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incline conveyor

A guide to selecting the best incline conveyor, from Norpak Handling
March 4, 2020 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling serves Canadian manufacturing facilities and warehouses with an unparalleled selection of material-handling systems by major producers. A common choice for many production facilities and DCs is incline/decline conveyors, which travel upwards…

industrial lifting

Customers offer high praise for ELS as a material-handling solution provider
February 24, 2020 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment (ELS) is renowned as a top provider of industrial lifting solutions. Customers rely on the company for first-rate equipment, giving ELS a healthy customer base that keeps returning.…

food-grade conveyor system

Norpak Handling’s advice on finding a proper food-grade conveyor system
February 13, 2020 by Norpak Handling Limited

Conveyor technology is essential to the food-processing industry today, and Norpak Handling is Canada’s premier source of conveyor systems. The Norpak team knows that sanitation is of tantamount importance when it comes to…

material-lifting equipment

ELS has provided material-lifting solutions for nearly half a century
February 12, 2020 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Today, Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) is a leading Ontario manufacturer and supplier of standard and custom overhead material-lifting equipment for industrial use. The ELS team designs, produces, and installs cranes…

conveyor models

Many different kinds of conveyor models are available from Continental
February 6, 2020 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Continental Conveyor has been a leading source of conveyors and accessories since its founding in 1963. One major advantage of working with Continental is a portfolio that comprises many different kinds of conveyor…

conveyor belt

How to select the right conveyor belt, according to Norpak Handling
February 3, 2020 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling not only supplies great material-handling products; it also employs experts who find the right solution to every need. This team knows that customers need to select the right conveyor belt for…

packaging belts

The packaging industry benefits from various Megadyne-Jason belts
January 27, 2020 by Jason Industrial (Canada) Ltd.

Megadyne-Jason is a major supplier of industrial belt solutions for a variety of major sectors – including a useful range of packaging belts. The packaging industry is highly dependent on timing, positioning, accuracy,…

conveyor supplies

Continental Conveyor is the industry leader in bulk material-handling systems
January 22, 2020 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Manufacturing facilities cannot run without reliable conveyor equipment these days. Material-handling systems are vital to keeping operations running smoothly and efficiently in many industries. Continental Conveyor is proud to play a key role…

work station bridge cranes

Ergonomic lifting with Gorbel™ work station bridge cranes and monorails
January 21, 2020 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Gorbel™ work station bridge cranes and monorails, available from Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS), increase productivity, reduce injuries, and are configurable to suit applications such as part assembly, machining, palletizing loads,…

top conveyor solutions

Norpak Handling: more than three decades of top conveyor solutions
January 20, 2020 by Norpak Handling Limited

At the dawn of the 2020s, Norpak Handling remains Canada’s go-to supplier for top conveyor solutions – with a customer base that has included Canada Post, FedEx, General Motors, PepsiCo Foods, and the…

zip chain actuators

Tsubaki zip chain actuators always meet the needs of high production
January 17, 2020 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

The product line available from Tsubaki of Canada offers solutions for many manufacturing issues. Certain issues occur during stacking and unstacking applications. For example, the use of hydraulic cylinders in stacking equipment can…

IIoT solutions

How HARTING solutions help businesses connect to the IIoT quickly
January 16, 2020 by Harting Canada Inc

HARTING Canada offers a wealth of connectivity solutions that bring businesses up to date with the latest online technology. One recent development is the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, which is transforming…

materials handling

ELS is a solution provider for the materials handling industry
January 11, 2020 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

As the materials handling industry has evolved since Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment (ELS) began providing custom engineered solutions more than 45 years ago, we have seen a tremendous amount of change –…

industrial accumulating conveyor

Hytrol is an industry leader, offering two kinds of accumulating conveyors
January 3, 2020 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling is an authorized Hytrol Integration Partner, proud to supply Hytrol Conveyor Company’s innovative products in Canada. Both Hytrol and Norpak know that conveyor selection is an infinitely customizable task, as every…

belt conveyor pulleys

Continental’s belt conveyor pulleys reduce belt wear, prevent misalignment
December 30, 2019 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Since its founding in 1963, Continental Conveyor has served Canadian businesses as a leading manufacturer of equipment and systems that handle bulk materials. The company offers a broad lineup of conveyor equipment and…

