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2018 Warehouse Trends To Keep An Eye On

Warehousing plays a vital role in manufacturing and logistics. In 2018, e-commerce is driving massive technological and operational changes in these industries. Many material handling companies are reworking their business models to remain competitive. Today’s warehouses are not just storage spaces. Many of them incorporate processes like just-in-time packaging, assembly, and product customization as digital technology … Continued

2018 Memorial Day - AEC Charlotte NC

Memorial Day 2018

As you enjoy this upcoming holiday weekend with family and friends, please take a moment to reflect in the memories of those who forever hold the burden of guaranteeing our freedoms. This Memorial Day, we praise the men and women who sacrificed their lives in the name of our country. Their selfless devotion, outstanding courage, … Continued

Specialty Printed Packaging Conveyor Process in Charlotte NC

Cost-Saving Hytrol E24EZ Solutions For Specialty Printed Packaging Process

A multi-national powerhouse of specialty printed packaging processes approached Charlie Williamson of Advanced Equipment Company (AEC) about improving the productivity of their operations.  We saw an opportunity to consolidate their palletizing system, which was in operation at five of their locations, into one location to save them a lot of time and money.

Advanced Equipment Company in Charlotte NC

Darin Boik Named New President Of AEC, Charlotte NC

[ Press Release | January 2018: Promotion of New President at AEC ] Advanced Equipment Company (AEC) out of Charlotte NC, leading material handling experts serving the Carolinas since 1960, has announced the promotion of Darin Boik to the role of President. As President, Boik will be focused on driving performance while maintaining the company’s longstanding heritage … Continued

Automated lid placing and lid sealing conveyor process in South Carolina

Automated Lid Placer & Lid Sealing Conveyor Process

Our South Carolina client was using a slow manual procedure to place lids for a food processing operation. AEC installed a Hytrol 190-E24EZ energy saving accumulating conveyor with EZLogic® zone controllers. Now a fully automated lid placer and lid sealing system to speed up their operation.

Automated Shrink Wrapping Conveyor Process in Charlotte NC

Automated Solution for Efficient Textile Product Shrink Wrapping

As a maker of industrial threads, our client manufactures a wide variety of materials, colors and sizes. Each bobbin, whether it be the size of your fist or the large, six-inch by 10-inch industrial product, must be sleeved in clear plastic and heat shrunk in order to transport cleanly and without potentially unwinding. Their previous manual process was inconvenient and slowing down progress. We updated them to an elegant automated shrink wrapping and heating process which increased speed and improved productivity.