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Craig Newberry

Craig Newberry is a Business Unit Manager for Glide-Line. His past involvement in a variety of competitive sports along with current passion for obstacle course races spills over into his desire to drive business forward. Concurring challenges is what motivates him on daily basis, while his family is what fuels his desire to succeed in life. Although a bit of an adrenaline junky, he also tries to live by a brilliant statement made by Ferris Bueller “life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you may miss it.”

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Kevin Mauger a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia

on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 By | Craig Newberry | 0 Comments | Conveying Positivity Announcement
Entrepreneurs play a vital role in transforming our lives by disrupting entire industries and reinventing economies. We couldn’t be happier for Kevin Mauger, President of Glide-Line to be recognized as a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia program.
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Conveying and Lifting My Product without a Pallet

In situations that require handling products directly on the production line, conveying and lifting items without a pallet may require special consideration. Engineers who build and manufacture awkwardly shaped products often have challenges when automating certain processes. In these situations, it becomes costly to customize equipment to suit special use cases. 
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Efficient Transfer Conveyor Solutions for Glass Handling

on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 By | Craig Newberry | 0 Comments | Solutions for Applications Engineers Direct Product Handling
When designing a solution for the safe and efficient transfer of large glass products, engineers need to overcome a host of different challenges. For each item coming down the line, product safety and expert control remain the biggest concerns. When handling glass products of various sizes, innovative solutions are required for their gentle transfer, orientation, presentation, access, and exposure on the production line.
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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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Michelle Brennan: Comparing Glide-Line to a Conveyor, She is the Motor

on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 By | Craig Newberry | 0 Comments | Employee Spotlight
It’s time to celebrate Michelle Brennan, she is a Customer Service Representative. She has been a part of the Glide-Line family for just shy of 8 years. When Michelle started with the company, Glide-Line was in its infancy. Over the years she has seen the evolution of growth and is excited to be a part of what is to come in the future. 
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Investment Comparison – Evaluating Conveyor Solutions for Elongated Building Products

When you work with wider or elongated building products, keeping your manufacturing line humming is heavily dependent on your conveying solution – quite literally. Wider and elongated products need to integrate seamlessly so you can prevent product damage.
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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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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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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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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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