Daifuku North America Blog

What Makes FABTECH the Largest Finishing Event of the Year?

Posted by Brent Brosch on 11/11/15 9:48 AM

Every year around this time, North America hosts the largest metal forming, fabrication, welding and finishing event of the year – FABTECH! We’ve been exhibiting at FABTECH for 8 years, each year is bigger and better then before. The exhibition welcomes over 1,500 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees. One of the biggest highlights are the 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations during the event. This year we have the pleasure to introduce a new product at the show, the Unibilt Inverted Three-Rail (ITR) Conveyor.

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Topics: Chain Conveyor, Conveyor, Jervis B. Webb, FABTECH

Energy Management Improvements for SmartCart Assembly Systems

Posted by Jerry Chilson on 9/21/15 10:16 AM

Energy management is very important to warehouses and manufacturing facilities worldwide. We're continuously enhancing SmartCart Assembly System offerings and features to meet the goals of our customers. The energy management goal is to extend battery life, reduce energy consumption and reduce number of charge stations and charge time. All these items will reduce the overall cost of SmartCart System ownership and increase SmartCart utilization.


All of our SmartCart systems use state of the art batteries and smart chargers. With smart chargers, batteries are fast charged reducing overall time spent at charge stations. SmartCarts are available with different battery types based on the application and budget.

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Topics: Jervis B. Webb, Smart Handling, Assembly Systems, SmartCart, SmartCart Assembly Systems

Your Luggage: From Check-In to Destination

Posted by Todd Alderman on 9/1/15 11:30 AM

Ever wonder where your luggage goes after you check in at the airport? Your luggage is sent on a journey through miles and miles of conveyor before it even reaches your plane. One of your bag’s first stops is through 3D scanners where the scanner takes images to make sure your luggage is safe to travel. Based on the destination tag your bag is automatically sorted and delivered to the airline personnel by flight for loading onto the airplane.

Delta Air Lines highlights our baggage handling conveyors in one of their most popular YouTube videos.

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Topics: Baggage Handling System, Airport,, Elite Line Services,, Jervis B. Webb, Logan Teleflex

Join the #1 Systems Supplier!

Posted by Chelsie Preston on 5/12/15 1:28 PM

Recently Daifuku was named the #1 Systems Supplier by Modern Material Handling! We are honored and thrilled to be the largest material handling systems supplier. As we continue to grow we are always looking for talented people to join our team! Our North American companies represent a wide range of industries; from automotive to cleanroom to warehouse and robotics, we have something for everyone. People Together-1

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Topics: Material Handling Industry, careers, Jervis B. Webb, Wynright Corporation, Daifuku America

Tips for Purchasing Material Handling Equipment & Parts Online

Posted by Don DeSimone on 2/4/15 2:22 PM

Whether you require an additional rack for your warehouse, parts for your conveyor system or specific casters for your shelving, where do you turn? Do you spend time “researching” vendors online for the best price, and later realize the shelves you purchased aren’t the commercial grade you need or that the components you seek aren’t easy to find.

Look no further!

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Topics: Automated Systems, Wynright, equipment store, Jervis B. Webb, estore, warehouse