Overhead Equipment

How Overhead Lifting Equipment Enhances Workplace Safety

February 1, 2023

Contributed by the members of the Overhead Alliance, (CMAA, HMI and MMA) Employee safety is a top priority in every operation, particularly with current workforce shortages. It’s become more important than ever to keep the personnel safe on the job in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations. Yet many tasks in these facilities involve manual lifting,…


4 ways to improve your facility’s bottom line

May 6, 2021

Industrial ceiling fans offer a lot more than just a comfortable environment. Research ranging from NASA studies to employee injury claim records all support the potential costs that the benefits of an HVLS (high-volume, low-speed) fan can mitigate. Here are four ways that HVLS fans can improve your bottom line: Workplace Safety From food and…


Caldwell Adjustable Lifting Grab Handles Concrete Blocks

July 17, 2020

Texas Landscape Creations utilized Caldwell’s 6,000-lb capacity adjustable lifting grab to lift 3,000-lb concrete blocks during a recent landscaping project. The lifting grab was used over a three-week period with a SkyTrak telehandler as the full-service landscaper installed a layer of 5 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet blocks in the grounds of what…


Hunter Industrial Releases New Digital Controllers For HVLS Fans

January 16, 2020

Hunter Industrial, a division of the Hunter Fan Company, has released three new controllers for each of its HVLS (high-volume, low-speed) fan lines—named the 350 Series, 430 Series and 700 Series. Purposefully designed for the user, each Hunter Industrial controller is a highly intuitive  touchscreen that incorporates a “plug and play” design and allows for…


Overhead Material Handling

Moving On Up: Advancements in Overhead Material Handling Improve Safety and Efficiency

October 15, 2019

Liz Cuneo, Contributing Writer Moving product, equipment or other heavy items around the warehouse can be tricky business. While the main goal is to move product from point A to point B, it’s essential to do so without damage to the product, the facility and—most importantly—without injury to workers. There are many ways to do…


Polygon Announces Range of Custom-Engineered and Standard PolyLube Composite Bearings for Construction, Mining and Agricultural Equipment

July 9, 2019

Polygon Company, a leading producer of composite tubing, bearings, and pneumatic cylinders, announces its line of PolyLube® high-performance custom-engineered and standard composite plain bearings (bushings), ideal for challenging applications in construction and mining equipment such as wheel loaders, excavators, back hoes, and compact track loaders, as well as other applications requiring pivot joints with a…


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A-Safe Launches Alarm Bar to Protect Overhead Assets

June 19, 2019

Baltimore, Maryland-based A-Safe Inc., a manufacturer of protective guarding for warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities and other workplace environments, has launched the Alarm Bar, a tubular product that actively responds to impact to protect overhead assets from moving vehicles. Like other products in the A-Safe range, the Alarm Bar is made from A-Safe’s Memaplex material,…


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Gamber-Johnson Receives U.S. Patent For Unique Thermal Tablet Cover

June 7, 2019

Gamber-Johnson, a leading supplier of rugged mounting systems for fleet vehicles, public safety vehicles, forklifts, and other mobility applications, announced today that it was successfully awarded a U.S. patent for its unique thermal tablet covers featuring innovative technology that allows tablets to stay warm and functioning in cross dock and freezer environments. The Gamber-Johnson thermal…


Alarm Bar, Height Restrictor & Corner Guard

June 5, 2019

Alarm Bar The Alarm bar protects overhead assets from accidental damage from moving vehicles. This ceiling-mounted barrier provides audible and visible alarms to prevent damage before it happens, averting vehicle impacts and changing driver behavior over time. Quick and easy to install, it can be used to safeguard doorframes, loading docks, infrastructure and overhead walkways,…


Creform AGV and Flow Rack System Helps Powers Up a Powertrain Manufacturer

May 28, 2019

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for the design and building of material handling structures and automated guided vehicles has built an AGV and flow rack system for an automotive parts company in Mexico. The AGV Tugger with racks, transports powertrain components as they travel between machining to the clean room area for assembly.…


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