It is not uncommon to find overhead cranes that are more than 80 years old still in operation in industrial facilities today. However, this gives rise to a range of complex operating issues. Here’s how crane control specialist, MH Automation International and crane parts supplier CP Automation worked together to upgrade the crane control equipment […]
The Iron age, which was an important leap in human civilization, started in 1200 BC. Despite the advances of human civilization, what we see, all around us, in the 21st Century after 2200 years is still heavily dependent on shaping iron and steel but obviously in a more advanced way. An ingot is a piece […]
Hoist & Winch Ltd has recently completed a challenging project for one of the UK’s biggest construction companies involved in large-scale new home development projects. Faced with a demanding and highly technical brief, Hoist & Winch provided a turnkey lifting system solution to ensure complete success for its client. The requirement was to install a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
LHI September 2023
In this month's issue
Take care of mental health.
Kalmar’s Green Chair online.
Cable management for forklifts
Asian MEWP market.
The Insider, Steve Napieralski.