Overhead Conveyor Case Studies

Teamwork Displayed for Gas Meter Paint Finishing System

Finishing system manufacturer and conveyor specialist work together to deliver innovative paint finishing solutions.  Pacline Conveyors has many years of experience working with paint finishing companies to improve their productivity through automation. Elite...

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Overhead Conveyor Customer Success Story

New integrator finds PACLINE conveyors easy to install for paint finishing customer A discussion with Art Koch of Unified Technologies Unified Technologies in Cleveland, Ohio has provided high quality shot blast equipment, washers, spare parts, technical...

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Miles of Conveyors for Under Armour® Distribution House

Under Armour® started in 1996 as a simple plan by founder Kevin Plank to make a superior T-shirt for athletes – a shirt that provided compression and that would wick perspiration off the skin rather than absorb it. Plank, then 23 years old, produced shirts out...

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Power and Free Conveyor for Painting Automotive Parts

Spraycon Inc. is a paint finishing integrator located in Concord, Ontario CANADA and has been in business for over 15 years. They develop and design turnkey systems for spray applications which could be paint, 1K systems, 2K systems or gluing operations. Their typical...

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Say ‘YES’ to The Dress and PACLINE!

For more than 60 years, the Kleinfeld Bridal Boutique has been making dreams come true for brides to be. Brides have learned that the magic of Kleinfeld lies not just in magnificent stores, not just in offering the largest and finest selection of designer wedding...

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Turning Tires into Tiles and More!

Emterra Tire Recycling Overhead Conveyor with Automatic Dumping Station for Tire Recycling Plant Emterra Tire Recycling (ETR), formerly called Canadian Eco Rubber Ltd. is located outside of Toronto, Ontario. Emterra is part of a growing industry that collects,...

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Transporting Cylinders Through Finishing Line

            Certified Cylinder Service (CCS, Inc.) operates a maintenance and refurbishing facility for compressed gas cylinders in Ontario, Canada. With some of the most advanced hydrostatic testing equipment available in the market,...

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Overhead Conveyor for Over-the-Top Children’s Store

Kids Cavern is 35,000 square feet of children’s toys, electronics, candy, high-end clothing and gifts in an environment designed to entertain and wow children and adults alike. Located in the Sands Cotai Central complex in Macau China, this spectacular space was...

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Overhead Conveyor Transports Alpine Sleds

  The Challenge Winter Park ski resort in Colorado needed to find an easier and safer way to transport their sleds from the bottom of the alpine slide track to the chair lift at the bottom of the the mountain. Here, the sleds would be placed on the chairlifts to...

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Conveyor Handles 400 lb Parts for Paint Finishing

THE CHALLENGE This customer, a manufacturer of iron fittings for the water and waste-water industry, had a $1,000,000 back log of orders. They were having difficulty keeping up with the final cementing and painting requirements and their facility was becoming...

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Side Slot Conveyor for Plastic Parts Finishing

PAC-MAX™ Conveyor System replaces the typical chain on edge spindle conveyor. Choosing the right conveyor to move automotive parts or any other part through paint finishing operations requires careful consideration and must take into account a host of issues such...

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Two Jobs, One Conveyor

The Challenge When a leading automotive parts manufacturer needed to install a powder coating line for condenser coils, they had two issues to resolve: First, they needed to conserve both the floor space and oven size as much as possible. Secondly, they needed to have...

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Length Matters

Moving long parts through multiple processes in manufacturing. Ever notice the size of those overhead highway signs that we all rely on to get ourselves to where we need to go?  As a manufacturer or material handling organization you may wonder how items such as these...

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I Sold a Conveyor – Believe It or Not

Located near San Antonio, Texas, the 4.2 acre historical complex, known as ‘the Alamo’ attracts 2.5 million visitors a year. When Ripley’s Entertainment got the approval to set up a museum across the street from the famous Alamo complex, they set out to build the...

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How to Store 1,000 Parts in 100 Square Feet of Floor Space

In both manufacturing and warehousing, workers are constantly challenged with minimizing floor space requirements while maximizing storage capacity. Typical solutions may include installing in a few extra racks at the end of a busy aisleway, double-stacking skids on...

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Automated System for Corrugated Carton Removal

How an automated system for corrugated carton removal can save space and the environment A very common application of overhead chain conveyors (monorails) is the removal of corrugated cartons from the order picking areas of a modern distribution Center. These areas...

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Powered Over/Under Conveyor for Assembly Line

Cardwell Westinghouse is a company whose history goes back over 100 years. The original Westinghouse Air Brake Company was founded by George Westinghouse in 1869. Westinghouse developed the first automatic air brake system that was installed on a Pennsylvania Railroad...

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Inverted Conveyor for High Quality Paint Finishing

Plasan Carbon Composites had a problem. Located in small-town Bennington, Vermont, Plasan designs and producs OEM (original equipment manufacturer) body parts for vehicles. The firm is well known for its use of carbon fibre as a building material. Plasan (originally...

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Inexpensive Overhead Conveyor for Small Wood Shop

Contract Supply produces an extensive line of chairs and stools. Small shop owners don’t realize the tremendous payback they can enjoy by adding a paint line conveyor to their operation. I recently attended the AWFS show in Las Vegas, where I met over 200 wood...

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Specialized Conveyors: A Production Manager’s Dream

When Shadwood Enterprises Ltd., a manufacturer of portable battery charger units, opened its new plant in North Bay, Ontario, management wanted a single conveyor to move goods throughout production. They installed an inverted, floor mounted conveyor that carried the...

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