Demag supplies system solution for automated material flow at Layher

Wilhelm Layher GmbH & Co KG, a world leader in the manufacture of scaffolding systems is planning to build a new production line in Güglingen-Cleebronn in the south-west of Germany and awarded a contract to Demag to design and implement the new automated crane and materials handling system, as well as the required safety equipment. […]

07/06/2022 - 08:17 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

Overhead cranes for Manitou production  

Manitou Group has chosen Sere Maintenance, a member of Europont and the SAV Verlinde network, to equip its new rough-terrain aerial platform production unit in Candé, Maine-et-Loire, France, with overhead cranes and lifting equipment. This 18,000sqm plant, which has been in operation since the end of 2021, is part of an overall plan to develop […]

10/05/2022 - 16:39 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

Operating 24/7  

A specialist for the manufacture and maintenance of overhead cranes has developed a 40t overhead crane with a span of 34 meters for handling single moulds.   Heripret, partner of Verlinde and member of the after-sales and Europont networks, has designed, produced and installed a 40t overhead crane with a 25t auxiliary for handling 35t […]

25/02/2022 - 13:01 pm

Sere Maintenance upgrades concrete handling at KP1

Sere Maintenance was approached by KP1, a French leader in prefabricated construction systems, for the design and manufacture of a custom-made overhead process crane for the transport and handling of concrete at one of its 20 production plants situated at Saint-Jacques de la Lande. KP1 is a building industry company, solidly anchored in local economies […]

10/01/2022 - 12:34 pm

Interlock system keeps parts flying between stations

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CPA) was contracted by a large commercial aeroplane manufacturer to design a system to be carry parts between bridge cranes and workstations. The bridge cranes pick up the parts from a workstation and take them to the next workstation on the assembly line. The automated manufacturing process was for a […]

09/11/2021 - 15:07 pm

Ace Cranes for Cape Canaveral project

Ace World Companies has installed two 250USt capacity cranes, each with 25USt capacity auxiliary hoists, at a new manufacturing facility at Cape Canaveral. Ace, a manufacturer of overhead cranes and hoists, provided the 201ft span cranes for an aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company. These are some of the largest top-running cranes ever built […]

14/04/2021 - 15:55 pm

Cool running

Food Process Solutions (FPS) is a rapidly expanding company that specialises in the design and manufacture of large refrigeration vessels for the food processing industry worldwide. Most of the equipment FPS manufactures is made from stainless steel. FPS has a strategy to invest in in-house manufacturing to ensure its customers receive the highest quality and […]

10/11/2020 - 13:27 pm

Safety Storm

Preventing accidents where cranes are exposed to the elements, particularly wind, is an ongoing battle for multiple industries, says Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA.   I wrote in this column last year about how, as machines get bigger, the more important their components and safety systems become, and I stressed the need for […]

06/10/2020 - 14:34 pm

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