screw conveyor

How to select a screw conveyor: Continental Conveyor’s best tips
December 19, 2019 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Continental Conveyor is a major Canadian source of material-handling equipment, including a line of screw conveyors. Among the most versatile, economical bulk conveyors on the market, these devices can be used as feeders,…

hazardous environments

ELS determines the best lifting solutions for hazardous-environment applications
December 14, 2019 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) has been providing successful lifting and handling solutions for over 45 years, including determining solutions for hazardous environments in a variety of industries. To ensure that…

weigh feeders

Continental offers weigh feeders in varying sizes and belt widths
December 12, 2019 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Conveyors are important to manufacturing operations these days, which is why Canadian businesses put their trust in Continental Conveyor. This company produces a stellar portfolio of material-handling equipment. The lineup includes weigh feeders,…

food contact belts

Megadyne-Jason makes food contact belts with chemical and corrosion resistance
December 9, 2019 by Jason Industrial (Canada) Ltd.

For an unmatched selection of belt solutions for many industries, the source to trust is Megadyne-Jason. Since 1957, this company has satisfied customers with innovation in belt design and construction. For example, Megadyne-Jason’s…

belt conveyor idlers

Belt conveyor idlers by Continental are perfect for high capacities
December 5, 2019 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Continental Conveyor has served industry for more than 55 years with high-end material-handling equipment. The company’s portfolio includes conveyors, feeders, and bucket elevators, as well as conveyor components. The last category includes two…

belt installation

Belt installation and removal tips for Hytrol’s NBEZ conveyor systems
December 4, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Hytrol Conveyor Company is changing the material-handling game with its NBEZ conveyor, the first all-electric narrow-belt accumulation conveyor. As an authorized Hytrol Integration Partner, Norpak Handling is proud to make the NBEZ available…

material handling belts

Material handling belts are among the key specialties of Megadyne-Jason
December 2, 2019 by Jason Industrial (Canada) Ltd.

Megadyne-Jason supplies an unsurpassed diversity of belt solutions for the industrial market, including material handling belts. With its extensive experience in this area, the company understands that material handling relies on precision positioning…

industrial machine

Rosta’s portfolio comprises three categories of industrial machine elements
November 27, 2019 by Rosta Inc

For more than 30 years, Canadian businesses have acquired top industrial machine elements from Rosta Inc. A local branch of a worldwide supplier, the company keeps machinery and equipment operational in many industries.…

slider bed curve conveyor

Hytrol’s new SBC conveyor works very well for various applications
November 21, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling supplies top material-handling innovations in Canada by being an authorized Hytrol Integration Partner. Hytrol recently introduced its slider bed curve conveyor, or SBC, which offers a new level of efficiency and…

vacuum lifting

Vacuum Lifters – Material-Handling Solutions from ELS
October 24, 2019 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Standard and custom vacuum lifting products can be sourced from Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS). ELS Application Specialists assist customers to select the appropriate vacuum system and components to suit their…

roller conveyors

Two new Hytrol live roller conveyors are breaking new ground
October 23, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling is an authorized Hytrol Integration Partner, which means it makes Hytrol’s innovative conveyor products directly available to Canadian businesses. Hytrol has just launched two new, groundbreaking variants to its acclaimed NBEZ…

custom conveyor

Norpak can customize conveyors with Intralox’s ARB alignment technology
October 10, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

One of the reasons to rely on Norpak Handling for material handling is its ability to customize solutions according to individual needs. For example, the Norpak team can imbue a custom conveyor with…

Fall Arrest

Tether Track® – Working-at-heights fall protection from ELS
October 8, 2019 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Fall-arrest equipment is a must in many hazardous professions that put workers in literally high places. Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) offers fall-protection gear by Gorbel, one of the supplier’s major…

industrial belt conveyor

Model PCX conveyor by Hytrol is adaptable and highly efficient
September 30, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling is an authorized Hytrol Integration Partner, which means it supplies Hytrol Conveyor Company’s innovative systems to Canadian businesses. One example is the Model PCX low-profile, portable-parts conveyor. This industrial belt conveyor…

freestanding workstation crane

Manufacturer gets the best solution with ELS freestanding workstation crane
September 17, 2019 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) always has the right lifting solution to make difficult jobs seem easy, regardless of the application or industry. A manufacturer of plastic-injection-moulded parts in the automotive…



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