They might come as a shock to some accountants, but the productivity gains, cost savings and other returns on investing in a safety-first culture are very real to the people who spend most of their days on the shop floor. After identifying safety trouble spots and investing in automated equipment that provides as inherently safe a workplace as possible, we have reduced workers' compensation claims to near zero.
Ideal for handling full-size blank sheets and finished parts, FS Tower Series cell stocker systems from Murata Machinery can double the production of a stand-alone machine and provide lights out, unattended operation during breaks, shift changes, lunch and after hours, as well as more consistent production to improve job estimates and costs.
Take a closer look at some of the latest advances in material handling systems that might help you increase productivity, reduce worker risk and lower overall operating expenses.
The new RiderLift Type B from Wildeck allows an authorized person to ride with their cargo to a second level to avoid climbing stairs for immediate off-loading of material when the lift reaches its destination.