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Part 2: The Future of Manufacturing: Next Generation Multi-Strand Conveyor Design

Moving on to the second part of the Design World webinar featuring Glide-Line. Here Kevin and Jenna are focusing on the topic: How Speed & Agility Can Set You Apart.  You can read through the webinar transcript or simply watch the video for this portion of the webinar.
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Part 1: The Future of Manufacturing: Next Generation Multi-Strand Conveyor Design

In December of 2021, Kevin Mauger and Jenna Orrock were featured on a Design World Webinar called The Future of Manufacturing: Next Generation Multi-Strand Conveyor Design. In this blog, you can read through the main transcription, what was covered in the webinar, and/or watch clips directly from the webinar. 
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Overcoming VFD Drive Shortages with Zero Contact Zoned Accumulation Conveyors

Problems tend to stack up quickly in the OEM world. With the COVID disruptions, labor shortages, and increased demand for automated conveying solutions, everyone is scrambling to find a workaround for the current VFD drive shortages.
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Conveying Products With Top or Bottom Exposure: Viewing, Labeling, Printing, & Barcode Reading

Manufacturers need to solve complex operational and assembly challenges that require top or bottom exposure of products while conveying, turning, lifting, and placing items at multiple workstations. In some cases, using a traditional conveyor system may leave you feeling as if you’re Phil Dunphy holding up a hula-hoop with a model airplane coming right at you.
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How to Rotate Flat Panels While Conveying

To keep up with a fast-changing world, we need technologies that can adapt almost as quickly as we do. For manufacturers of appliances, the ability to rotate flat panels while conveying may only be one part of the process – but it makes life a lot easier when you’re assembling complex products.
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Convey and Rotate Easier in Your Sheet Metal Assemblies

Fabricators and manufacturers of sheet metal assemblies who want to increase production efficiency and throughput can benefit from an integrated “direct product handling” conveyor system (we use the term “direct” to indicate that it is not on a pallet). For each process stage, special considerations may apply that require optimum orientation, presentation, and access while indexing products on the conveying line.
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Open Center Conveyor Designs for Assembly Automation Applications

The life of an application engineer is never boring. Along with all the daily challenges that come with keeping the production line running, engineers searching for suitable solutions that can automate assembly operations when manufacturing complex products is just as entertaining as watching Tommy Boy – if you’re into that kind of thing.
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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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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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Illustrating the Solution to Product Damage on a Conveyor

on Thursday, August 19, 2021 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 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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