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.

Filter Content

Terex Material Handling to deliver two Demag cranes to M-Con Pipe and Products

July 8, 2014

Terex Material Handling, Cleveland, has received an order for two Demag double-girder overhead cranes from M-Con Pipe and Products Inc., Ayr, Ont. Each crane spans 72 ft. and lifts 17.6 tons. The cranes are being added to eight other Demag cranes already in use at M-Con Pipe and...

Continue Reading

Terex Material Handling to install Demag cranes at Airbus facility

June 27, 2014

Terex Material Handling, part of Terex Corp. in Westport, Conn., has been awarded a contract by Airbus to supply Demag crane installations for its new assembly facility in Mobile, Ala. The company will deliver 10 process cranes for the final assembly of the A320 family aircraft in three...

Continue Reading

Lifting magnets designed for handling pipe, angles

June 17, 2014

Eriez® Bi-Polar lifting magnets enable users to lift and move steel without direct attachment by slings, hooks, or cables. Available with a variety of optional pole-plate configurations, the magnets are designed to hold pipe, rounds, bundles, angles, and shapes. They can be used both in...

Continue Reading

K-Tec appoints key account managers

June 4, 2014

K-Tec, a designer and manufacturer of industrial carts, cart lifts, and conveyor systems in Wickliffe, Ohio, has appointed Leslie Harris and Josh Bartholomew to the positions of key account managers. Harris and Bartholomew will work with FORTUNE 500® companies to incorporate lean material flow...

Continue Reading

UniCarriers Americas expands part program to service nearly all OEM forklift specs

May 26, 2014

UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., has expanded its DURA-LIFT® parts program with aftermarket parts to service nearly every lift truck brand in operation. UniCarriers-affiliated dealers now can purchase service parts for nearly all forklift makes that offer specifications that are...

Continue Reading

Bunting Magnetics names supply chain manager

May 22, 2014

Bunting Magnetics Co., a producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide food, recycling, printing, automobile, plastics, and electronics industries, has named Jeffrey "Scott" Smith as supply chain manager at its Newton, Kan., headquarters. Smith is responsible for global sourcing and...

Continue Reading

Air hoists provide safe, efficient lifting

May 20, 2014

Upgraded to combine quieter operation with faster lifting/lowering speeds and increased energy conservation, J D Neuhaus’ Profi TI hoists are designed to offer safe and efficient lifting and handling for general engineering and industrial applications. Typical applications include aircraft...

Continue Reading

Nester/bundler helps improve packaging efficiency in roll forming

May 13, 2014

Samco Machinery Ltd. offers an automatic strut material handling nester and bundler that can be added to an existing strut roll forming line to help maximize packaging efficiency. Nesting profiles are 0.8125 to 3.25 in. high. The unit creates mini-bundles of up to 10 pieces, which are then...

Continue Reading

Jervis B. Webb recognizes top distributors

May 9, 2014

Material handling technology provider Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, Mich., a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Co., has recognized its top 10 conveyor chain distributors based on sales in 2013: Therma-Tron-X Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Phoenix Installation and Management Co. Inc.,...

Continue Reading

Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental operator wins Engineer of the Year Award

May 8, 2014

Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental Inc., Milwaukee, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has announced that Ken Mulryan, operator, has been appointed Engineer of the Year by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 139, District D. The award is given annually to exemplary members...

Continue Reading

Electric wire rope hoist is compact

May 7, 2014

Konecranes offers the CXT electric wire rope hoist for overhead cranes in industrial material handling environments. The compact hoist accommodates facilities with limited headroom above the crane while maximizing the use of available floor space, the company reports. Customizable for any...

Continue Reading

Magnet Applications launches redesigned website

May 6, 2014

Magnet Applications, a subsidiary of Bunting® Magnetics Co. in DuBois, Pa., has redesigned its website at www.magnetapplications.com. The site contains detailed design data and practical information about how magnets can be used in automotive, medical, oil and gas, and motor/generator...

Continue Reading

Forklift products combine safety, space savings

May 5, 2014

Combilift offers forklift products in a variety of models and styles designed to provide safe, space-saving handling of long loads. The newest and smallest pedestrian pallet truck, the Combi-WR, and its multidirectional counterpart, the Combi-WR4, have a capacity of 1.5 tons, while the Combi-SC...

Continue Reading

Air Technical Industries marks 50th anniversary

May 2, 2014

Air Technical Industries, a manufacturer of specialty lifting, handling, and ergonomic products in Mentor, Ohio, marks its 50th year in business in 2014. Founded in 1964 by current President Pero Novak, the company offers 2,500 different models of ergonomic products. The firm serves such...

Continue Reading

Caster Concepts acquires Modern Suspension Systems caster line

May 2, 2014

Caster Concepts Inc., Albion, Mich., a manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial casters and wheels, has acquired the assets of Modern Suspension Systems of Rockford, Ill. The tread tray carts and die cast business that has been a part of Modern Suspension Systems remains under the control of MS...

Continue Reading