R&M supports craft beer brewing solution

An overhead crane from R&M Materials Handling is helping one of America’s leading craft breweries with a custom beer-making process. Created in 1997, Founders Brewing now ranks among the top 10 largest craft breweries in the USA. It is located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan with an additional brewing facility and taproom in Detroit. The […]

08/11/2022 - 15:24 pm

Production takes off with workstation crane

Working with its dealer, Lloyds British, Metreel has secured an order to supply a 1000kg SWL Powered Travel Met-Track Workstation Bridge Crane to a blue chip aerospace manufacturer. The end user was so impressed with the product, it has ordered a second identical system for use in a parallel production line. Using steel A-frames to […]

17/12/2019 - 10:58 am

Efficiency enhanced with 24/7 automatic handling crane

Leading building materials company, Boral Cement, is enhancing its sustainability and reducing fossil fuel dependency by using processed industrial recoverable materials as part of the fuel mix to provide heat energy to the kiln at their Berrima Cement Works. The ‘Solid Waste-Derived Fuels’ (SWDF) project relies on a 24/7 Konecranes’ fully-automated resource recoverable materials handling […]

19/07/2019 - 09:56 am

Radial crane requires minimal force

Global Track  Australia has built a functional radial crane – believed to be a world first. Douglas (Greg) McKay designer and director of the company says, “I developed the radial system from needing a crane to go around a corner in my [Ningbo] China factory. “I thought of the radial crane concept when I first […]

23/06/2019 - 15:01 pm

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