Archive for July, 2014

Akro-Mils Expands Wire Shelving Options

June 2014, Akron, Ohio — Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, announces new system sizes and accessories for its Wire Shelving Systems. Included in the new system sizes are 12 new standard shelf sizes, four new slanted shelf sizes, and four new post heights. Joining Akro-Mils’ current shelving accessories (Standard […]

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Three Ways Synchronized Clocks Improve Manufacturing Operations

Author: Dieter Pape, president, American Time As a manufacturer in a volatile economy, you’ve got a lot on your plate: Customer demands, sourcing issues, government regulations, supply chain headaches and more. Oh, and have you noticed that your clocks all display slightly different times? Perhaps your maintenance team or employees have complained, or have been […]

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Bulk Container Dumper Design Reduces Changeover Times and Improves Product Safety; Process-specific Chassis Enables Stable, 16-foot Lift and Unload Cycles of 2,500-pound Loads

Bulk Container Dumper Design Reduces Changeover Times and Improves Product Safety; Process-specific Chassis Enables Stable, 16-foot Lift and Unload Cycles of 2,500-pound Loads

HOLLAND, Michigan (July 9, 2014) – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This bulk container dumper is designed specifically for processing applications handling non-free flowing, high bulk density materials. Process-specific features of this bulk container dumper include specially milled 304-2b stainless steel sheet that has a greatly reduced coefficient of friction relative to typical flat sheet, […]

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Sanitary Bulk Bag Unloader with CPG Container Filling System Reduces Changeover Times and Provides Optimized Throughput for Packaging of Various Powders into Multiple Container Sizes

Sanitary Bulk Bag Unloader with CPG Container Filling System Reduces Changeover Times and Provides Optimized Throughput for Packaging of Various Powders into Multiple Container Sizes

HOLLAND, Michigan (July 9, 2014) – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This bulk bag unloader system conditions and discharges various semi free-flowing, hygroscopic, contaminable powders at a rate of 8,000 lbs/hr, while feeding the powders to the end-of-line container filling system. The operation’s increased production requirements dictate greater frequency of line changeovers to accommodate processing […]

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DEALER OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

HAWKER is pleased to announce the Dealer of Excellence Program winners for FY 2014. The Dealer of Excellence Program recognizes those HAWKER dealers who have achieved outstanding results in the areas of sales, service and financial stability. Congratulations to the following HAWKER Dealers of Excellence! Dealer of Excellence Headquarter Locations ABT Power Management, Inc. – […]

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Nobuo Miyagi Appointed to New Position of Head of Business Development Office at SATO Holdings Corporation

Tokyo, Japan, July 3, 2014 – SATO, a leader in barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, announced the appointment of Mr. Nobuo Miyagi as Head of the Business Development Office at SATO Holdings Corporation. In this role, Mr. Miyagi will take overall responsibility for driving SATO’s M&A strategy from planning, identification of opportunities, evaluation, negotiation, […]

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Case Study: Manufacturer Saves Space, Improves Efficiency with Akro-Mils Bins

June 2014, Akron, Ohio — A major manufacturer of construction and mining equipment looked for a solution to improve storage efficiency and inventory control within its 700,000-sq.-ft. master parts distribution center. The distribution center is responsible for providing parts and responsive customer service to its many customers worldwide. The site operates 24 hours a day, […]

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Don’t Let Pallet Mold Destroy the Value of Your Exported Shipments

Did you know? • Mold spores in wood pallets can germinate in just 24-48 hours under proper moisture content & temperatures. • While harmful to food and pharmaceutical shipments, mold can also stain and tarnish your shelf-ready packaging creating significant losses. • The average moisture content in unseasoned pallet hardwoods exceeds 50%; for unseasoned pallet […]

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Factory Automation and Control System Design

Factory Automation and Control System Design

Factory automation system design and fabrication services offered by Industrial Indexing Systems are completely integrated systems that are designed from motor shaft to automation controller. Our motion control systems are designed to suit any application based on customer needs. Our services, in addition to design and fabrication, include engineering, enclosure / panel fabrication, and turn-key […]

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How to Increase Shop Space Without Building…

How to Increase Shop Space Without Building…

Barnett Manufacturing Company’s versatile carts and work benches provide flexibility and save space in lean manufacturing environments. For years manufacturers have accepted that fact that they must sacrifice floor space to have sturdy, heavy duty work surfaces regardless of how often they are used.  Barnett Manufacturing Co. (BMC), a material handling and machine builder in […]

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