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June 2017
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Thursday May 25, 2017
Leading material-handling industry trends for 2017-2018
Thursday May 25, 2017
More than simple tools of the trade, forklifts are increasingly the focus of true fleet management by their various industrial and commercial owners. Such maturation of the material-handling industry is among the leading trends that were observed by ...
Tuesday May 23, 2017
OnSSI and S2 Security partner on integrated surveillance and access system management
Tuesday May 23, 2017
A provider of IP surveillance management software, OnSSI is continually evolving the Ocularis platform to deliver higher levels of performance and value. The integration of OnSSI’s Ocularis 5.3 with S2 Security Corporation’s NetBox software ...
J.W. Winco introduces metric size aluminum mounting clamps with swivel ball joint
Tuesday May 23, 2017
J.W. Winco, Inc. , supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 784 Metric Size, Aluminum Mounting Clamps with Swivel Ball Joint. The GN 784 aluminum mounting clamps, which are RoHS compliant, allow precise and ...
New finish for versatile hoist range is environment optimized
Tuesday May 23, 2017
J D Neuhaus (JDN) is implementing a new Hydro Coating on its industry-leading hoist range. The coating not only enhances quality and appearance, but is far more environmentally friendly. JDN takes its corporate and social responsibilities extremely ...
Monday May 22, 2017
New Pipe rack scales from Alliance Scale
Monday May 22, 2017
Custom manufactured portable rack scales for weighing pipe or bar stock up to 12,000 lbs. inside a facility or at a construction site and accumulating the data are available from Alliance Scale, Inc. of Canton, Massachusetts. Alliance Portable Rack ...
New autonomous mobile platform provides modular and flexible solution to optimize smart factory logistics
Monday May 22, 2017
Comau , a global company operating in the industrial automation field, has commercialized an innovative AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) platform that is flexible enough to be deployed across a wide range of manufacturing and non-manufacturing scenarios. ...
Tuesday May 16, 2017
Latest Skullerz® model is low on cost, but high on quality
Tuesday May 16, 2017
Ergodyne introduced a new single lens model to its Skullerz® sfety glasses line. Sköll provides all the same safety features as the other Norse God-named, high-performance Skullerz® models at an exceptional value. Like all Skullerz® ...
Kinedyne unveils the E-HOOK wall-mounted, freight loading storage solution
Tuesday May 16, 2017
Kinedyne LLC,  designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control products for the transportation industry, announced the introduction of THE E-HOOK brand wall-mounted, freight loading storage solution. The unique product holds two patents ...
Monday May 15, 2017
Level loader with turntable can be fed with a hand pallet truck
Monday May 15, 2017
The PalletPal Roll-On™ with turntable from Southworth Products Corp. features a platform that lowers to floor height so that pallets can be placed and removed using a hand pallet truck.  A built-in turntable allows users to effortlessly ...
Wednesday May 10, 2017
New metric size ss mini indexing plungers from J.W. Winco
Wednesday May 10, 2017
J.W. Winco, Inc., supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 822.1 metric size, stainless steel mini indexing plungers lock-out and non lock-out types, with open lock mechanism. The RoHS compliant indexing ...
“Perfect Fit” custom foam for your drone
Wednesday May 10, 2017
Custom foam from Andax Industries is the perfect fit for your drone and any accessories. Ideal for use in Pelican or Hardigg cases. Protect your drone during transport, storage, in the field or any time you need your drone protected and contained ...
RFID Sensor Tags monitor multiple environmental conditions up to 10 meters
Wednesday May 10, 2017
Powercast announced the industry’s first RFID Sensor Tags which can include multiple sensors in a single tag, and provide the industry’s longest read range of 10 meters, or 32 feet. Initial sensors include temperature, humidity ...
Tuesday May 9, 2017
ECCO releases LED worklamps
Tuesday May 9, 2017
ECCO , manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning equipment, has released a new series of LED worklamps. The EW2400 Series includes two new worklamps, available in either flood or spot illumination, in a durable and compact, aluminum heatsink housing. ...
Colson Group adds new 2 series CAD models to caster CAD model library
Tuesday May 9, 2017
Colson Group , a global caster and wheel manufacturer, is expanding its world’s largest computer-aided design (CAD) model library with the addition of three Colson brand product series: the 2-Series LoPro, 2-Series Stainless, and 2-Series Stainless ...
Monday May 8, 2017
Conveyor solutions to move full cases of beer
Monday May 8, 2017
Multi-Conveyor LLC recently provided a series of conveyor systems for the reconfiguration of an existing full case transportation line at a major brewery in the Midwest.  The original system was a mild steel constructed belt driven live roller ...
Thursday May 4, 2017
Introducing user-friendly AquaBlue™ floor cleaner & degreaser
Thursday May 4, 2017
Madison Chemical introduces AquaBlue™, an alkaline detergent for general floor cleaning.  This water based degreasers has excellent penetrating and wetting properties, allowing fast removal of dirt, oil, grease, tire marks, and other soils ...
Unicarriers Americas brings transmission production in-house to improve reliability
Thursday May 4, 2017
UniCarriers Americas Corporation has begun manufacturing transmissions for their internal combustion forklift models in the company’s 120,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Marengo, IL. As a result, the engines and transmissions are now ...
