Oct09

ACCO explosion proof crane, runway extension

Cedar Falls, Iowa-based AFE Crane has installed a 5-ton capacity ACCO explosion proof crane for lifting bulk container bags in a hazardous area at a facility in Nebraska. AFE, a distributor for ACCO Material Handling Solutions LLC, a manufacturer of material handling products, accepted a scope of work to install a replacement custom motorized underhung single girder crane and double the length of the runway from 60 ft. to 120 ft. The...

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Oct07

KHS helps Portuguese brewery on its way to a sustainable future

Reliability, environmental friendliness and viability for the future are values held by KHS that Portuguese brewery Sociedade Central de Cervejas E Bebidas S.A. (SCC) greatly appreciates – and has done for decades. The commissioning of the new glass line is a further milestone in the long-term partnership between the two companies. By employing up-to-the-minute technology from the systems supplier the beer producer from Vialonga has...

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Sep18

Six tips to prolong the lifespan of your pallet truck

Preventing your pallet truck from failing? Discover the points you can pay attention to in order to use your pallet truck longer and be able to repair it yourself. And this in an efficient and budget-friendly manner, as a result of which you prolong the lifespan of your pallet truck and your bank account. Preventive maintenance of your pallet truck is vital for a safe working environment. By means of a daily inspection of your pallet...

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Sep18

How Wickham Tractor Company scaled up from two to five locations smoothly

More locations mean more complexity, right? Wrong. While scaling can be complicated, especially when it is done through acquisition – approaching it in the right manner can make the process go smoothly. Wickham Tractor Company in Eastern Plains, Colorado, grew from two stores to a five-store complex in one year after buying an existing dealer. Through standardization, effective training and extensive use of management reports, they...

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Sep03

What type of brush do I use for my Industrial Floor Scrubber?

There are plenty of different types of brushes for industrial sweepers and floor scrubbers. What kind of brush or sweeper should you be using? Use the information below to make the perfect choice. You’ll even find out what about the different types, patterns and materials. BRUSH TYPES The range at TVH contains different types of brushes: Side broom  A side broom pushes debris in front of your sweeper for the main broom to pick up....

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Aug27

Implementing Access Control within a Triangle of Trust

“Honeywell Pro-Watch® solved our biggest problem: how to transition and replace our legacy security software that was no longer supported and given end-of-life status without compromising service.” — Jeffrey Reed, Global Security Application Engineering Manager, PepsiCo Facing the sudden end-of-life of their legacy access control software, here’s how a global packaged goods leader used internal security audits and Honeywell...

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Aug08

Servicing for Preventive Maintenance Vehicle Scales saves Time and Money

Neglecting your scale can cost you profit The goal of any vehicle scale service program should be to ensure that equipment stays in working order, with minimal downtime between service visits or the life of the product. The losses to revenue due to a scale failure can exceed the cost of maintenance. Adopting a comprehensive preventive maintenance program ultimately saves money over the long run. Owners should opt for a program with...

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