Conveyors & Sortation

MHS to Open New Production Facility in Kentucky

January 29, 2021

MHS Holdings, Inc. (MHS), a leading global provider of advanced material handling automation solutions, engineering, equipment and software, is moving forward with plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky after the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) this week granted preliminary approval of a 10-year agreement that can provide up to…


See Conveyors in Action with Dorner’s New Virtual Showcase, Now Open with Nine Product Demonstrations

January 22, 2021

Dorner is hosting its own virtual showcase that includes nine demonstrations covering sanitary, automation and industrial applications. Each demonstration contains a video narrated by Dorner experts who point out features, benefits and other performance specifications. The virtual showcase allows visitors the opportunity to replicate Dorner’s trade show booth experience from the convenience of their office or…


MHS Acquires TGW U.S. Conveyors Business

January 12, 2021

MHS Holdings, Inc.  (“MHS” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of advanced material handling automation solutions, engineering, equipment and software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase certain assets related to TGW Systems, Inc.’s U.S. conveyor business unit, which operated separately from TGW’s U.S. integration business unit. The transaction is…


Dorner Celebrates its 55th Anniversary as an Industry Leader of Conveyor Systems

January 8, 2021

Dorner this month is celebrating its 55th anniversary in business. From its humble beginnings as a little tool and die shop, Dorner has evolved through the years to become one of the most recognized global brands in low profile conveyor systems for industries including automation, food, manufacturing, packaging and many others. In 2016, Dorner reached…


How the right baler can maximize the value of your recyclable materials

January 8, 2021

By Todd Wondrow, Contributor Looking back over years of business, one thing that stands out is how much things have changed. It may sound cliché but it’s happening whether we welcome it or not. If you operate a distribution or manufacturing facility generating cardboard, plastic or related byproduct, you likely have experienced some unwelcome changes…


New Roller Conveyor Scale Reduces Material Handling Time

October 21, 2020

Product weighing in manual conveyor applications can be inefficient and time consuming. Operators can save material handling time and reduce the need to lift products on and off a conveyor by using new roller conveyor scale technology. New roller conveyor scale technology allows a conveyor to move the product rather than require someone to lift…


Huron Technology Corp. Announces the Hi-Speed Tote Stacker & De-Stacker

October 16, 2020

Huron Technology Corp. introduced the Hi-Speed Tote Stacker & De-Stacker, which is ideal for high volume automated tote handling applications. The Tote Stacker & De-Stacker reportedly optimizes the utilization of valuable floor space by effectively increasing the storage density of empty totes. The system’s compact design makes it suitable for locations that require a small…


VARO’s Unique Unwrapping System: Patent Pending

October 7, 2020

VARO’s fully automatic unwrapping system can accurately and efficiently remove the stretch film that is wrapped around products on pallets. The unwrapping system removes the stretch film on the sides and top of the pallet. Moreover, strapping bands can be cut and removed together with the stretch film. The pallet top can be removed from…


ROEQ’s New GuardCom System Delivers Faster Transfer of Goods Between Mobile Robots and Stationary Conveyors

October 2, 2020

ROEQ is launching GuardCom, a seamless communication solution that enables Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) equipped with ROEQ’s top rollers to communicate directly with the conveyor stations to initiate the transfer of goods between mobile robots and conveyors. The solution consists of two products: GuardCom installed on the stationary conveyor station, and GuardCom Connect installed on…


Time to Consider Spiral Conveyors

October 1, 2020

By Jeffrey Scicchitano, Contributor Manufacturing and associated logistics continue to automate to support the ever-changing needs of the supply chain. As a result, so do the material handing needs. The demands of ecommerce, JIT distribution and escalating real estate create excellent opportunities to consider spiral conveying technology. Spiral conveyor technology is not new; however, it’s…