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The Role of Timing Belt Conveyors in Pallet-Handling Systems

By |March 5th, 2021|Categories: General, mk VersaMove, Pallet Conveyor Systems|

Pallet-handling conveyor systems are comprised of a variety of different conveyor types, the most versatile of which is the timing belt conveyor. In this article we will explore the many ways timing belt conveyors are used in pallet-handling systems. Additionally, this conveyor platform is not limited to one particular industry, which additionally speaks to the overall flexibility of this type of conveyor. Timing belt conveyors are ideal in all types of manufacturing – from automotive to solar cells and everything in between. […]

Workpiece Pallet Conveyors vs. Shipping Pallet Conveyors

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: General, mk VersaMove|

The term “pallet conveyor” can be a little ambiguous. Without using the phrase in context it means different things to different people. Defining Pallet Conveyors Pallet conveyors can be defined in one of two ways. A conveyor used for moving wooden or plastic “shipping pallets” A conveyor used for handing “workpiece pallets” within an industrial automation setting Shipping Pallet Conveyors Shipping pallet conveyors are designed to convey extreme loads – pallets up 1,500 kgs with the conveyors capable of handling upwards of five pallets at a time (7,500 kgs). These conveyors are designed to work with the common geometry found in [...]

Complete Pallet Handling from mk North America

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: General, mk News, mk VersaMove, Pallet Conveyor Systems|

Improving manufacturing productivity is key in today’s competitive market. There’s never been a more important time for companies to focus on quality and productivity increases. Maximizing ROI requires using best-in-class technologies and solutions that are flexible and adapt to varied needs. Partnering with mk North America for your project is the best choice. mk North America’s VersaMove pallet-handling system is designed with all of the above mentioned benefits in mind – and more. With the choice between three different platform sizes and different conveying media, you’re not restricted by product sizes or weight limitations. In addition, the systems can be configured to [...]

4 Signs Your Manufacturing Facility is Ready for Automation

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: General, mk News, mk VersaMove, Pallet Conveyor Systems|

Automation in manufacturing is not a new concept. However, the next revolution’s advancements are already here and many companies are lagging behind as they wait for the “right” time to finally make the move. With the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) maturing, improved robotics capabilities, Artificial Intelligence (AI) now’s a great time to evaluate if your facility is ready. Here are 4 signs your manufacturing facility is ready for automation. 1. Demands are Increasing An uptick in the market, while terrific for the bottom line, can put a strain on operations. Without modern automation in place, it can become difficult to keep up with [...]