Mechanical leveler goes hydraulic
Hydraulic Dock Leveler Conversion Kits turn mechanical equipment into a hydraulic unit.
Hydraulic Dock Leveler Conversion Kits turn mechanical equipment into a hydraulic unit. The kit features a hydraulic lifting system which increases safety because personnel do not have to bend and pull a chain to lift the leveler or "walk down" the raised leveler. A hydraulic velocity-fuse safety replaces mechanical safety legs and provides unrestricted leveler service range above and below dock.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey