Forging Furnaces

Very Hot! Very Heavy! How to move it? Lauyans’ client manufactures forging furnaces for various processes. In this project, their client needs a conveyor system to convey stock lengths of steel bar, from 17.68” to 19.76” in diameter to a saw where it is cut into lengths. The length of the blanks range from 28.64” … Continued

Critical material handling for radioactive waste.

Lauyans & Company designs and manufactures material handling equipment for a wide variety of products. This includes automotive parts, packaged chicken, red-hot steel ingots, ice cream and even radioactive waste. In the mid-2000’s, Lauyans & Company was awarded the contract for the material handling equipment going into a plant built by the Department of Energy … Continued

A Train Load of Axles

Lauyans & Company helps our customers with their material handling needs. The range of products is huge. The products may be on pallets or in boxes. The product may a simple piece of steel tubing or a completed assembly. The conveyor may handle glowing steel forgings or cases of ice cream. Perhaps the load is … Continued

Material Handling Systems: Filling In the Gaps

Lauyans & Company helps large scale systems integrators “fill in the gaps” in the material handling systems for their customers. In this situation, our customer was installing a material handling system for a large national distillery. They needed two turntables to rotate 90 degrees and transfer pallets of product from one set of conveyors to … Continued

Lauyans & Company helps cut shipping costs

Lauyans & Company has a reputation for material handling innovation. Lauyans solves difficult material handling problems. With Lauyans’ help, our customers streamline their processes. Reduce their cost of operations. In this project, the end-user manufacturers hydraulic lifts for automotive repairs. Making the final product easier and quicker to ship cuts significant cost from the process. … Continued

Handling synthetic rubber the right way

Lauyans & Company provides innovative custom conveyor solutions for companies that manufacture a wide array of products. Despite the diversity of our customers’ offerings, some things remain the same in Lauyans’ approach. When our customers come to us, Lauyans & Company puts a special emphasis on listening to them. We want to hear about their … Continued

Handling 2400-degree steel billets? That is a hot topic!

Lauyans & Company’s customer is a global manufacturer of heavy-duty truck and trailer suspensions. White-hot steel billets are forged into truck trailer axles. The billets are QA checked on the way to the forging station. Watch the video below to see how Lauyans & Company designed and manufactured material handling equipment for this demanding situation. … Continued

Do you have confidence in your product’s quality?

Precision welded steel tubing is used in many automotive applications. Passenger seats and body stiffening are only two. The demands are exacting. Length and straightness (bow) must be within specs. The ability for the tubing to maintain a specific pressure or to contain a fluid is important often. When a company has millions of feet … Continued

Acquisition Update to Lauyans & Company, Inc. Customers

To Our Valued Customers, We would like to announce the merger of Lauyans & Company, Inc. with 100% Employee Owned W. M. Kelley Company, Inc. of New Albany, Indiana. Lauyans & Company is an innovative engineering and manufacturing company providing industry with conveyor systems and permanent magnet solutions. Established in 1986, we have served our … Continued

Material Handling With Custom Conveyors Can Be Simple

As defined by the Material Handling Industry Trade Group, MHI, “Material handling is the movement, protection, storage and control of materials and products throughout manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, consumption and disposal. As a process, material handling incorporates a wide range of manual, semi-automated and automated equipment and systems that support logistics and make the supply chain … Continued