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Efficiency & ProductivityWhy Overhead

How To Improve Workflow And Optimize Space With Overhead Handling

With the cost of real estate and rents still high, a lot of manufacturing and distribution facilities miss out on an easy way to optimize their existing structure’s space while simultaneously improving workflow: overhead lifting equipment. By adding cranes, hoists ...
Efficiency & ProductivityWhy Overhead

Three Ways Overhead Lifting Solutions Prevent Product Damage

Crash. Smash. Boom. Those aren’t just the sounds of products being damaged as they’re moved around a distribution center or manufacturing facility by a traditional, floor-based vehicle, such as a forklift. Those are also the negative impacts made on the ...
Efficiency & ProductivityWhy Overhead

Why Every Overhead Lifting Solution Is Customized

Rarely are two overhead lifting applications the same. The location might be indoors or outside. Ceiling heights might be high or low. Some facilities have building columns spaced closely together; others may have none—and the widths and lengths of buildings ...
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Training, Certification Programs Keep Overhead Lifting Environments Safe While Maximizing ...

To ensure the safest and most productive working environment, ongoing training on proper use of all equipment is a must. The same rule applies to overhead handling systems. Employees who are properly trained and certified to operate and repair cranes, ...
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Virtual Reality Game Introduces Beginners To Overhead Lifting Equipment Operation

While books and videos remain a great way to learn about a topic—such as how overhead handling equipment operates—nothing replaces the knowledge gained through the experience of actually working with cranes and hoists. Yet the chances that a company would ...
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Keep Your Distance! How Load Controls Keep Employees Safe During ...

Lifting loads is just one third of the function of cranes, hoists and monorails deployed in manufacturing and distribution facilities. Equally important are the safe maneuvering and precise placement of the load once it’s up in the air. That’s why ...
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Three Ways Overhead Handling Technologies Protect Employees

Keeping employees safe on the job in manufacturing and distribution operations is the top priority of every operation. Yet one of the most common reasons for workers’ compensation claims are back injuries—including those associated with repetitive lifting of light loads. ...