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

Jungheinrich expands Keller & Kalmbach warehouse

Keller & Kalmbach, a specialist in fasteners, fastening technology and intelligent C-parts management, is expanding the capacity of its central warehouse and distribution centre in Hilpoltstein, Bavaria, for the second time. Jungheinrich has been commissioned to build four new aisles in the carton warehouse there by the end of 2023, in addition to the six […]

09/08/2022 - 16:45 pm

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

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

Crane systems that suits

Niko Crane Systems SA (Niko) was given the job of designing a light crane system to cover the production line of a printing company when it moved into its new manufacturing facility in Daventry, UK. The company had outgrown its previous building and the new facility offered more space and the opportunity to design their […]

12/04/2022 - 11:57 am

Rolling out efficiency  

Demag designs and implements automatic cranes for flexible and fast paper roll handling at Norske Skog’s plant in Golbey.   Paper manufacturer, Norske Skog, has awarded a contract to Demag to design and implement a fully automatic paper roll store at its location in Golbey, France. It is part of its ongoing conversion project at […]

25/02/2022 - 13:14 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

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LHI October 2022

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