MakeGear introduces the ultimate workhorse for professional 3D printing
Thursday May 4, 2017
MakerGear® announced a new generation of desktop 3D printers geared toward industry and education. The MakerGear M3 and M3 Independent dual 3D printers offers advancements that build on MakerGear’s precision machined systems and designs ...
Wednesday May 3, 2017
Haugen Telehandler attachment incorporates Straightpoint load cell
Wednesday May 3, 2017
Forklift and telehandler accessories manufacturer Haugen Attachments is offering the innovative Smart Hook, an attachment that incorporates a 7.2-ton (14,000-lb.) capacity Straightpoint load cell. The 225-lb. Smart Hook can be easily attached to ...
Pioneer revamps its rack ‘n pinion tarping system
Wednesday May 3, 2017
Pioneer® ,  North American automated tarping systems supplier for the waste, recycling and construction industries, has launched an updated version of its flagship tarping system, the Rack ‘n PinionTM.  The tweaks improve durability ...
New extended vertical travel scissor lift table
Wednesday May 3, 2017
Presto ECOA’s Extended Vertical Travel Lifts achieve maximum lifting heights with minimum footprint by utilizing multiple scissor mechanisms. Double, triple and quad scissor configurations are available in capacities from 2,000-6,000 lbs. with ...
Tuesday May 2, 2017
PalletPal® Level Loaders from Southworth provide fast, safe, easy pallet loading
Tuesday May 2, 2017
With a PalletPal® 360 from Southworth  the height of the load adjusts automatically as boxes are added or removed to eliminate bending, reaching, and stretching, making workers more productive and less prone to fatigue and injury.  Mechanical ...
ECCO releases EC4210B-K and EC500B-K camera kits
Tuesday May 2, 2017
ECCO , manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning equipment, has added two new camera kits to its camera system product line. The EC4210B-K combines a LCD high-resolution color mirror with a color license plate camera, which delivers excellent ...
Friday April 28, 2017
J.W. Winco offers metric size plastic push-fit short spring plungers
Friday April 28, 2017
J.W. Winco, Inc. , supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 614.5 Metric Size, Plastic Push-Fit Short Spring Plungers. The GN 614.5 spring plungers, which are RoHS compliant, are used as detents as well as for ...
Wednesday April 26, 2017
Adrian’s Safety Solutions ensures flue space compliance
Wednesday April 26, 2017
Adrian’s Safety Solutions’ new line of pallet rack safety products ensure warehouse compliance with fire protection standards in the United States. The Rack Safety Strap, designed to mount to the back of the storage rack, prevents large ...
Dematic announces release of Dematic iQ® 2.4
Wednesday April 26, 2017
Dematic , global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announces updates to the latest release of its Warehouse Execution System software platform, Dematic iQ 2.4. "This is another important ...
Monday April 24, 2017
Juniper Systems releases the Mesa 2 rugged tablet with Android OS
Monday April 24, 2017
Juniper Systems , provider of ultra-rugged field data collection solutions, recently announced the release of its latest product, the Mesa 2™ Rugged Tablet running Android 5.1. This handheld aims to provide a solution for those seeking a versatility ...
Friday April 21, 2017
Purkeys lights the way to less dropped trailers
Friday April 21, 2017
Purkeys , a company that has engineered many other innovative electrical solutions for the commercial trucking industry, has developed the 5th Wheel Light, a small LED light device that eliminates shadows on the king pin lock-jaw mechanism, a common ...
Thursday April 20, 2017
Cortec® expands capabilities with on-demand box-making machine
Thursday April 20, 2017
Cortec  has taken another step towards vertical integration, cost cutting, and customization with a new on-demand box-making machine at Cortec Coated Products (CCP) in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. CCP manufactures Cortec’s versatile line ...
New head light now available from TVH
Thursday April 20, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH), has added a new SYLED1500FH LED head light to their extensive work light inventory. This head light can be used in a variety of applications to fit your needs such as construction machinery, material handling trucks, mining ...
Monday April 17, 2017
New concept standardizes hoist & crane control
Monday April 17, 2017
J D Neuhaus (JDN) has developed an innovative and robust new concept for controlling hoists and cranes. The company’s JDN-RC (Radio Control) receiver is designed for long-lasting performance in rigorous operating environments commonly found ...
Toyota launches AICHI scissor lifts in North America
Monday April 17, 2017
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently launched a new line of high-quality scissor lifts manufactured by AICHI , a subsidiary of Toyota Industries Corporation since 2003. Toyota AICHI dealers in the U.S. and Canada now offer five new ...
Crown Equipment unveils two new automation technologies
Monday April 17, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation announced two new components within its growing automation solutions portfolio that is designed to help customers increase throughput capacities, optimize existing facilities to meet changing market conditions ...
Thursday April 13, 2017
Raymond introduces versatile Model 4460 sit-down counterbalanced forklift for ergonomics, performance
Thursday April 13, 2017
The Raymond Corporation introduces the Model 4460 3-wheel sit-down counterbalanced truck. With dual entry and exit, a lower step height, a larger entry opening and a larger operator compartment, the Raymond® truck gives operators increased ...
