Overhead Cranes for the Aeronautics Industries

Aeronautics companies are often in need of a very specific type of overhead lift system for their manufacturing facilities to help perform tasks like building flight components and performing maintenance and service. While other types of lifting solutions, like forklifts and monorails, may meet some of their material handling needs, companies like Lockheed Martin Aeronautics... Read Full Article
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Spanco at the 2016 AHR Expo

This year’s AHR Expo promises to bring the entire HVACR industry together to see the latest products, technologies, and trends that are shaping the future. This is the first time in six years the show is anticipating more than 60,000 professionals and 2,000 exhibits, with a wide range of educational sessions. The show will run... Read Full Article
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Spanco Bridge Crane Improves Spanco Shipping Times

The Spanco Morgantown facility needed a system to replace our outdated tie-rod workstation jib crane for production and shipping. The workstation jib couldn’t reach the necessary coverage area and was utilizing old brackets, making it inefficient and difficult to move. In 2014, Sue Webber, Spanco’s Aluminum Gantry Crane Shipper, reached out to Production Manager Chris... Read Full Article
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Ceiling-Mounted Bridge Crane Improves Efficiency at the Naval Research Laboratory

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the corporate test site for the Navy and Marine Corps. The laboratory conducts a broad program of scientific research, technology, and advanced development. NRL acts as a campus-like facility of diverse scientific amenities. The internal organization is arranged into five directories, four of which conduct scientific research and the... Read Full Article
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The Spanco Solution

Swanson Health Products (SHP) is a nationwide manufacturer and supplier of vitamins, supplements, and natural health care products. Their headquarters, located in Fargo, North Dakota, is a large facility that houses their manufacturing process, along with shipping operations and offices for their e-commerce website and mail-order catalogs. In 2010, Swanson Health Products decided to open... Read Full Article
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Spanco at ProMat 2015

ProMat is one of the largest supply chain trade shows in the world—bringing hundreds of the industry’s leading innovators together in one place to showcase their latest manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain solutions. Each year, ProMat provides attendees with the opportunity to experience the best systems and equipment in the industry and to talk with... Read Full Article
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Material Handling in Cold Weather Climates

Maintaining an appropriate ambient temperature is crucial to the proper functioning and longevity of your material handling equipment. But, with the arctic weather making it’s way across the United States, it’s important to start thinking about crane and operator safety in cold weather. Using lift equipment can be hazardous on a good day, but when... Read Full Article
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