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Atlas Copco Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Atlascopcosaurus

August 15, 2014 1:33 pm | News | Comments

It’s not clear how the unnamed dinosaur died 100-120 million years ago, but it’s been only 30 since he finally encountered a predator he couldn’t outrun: Atlas Copco equipment.                     

Cranes Are Easily Installed Workstation Solutions

July 24, 2014 2:23 pm | by EMH - Engineered Material Handling | Product Releases | Comments

Light weight aluminum track profiles, exclusive EMH t-slot design, anodized enclosed rails and anti-kick-up nylon wheels are all contributing benefits that provide maintenance-free workstation solutions. 

Giant, Portable Mobile Crane

July 18, 2014 10:02 am | by Air Technical Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Air Technical Industries, Inc. has developed the Port-O-Giant Mobile Crane with special features to provide increased lift height and available features for outdoor use or hazardous applications. 

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New Wheel Options for Scaffold Casters

July 9, 2014 10:12 am | by The Revvo Caster Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring zero offset for added stability and safety, SJE Series casters are designed for building and refitting scaffolds. 

Heavy-Duty Safety Cabinets

July 1, 2014 3:12 pm | by JOBOX | Product Releases | Comments

The new JOBOX cabinets take fire safety to a new level by combining fire resistance with exceptional safety, durability and security. 

Maintenance-free Systems for the Packaging Industry

June 30, 2014 11:21 am | by igus | Product Releases | Comments

Plastics maker igus is presenting a range of new products specially developed to meet stringent demands of the packaging industry. 

Universal Hinge Mount Safety Gate

June 26, 2014 4:20 pm | by FabEnCo | Product Releases | Comments

This new gate, The G Series, is available in galvanized carbon steel, carbon steel with safety yellow powder coat and stainless steel.

June 2014: Manufacturing Jobs Report

June 23, 2014 11:04 am | Digital Editions | Comments

In this issue of IMPO, we investigate the current state of manufacturing in the U.S. and abroad, and we explore technological advancements in infrared applications and conveyor systems.

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Organizing Inventory to Keep Product Flowing

June 16, 2014 3:19 pm | Articles | Comments

Due to the large volume of valves being manufactured on the production floor, the amount of tools, gauges and components used in the process can be overwhelming.                         

Mini-load Collapsible Tote

June 16, 2014 11:43 am | by ORBIS Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

This reusable, system-ready tote injects a high-level of user-friendly mobility into the supply chain — driving sustainability and optimization and reducing costs. 

Conveyor Solutions That Keep Your Products Moving

June 13, 2014 11:21 am | by Tia Nowack, Associate Editor, IMPO - @TalesFromTia | Articles | Comments

Following is a sample of some of the newest conveyor technology that’s available on the market right now, including food-safe options, control system and maintenance kits.                       

Mobile Yard Ramps

June 13, 2014 10:04 am | by Leum Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

These colossal, yet maneuverable workhorses are designed to handle the daily rigors of trailer and forklift impact loads. 

Filter Press Hoppers

June 12, 2014 11:04 am | by Jesco Industries Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The specialty filter press hopper by Jesco Industries is used after the waste water has been eliminated and the filter cake is left.

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Zero Hydraulics on Zero Low-Lifts

June 5, 2014 4:39 pm | by Air Technical Industries (ATI) | Product Releases | Comments

The lift is powered by an electric motor with lifting action by machine or ball screw instead of hydraulics.

Caster Connection Rolls Out New eCommerce Site

May 22, 2014 12:04 pm | by Caster Connection, Inc. | News | Comments

Caster Connection rolled out a new, more client-friendly version of its website in order to better serve current and prospective clients.                                 

May 2014: High-Tech Material Transport

May 22, 2014 10:36 am | Digital Editions | Comments

In this issue of IMPO, we visit America's oldest continuously operating paper mill, talk to experts about ways to improve Lean efforts, and showcase advancements in the material handling industry.

The High-Tech Side of Material Transport

May 21, 2014 12:11 pm | by Tia Nowack, Associate Editor, IMPO - @TalesFromTia | Articles | Comments

Not only is automation helpful for increasing the efficiency of a plant, but it can also help prevent costly mistakes, leading to product waste and recalls.                            

New Carbide Inlaid Densifier Blade

May 20, 2014 9:53 am | by American Cutting Edge | Product Releases | Comments

American Cutting Edge is excited to announce their newest carbide inlaid densifier blade for a popular line of pelletizer machines used in the film industry.

Airbus Plane Orders Down in 1Q

May 13, 2014 11:22 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The European plane maker, Boeing's chief rival, said in a statement that it took in 103 orders in the quarter, worth $28.9 billion. That is down from 410 orders in the first quarter of 2013.                  

Strategically Automating the Warehouse

May 13, 2014 9:56 am | by Randy Marble, Director of Software Solutions, Wynright Corporation | Articles | Comments

Nearly three in four managers rank distribution center automation as the number one way to increase productivity.                                       

Why The Can Could Be The Right Choice For Your Products

May 12, 2014 4:42 pm | by Hella Gourven, CROWN Food Packaging North America | Articles | Comments

In fact, more than 1,500 distinct food types are currently being packed in metal cans. But protection means more than simply guarding against damage during transport.                         

New Line of RFID Printers

May 12, 2014 2:39 pm | by Zebra Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Zebra Technologies has launched the new ZT400 series printers, Zebra’s latest mid-range printer offering that will replace all ZM series printers. 

America’s Top 4 Forklift Manufacturers And What Makes Them Special

May 8, 2014 1:58 pm | by Tom Reddon, Forklift Specialist, National Forklift Exchange - @TomReddon | Articles | Comments

Patriotism aside, there are plenty of reasons to buy an American-made forklift, foremost of which is the high standards American forklift manufacturers are held to.                          

Handheld Label Printer

May 5, 2014 3:36 pm | by Brady Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Brady has announced the release of the BMP 21-PLUS handheld label printer. This new portable printer is the latest in on-the-job labelers, and combines a tough exterior with smart printing capabilities for wires and cables, terminal blocks, patch panels, flat surfaces, and more.

Q&A: Working with Packaging Closures

May 5, 2014 2:17 pm | by Lindsey Jahn, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

Just as the closure has evolved, so have the needs of brands to leverage the technology effectively, and today they look to their suppliers to better understand the capabilities and value of the different solutions available.        

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