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  • may2

    Warehouse Design Key In Goal To Double Sales

    A vital part of Werner Electric Supply’s goal to double sales to $500 million by 2020 is its 200,000-square-foot state-of-the-art distribution center in Appleton, WI. Not long ago, the distributor of electrical, lighting, datacomm, pneumatic, safety, and automation solutions was operating out of a 100,000-square-foot facility and was leasing additional warehouse space. “We built the […]

  • may1

    A golden business anniversary

    The belief at Dorner Manufacturing is to move fast and move smart. The company has lived up to its belief system. Dorner has grown leaps and bounds since it opened for business on January 14, 1966 as a tool and die shop. Since then, Dorner has grown into a successful business of designing and building […]

  • may6

    Hibbett Sports: Managing the flow

    For its new 420,000-square-foot facility outside of Birmingham, Ala., Hibbett Sports designed fulfillment processes that enable preallocated cartons to flow quickly and efficiently from receiving to shipping. Meanwhile, stores are replenished at the item level from a put-to-light pick mezzanine. Software integrates mixed SKU cases from the replenishment area into the flow of full cases […]

  • may5

    Martin Engineering offers new line of chevron conveyor belt cleaners

    Martin Engineering says its new line of cleaning alternatives to standard blades promotes longer belt life with less downtime, leading to a lower cost of operation. All are mounted on a steel main frame attached to the conveyor, which holds the cleaning unit firmly in place. Martin Brush Cleaners are said to be specially designed […]

  • may4

    United States’ conveyor system industry 2016 market available in new report

    The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Conveyor System market analysis is provided for the United States markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and Bill of Materials […]

  • may3

    AUTOMATIC PALLET TRUCK IN-FLOOR CONVEYOR SYSTEM BY SI SYSTEMS

    The new Lo-Tow pallet truck in-floor conveyor system is designed to improve operator productivity and accuracy. Operators load their pallet trucks and bring it over to the nearest towline station. They scan the destination, engage the towpin in seconds and the pallet truck is automatically delivered to the correct location in minutes, eliminating all human […]

  • may1

    Lectra Aims to Disrupt Auto Leather Value Chain

    The outlook for automotive leather is looking bright. Demand is soaring worldwide as automakers seek to make the interiors of vehicles from subcompacts to pickup trucks more luxurious. Plus, the availability of hides is improving because fewer shoes are being made of leather due to a global consumer shift to more casual footwear. According to […]

  • Eagle SureConnect

    Eagle SureConnect, an important innovation from Fenner Drives, radically reduces the complexity of installing polyurethane belting – slashing downtime and associated labor costs. The Manheim, Pa. company is an international leader in the supply of value-added, problem-solving products for conveying and power transmission applications. Countless industrial and manufacturing processes rely on uninterrupted service from conveyors. […]

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    Factors to Consider in Food Processing Metal Conveyor System Design

    The designing of the ideal food processing system is vast because of the complexity and diversity of the food processing industry. Some of the factors that may affect the system design include the qualities of food being processed, the sanitation methods used to prevent the formation of bacteria, the environmental conditions where the foods are […]

  • may4

    ProSpare to launch Starclean at Hillhead 2016

    A NEW product which tackles the challenges of belt cleaning in a completely different way to traditional belt scrapers has been launched by ProSpare. FE Schulte Strathaus & Co KG have been at the heart of changing the way conveyor belts are cleaned across Europe, but their ground-breaking new system has not been available in […]