Category: Machinery

Groff Tractor Holdings forms GT Mid Atlantic

Groff Tractor Holdings, a full-service equipment dealer headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, has combined locations in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Philadelphia to form GT Mid Atlantic LLC. The branches were formerly Trico Equipment, Folcomer...

OSHA issues guidance on evaluating crane operators

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued enforcement guidance on the requirements for evaluating crane operators that became effective Feb. 7, 2019. OSHA is enforcing the requirement that...

Motion Industries increases robotics presence

Birmingham, Alabama-based Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and replacement parts, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Axis New England and Axis New York. Those two firms comprise...

Husqvarna introduces K770 Vac

The Stockholm-based Husqvarna announced the introduction of its K770 Vac. Husqvarna says the K770 Vac offers the power and efficiency of the lightweight K770 power cutter while offering the added benefit of dust extraction. The...

SPPS introduces single-phase electric motor

Single Phase Power Solutions (SPPS), Cincinnati, has introduced a 100-horsepower single-phase electric motor. Belle Motors use Written-Pole technology to “minimize voltage sags and flicker on long single-phase distribution lines,” SPPS says. Ideal for industrial...

How robots are revolutionizing recycling

Consumers of secondary commodities, including plastic, paper, metal and wood scrap, all maintain specifications related to the purity and the quality that these materials must possess, as they are key ingredients in the goods...