Material Handling Buyers Guide
Based in Nashville, Tenn., Hunter Industrial, the industrial division of the Hunter Fan Company, designs its HVLS (high-volume, low-speed) fans with everyone in mind—from the installer to the facility manager. The company’s designers, engineers and technicians work together to test, prototype and fine tune the fans to perfection. Every fan is pre-assembled and tested in their facility before being shipped in one convenient package to the customer’s door. The company currently has three industrial and commercial product lines ranging in sizes from 7-24 feet in diameter, perfect for any size space.
The Bulk Bag Company – an Acme Bag group company, is a major supplier of Bulk Bag Tote bags (FIBC) to the Food, agricultural and Industrial sector. Supply of bags comes from our FIBC manufacturing division, Soliflex Acme packaging LLP which is a 100% vertically integrated manufacturing plant (all product components produced in-house), with the highest level of Food and Pharmaceutical certification standards and credentials. With multiple distribution locations throughout the US and Canada, supply becomes easy. In addition to supplying quality Bulk Bag products, The Bulk Bag Company, has teamed up with the VacQPack of the Netherlands, to supply extraordinary Bulk Bag Vacuum sealing technology that has the potential to preserve the quality and shelf life of bulk food products for up to 4 years under vacuum and nitrogen flush treatment.
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Aero Rubber Company®, Inc., specializes in manufacturing quality rubber parts and industrial rubber bands. As a family owned company, we pride ourselves on keeping a personal touch with our customers. Knowledge, service and quality are the cornerstones of Aero Rubber’s commitment to you. Our rubber band line includes pallet bands, hard hat bands, tab bands and rubber bands of all sizes. Get quality products that’s right for your needs. On-time shipping, shortened lead times, access to an array of rubber materials and personalized teams makes Aero Rubber your full-service provider.
Founded in 1988, Amerden AGVs is a full service AGV System provider, including consulting, design, manufacture, installation and long-term support of your AGV System. Working with the latest in AGV control and vehicle design technologies, Amerden provides cost effective solutions to meet the most challenging load handling and operational requirements.
From manufacturing to warehousing every AGV environment is different. At Amerden, each AGV system is uniquely engineered to meet your exact requirements. When choosing Amerden as your AGV system vendor you receive a quality product and support from the company who services, repairs, and supports AGV systems to the component level.
American Baler continues to move forward by examining current needs and applying proper baling methods to meet them. We manufacture one of the most comprehensive product lines to match the various requirements of our many customers. Our low-volume to high-production balers process materials efficiently and provide the most optimal results for your productivity. The difference is in the name.
A well-recognized name in the industrial automation market, AutomationDirect provides quality products with FREE award-winning, in-house sales and technical support and provides quick order and delivery through an online store, email and toll-free number. Prices on most products such as PLCs, sensors, switches, motors, drives, and more, are well below the industry average and a 30-day money-back guarantee is offered on nearly all items.
The state-of-the-art headquarters facility near Atlanta is designed throughout for maximum efficiency. Orders for in-stock items can be taken as late as 6 p.m. EST and shipping is free on orders over $49; some exclusions apply.
For an in-depth look at thousands of products offered, visit: www.automationdirect.com.
For over 32 years, Bishamon Industries Corporation has been manufacturing superior quality, innovative ergonomic assist products. We manufacture a complete line of lift tables, automatic pallet positioners, mobile handling products, skid lifts/pallet jacks and several unique pallet positioning products for modern manufacturing. Our latest focus is on unique pallet positioning products for facilities that prefer to use pallet jacks rather than forklifts like our UniLift and Lift Pilot products. We build over 80% of our product line at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Ontario California, with a distribution center located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Bomac Carts is a US manufacturer of quality material handling carts used in many different industries across the United States. The company has evolved to meet the needs of the Recycling, Warehousing and Distribution, Janitorial, Retail, Grocery and Postal Markets.
Bomac was purchased in 2008 and relocated to Darien, Wisconsin. All operations within the company transferred locations as well. Bomac is a sister company to Royal Basket Trucks, Inc.®, sharing common ownership. This has allowed BOMAC to grow and meet the needs of many industries and environments. All aspects of the business, sales, customer service, engineering, product development, and manufacturing are done in the same location as well.
Combilift is a specialist 4 directional forklift & straddle carrier manufacturer producing a wide range of customized handling solutions, all of which are designed for the safe, space saving and very productive handling of long and awkward loads. The Combilift is essentially 3 machines in one; sideloader, counterbalance forklift and narrow aisle truck. Its robust design and super elastic tires enable it to work both inside and out, on semi-rough terrain and in all weather conditions. Capacities range from 3,200 lbs. to 180,000 lbs. with a variety of attachments to cater for individual customer requirements.’
