A modern distribution center is a sophisticated operation, with more moving parts and heavy machinery than outsiders may expect. With this movement and sophistication come further hazards to worker safety—each of which prescribes additional measures on your part. Here are five top safety hazards in warehouse operations, along with how you can avoid them at your warehouse. 1. WORKER COMPLACENCY & FATIGUE Even as [...]

2023-01-24T08:44:52-06:00January 24th, 2023|

How Material Handling Can Help Biomedical Production Meet Increasing Demand

During this COVID-19 outbreak, the importance of the biomedical field has been put on full display. But with increased demand comes the need to produce at higher-than-normal rates. Here are four ways that material handling can help biomedical manufacturers keep up with increased demand. Intelligent Lifting Equipment Intelligent lifting equipment, like vacuum lifters and ergonomic end-of-arm tooling, can reduce the force needed to complete lifting [...]

2022-08-16T14:42:05-05:00April 24th, 2020|

Hytrol Introduces The ProSort SS Sortation Solution

Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc. announced the newest addition to its ProSort conveyor line, the ProSort SS. The ProSort SS (Sweep Sorter) is a right-angle sortation solution that sorts standard poly bags, blister packs and small packages weighing less than 8 pounds. The aftersort module can be used with the sorter to divert products on single or dual levels to the left or right. ProSort SS [...]

2022-07-05T22:20:23-05:00October 22nd, 2019|
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