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May20

Signaling Technology is critically important to maintaining safety in Crane Hoist Applications

Audible and visible signals reduce risk of dangerous, costly accidents There are significant dangers to technicians, operators, and other workers on the floor in settings employing crane hoists, and so it is imperative that everyone on the floor knows that a crane and its load are nearby. Audible and visible signals help to protect from these dangers, notifying those underneath or near a moving load so that they can take necessary...

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Apr22

AGVs and Li-ion Batteries. A match made in Heaven

Automation brings unprecedented opportunities for the warehouses to improve operating efficiency and reduce costs. Among other innovations, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are getting momentum. An automated guided vehicle (AGV) system is a computer-controlled, wheel-based load carrier (normally battery powered) that runs on the plant or warehouse floor (or if outdoors on a paved area) without the need for an onboard operator or...

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Mar31

BEUMER Group: Technical Report: The start-up company Codept is developing a productive logistic platform

BEUMER Group supports the start-up company Codept in developing a productive logistic platform BEUMER Group has declared digitization a top priority in order to maximize customer satisfaction while remaining competitive. How can this be achieved? The system supplier relies on the support of start-up companies to bring digital projects into the group. Felix Ostwald and Jonas Grunwald with their company Codept GmbH belong to the...

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Mar29

Lithium battery price: Good investment?

Purchasing a forklift battery is an important investment. The question for many companies, however, is whether their choice is a good investment. The average cost of a lithium-ion battery is between $3,000 and $20,000, depending on battery size. This price tag can be up to twice as much as the average purchase price of a lead-acid battery. However, when you factor in the long-term costs, a lithium-ion battery is less expensive than a...

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Mar24

Pandemic preparedness in the workplace: Employer responsibilities and rights under the ADA

CDC Advice: Employee Health Protections Starting in January 2020, an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) started in China and began to spread worldwide. As a result, several agencies of the U.S. government have advised employers on how to respond to the threat. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers this advice to employers for keeping employees healthy and preventing the spread of the virus: Actively encourage sick...

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Mar04

Customers see productivity improvements from Hy-Brid Lifts’ first ZT-1630 order

Hy-Brid Lifts, the industry provider in high-quality, low-level access equipment, delivered the first order of ZT-1630 lifts to Advantage Rental Inc., a division of Scott Electric. The ZT-1630 is part of Hy-Brid Lifts’ Zero-Turn Series, which was recently introduced as part of their next generation of low-level, all-purpose lifts. The rental center placed an order for the new models soon after their release and has since experienced...

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Feb13

ACCO MHS partners with Hoist & Crane Service Group to supply and install custom Hoist for Pulp and Paper facility

New Orleans, Louisiana-based Hoist & Crane Service Group (HCSG), a national provider for hoist and crane inspections, preventative maintenance, and repairs, partnered with ACCO Material Handling Solutions LLC, a manufacturer of material handling products, including cranes and hoists, to provide a custom 2.5-ton heavy duty wire rope hoist solution to remove waste from wells at a pulp and paper recycling facility. The Wright...

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