Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Materials handling equipment

Crane safety and reliability

03 July, 2009 by

Konecranes has launched an audit service to help users to determine whether overhead lifting equipment achieves optimum reliability, performance and mandatory safety standards.

Electric-powered pallet trucks and stackers

03 July, 2009 by

Toyota Material Handling Australia has launched a range of pedestrian electric-powered pallet trucks and electric-powered stackers.

Dust-minimising connector

01 April, 2009 by

The BFM fitting is a clampless and snap-in connector that can be used for the transfer of mainly powder-type products from one item of plant to another.

Rigid asset tag for forklift applications

31 March, 2009 by

The Intermec IT67 Enterprise Lateral Transmitting (LT) Tag is an RFID tag with both edge and normal reading performance designed specifically to support portal and forklift applications and enhance forklift reading performance. With edge reading, users can now read the data from the IT67 laterally, eliminating the need to face the tag directly. This allows organisations to streamline operations and track assets more effectively without the need for chokepoints.

Dock loading/unloading technology

01 June, 2008

Industrial Conveying is custom designing, manufacturing and installing a range of devices for bulk loading (and unloading) palletised product into shipping containers.

Pneumatic cylinder with integral hydraulic brake

01 June, 2008

Pneumatic actuators are notoriously difficult to control at either slow speeds or when the load varies during the stroke.


01 June, 2008

The LA35 actuator, which has been added to the Techline range, is designed to solve a number of challenges faced in the industrial marketplace.

Vertical order picker

01 June, 2008

Jungheinrich Lift Truck has released the EKS 110 vertical order picker.

Forklift range

10 October, 2007

The Heli forklift range includes diesel and petrol models, electric reach trucks and pallet trucks.

Moving heavy loads

12 September, 2007

The OkarRoll MTR 120 mm multidirectional rollers for heavy loads are complemented by a 50 mm PVC roller system that assembles easily without specialist tools to produce waterproof gravity conveyor rollers.

Turnkey handling solution

07 May, 2007

With transport being a key component of Coca-Cola's distribution system, ICA has been commissioned to design and manufacture as well as implement loading and unloading facilities

Hydraulic bin tipper

11 April, 2007

The AIM HBT1000 hydraulic forklift attachment is suitable for the forward tipping of various cubic bins. It has a safe working load of up to 1000 kg and has a forward rotation of up to 135°.

Unscrambling at Kraft

29 March, 2007

Lanfranchi S.rl. of Parma, Italy, in collaboration with its local partner HBM Plastics & Packaging Technologies, has recently won the tender to supply a PET bottle unscrambler to Kraft Foods in Port Melbourne

Australia develops integrated RFID forklift

07 March, 2007

A joint Australian project has resulted in the development of what is claimed to be the country’s first fully-integrated RFID forklift.

Crane adapted for restricted space and bulk handling

17 March, 2006

A client's requirements for a crane defied the design of traditional jib cranes. To achieve the desired length of the arm, a certain height was necessary

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