TheFabricator.com

Eriez promotes director - corporate communications

March 5, 2013

Eriez®, Erie, Pa., a provider of magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, X-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying, and controlling equipment, has promoted John Blicha to director of corporate communications. Blicha directs Eriez' advertising, literature, trade show, and inquiry...

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Woodward Inc. names general manager

February 25, 2013

Woodward Inc., Mars, Pa., a designer and fabricator of ferrous and nonferrous metal products in bulk material handling applications, has hired John Pitzer as general manager. He is responsible for the daily business operations of the company and its Mars Mineral division, which designs and...

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Bunting Magnetics names director of marketing - TheFabricator.com

Bunting Magnetics names director of marketing

February 19, 2013

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, Kan., a producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide automobile, plastics, food, electronics, and printing industries, has named Sonia Cox as director of marketing. She is responsible for the global presence of the company and its subsidiaries Bunting...

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Sellick Equipment announces staff appointments

February 7, 2013

Sellick Equipment Ltd., a manufacturer of rough-terrain and truck-mounted forklifts in Harrow, Ont., has announced several staffing changes. Dave Bristow has been named to the position of eastern region sales manager. He has more than 35 years of sales management experience in material handling...

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