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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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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Electric forklift handles heavy loads without heavy emissions - TheFabricator.com

Electric forklift handles heavy loads without heavy emissions

February 21, 2013

Nissan Forklift Corp. offers electric-powered material handling equipment with robust, brushless, AC motors. The electric rider lift trucks feature a full-suspension seat; four-mode regenerative braking; customizable performance settings; quiet, on-demand steering; automatic power-off; onboard...

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Chip conveyor belt hinge designed as one continuous piece

February 20, 2013

Hennig has introduced a 2.5-in.-pitch steel belt chip conveyor for moving chips, parts, and scrap pieces. The company can make conveyors in widths from 4 to 80 in. The belt hinge is designed as one continuous piece. Impact plates are optional. Incline covers can be included when large amounts of...

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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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Manual palletizer keeps load at ergonomic position - TheFabricator.com

Manual palletizer keeps load at ergonomic position

February 5, 2013

The new P3™ All-Around level loader from Presto Lifts helps eliminate bending, lifting, reaching, and stretching in pallet-loading applications. The pneumatic air bag automatically lowers or raises a pallet as boxes are added or removed to remain at a convenient height. The turntable ring...

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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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Lifting magnets handle flat, round materials - TheFabricator.com

Lifting magnets handle flat, round materials

January 24, 2013

SafeHold® MPL series permanent lifting magnets from Eriez® lift, move, and position materials without the need for magnet release and without slings, hooks, or cables. The magnets are suitable for loading and unloading steel sheets from burning tables or anywhere that operator access is...

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Wheels roll smoothly with loads up to 7,200 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Wheels roll smoothly with loads up to 7,200 lbs.

January 22, 2013

New Ultralast™ wheels from Hamilton Caster are built to handle heavy loads with continuous, high-speed use. The industrial wheels are made from new polyurethane materials that minimize heat buildup, enabling them to roll smoothly and easily with loads up to 7,200 lbs. The wheels are...

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Leveling technology available for light-gauge materials

January 16, 2013

Herr-Voss Stamco has expanded its ELT™ Enhanced Leveling Technology delivery system capability to include lighter gauges for the stay-flat material requirements of the laser cutting and fabrication markets. The light-gauge delivery system accommodates materials from 0.250 to 0.060 in. thick. The...

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Vacuum lifter-tilter loads strip metal coil onto mandrel - TheFabricator.com

Vacuum lifter-tilter loads strip metal coil onto mandrel

January 15, 2013

Anver Corp. has introduced the AT series vacuum lifter-tilter. The compact unit lets an operator pick up a thin-strip metal coil from the top surface, keeping the center hole unobstructed, and then manipulate and load it onto a mandrel. Featuring fully adjustable and lockable power tilting...

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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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Conveyor drive features compact design

January 9, 2013

The new 2200 series Mid Drive belt conveyor platform from Dorner Mfg. frees up the motor and mounts from both ends of the conveyor, creating additional available space for operator and machine interfaces. The compact, three-roller design is 40 percent smaller than tensioned-center drives, opening...

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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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