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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

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Heavy Duty, Custom Conveyor Systems Designed for a Steel Processor

Lauyans & Company’s client processes steel for manufacturing operations. They needed a way to offload plate steel from a shot blast operation. The solution was a chain driven live roller (CDLR) conveyor. It allowed the client to offload multiple sheets

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A new decanting line for aged Kentucky bourbon

A Kentucky bourbon distiller asked Lauyans & Company to help with a new barrel decanting line. Aged bourbon in 650-pound oak barrels is brought into the building where, barrel by barrel, the bungs are removed, and the bourbon is decanted.

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Light. Simple. With problems. Custom conveyors addressed everything.

Some of Lauyans & Company’s customers require the ability to handle extremely heavy loads. Or loads in frigid temperatures as well as loads that are close to the melting point of steel. But many of our projects involve handling simple,

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Conveyor Systems designed to handle a hazardous by-product

Industrial processes can produce by-products that can be hazardous. Lauyans and Company recognizes that this can be an important part of our services to our customers when we design conveyor systems. This customer came to Lauyans with a situation that

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Chip Conveyors – Supporting Automotive Machining Cells

Automotive machining systems for engine blocks, heads and other components are a marvel of modern manufacturing. These systems solve production issues, scale productivity, lower cost, and increase flexibility. What common problem do these systems face? Lauyans and Company’s customer is

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Is Your Product at the Extremes of Length, Width or Weight?

Do you have trouble moving it safely and efficiently through your production process? Our client came to us with a complex situation. It was complex because the product required special handling. Size – up to 60’ long x 24” wide

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Heavy-Duty Conveyors: Proving Our Claim

If you go to Lauyans & Company’s website page for Custom Conveyor Solutions, we make a claim you can take to heart, “If your process requires moving heavy, unique-sized or hard to handle loads, we can help.” We’re very serious about that

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Efficiency for the Automotive Industry

Lauyans & Company’s customer works with major automotive manufacturers. They provide carpeting and pads using recycled materials. The product for this project is the insulation padding to reduce noise and insulate the passenger compartment. First, the material is pressed into

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Pallet Handling eBook Available Now

Selecting the right pallet conveyor system supplier is essential to make the system work properly, for seamless integration with other systems in the facility and to avoid wasted time or excessive labor in the process. The right conveying system supplier

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