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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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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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4 Different Conveyors Driven Off A Single Motor: The Slave Driven Conveyor Solution

When you’re searching for an efficient way to create conveyor system layouts for your customers, Glide-Line has some fantastic “standard custom” solutions for you. Our Customized Standards are standard conveyors configured or even customized to be essentially custom-built for your customer’s process. One such option is to reduce the number of drives, saving costs for equipment and cibtirks, and slave drive power transmitted through our steel tensioned timing belts. 
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How The Right Workpiece Pallet Conveyor Manufacturer Can Maximize Assembly Manufacturing Productivity

on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments | Conveyor System Designs Better Conveyor Design Software
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a manufacturer in possession of a good product, must be in want of the right workpiece pallet conveyor.”  Alright, so Austen probably wouldn’t approve of her quote used to describe manufacturing, but it rings true nonetheless. When your client needs a workpiece pallet conveyor manufacturer, they’re looking for the right one for them. The right manufacturer can maximize their assembly manufacturing productivity. 
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Modular Conveyor Transfer Devices To Improve Your Line

on Thursday, June 4, 2020 By | Ryan Beerley | 0 Comments | Conveyor System Designs Flexible Conveyor Solutions
Improve the effectiveness of transfers throughout your customers’ automation lines with these modular transfer options from Glide-Line. Whether you’re looking for a simple conveyor-to-conveyor transfer device or a conveyor unit that will help transfer products from one piece of equipment to another, Glide-Line’s configurable options give the gentle handling, swift motion, and equipment efficiency you’re looking for. Here are some options we think you’ll love (because our clients already do!).
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How VTUs Solve Unique Challenges in Conveyor Automation System Design

Glide-Line offers several vertical lift conveyor application options. These VTUs can be applied to solve unique challenges in your conveyor automation system design. For instance, you can reduce floor space for your conveyor system, utilize the precision aspect of our VTU in interesting concepts, and increase automation system throughput with these vertical lift conveyor applications. And, at Glide-Line, these VTUs are part of our standard product offering of automated conveyor solutions.
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The 3 Ways VTUs Are Just Like Mike and 1 Major Way They're Not

At Glide-Line, VTUs are multi-purpose solutions used to creatively solve challenges other manufacturers have failed to solve. VTUs can be more than a simple application to move products vertically, just as conveyors can be more than a single-function piece of equipment to move products horizontally. Combining them has allowed us to apply creativity to challenges design engineers are asked to solve every day.
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Overcoming Space, Size & Product Handling Constraints for Aerospace Industry Integrators

Robotics Tomorrow recently published this article.   From a flexible conveyor manufacturer: industry trends we’re seeing Here at Glide-Line, we make conveyors - specifically, flexible, configurable conveyors built to very specific measurements to fit limited spaces which can be configured with a “zero product to product contact” design philosophy, all with impressively short lead times. We’ve noticed three trends in the past year that are creating demand for what we have to offer:   
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Cost-Wasting Challenges with Indexing Conveyors & How to Solve Them

Indexing pallets or products along an assembly line has traditionally been accomplished by a series of pneumatic stops that pop up and create physical barriers along the line. This method may work for many of your clients, but not all. The traditional “pop-up” barrier conveyors can cause product damage thanks to hard stops without smooth deceleration or additional control techniques. They can also be dangerous for operators and generally clunky. 
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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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