Conveyors: Articles

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Conveyors: Industry News

Dorner Breaks Ground on Facility Expansion

The 25,000 sq ft expansion was necessitated by years of sustained growth of its low profile belt conveyor systems and support services. It the past 18 months, the company has added about 65 new employees and added a second shift to keep pace with the increase in sales. When completed in late 2016, the facility will measure about 151,000 sq ft.
The additional 25,000 sq ft will be used to manufacture low profile industrial and sanitary belt conveyor platforms, larger conveyor systems and customized engineered solutions.

Güdel Announces Transition of Trackmotion Manufacturing to USA

Güdel US adopts a “Swiss Quality, Made Locally” core strategy for its marketplace.

Dorner Appoints New Marketing Manager

In her new position with Dorner, Pabst will head up all of the company's marketing and advertising efforts that support its conveyor platforms.


Conveyors: Products

Automated VRC for Conveyor Systems

The XpressLift Automated VRC meets ANSI/ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and quickly transfers material weighing up to 75 lb at speeds up to 350 fpm up distances to 18 ft high. Local vertical and horizontal jog control and lift diagnostics simplify troubleshooting and preventative maintenance. 
This innovative design from Wildeck incorporates vertical lifting capability into automated material handling conveyor systems.

Conveyor Technology for Material Handling Builders, System Integrators, Users

Siemens brings a full complement of solutions and services with its value proposition to the 
North American conveyor sector of the material handling industry.  
Siemens Industry offers an integrated drive system with Siemens motion control and drives products, along with communication protocols, that spans the range of drives, motors, gear motors and automation technology, plus machine safety, power supply and circuit protection.

Conveyor Removes Tramp Metal Fines

A high-intensity separation conveyor from Bunting Magnetics.
Bunting® Magnetics has a new line of high-intensity separation conveyors that provide extremely high magnetic field to separate work-hardened 300 series stainless steel from the product stream, increasing separation effectiveness for medical waste and automotive and electronic scrap recycling.