Conveyor Case Studies

Conveyors are the life blood of many distribution and manufacturing operations. Conveyors, when used properly, can increase efficiency, improve material flow, and can transform operations.

After 100 years of operation, Owens-Brockaway engineers were tasked with modernizing the glass bottle plant while simultaneously increasing production capacity. The presence of numerous columns clustered together throughout the floor of the facility offered a unique challenge to the task at hand. That’s why Owens-Brockaway turned to Conveyer & Caster for assistance.

Wine Cellar Innovations (WCI) is located in the historic Linwood neighborhood of Cincinnati, OH and occupy what was the LeBlond Aircraft Engine Corporation’s factory. WCI focuses on building custom wine racks for commercial and high-end residential wine cellars, from scratch. Just because each unit is hand built, doesn’t mean that they don’t use automation and efficient systems to build their product.

Whirlpool baths are hard to handle, and trimming the fiberglass and drilling the holes can be even tougher. The world’s leading producer of bathroom and kitchen fixtures and faucets decided to invest in automated saws to increase productivity and reduce errors. Once the saws were installed, a problem still existed – how to handle this awkward product efficiently and safely.