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Multi-Strand Conveyor Designs Built for Wide Products

on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments | Flexible Conveyor Solutions Wide Products Direct Product Handling
 
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Optimized Conveying of Fabricated Metal Products

Metal fabricators need material handling conveyor systems that enable them to cut, shape, and mold products accurately at different stages in the process. Conveying products directly may be one of the biggest challenges for fabricators and manufacturers concerned about the efficient handling and manipulation of wider products.
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Economical Solar Photovoltaic Cell Conveyor Transportation Solutions

Moving photovoltaic solar panels through an assembly line today is a delicate process that involves intricate movements, transfers, and rotations. Traditional systems may suffice when the product doesn’t rely on multiple assembly stages, or when it doesn’t require exact control during every step of the process. However, for relatively delicate wide products like solar panels, many manufacturing facilities are looking for a more economical conveyance solution that provides precise control and maximum configurability to help automate the processes for increased throughput – without compromising product quality.
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Altruism, Entrepreneurship and Conveyors with Glide-Line's Kevin Mauger

Kevin Mauger was recently the Robot Industry Podcast's guest. They talked about culture, conveyors, configurators, the Amazon Effect, how to start a company, building a brand and changing your company to an employee owned, purposeful, positive entity.
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The 3 Simple Facts That Make Our Conveyor Build Process Better

Today’s manufacturer demands a custom system that can be quickly designed and delivered. Glide-Line has built its business around meeting this demand, allowing us to provide lead times half those of our competitors. Our conveyor is highly modular and designed intelligently, allowing us to quickly deliver conveyors and devices customized to your clients’ needs.
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AMR Conveyor Toppers Float Like A Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee

They’re light, powerful, and maximize your investment in your Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs). Just like Muhammad Ali changed the game of boxing forever, AMRs have the potential to revolutionize manufacturing. By providing a new means of infinitely flexible automation workflow, plants can reduce their labor costs and improve margins in a highly competitive environment.
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Ron Schwar: Instrumental in Developing Glide-Line Conveyors

on Monday, April 5, 2021 By | Craig Newberry | 0 Comments | Employee Spotlight
Ron Schwar is our featured employee spotlight this month. Ron has been with Glide-Line since 2005. As a product development engineer, Ron said that the two accomplishments he’s most proud of are the development of Glide-Line and its configuration tool, IMPACT!. He was also instrumental in the development and implementation of our unique manufacturing system.
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5 Conveyor Design Tips That Allow for Creative Solutions

Creative, custom and configurable conveyor systems are what we do best. When we found ourselves dissatisfied with the market’s current offerings – inflexible designs, as well as long lead times, poor customer service, and rising (and unnecessary) costs – we decided we could do it better. Following our own advice, we set out to create a product and supporting tools that would satisfy customer needs in ways no one else could.
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Conveyor Flexibility: Breaking Boundaries & Traditional Conveyor Rules

Conveyor flexibility in an automated conveyor application is the ability to adapt an existing standard product as opposed to building and customizing a solution from scratch. Flexible solutions fit multiple needs, take less time to engineer, manufacture and assemble, are less costly, and can often accomplish your goal more efficiently without compromising the design.
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6 Topics to Consider When Evaluating Conveyor Manufacturing Partners

on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 By | Craig Newberry | 0 Comments | Solutions for Applications Engineers Flexible Conveyor Solutions
Choosing a conveyor system manufacturer is no simple task, particularly when you’re facing a deadline. There are so many questions that you might have - questions about which equipment might be best for your project, lead time, execution, cost, and support, etc. That's why we put together some main questions to keep in mind. 
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Glide-Line offers the most versatile multi-strand panel and pallet-handling solution available for the assembly automation industry.

We solve problems that other conveyor systems manufacturers won’t. We developed Glide-Line from the ground up with a few key, driving factors in mind. First, our conveyors had to be robust and reliable. Second, they would be simple – easy to maintain and service. Finally, we insisted on flexible configurability, creating an efficient, hassle-free customer experience. We’ve built the most versatile multi-strand panel and pallet-handling solution available for the assembly automation industry.

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