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6 Ways Accumulation Can Benefit your Material Handling Operation

Accumulation is becoming increasingly popular in automated solutions. This is primarily because of the numerous applications and benefits it creates in your operation. Zero-pressure accumulation conveyor works by using photoelectric intelligence to allow products to accumulate with—you guessed it—no pressure…

How to Choose a Pallet Handling Solution

Pallet Handling

A pallet handling system can solve a variety of problems in a manufacturing facility. These solutions help achieve output, create a safer environment for employees, and circumvent space limitations. They’re often used in oily or wet environments in need of…

How to Nurture Employee Loyalty with a Safe Workplace

It’s the most important reason, but keeping employees safe and injury-free is not the only benefit of providing a safe environment for workers. A safer workplace: Drives productivity and revenue growth. Has long-term effects on employee engagement, retention, and loyalty.…

3 Major Lean Manufacturing Benefits to Customers

In today’s competitive, consumer-driven landscape, companies have to find ways to streamline operations and deliver products even more quickly. The name of the game is speed and efficiency. In order to meet rising customer expectations, however, companies must do more…

Seminar or On-Site? Your Training Options with Hytrol

Hytrol Training
As technology improves, it’s important to keep your knowledge base up to date.  A material handling solution is a big investment, and Hytrol has always kept that in mind when hosting training for end users and integration partners. Since we hosted our first sales school in 1970, and our first maintenance seminar 20 years after, we’ve made sure this training is affordable and valuable.

How to Use Conveyors to Improve Plant Ergonomics

Manufacturing Careers
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries and illnesses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, in fact, shows MSDs (e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, muscle strains, lower back injuries, etc.) accounted for roughly 33% of all worker injury and illness cases reported in 2013.