R&M improves reliability for stainless steel producer

Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc (VSSI) is part of the Valbruna Group. Founded in 1925, Valbruna has 2500 employees and an annual output of approximately 250,000USt of specialty steels. Production is primarily focused on stainless steels and specialty alloys, such as nickel alloys and titanium long products. As part of […]

29/11/2022 - 15:59 pm

Donati’s site makes crane configuration simpler

Donati Sollevamenti has recently implemented a free access version of its product configurator, called Leonardo, on its website. Using Leonardo, customers can configure all types of standard hoists, jib cranes and standard girder cranes both manual and electric, alone or in combination. All versions and options are accessible Because users have free access, configuring Donati […]

22/11/2022 - 11:55 am

Jaso contributes to paper mill modernisation

Jaso Industrial Cranes, through its distributor Fives, participated in modernising the paper mill that Canadian company Domtar has in Windsor (Quebec). Domtar is one of the leading companies in the pulp and paper industry in Canada and the US, and has paper mills and offices distributed throughout North America. Specifically, the factory in Windsor required […]

10/05/2022 - 17:22 pm

New crane system for advanced automation supplier

Three 5USt capacity overhead cranes have been installed at a JR Automation/Setpoint facility where the design, engineering, and integration of robotic systems and custom amusement attractions occurs. Overhead crane and hoist manufacturer R&M Materials Handling Inc and its distributor Hoj Innovations, of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, combined to deliver a solution for a recent […]

04/05/2022 - 20:18 pm

Lifting Products to manufacture GIS crane systems in the UK

UK-based Lifting Products Limited will provide a full line of slewing jib cranes, light crane systems, and crane track from Swiss manufacturer GIS AG. Lifting Products will receive jib crane and other parts from Schötz, Lucerne, but will manufacture the range for the first time in the UK. GIS-owned Lift Turn Move (LTM), meanwhile, a […]

04/08/2021 - 11:02 am

ABB asset condition monitoring software commissioned at China’s Shanyang Coal Mine

Leading global technology company ABB has installed ABB Ability Asset Vista Condition Monitoring to streamline maintenance, minimise costs and optimise capacity at Shanyang Coal Mine in Heyang, near Weinan city in China’s Shaanxi province. The digital solution has been installed at 18 sites worldwide since launching in 2015 and the commission at Shanyang Coal Mine […]

20/04/2021 - 21:36 pm

AFE Crane installs ACCO monorail, hoists for lighting manufacturer

AFE Crane, based in Iowa USA, has installed a custom hoist and crane system comprised of over 1000ft. of monorail track and 20 custom hoists in the manufacturing facility of an outdoor lighting manufacturer. AFE Crane is a strategic distributor of ACCO Material Handling Solutions LLC, a manufacturer of material handling products and part of […]

30/03/2021 - 13:55 pm

Maximum safety when turning heavy loads

Demag has introduced a new standard function for its Universal Crane product range. With an optional package of features, crane installations can now be equipped with a load-turning function without any additional engineering. Demag says that the additional costs are modest and  the benefits are high. It is made possible, in part, by monitoring the […]

13/10/2020 - 12:00 pm

EMH Crane custom engineers -40degC GE jet engine test site hoists

When EMH was contacted by Standard Aero, an international aircraft-engineering firm to help develop a unique Jet Engine Test Stand for a GE cold weather test facility; it was just another day at the office for Engineered Material Handling and its custom engineering hoist specialists. More specifically, EMH was asked to help custom design and […]

05/04/2020 - 17:51 pm
Products  >  Hoist

GIS Launches Two Lightweight Entertainment Hoists for Mobile Use

Swiss electric chain hoist manufacturer GIS AG has launched two new lightweight D8 products, of 500kg and 1000kg capacity, for mobile use in the entertainment sector. As riggers continue to demand the lightest possible motors, the LPML and higher capacity LPL chain hoists are both capable of lifting over 40 times their own weight. The […]

09/01/2020 - 18:52 pm

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