Midland install bottle conveyor for Saint Gobain, Atlanta, Georgia.
Midland Handling Equipment have just finished installing a 150m Omnitrak light conveyor system at Saint Gobain’s bottle coating facility in Georgia, USA. The Omnitrak is a specially designed inverted bottle conveyor with a narrow pitch of 50mm for maximum product capacity. This system includes powered sprocket rotators to spin the bottles during the coating process. The bottles are sprayed with a unique type of glass coatings before being conveyed into an oven for curing. This type of bottle coating is becoming ever so popular due to its efficiency and cost saving benefits over producing coloured glass. This is the tenth bottle conveyor Midland have sold to Saint Gobain for this process. Saint Gobain also have 2 overhead chain conveyors at their pipelines facility in Telford, UK.
Midland complete massive JCB Power and Free conveyor in new Heavy Products Plant
Midland Handling have completed the installation and commissioning of 3 new conveyor systems at JCB’s new Heavy Products plant in Uttoxeter.
Midland installed 3 new 406TCHD Power and Free conveyors designed to carry loads of an incredible 8 tonnes around a total of 910m of circuit length. Incorporated throughout the circuit were a number of lift section for loading products onto the track, which added particular challenges for Midland as the main track height was at an incredible 8m high.
Midland won the contract through George Koch and Sons of Europe who managed the whole project from erection of the actual unit to providing all plant and paint equipment.
Powered Roller, gravity roller and belt conveyors at Shoe Zone Head Office Leicester
Midland Handling Equipment are just finishing the installation of numerous floor based conveyors at Shoe Zone Group sorting warehouse.
Consisting of a long powered roller lines in the new warehouse in Zone 2 to compliment the endless array of varying system Midland already have at Shoe Zone.
Midland began providing conveyors at Shoe Zone back in 2000 when they were known as Benson Shoe. Utilising all types of floor conveyors for varying applications totalling around £400,000-00 are currently installed including conveyors incorporated in packing machines and weigh stations.
Midland Handling Equipment complete Power and Free conveyor at JCB axle Plant
Midland have finished a successful partnership with Hi-Tec Spray Limited to install a new Power and Free conveyor as part of their plant at JCB’s new axle plant in Wrexham.
The plant consists of a 406TC conveyor that carries axles for JCB’s earthmoving equipment through a series of processes designed for a final quality finish.
The overhead conveyor was designed to carry the 2 tonne axles around the plant which incorporated two lift sections to load and unload the products from floor level.
Midland win Nifty Lift Contract
Midland Handling have won a contract off Harry Dalby Eng. in Leicester to provide a Free Track conveyor system for their paint plant facility.
The plant is to be installed in Hoyland just outside Barnsley with a Trakmaster 406 Free Track conveyor carrying bodies to Nifty Lifts lifting equipment.
The system includes track breaks pneumatically controlled for the opening and closing of the paint booth doors.
More to follow.