Overhead Lifting Equipment, Hoists, Monorails & Winches

Handling materials overhead can increase productivity, enhance safety, improve ergonomics and maximize available floor space. There are many types of overhead materials handling equipment used to lift and move product safely and efficiently across a manufacturing or warehousing facility. Overhead cranes enable the movement of product above the floor and the right equipment for the job depends on the process, the product being moved, the task being performed and the desired rate of throughput. 

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Hiab gains an order for loader cranes from UK-based Wincanton

Hiab gains an order for loader cranes from UK-based Wincanton

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for several HIAB L-HiPro 145 cranes from Wincanton Plc, a third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland.

Hansa Heavy Lift transports giant pipe racks for new FPSO unit in Brazil

Hansa Heavy Lift transports giant pipe racks for new FPSO unit in Brazil

Hansa Heavy Lift has transported five pipe racks and three modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 metric tonnes and measuring 24,075 m³, for a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil.

Latest TGW technologies provide online giant Zalando with sustainable supply chain solution

Latest TGW technologies provide online giant Zalando with sustainable supply chain solution

European online fashion e-tailer Zalando has appointed systems integrator TGW Logistics to design, install, commission and maintain the materials handling solution at its brand new logistics centre in Lahr, Germany, which will commence operations at the end of 2016.

IKEA Russia's new DC will be Jungheinrich's biggest project yet

IKEA Russia's new DC will be Jungheinrich's biggest project yet

Jungheinrich has won the contract to provide the handling systems for IKEA Russia's new distribution centre.

Process technologies boosted with big-bag handling

Process technologies boosted with big-bag handling

Processing procedures involving powdered, granulated or other free-flowing materials require regular, high volume product top-ups to maintain adequate production through-puts.

Konecranes launches integrated customer interface platform

Konecranes launches integrated customer interface platform

Lifting equipment manufacturer, Konecranes, is claiming an industry first having developed what stands as a fully integrated customer interface and asset management platform – YourKonecranes.

British Telecom supports British manufacturing by specifying Penny Hydraulics cranes

British Telecom supports British manufacturing by specifying Penny Hydraulics cranes

British Telecom (BT) is one of the world's leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and in more than 170 countries worldwide.

New hydraulic hoists added to J D Neuhaus range

New hydraulic hoists added to J D Neuhaus range

Hoists incorporating the latest generation of super silent hydraulics have now been added to the J D Neuhaus range of high performance lifting and handling equipment.

Konecranes enters radio remote control agreement

Konecranes enters radio remote control agreement

With connection free radio remote control technology set to continue increasing in popularity, lifting equipment specialist, Konecranes, has appointed South Shields-based Industrial Remote Controls as its preferred supplier here in the UK.

J D Neuhaus re-designs heavy engineering Profi hoists

J D Neuhaus re-designs heavy engineering Profi hoists

As a completion of the re-design project for their Profi range of air operated hoists, the J D Neuhaus company have now launched its new Profi 75 TI and Profi 100 TI hoists, offering SWL capacities of 75 and 100 tonnes respectively.