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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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

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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Nissan Forklift names KMH Systems as dealer

January 31, 2013

Nissan Forklift Corp., Marengo, Ill., has added three KMH Systems locations to its forklift dealer network. The locations, offering products, parts, and service, serve customers in Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus, Ohio; as well as the Lexington, Ky., area. Nissan Forklift designs, manufactures,...

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Dorner Mfg. announces two leadership appointments - TheFabricator.com

Dorner Mfg. announces two leadership appointments

January 31, 2013

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has named Terry Schadeberg as president and CEO and Brian Baumgart as CFO. Both most recently held these same positions at Nord Gear Corp., Waunakee, Wis. Schadeberg and Baumgart are graduates of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Schadeberg...

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Inductotherm Group to add Clinton Machine to group family

January 14, 2013

Inductotherm Group, Rancocas, N.J., a multitechnology, global organization serving the thermal processing industry, has announced the addition of Clinton Machine of Ovid, Mich., to the Inductotherm Group family. Clinton Machine provides material handling equipment for bar, tube, heat-treating, and...

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Bunting Magnetics names business strategist–metal detection

January 7, 2013

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, Kan., a producer of precision magnetic products, has named Robert Bunting Jr. as business strategist—metal detection. In this position, he is responsible for developing the metal detection portion of the company's product line, with emphasis on the food processing...

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Prime Controls launches new website

October 30, 2012

Prime Controls, Dayton, Ohio, a manufacturer of double-metal-sheet sensors and controls for the can-making, automotive, and appliance industries, has redesigned its website at www.primecontrols.com. The site's new look is intended to help visitors search for metal sensing equipment for their...

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Raymond marks 90 years in material handling industry

October 25, 2012

The Raymond Corp., Greene, N.Y., celebrated its 90th anniversary in the materials handling industry with an open house on Oct. 6. The company began producing lift trucks in 1922 when George Raymond Sr. purchased Lyon Iron Works, a small foundry in Greene. Since then the company has invented and...

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Webinar to highlight robotic material handling

October 23, 2012

Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, Mich., will present a free webinar, “New Techniques in Robotic Material Handling,” on Nov. 1 from noon to 1:00 p.m. EDT.M The webinar will: Present new robotic material handling methods and explain how they drive ROI. Highlight new robotic...

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