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Comprehensive news on overhead handling including hoists, cranes, monorails, workstations and more in use in warehouses and distribution centers.


Gorbel: Ergonomic Lifting Devices
Revolutionize warehouse operations with Gorbel's G-Force® & Easy Arm® Intelligent Lifting Devices. Lift & maneuver like never before.

PFlow VRCs – A Perfect Fit for Your Warehouse SLAM Area
Vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRCs) for SLAM applications can help you make the most of precious space and prevent warehouse bottlenecks where you can least afford them – the last 100 feet of...

LiftPoint USA by Mohawk Lifts: LTXMHX Fork LiftMaterial Handling Service Lift
The LTX/MHX, available in 18,000 – 30,000-pound capacities, marks a milestone in the MRO of equipment by providing a 2-post design that allows technicians to service all 5 product classes.

EMH, Inc. (Engineered Material Handling): AL System Lamp Post workstation cranes
Workstation cranes provide versatility

Gorbel Inc.: GS Series Electric Chain Hoists
Lightweight compact body design is ideal for any work area, especially low headroom applications.

EMH, Inc. (Engineered Material Handling): Model LS Load- Stabilized Hoist
Load-stabilized hoist transports loads quickly, securely and safely

Harrington Hoists: HFPSL four-point sack lifter beam
Lift bulk container sacks with four-point beam

Columbus McKinnon Corporation: Weblok assembly
Double-load pin retention assembly secures synthetic slings

Fibro Läpple Technology GMBH: FLT Linear Gantry
Linear gantry constructed with carbon fiber to reduce vibrations

JPW Industries: JET JWS Series Web Strap Hoists
Web strap hoists for lifting, pulling and holding

FIPA: Custom Vacuum Gripper for Cases and Layers
Mounted on a Z-axis for vertical lift capabilities, a custom vacuum gripper based on the supplier’s TC Series handles individual boxes and whole layers— regardless of the position and...

Cynergy Ergonomics: Universal vacuum lifting system
Employing a single vacuum lifter, a universal lifting system lifts and manipulates materials with different geometries at load weights more than 1,000 pounds. Ideal for job shops, custom manufacturers and shipping...

UniMove: CM-750 vacuum lift system
The CM-750 vacuum lift system is capable of achieving movement rates of six to 10 units per minute—to support palletizing and depalletizing. The system handles highly porous corrugated cartons or...

Schmalz: JumboSprint 85 vacuum tube lifters
JumboSprint 85 vacuum tube lifters—used in conjunction with aluminum traveling cranes—optimize the handling of cardboard boxes and cranes while supporting worker ergonomics. Capable of handling loads in excess of 650...

Harrington Hoists: CX005 mini hand chain hoist
With a rated capacity of 1,000 pounds, the new CX005 mini hand chain hoist comes with either 10 or 20 feet of lift. Standard features include a load limiter to prevent overload, a...

JD Neuhaus: New line of stainless steel air hoists
A new line of stainless steel air hoists is ideal for overhead movement in beverage processing and handling. Using compressed air, the hoist’s construction resists corrosion and high levels...

Gorbel Inc.: Easy Arm 660 intelligent lifting device
The new Easy Arm 660 intelligent lifting device handles loads up to 660 pounds, making it ideal for applications ranging from placement of automobile engines to loading of large plates for machining....

Harrington Hoists: New AW Series Ex-certified air hoists
The new AW Series Ex-certified spark-resistant washdown air hoists are intended for use in humid, limited corrosive or outdoor environments—where equipment must be washed or hosed off frequently. The...

Konecranes: XA aluminum workstation crane
The ergonomic XA aluminum workstation crane reduces cumulative trauma from repetitive lifting motions by providing assistance during lifting and handing processes. The enclosed-track system bolts together and can be used...

Tandemloc: AR12A pipe tong lifters
Pipe tong lifters engage load automatically for single-operator handling Equipped with an integratedAutolatch function, AR12A pipe tong lifters automatically engage or disengage a load of pipe or other cylinder-shaped...