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 strengthens its global leadership ambition in cranes by acquiring EFFER S.p.A from the CTE Group

Hiab strengthens its global leadership ambition in cranes by acquiring EFFER S.p.A from the CTE Group

Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 million.

Demag quadro chain hoist for a broad range of applications

Demag quadro chain hoist for a broad range of applications

Fitted with four load hooks, the Demag LDC-Q quadro chain hoist allows different load handling attachments to be lifted and transported at the same time. The available LDC-Q sizes enable loads weighing up to 3.2 t to be handled safely and efficiently.

Lifting equipment manufacturer opens new £2M manufacturing plant in Derbyshire

Lifting equipment manufacturer opens new £2M manufacturing plant in Derbyshire

Family owned lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics Ltd opened a new £2M manufacturing facility in Clowne, Derbyshire on Thursday 5th October. British banker and former chairman of Barclays bank, Sir David Walker opened the new plant following completion of the 18-month project.

Cimcorp installs fully automated, robotic material handling solution for Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe in the USA

Cimcorp installs fully automated, robotic material handling solution for Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe in the USA

Cimcorp has installed its MultiPick solution at the headquarters of Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc., a family owned and operated bread and roll manufacturer in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania US.

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.

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