The Aisle-Master VNA articulated forklift is the versatile lift truck that does it all. Aisle-Master trucks are tough, versatile and built to last. Designed to withstand heavy-duty use inside and out, each robust VNA articulated forklift truck is manufactured to the highest standards. With the ability to operate in very narrow aisles in the warehouse – as narrow as 6 ft. – the Aisle-Master articulated forklift increases and maximizes storage capacity of working operations; whether it be current or new layouts. What’s more, by using the one truck, users can increase productivity and eliminate time-consuming double handling and speed up “truck to rack” operations. Available in Electric and LPG, with capacities from 3,300 lbs. to 4,400 lbs. and lift heights up to 49 ft.
DAK is a premiere material handling systems integrator based in the Chicago area. For over 25 years, we have provided warehouse solutions, best-in-class material handling equipment, warehouse safety equipment, and industrial warehouse supplies to our customers. Since we have a warehouse of our own, we understand that safety is the most important ingredient of a cost effective, productive warehouse. Our safety products and solutions are designed based on our own experience; we see first-hand the result of wear and tear on warehouse equipment over time and the catastrophic impact damaged rack and broken sprinkler heads can cause to your facility, inventory and employees. No one can afford the cost of personal injury, loss of inventory or a facility shutdown for clean-up, and we are proud to provide safety and protection products to prevent these disasters.
ENMET manufactures a wide array of environmental and industrial health and safety monitoring instruments for a variety of hazardous gas conditions. Products range from compressed airline monitors and continuous multi-channel fixed systems to autonomous gas chromatographic fenceline monitoring systems. Our compressed breathing air product line features the AirGuard, a next-generation portable breathing air system that meets NFPA and OSHA Grade D breathing air requirements. AirGuard regulates, purifies and monitors supplied breathing air for both safety and comfort. ENMET’s GC based products offer a new cost-effective approach to benzene trace level detection (sub ppb) at the fenceline and in the workplace with the ability to provide specific gas analysis in complex mixtures. The eGC is designed to be an autonomous field instrument capable of operating while using only solar power allowing mobility convenience of deployment to specific emission and remote site areas. We provide expert technical assistance, including problem assessment and product selection, as well as advice on system installation and training. Contact ENMET today to find out more about our compressed breathing air monitoring and filtration systems used in many industries and our GC products focusing on air quality environmental emissions for oil refinery and petrochemical industries.
Jtec Industries, Inc., located in East Peoria, Illinois, is a completely vertically-integrated design and manufacturing company which produces unique Material Handling Industrial Carts, including two award-winning cart systems, to move materials safely and efficiently throughout manufacturing and distribution facilities world-wide. It also manufactures light and heavy-duty towable trailer solutions, heavy cart movers for operator push-and-pull assist, and many related cart accessories.
The material matters in material handling. Molded Fiber Glass Tray, MFG Tray, is a leading manufacturer of high-strength, glass-reinforced composite containers, trays, boxes, flats and totes for material handling in the metalworking, plastics and electronics assembly industries, as well as in food service, confectionery and pharmaceutical processing. The company continually develops customized solutions for specific material-handling challenges and applications. MFG Tray products bring an array of performance differentials to material handling applications, including high strength-to-weight ratios, corrosion resistance, temperature stability, and dimensional stability with high load-bearing capacities. MFG Tray products combine outstanding performance features with long service life to ensure exceptional value.
The Pennsylvania Scale Company is a manufacturer of dependable, high-quality weighing and parts counting scales and productivity tools for packaging systems, including the new PIVOT data collection system that provides communication between digital scales and networked devices such as phones, tablets, and printers. From bench scales and indicators to platform and barrel scales, the PA Scale reputation is built upon legendary accuracy and clean, intuitive designs that are backed by the best warranties in the industry. PA Scale is also located right here in the USA and can quickly respond to design and production needs. To learn more, visit www.pascale.com.
Pfannenberg, Inc. is a Global Manufacturer of visual and acoustic signaling devices to protect personnel and equipment. Unheard, unseen or confusing alarms can have serious consequences in some situations. Specifications on paper do not always reflect how a signal will perform in the actual location. Pfannenberg Signaling experts will help you find the best solution to satisfy your alarm, warning and indication requirements. Pfannenberg also manufactures Thermal Management products to keep your electronics cool and safe, protecting critical manufacturing processes and Liquid Cooling solutions to provide the critical cooling required for manufacturing processes. Our business philosophy – Protecting Man, Machine and the Environment.
