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Industrial Distribution

Industrial Distribution

The warehouse distribution industry manages the flow and delivery of products for one or more companies. Typically these warehouses receive bulk shipments from suppliers to sort, repackage, and ship to retail stores or direct to customers.

Warehouse distribution is a growing industry, as the efficacy of logistics is more important now than ever. Today’s warehouse can range from a simple gravity system to a complex computer controlled system of powered conveyors, sorters, robotics, and custom machines. Whether distribution is internal or via a 3rd party, it is important to have a well-designed system that fits all the aspects of the company’s present and future needs. A distribution system can include storage, depalletizing, labeling, sorting, part picking, packing, quality control techniques, palletizing, shipping and countless others.

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Roche Diagnostics

ZiPline Accumulation Conveyor

Applications

  • For use when buffering and/or metering are required
  • Typically used prior to decision making points within the conveyor system

Benefits

  • Eases stress on upstream and downstream equipment
  • Balances the throughput for robotics, machines, and sorters by buffering product
  • Low Profile frame

Specifications

  • 24VDC brushless DC motor or 460VAC motor
  • 4.5" tall side channel
  • Capacity 75 lbs per zone
  • 24VDC photoeyes at each zone
  • Roller centers of 2" or 3"
  • Speeds up to 200 feet per minute

Partial Client List

  • iHerb
  • Roche
  • Medco

Transportation Conveyor

Applications

  • For use when transporting products from point A to point B
  • Ideal for medium to light loads

Benefits

  • Low profile frame
  • Cost effective

Specifiications

  • 24 VDC brushless DC motor or 460VAC motor
  • 4.5" tall side channel
  • Capacity 50+ lbs per foot
  • Roller centers of 2" or 3"
  • Speeds up to 200 feet per minute

Partial Client List

  • iHerb
  • Roche
  • Medco

Sorters

Applications

  • Dividing product to different robotic cells
  • Switching product flow based on downstream capacity

Benefits

  • Balances flow of product and material to maximize throughput
  • Fast throughput
  • Low maintenance

Specifications

  • Uses Intralox Angled Roller Belt (Available in 45 degree and 60 degree)
  • Powered by an AC gearmotor (460/3/60)
  • Uses compressed air to actuate pop up modules
  • Up to 220 feet per minute

Partial Client List

  • iHerb
  • Conagra Foods

Custom Conveyor

Applications

  • Custom functions that cannot be accomplished with standard conveyor
  • Modifications of standard conveyor such as wider widths, longer zones, specified component brands

Benefits

  • Engineered for specific application
  • Built to meet plant stringent specifications

Partial Client List

  • iHerb
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Medco

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