Lo-Tow® Automatic Pallet Truck Conveyor System

The new Lo-Tow® is an in-floor conveyor system that is designed to improve operator productivity and accuracy. Operators simply load their pallet trucks and bring them over to the nearest towline station. They scan the destination, engage the towpin and the pallet truck will automatically be delivered to the correct location in minutes. The Low-Tow in-floor towline conveyor system can be used in distribution centers, cross-docking centers, mail sorting centers, manufacturing, production and assembly areas. The same installed towline conveyor system can be used for pallet trucks, roller cart...
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Virtual Vision® Allows Workers to See Through High-speed Doors

The new Virtual Vision allows workers to actually see through high-speed doors! This is a lot better than light communication systems that use arrows and countdowns to alert workers when a door is about to close. Knowing if something is about to come through the door can prevent a lot of potential accidents. It also helps prevent the second most common type of forklift accidents: the forklift and worker collision. Along with the ability to see through the doors, it also has motion sensor LEDs that light up red and flash when someone is approaching from either side.
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Warehouse Design is Key in Goal to Double Sales

Werner Electric Supply had a goal of doubling their sales to $500 million by 2020. To achieve this, they built a brand new 200,000 sq. ft. facility that has a custom four-level pick module system.  With his warehouse design, they achieved a zero order backlog at the end of each day. “We built the new facility to add inventory and services to meet our sales goal, as well as get our inventory back under one roof,” says Lloyd Fabry, Werner Electric Supply’s Regional Distribution Center Manager. Their new warehouse has a custom pick module, custom warehouse design and custom warehouse manage...
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Crown Equipment’s New Powered Scissor Lift Hand Pallet Truck

Crown Equipment Corporation introduced the Crown PTH 50PS Series powered scissor lift hand pallet truck.  It is designed to help improve comfort and efficiency by avoiding unnecessary bending and lifting. This piece of material handling equipment is designed to be used with open bottom pallets, skids and totes. The Crown PTH 50PS is perfect for warehouses that need adjustable working heights. It features an electrically powered hydraulic system that can lift up to 2,200 lbs up to a height of 31.5 inches. It can be used as both a hand pallet truck or a mobile work positioner. This new pie...
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