Modular Ergonomic Industrial Workbenches. Basic four leg stations, hand crank or electric height adjustable, technical systems, wire harness stations, clean room, LAN stations, Ball Transfers ,packaging stations, cabinets and Lab furniture. Many units “IN STOCK”. Optional accessories, makes it easy for you to configure a workbenches to meet your needs.
Your Single Source for Pallet Rack Storage Systems
Ridg-U-Rak is a world-class manufacturer of quality pallet rack storage systems as well as a wide variety of other systems. Since 1942, Ridg-U-Rak has been a pioneer in the development of innovative pallet rack storage with more than 400,000 square feet of production and warehouse space. As such, we are able to effectively serve as your single source for all your pallet rack storage requirements. For information on how we can help in your pallet rack selection, please call… Toll Free 1-866-479-7225. We’re ready when you are.
Safety Rail Company is the premier manufacturer of free-standing, fall protection safety railings for flat roofs and other fall from height hazard areas. Our #1 priority at Safety Rail Company is creating your work environment to be safe, secure and productive. We also manufacture Permanent Safety Rail, Skylight Guards, Roof Hatch Guards, Safety Gates, Visual Warning Line Systems and Fixed & Caged Ladders. Our product offering also extends to in-plant safety needs like mezzanine guarding, shipping pit and loading dock safety gates and railing systems.
We pride ourselves in our portable guard rail designs. Each portable guard rail is simple to install, and flexible in the respect that they can be set up in a number of different configurations which allow workers to be productive within the barrier without the need to be tied off to an anchorage point.
You can rest assured that here at Safety Rail Company, our professional sales and engineering staff is here to help in meeting with your specific fall protection requirements. We also provide custom colors, galvanizing, design and engineering to ensure safety and compliance. Give us a call today with any questions you may have. Safety Rail Company is here to support your business productivity by making your work environment safe, secure and OSHA compliant.
Savant Automation, Inc. sells, configures, manufactures, installs, and services robust Automatic Guided Vehicles and Carts all employing our ‘tape/target-free’, CAD map path navigation. We are unique because we have always developed our own core technology (vehicles, navigation, system control architecture). System ‘virtual path’ operation is visually-configured, modeled and executed using our one-of-a-kind, iQ-CAN™ Windows PC program (with no software coding). This allows customers to ‘test-drive’ their systems before they buy.
With an uninterrupted 60+ year history beginning with the invention of the AGV in 1954, our large customer base is testament to our byline……..”Providing Superior AGV/AGC Systems Is What We Do, Because It’s ALL We Do.”.
At Trelleborg Wheel Systems, we deliver value beyond our products. As a global market-leading producer of high-quality industrial tire and wheel solutions for the material handling industry, the success of our customers matters to us. Our tires provide the best all-round performance – meaning less downtime, and more productivity.
Our material handling products center on long tire life, reduced energy use, increased stability and improved comfort. Discover our range, from solid resilient and press-on solid (POS) tires to industrial pneumatics and wheels and rims.
CANTILEVER, STRUCTURAL PALLET & PORTABLE STACKING. “We don’t just promise, we deliver”- West Point Rack is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Our customers recognize quality products, dependability of service and competitive pricing. Our Primary Goal is to satisfy our Dealers, earn their Trust, and become their “Vendor of Choice.”
Terry Sroka and Reva Bily founded West Point Rack, a Nebraska company that sells exclusively to material handling dealers. “West Point Rack is a smaller company with a highly dedicated staff. This allows us to ‘turn on a dime,’ respond quickly and to innovate whenever the opportunity presents itself,” said Sroka, chief executive officer. “I don’t want to be one of the biggest rack companies out there, just one of the better ones. Our primary goal is to support our dealers, satisfy their customers, earn trust and be the ‘Vendor of Choice’ for rack products and racking systems.”
Customer service is the core of what company President Reva Bily does and is the key to growth. “Customers want prices and delivery quickly. She tries to get back to a customer with a standard quote in 15 minutes” she said.
The company sells cantilever racks in light, intermediate, heavy and extra heavy duty configurations, structural pallet racks in galvanized or painted steel and portable stacking racks made to order.
Specialty products include bar cradle trucks, drum racks and handcarts. Also available are reel racks, vertical racks and U-Racks.
“The future looks very positive for West Point Rack,” Sroka said. “Our product base is expanding as is our market penetration. We will continue with the business model and plan that has taken us to this point and will continue to move us forward.”