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Schmalz Lifters Effective at Reducing Injury and Worker Compensation Claims
Schmalz, Inc. Posted 05/05/2015
In today’s world it is essential that companies run lean and efficient processes while increasing ergonomic and safe work-flows that protect and broaden the work force. Vacuum Tube Lifters are an economical and practical tool for meeting each of these essential goals. In 2010 an independent study conducted at Munster International Airport reported that after one year of using Vacuum Lifters for baggage handling, that injuries and worker compensation claims were reduced by greater than 50%.
Schmalz is a global leader in Vacuum Technology manufacturing lift-assist devices including vacuum tube lifters, under the hook chain hoist style lifters, spreader bar lifters, custom list assist manipulators, electric chain hoists and aluminum crane systems for material handling, automation and palletizing/de-palletizing. Schmalz also manufactures custom lift assist attachments for forklifts and mobile carts, as well as robotic end of arm tools.