Factory Automation Solutions aid in precise repetitive product positioning

Factory automation solutions are Pentalift’s specialty. Three hydraulic scissor lift tables with side shifting chain conveyors were synchronized. These tables lined up structural steel or tubing to be cut by a band saw. This factory automation solution made it so the steel could be ... Read More

24486552_sLogistic readiness operations have a number of safety concerns to take into consideration when they are generating a comprehensive safety plan. One of the most neglected areas of logistics safety training tends to be fall protection training. Logistics personnel tend to be rough and r... Read More

loading dock equipment maintananceAs part of any business to keep your employees safe and to keep business running as usual, maintaining your loading dock equipment is vital to this continual operation. Depending on your individual application, your loading dock equipment may include truck restraints, dock levelers, and roll up doors – all of which are intricate parts of the loading dock. If you have an outside Read More

Pic 2A leading North American producer and distributor of gypsum wallboard, joint compound and an array of related products for the construction and remodeling industries approached Pentalift once again to design and build products for their specific application needs.

The application in question involved des... Read More

Risk factors such as lifting heavy items, reaching overhead, working in awkward body postures, bending, and so on represent one of the leading causes of strain and injury in a warehouse environment. Ergonomics is your best ally in your efforts to provide a healthy and safe workplace for your staff. The idea of ergonomics refers to fitting a job to a person, and this can be accomplished through the use of speciali... Read More

Creating a lean culture often involves looking into your organization’s internal functions through your customers’ eyes. A lean culture will not only keep your customers happy and coming back for business, but it will also create sustainability, which is a recipe for success. Here are some reasons why creating a lean culture is essential for sustainability:

  • The Customer Is Everyone’s Business - It should not surprise you that creating a lean culture is all about making the customer everyone’s business. In fact, the customer is the very reason why your... Read More

Conventionally, ergonomics applies information about human abilities, behavior, and limitations to the design of tools, machines,  tasks, jobs, and environments for safe, productive, effective, and comfortable human use. There are certain factors that play a role in ergonomics, including posture and movement and environmental factors, such as temperature, humidity, lighting, and noise.

The goal of ergonomics is to provide maximum productivity with minimal cost; in this context cost is expressed as the phy... Read More

Safety and productivity are some of the considerations that you can’t afford to ignore when your business involves working with dock lifts. Dock lifts can increase the safety of your employees while also increasing the efficiency of your processes and make truck loading easier. They deliver precise positioning of products of almost any weight, with a wide range of platform sizes and vertical travel heights to choose from. One of the most important decisions that you will have to make when choosing a dock lift for your facility is whether or not you... Read More

edge of dock levellersThe ultimate role of edge of dock levelers is to make your business more efficient, which can only be achieved through reliable operation resulting in maximum return on investment. There are essentially two types of edge of dock levelers, hydraulic and mechanical, both of which are time and cost effective solutions. Here are a few details on how hydraulic and mechanical edge of dock levelers can h... Read More

custom dock liftCustom lifts can be designed for use in a full set of specific applications. Many customers choose to customize their lifts in order to increase employee safety. It is a very efficient practice and works very well whether it involves custom portable lifts, custom highlifts, or any other form of