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Protecting Workers From Eye Injuries

April 9, 2014 12:30 pm | by The American Academy Of Ophthalmology | Articles | Comments

About 40 percent of eye injuries in the workplace happen in construction, mining, and manufacturing, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. All workplace eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment, and worker compensation.

Scissor Deck Maintenance Stands

April 9, 2014 10:22 am | by Easy Access Industrial Design, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Scissor Decks may be joined together in line or on 90 degree angles for wraparound maintenance...

Columbus McKinnon Releases RFID To Simplify Inspection Process

April 3, 2014 4:04 pm | by Columbus McKinnon | Product Releases | Comments

When integrated with a complete inventory and inspection management system, CM Smart ID can...

Hannibal Industries Now Offers Dual-Pallet Handling

April 1, 2014 2:55 pm | by Hannibal Industries | Product Releases | Comments

The new partnership with Twinlode introduces a double-wide design that allows loading or...

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New Walkie Pallet Truck

March 28, 2014 3:43 pm | by Yale Material Handling Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The new walkie is designed to increase efficiency and productivity through exceptional operator comfort and innovative performance-enhancing features, says the company.

Bishop Lifting Products Acquires Delta Rigging & Tools

March 27, 2014 4:01 pm | by Bishop Lifting Products | News | Comments

The combined company will go to market under the brands Bishop Lifting Products, Delta Rigging & Tools, Delta Rentals & Rigging, and Morgan City Rentals. The company currently operates 23 branches.         

Floor To Ceiling Storage Solution

March 21, 2014 9:47 am | by Vidmar | Product Releases | Comments

A custom-configured combination of industrial-strength shelves, drawers, roll-out trays, and doors accomodate large and small parts alike by utilizing every cubic inch of available space.


ARPAC Acquires Lambert Material Handling

March 13, 2014 3:48 pm | by ARPAC | News | Comments

Lambert has been an industry leader and manufacturer of conventional palletizers for over 66 years, introducing the first automatic palletizer to the North American market in 1948.            

Workstation Accessories Provide Increased Functionality

March 5, 2014 8:00 am | by Sovella | Product Releases | Comments

The purpose of a workstation determines its basic requirements and accessories. Sovella workstations use a basic slotted upright element for accessorizing the table.

Columbus McKinnon Completes Acquisition Of Unified Industries

March 3, 2014 9:40 am | by Columbus McKinnon | News | Comments

Unified designs, manufacturers, and markets overhead light rail workstations primarily used in automotive and other industrial applications.                   

New Standard Features For Platinum II & GO4 Lift Truck Lines

February 21, 2014 9:53 am | by UniCarriers Amercias Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

With these new standard features, UniCarriers Americas has added a welded assist grip to the right-hand front pillar on most Platinum models.

Grainger CEO: 'The Battle For Great People Is Just Getting Started'

February 12, 2014 11:09 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | Blogs | Comments

In a media roundtable at this week's Grainger Show, CEO Jim Ryan addressed multiple topics including Grainger's position in the eCommerce space, it's evolving agenda surrounding safety, and the skills gap. Here are the key highlights from this discussion.


Heavy Duty Electric Vehicle With American Made Curtis Cab

January 15, 2014 10:41 am | by STAR EV | Product Releases | Comments

The Curtis built cab features quick release removable doors, heavy gauge powder-coated steel construction and it has a salt test rating of 400 hours for maximum rust prevention.

Infographic: State Of The Material Handling Industry

December 11, 2013 3:53 pm | by Holly Hammond, Senior Media Outreach Specialist, digitalrelevance | Articles | Comments

For logisticians and production managers trying to keep their business up-to-date, it can be difficult to follow the latest trends in the material handling industry. And being able to predict consumer demands is essential for a shipping business to succeed.

CM Bandit Hoist Is Light & Compact

November 21, 2013 9:37 am | by Abbigail Kriebs, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The Bandit Hoist is the lightest, smallest and most compact ¾ and 1-1/2 ton lever-hoist that Columbus McKinnon has ever introduced into the market.

Tension Fabric Buildings With Rigid Frame, Structural Steel

November 20, 2013 9:46 am | by Legacy Building Solutions | News | Comments

Legacy buildings utilize a durable rigid frame in place of the hollow-tube, open web truss framing traditionally used for fabric buildings. Unlike hollow tube steel, Legacy’s solid structural steel beams are not vulnerable to unseen corrosion originating inside a tube.

