MasterMover Global News

Slovakian manufacturer reduces costly delays with upgrade to MasterMover

Published : 18/12/2019

For a Slovakian train manufacturer, moving 11,000 lbs wheel sets on carts using a system of chains was proving problematic. When the chains broke, production came to a halt - leading to costly delays while repairs were carried out. So, when the business decided to upgrade its production line in order to meet...

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Tennessee tire plant reduces delays and improves safety

Published : 18/12/2019

Successful production lines depend on reliable materials handling equipment in order to keep moving and meet demand in a timely manner. For the tire industry, maintaining pace with a rapidly expanding global automotive and commercial vehicle sector means that any delay can result in lack of competitiveness and...

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Easing the aches and pains of life as a hospital orderly

Published : 18/12/2019

Sore backs and shoulders, strains and sprains are sometimes seen as an inevitable part of life as a hospital orderly. Moving heavy laundry carts, waste bins and medical equipment can take its toll, resulting in time spent off sick and creating repercussions in a service that’s vital to keep healthcare environments...

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French train manufacturer achieves greater safety and efficiency with custom remote-controlled pusher

Published : 18/12/2019

For train manufacturers working with heavy loads, there is an obvious risk when it comes to staff safety. Not only is there a danger of accidents - especially when moving freight car wheel sets along a production line with rail cars suspended above – but employee fatigue and an associated slow-down of efficiency...

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MasterTug is critical to manufacturer’s production line

Published : 18/12/2019

Moving more than 13,000 lbs of steel with a forklift truck is no easy feat. Difficult balance and a limited turning radius mean that production processes can often take longer than necessary. For Hubbard Products, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of commercial cooling equipment, safely and efficiently...

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Japanese lorry manufacturer improves speed and control

Published : 18/12/2019

Manufacturers in the commercial vehicle industry face a real challenge when making sure that operations run as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Toho Vehicle Co, one of the largest trailer and lorry manufacturers in Japan, was looking to reduce its reliance on forklift trucks in what is a busy and...

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Detergent manufacturer chooses a cost-effective electric tugger from MasterMover

Published : 18/12/2019

Two MasterMover SM100+ electric tuggers have played a key role in helping a well-known detergent manufacturer to introduce a new bin system to their manufacturing plant. The 80-gallon bins are made of stainless steel, for use in clean room environments. The manufacturer wanted a safe and efficient way to move...

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Leading cable manufacturer reduces wasted time and expense with all-in-one custom solution

Published : 18/12/2019

Moving heavy and awkward loads from an inside production area to outside containers ready for shipping was proving a challenge for a world-leading manufacturer of cables. Reliance on forklift trucks meant that valuable loads were not secure when being lifted and transported – putting staff at risk through lack...

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MasterMover’s Special Projects’ Team Make Waves in the Oil and Gas Sector

Published : 09/07/2019

The oil and gas sectors have specific requirements in terms of logistics, with the demands of geography and the nature of the products involved often requiring special consideration. One project being developed by MasterMover’s Special Projects’ Team illustrates how smart thinking can be applied to meet some of...

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SmartMover delivers efficiencies in Prison facility

Published : 08/07/2019

A prison facility in England has made the move from transporting roll cages by hand to the power and safety of a SmartMover SM100 electric tugger. Staff at the facility were wasting valuable time and staff resources having to use several staff members to manually move roll cages laden with goods across large...

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