New interior lighting options available from TVH
Thursday April 13, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH), has introduced three interior lighting options to their inventory. These lights come in round, bar and rectangular styles with various size options to fit your product requirements. The round light is available in either ...
Introducing tandem scissor lifts from Verti-Lift for larger product handling
Thursday April 13, 2017
Verti-Lift introduces heavy-duty tandem scissor lifts for large or long part handling applications.  With a longer length platform, these lift tables meet the application needs of manufacturing, processing, distribution operations where materials ...
Tuesday April 11, 2017
Hoist Liftruck to utilize altenating current in electric lift trucks
Tuesday April 11, 2017
The first AC-powered Lazer has rolled off of Hoist Liftruck’s East Chicago, IN assembly lines making the Lazer Series one of the largest commercially available electric forklifts utilizing AC technology. Lazer Models are available in capacities ...
Thursday April 6, 2017
PAXXAL to launch new era in pallets
Thursday April 6, 2017
Paxxal Inc. , an innovative provider of shipping platforms, is rolling out its new North American Pallet to the US market. The new platform is part of a new series of solutions from Paxxal and will make its debut at ProMat 2017 in Chicago ...
Purkeys improves upon successful SELECT™ system
Thursday April 6, 2017
Purkeys, a company focused on providing electrical solutions for the heavy-duty trucking industry, has made enhancements to its SELECT™ Liftgate Charging System that improve a previously successful product.  Initially, Purkeys developed ...
AMETEK Prestolite Power launches enhanced wireless battery identification device 
Thursday April 6, 2017
AMETEK Prestolite Power, supplier of industrial battery chargers and fleet management solutions, introduced its enhanced Wireless Battery Identification Device (WBID) that allows operators to monitor battery and charger usage for an entire fleet through ...
Seizmic24 launches expedited program for prelim designs
Thursday April 6, 2017
Seizmic, Inc. , known in material handling for engineering and custom manufacturing for some of the largest companies in the world, announced its Seizmic24 initiative.  Seizmic24 is a new program that offers expedited turnaround of preliminary ...
New compact barcode reader delivers powerful performance
Thursday April 6, 2017
Cognex Corporation ,  supplier of industrial barcode readers and machine vision, announced the addition of the ?D?ataMan 70 series to its successful line of compact fixed-mount barcode readers. DataMan 70 delivers the highest read rates for 1-D ...
Wednesday April 5, 2017
Intelligrated Software highlights modular put wall with light fulfillment technology at ProMat 2017
Efficient, configurable solution engineered to meet variable fulfillment demands
Wednesday April 5, 2017
Omnichannel and e-commerce trends like SKU proliferation, flash sales and seasonal changes challenge fulfillment operations to efficiently adapt to changing order profiles. At ProMat 2017 in Chicago, Intelligrated Software ( www.intelligratedsoftware.com ...
Tuesday April 4, 2017
Yale expands capability of Robotic Lift Trucks with new Counterbalanced Stacker
Tuesday April 4, 2017
With thousands of materials handling and logistics professionals at Chicago’s McCormick Place for ProMat 2017, Yale Materials Handling Corporation introduces the latest innovation in its robotic lift truck lineup. At booth #S1003, attendees ...
Intelligrated highlights IntelliSort HDS sortation system at ProMat
Innovative sortation solution enables faster, more cost-effective e-commerce delivery
Tuesday April 4, 2017
Intelligrated , an automated material handling solutions provider, announces the debut of the IntelliSort HDS, a high density parcel and e-commerce sortation solution at ProMat 2017 in Chicago. With an innovative dual-sided design, the new solution ...
Monday April 3, 2017
Hyundai Forklift introduces BCS-9 Stand-up Battery Lift Trucks
Monday April 3, 2017
Hyundai Forklift  has introduced the BCS-9 stand-up counter-balanced battery lift trucks for narrow aisle operation in distribution and manufacturing environments. The three new models – 15BCS-9, 18BCS-9 and 20BCS-9 – are available ...
Dematic to highlight robotic piece picking at ProMat
Monday April 3, 2017
Dematic , a global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, will feature new order fulfillment solutions at ProMat 2017 , April 3–6 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The company plans to highlight ...
I.D. Systems Introduces Vision Pro™ Next-Generation Fleet Management Software for Industrial Vehicles
Monday April 3, 2017
I.D. Systems Inc.  a provider of enterprise fleet management solutions for industrial trucks and material handling equipment, has launched its latest generation of user software, Vision Pro™. The new software platform is a complete re-design ...
KION North America releases five new forklifts at ProMat 2017
Monday April 3, 2017
KION North America has announced the release of five new Linde and Baoli forklifts during a press conference at the ProMat show in Chicago-the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. "It's a historic time ...
Unicarriers announces new three-wheel electricpowered forklifts
Monday April 3, 2017
UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) introduces its new TX30M, TX35M and TX40M three-wheel, electric forklift trucks. These new forklifts replace the current Platinum TX Series as UniCarriers continues to upgrade its full line of forklifts. The ...


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