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Vacuum Lifting For End-Of-Line Palletizing Safety Demo – Haw River NC Case Study

Proving Safety & Efficiency With Vacuum Lifting Device Factory Demonstration Challenge Solution Custom Designed Vacuum Lift System For Palletizing “Vacuum lift operations offer cost savings on equipment, installation labor, and reduced down-time while increasing safety and efficiency.” Success Increased Efficiency, Increased Safety, & Fast Installation Ivar Lonon

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Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors, The Right Solution For Material Lifting – Rose Hill NC Case Study

To eliminate our client’s safety risks, Brad Dowless brought in a Mechanical Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRC) from PFlow Industries. A VRC is basically an elevator lift strictly for materials. This provided the perfect, safest way to move goods to and from the second level. 

Specialty Printed Packaging Conveyor Process in Charlotte NC

Packaging Accumulation Conveyor For Specialty Printing Process – Charlotte NC Case Study

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.

Custom Adjustable Case Sealing Conveyor

Custom Case Sealing Conveyor Provides Smooth Sealing – Charleston SC Case Study

Weighted skate wheels were being used in a case sealer application which caused the center of the box to compress and not seal very well. Brian Hester of AEC and Omni Conveyor, put their creative minds in gear and came up with an idea for an adjustable dual belt conveyor. The system allows the customer to adjust both the height of the opening as well as the width internally.  This would provide a complete seal on multiple box dimensions.

Custom Dock Solution Designed to Unload 3,500 LB Skids Off A Flatbed Truck

No Pit, No Ramp, No Problem! Safely Unload 3,500 LB Skids With Custom Powered Conveyor

Industry: Building Goods Distributor in Morrisville, North Carolina Challenge: Safely moving 16-foot-long, 3,500-pound skids into warehouse Solution: A chain-driven powered roller conveyor with custom fork truck pocket and added security features Product: Heavy-Duty Live Roller Conveyor by Hytrol with custom controls A family-owned construction and building goods distributor in Irmo, South Carolina has been around for … Continued

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Picking with Purpose – How To Optimize Your Picking Process

Time is a key resource. This is a well-known maxim throughout manufacturing and distribution centers. And industry leaders are aware of how many variables can quickly and profoundly impact exactly how time is filled in a warehouse or order fulfilment facility. Order picking is a key piece within this puzzle and one of the most … Continued

Hytrol E24 Family of Conveyors

Author: Scott Abernathy, Vice President Hytrol E24™ Roller & Belt Conveyors: Simple, Flexible and Efficient Hytrol Conveyor, a world leader in the design and manufacturing of conveyor systems since 1947, has perhaps no better example of their fierce commitment to high quality solutions than the E24™ line of conveyor solutions. As a company specializing in conveyor … Continued

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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

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.