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Creative Window Display Conveyor for Father’s Day

Creative Window Display Conveyor for Father’s Day

Blog Once again, The Hudson’s Bay and Pacline Overhead Conveyors have partnered to produce a creative window display conveyor at the Queen St. Flagship store for Father’s Day. A creative window display conveyor, if done right, can stop traffic and grab...

Pacline Sponsors FIRST Robotics Competition Team

Pacline Sponsors FIRST Robotics Competition Team

Blog Pacline Conveyors is very proud to sponsor Inverse Paradox, a team from Mississauga, Ontario for the FIRST Robotics Competition.  Inverse Paradox consists of over 50 high school students and mentors who work together to build a 120-pound industrial strength...

Why Garment Conveyor Safety is Important

Why Garment Conveyor Safety is Important

Blog Safety in the workplace is more than a slogan. It’s a mantra sung by businesses all over the world in an effort to protect workers and prevent rising health insurance costs and sometimes fatal lawsuits. Accidents happen and seem to do so at the most inopportune...

16 Step Guide for Preparing an Overhead Conveyor Layout

16 Step Guide for Preparing an Overhead Conveyor Layout

Blog After a thorough analysis of your requirements, PACLINE prepares detailed overhead conveyor layout drawings for your approval.  However, should you wish to prepare your own overhead conveyor layout drawing, please use the following as a guideline: 1. Locate...

Learn About Uniform Conveyor ROI for Your Operations

Learn About Uniform Conveyor ROI for Your Operations

Blog Economical gas mileage is an enticement to buy a hybrid. Getting 50 miles per gallon is attractive. However, while the hybrid looks good on fuel, the return on investment is simple sticker shock, here’s the math. At 50 miles and $2.50 per gallon, the annual...

Understanding Power and Free Conveyor Components

Understanding Power and Free Conveyor Components

Blog Everything you need to know about PACLINE Power and Free Conveyors Pacline’s enclosed track Power and Free Conveyor is a medium-capacity conveyor system, ideal for a wide range of manufacturing processes and assembly applications. Painting, curing,...

Examples of Environmentally Responsible Conveyor Projects

Examples of Environmentally Responsible Conveyor Projects

Blog Happy Earth Day 2016! Never has concern for our environment been more top of mind than it is today. For many consumers and corporations, it has become a moral obligation to adopt processes and practices that reduce environmental impact. At PACLINE we have had the...

How Pacline Measures Customer Satisfaction

How Pacline Measures Customer Satisfaction

Blog Give customers a chance to tell you how you are doing Anyone who works to deliver a product or service knows the importance of customer satisfaction. Yes, that is why we are in business – to satisfy the need of a customer who is purchasing our product or...

Garment Handling Equipment Utilizing Overhead Conveyors

Garment Handling Equipment Utilizing Overhead Conveyors

Blog PACLINE is well known in the industrial world for its high-quality conveyor products and expertise in custom-designed systems for a wide range of manufacturing and warehousing operations. Now PACLINE has developed its complete Garment Handling conveyor system....

Overhead Conveyor Used For Astrophotography

Overhead Conveyor Used For Astrophotography

Blog PACLINE is no stranger to unique conveyor applications however some stand out more than others. Take for example the use of our PAC-MAX™ heavy duty conveyor in the Astronomy field! It all started two years ago when Ron Phillips, project engineer at PACLINE...

Overhead Conveyor Maintenance Tips

Overhead Conveyor Maintenance Tips

Blog 3 common conveyor problems and how to prevent them with overhead conveyor maintenance videos that show you how Simple overhead conveyor maintenance can ensure your equipment will perform well for years! 1. Lack of take-up adjustment This is such a simple...

How to Maximize Your Overhead Conveyor Lifespan

How to Maximize Your Overhead Conveyor Lifespan

Blog Get the most from your material handling system A conveyor system that is well designed should last a good long time. Here are a few important things to consider that will help you increase your conveyor lifespan. 1. Avoid weak conveyor system design. Many...

Unique Non-Industrial Overhead Conveyor Applications

Unique Non-Industrial Overhead Conveyor Applications

Blog PACLINE’s projects range from sim­ple con­veyor loops to com­plex power and free con­veyor cir­cuits involv­ing pneu­mat­ics, com­put­ers, pro­gram­ma­ble logic con­trollers and auto­matic iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. Although PACLINE is well known for its capabilities in...

Film Industry Conveyor for a Television Series

Film Industry Conveyor for a Television Series

Blog Pacline Overhead Conveyors prides itself on producing one of the most versatile overhead conveyor systems on the market today – the PAC-LINE™.  Although PACLINE supplies overhead conveyor solutions most commonly used in industrial applications, we have...

What Does it Mean to be ISO 9001 Certified?

What Does it Mean to be ISO 9001 Certified?

Blog ISO stands for the International Organization for Standardization. The ISO has 92 member countries and is based in Geneva Switzerland. The ISO 9000 standards were developed to promote the consistency of quality practices and to provide a common set of terms,...

Increase Capacity with Overhead Conveyor Load Bars

Increase Capacity with Overhead Conveyor Load Bars

Blog As the name suggests, conveyor load bars carry a loads on conveyors. Normally a carrier is attached at one point to a chain pendant, however the load bar is suspended from two points on the conveyor chain. So by using a load bar we have effectively spread the...

What Are the Top Ten Material Handling Costs?

What Are the Top Ten Material Handling Costs?

Blog Many of us don’t realize the extent of all the hidden material handling costs. These costs are constantly being accumulated in many different areas. To effectively control these costs you must know where to look for them. Here is a list (in no particular...

Advantages of a Vertical Carousel Conveyor

Advantages of a Vertical Carousel Conveyor

Blog Vertical carousels or Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS)  are used for the storage of products. These items are typically placed on hanging bars or trays that move up and down; hence ‘vertical’ storage as the name. These bars can also hold...

Benefits of Corrugated Box Trash Removal Conveyors

Benefits of Corrugated Box Trash Removal Conveyors

Blog Distribution Centres and Corrugated Box Trash Conveyors Everyone always asks “how do you dispose of warehouse waste?” and I tell them, “a very common application for overhead chain conveyor systems does just that!” For example the removal...

What is a Towline Conveyor?

What is a Towline Conveyor?

Blog A towline conveyor can be used in a wide variety of applications where it is advantageous to carry the product on a mobile cart. Some products are considered “unconveyable” due to their shape, configuration or size. A typical example would be large four-legged...

What is a Power and Free Conveyor System?

What is a Power and Free Conveyor System?

Blog A Power and Free conveyor can be thought of as a train track system, with multiple trains moving independently, starting and stopping, changing tracks as required to get them where they need to go. We refer to this as a non-synchronous conveyor. Power and free...

What are Conveyor Rotators?

What are Conveyor Rotators?

Blog Conveyor Rotators – Know Your Options Overhead Conveyor rotators are parts that can be attached to a moving overhead conveyor chain. The attachment can be rotated manually or automatically, at various speeds, and either continually or in an indexing fashion...

Four Key Aspects of Material Handling

Four Key Aspects of Material Handling

Blog Material handling is a term used often in our industry, but what exactly does it mean?  There are four crucial aspects that account for what it is. 1. MOTION/SPEED Moving parts, products or units in the most efficient manner 1. SPACE Warehouse and plant space is...