Universal Lifting System Lifts Products With Varying Geometries

November 6, 2013 9:54 am | by Cynergy Ergonomics | Product Releases | Comments

With capacities of over 1,000 pounds, and the ability to handle virtually any shape or geometry, this vacuum griper is ideal for job shops, custom manufacturers, and shipping/receiving areas that are tasked with handling a wide range of products.


Hyster-Yale Releases 3Q Results, Predicts Moderate Growth

October 31, 2013 11:20 am | by Hyster-Yale Material Handling, Inc. | News | Comments

The global market for forklift trucks is expected to continue to grow moderately in the remainder of 2013 and in 2014 compared with the comparable prior year periods. This growth is expected to be driven primarily by increases in the Chinese market, along with steady growth in the Americas as a result of growth in Brazil and continuing recovery in North America demand.

Rope Hoist With Doubled Service Life

October 24, 2013 9:58 am | by Demag | Product Releases | Comments

Terex Material Handling has improved the life-cycle costs and the performance of its Demag DR-Com, which is available in three sizes and with load capacities of 2 to 10 tons and with a 4/1 reeving arrangement as standard.

Replacement Vacuum Cups for Ergonomic Lifters

October 17, 2013 10:19 am | by Vi-Cas Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

Round, rectangular, or oval cups are available from stock for a variety of lift manufacturers including Cynergy Ergonomics, Indutrol, and others.

Save Your Back

September 26, 2013 11:17 am | by Rachel Leisemann Immel, Associate Editor, IMPO | Articles | Comments

From repetitive motion to lifting risks, the warehouse presents many challenges to personnel safety. Repetitive motion of any type, when sustained over too long a time period, can result in injury.         

UniCarriers Americas Announces Executive Appointments

September 23, 2013 10:12 pm | by UniCarriers Americas | News | Comments

UniCarriers Americas [UCA] announces appointments of seven executives to new positions within the organization due to rapid global growth in its fiscal 2012 year, which ended March 31, 2013. This rapid growth includes 15 percent year-over-year sales and operating profit growth and nearly 10 percent market share growth in the Americas alone.

Two-Wheel Hand Truck With Powered Lift

September 17, 2013 5:14 pm | by Lift'n Buddy | Product Releases | Comments

Whether in manufacturing, warehousing/distribution, shipping/receiving, retail, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, or offices, Model LNB-350 helps transfer loads to and from shelves, workbenches, conveyors, delivery trucks, customer vehicles, etc.

UniCarriers Americas Announces Its Nissan Forklift Nine For 2012

September 10, 2013 2:49 pm | by UniCarriers Americas | News | Comments

All UniCarriers Nissan Forklift brand dealers are measured and evaluated in several major categories including unit sales, market penetration, aftermarket parts sales, professionalism, service and overall performance.      

Mining Equipment Firm To Open VA Facility

August 29, 2013 3:41 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Thursday that W&B Fabricators Inc. will invest $3.1 million in the operation. The company has operated in Mercer County, WV, for more than 24 years.           

Fast Cable Link With Easy Adjustment

August 29, 2013 2:42 pm | by Thomas & Betts | Product Releases | Comments

Consisting of a length of steel wire rope and a self-locking cable-grip fastener, the Kindorf Fast Cable Link requires no tools for installation.

Oil Briefly Surges Past $112 In Hectic Trading

August 28, 2013 9:58 am | by Pablo Gorondi, AP Writer | News | Comments

The price of oil briefly surged past $112 a barrel Wednesday before giving up most of its gains while the U.S. seemed to edge closer to intervening in Syria's civil war.              

Fuel-Efficient Electric Lift Trucks

August 23, 2013 9:40 am | by Hyster Company | Product Releases | Comments

The trucks utilize an advanced thermal management system to continuously monitor critical truck functions while protecting the components by automatically adjusting truck performance modes.

CM Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist Now CSA Approved

August 23, 2013 9:32 am | by Columbus McKinnon Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The CM Lodestar offers new feature including a heavy duty DC brake, a clutch outside the load path, easy-access wiring, a 5-pocket lift wheel, helical AGMA Class 8 gears, and motor thermal overload.

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