Loading and palletizing cement bags simultaneously with the BEUMER autopac

Fully automatic loading of bags on trucks  The BEUMER autopac of the 2400 and 3000 construction series is a system that enables users to automatically load bagged bulk materials like cement on trucks and simultaneously palletize them – quickly and with the desired packing pattern. The BEUMER autopac consumes very little energy, is reliable even in dusty environments, and can be easily operated and maintained. The machine is also...

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R&M Materials Handling Inc.installs underground 20-ton capacity overhead crane and hoist

A 20-ton capacity overhead crane and hoist from R&M Materials Handling Inc., sold by Harriman Material Handling (HMH), has been built and installed by CraneWerks 400 ft. beneath the surface at the U.S. Gypsum Company Shoals Mine in Indiana. The Application The top running double girder crane, principally chosen based on the short lead time offered by R&M and its Indiana-based distributor, CraneWerks, is being used to...

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1C Charging Speed Of Lithium Batteries: A Necessity or a Fad?

If you’re reading this, you’re likely considering switching your fleet of forklifts and hand jacks to Lithium-Ion batteries. Or you might be in the market for new batteries and are looking for guidance on which Li-Ion technology to purchase. If switching from older lead-acid technology, you’re making a sound business decision on several levels. It doesn’t matter if you have a single forklift working a single...

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Food Process Solutions bridge cranes

The Application Food Process Solutions (FPS) is a rapidly expanding company that specializes in the design and manufacture of large refrigeration vessels for the food processing industry worldwide. Most of the equipment FPS manufactures is made from stainless steel. FPS has a strategy to invest in in-house manufacturing to ensure its customers receive the highest quality and best technologies in its freezing and cooling equipment. The...

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How Architecture & Engineering firms benefit from Handling Specialty

Architecture & Engineering (A&E) firms provide professional services to support large industrial and infrastructure projects across a wide range of market segments.  As large projects begin to take form, owners or government agencies often reach out to A&E firms to provide expertise in project management, engineering services, specification development, procurement, and construction management.  Specifying the correct...

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Yale makes SDCE 100 list for Custom-Spec Lift Trucks at High-Density Goya Foods Facility

Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces recognition on Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s annual list of 100 top supply chain projects. Yale made the list for its work with Goya Foods, designing a custom Goya-Spec lift truck to efficiently serve the company’s high-density storage racking. To keep up with growing demand for a large, 2,700-SKU inventory, Goya built a 643,000-square-foot facility in Jersey City, New Jersey with...

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Li-ion vs TPPL Battery for Forklifts

As lithium-ion batteries continue to grow in popularity, lead-acid battery manufacturers are now offering thin plate pure lead batteries (TTPL) in response, an offspring of the absorbed glass mat (AGM) technology, as an alternative. Are you interested in learning about the test results from an expert battery user? Nigel Calder has written an expert overview to provide you with a closer look into the difference between a TPPL battery...

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