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The Top 3 Glide-Line Innovations That Santa Would Benefit From

Happy Holidays from the team at Glide-Line! Now we are well aware that you probably don’t still believe in Santa Claus, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get into the holiday spirit and make some merry metaphors. So, just for fun, we tried to think of the top three innovations that the jolly ol’ guy would take advantage of in our catalog of conveyor system solutions.
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Guide: Innovative Ways to Create Customized Lifts and Vertical Conveyors

on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 1 Comment | Educational Resources
In this ebook, we explore challenges solved by VTUs and review innovative, real-world examples of how design engineers have developed creative lift-based solutions.     Get the scoop on using conveyors and vertical lifts to:  Save Space Create 360º Access Multi-task with Efficiency Improve Throughput And more.  If out-of-control costs to customize your client's process in a limited space is keeping you awake at night, there's an innovative way around it. Download the guide and find out how today.
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5 Things to Ditch to Better Protect Precision Products While Conveying

Very often your customer’s precision products require special handling to ensure proper assembly without breaking, scuffing, sticking, or jarring in the conveying process. Well, our flexible conveyor systems allow you to ditch these five things in your conveying process to better protect those precision products.
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Young Leader, Trevor Price Makes a Significant Impact in the Business

on Friday, November 5, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments |
Meet Trevor Price, our employee spotlight this month! Trevor has been with Glide-Line for about three and a half years. His current role is a Lead Applications Engineer but is transitioning into the role of Operations Manager.  Trevor says he loves working in an environment that allows him to make a significant impact in a variety of facets in the business. Trevor may be “newer” to the business but he has proven to be a natural leader. He is hard working, catches on very quickly and is an all round team player.
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Getting to Know: The Lift and Transfer Unit

on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments |
What is a Lift and Transfer Unit? Simply put, the Lift Transfer Unit picks the product up off the conveyor by 8 mm to clear the pallet guide and to complete a right angle transfer from one conveyor to another. Each unit contains a pair of belts that lift to engage the pallet perpendicular to the direction of flow. The lift action raises the pallet up and over the guide rail so it can be conveyed onto the adjacent transport conveyor. Units are bi-directional and can be set up to manage two-, three-, and four-way traffic control conditions.
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Guide: Indexing & Positioning: How To Reduce Damage, Have Smooth Motion & Secure Your Product On The Conveyor Line

on Monday, October 11, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments | Educational Resources
In this eBook, we will show you how Glide-Line’s Zero Contact Zoned Conveyor solution can relieve many of your pain points while building the right conveyor system: How Glide-Line’s Zero Contact Zoned Conveyor Minimize Product Damage Why Glide-Line’s Zero Contact Zoned Conveyor's Embedded Controls Ensure Smooth Motion Securing Your Product: Specific Solutions For Your Product Type     In many cases, traditional accumulation techniques are completely fine. But, in other circumstances, pallets bumping into each other are a big issue with traditional accumulation conveyor designs. This calls for a more sophisticated handling solution. Instead of relying on a traditional single-belt (or chain) method, controlled handling is another solution to consider - a solution that keeps products separate to prevent damage. With Glide-Line’s Zero Contact Zoned Conveyor’s indexing solution, significantly improved control can be achieved.
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Guide: The Guide To Creatively Lift & Rotate Products in your Assembly Automation System

on Monday, September 20, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments | Educational Resources
In this ebook, we explore how to think differently about automated product rotation by applying lift and drop applications directly to conveyors.      Learn to combat: Inefficient throughput, Prohibitive costs, Herky jerky motion, and Overly complicated customizations Don't ditch product rotation or overpay for complex solutions. Learn how to address the big problems with automated rotation simply. Download the ebook now.
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Precise Vertical Conveying Movement for Wide Products

on Friday, September 17, 2021 By | Ryan Beerley | 0 Comments |
An efficient network of conveyor systems is essential to meeting the demands of the market and bringing your business to new heights. Getting products from point A to point B on the factory floor sounds easy, but that is not always the case when conveying wide products.
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NCC Automated Systems Accelerates Growth Potential Through Acquisition by ATS Automation

on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments | Announcement
NCC Automated Systems (“NCC” or the “Company”), an established provider of turnkey automation solutions and manufacturer of high precision pallet handling and sanitary conveyance products, announced today that it has been acquired by ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX:ATA) (“ATS”), an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world’s most successful companies.
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Illustrating the Solution to Product Damage on a Conveyor

on Thursday, August 19, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 2 Comments | Conveyor System Designs Flexible Conveyor Solutions
If you are like many engineers, you’ve probably been wondering - why doesn’t my current conveyor prevent product damage? Shouldn’t that be one of the primary functions of a conveyor?
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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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