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CarryMatic Applications – Hands Free Material Movement

CarryMatic is our newest and most innovative product line. This automated material movement system consists of powered roller carts, line-side transfer stations, proprietary supervisor software, along with hitch & station controls. Additionally, we offer single-bay carts that provide tight aisle

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Unique Solutions: Jtec’s Order Picker Attachment

In this article, we will explore Jtec’s Order Picker Attachment and how it increases ergonomics, decreases waste, and reduces wear and tear on carts in vertical picking applications. Manufacturing facilities and warehouses are constantly looking for unique avenues to reduce

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What are AGV Carts?

What are AGV and AGV Carts? Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) are portable load carriers that manoeuver throughout the floor of a facility without an onboard operator. As a result, these robots operate most commonly by following marked lines or wires

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Four Benefits of Material Handling Carts

Four Benefits of Material Handling Carts Every facility’s workflow is different. Some require equipment such as tilt tables, conveyors, and pallet positioners which can help to reduce costs and improve efficiency. But the equipment that is most commonly found throughout

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Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing Lean Manufacturing, in simple terms, is a practice that focuses on eliminating waste while maximizing productivity. One of the main goals is to identify what adds value and to remove anything that doesn’t add value. It was inspired

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Mapping Material Movement

Why Mapping Material Movements Matters It is not uncommon for any of us at Jtec Industries to stand with a LEAN Specialist or Manufacturing Engineer on a walkway overlooking the hectic pace of an operation below. Most often, our perch

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Bi-Directional Daughter Carts

Jtec Industries Bi-Directional Daughter Carts If you find yourself with the dilemma of reduced aisle space and see the difficulty in maneuvering a standard center steer or rear steer cart in a given area, fear not!  Jtec’s bi-directional daughter carts

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Plan for Every Part Pt.1

Lean Manufacturing – Plan For Every Part A Plan for Every Part (PFEP) is a material flow plan that includes specific data on every part number coming from suppliers and every finished good SKU going to a customer. This information

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Tugger Cart Connection Methods

Ball Hitch & Coupler In this article, we’ll explore the benefits and drawbacks of several of the more common tugger cart connection methods used in the industrial cart & tugging industry. Strengths: Secure Connection:  The ball joint is secured by

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5 Facts You DON’T Know About CarryMatic

5 Facts About CarryMatic Power Conveyor Tugger Cart System The CarryMatic autonomous transfer cart system works as a series of components that includes carts, stations, and supervisor software to complete autonomous material transfers. Many people are unfamiliar with autonomous transfer

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Tugger Cart Steering Systems

Tugger Cart Steering “There’s no way that train of carts will make THAT turn!” Have you ever thought that? Many assumptions made about tugger cart steering and what makes them effective at handling turns. Let’s explore that. To properly understand,

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Push Assist, An Ergonomic Solution

Push Assist With The MoveMore-40  –   An ergonomic solution. Jtec Industries carts with premium casters are one of the easiest carts in the industry to push. That said, when heavy loads are involved you should consider using the MoveMore-40 Push

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Materials Movement with Social Distance

Safe Practices in a Pandemic With all the changes forced upon us due to the Covid19 Pandemic,  a proven lean “Best Practice”  that has always provided benefits of improved safety, efficiency, and an increased bottom line can now also provide

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Do Casters Belong on the Ground?

Have you ever asked yourself, “Is there a better way to move materials through our facility?”  Many companies are still using fork trucks while others are tugging with tongue and hitch style carts and mother/daughter style trains. A growing number of companies are turning to automated delivery systems. The method I am asked about

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Custom CarryMore 50″x 50″ Turn Table

H-Series Turn Table Daughter Cart with a Bag Rack. This customer’s application required maximum part protection for delicate exhaust filtration components. The scope of work required us to design a cart system that would provide part protection for all surface

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Intro to Jtec Industries

Into to Jtec Industries   Jtec Industries was founded in 2004, this is our 15th year in business and we started out as a returnable packaging company and today we are a fully vertically integrated corporation manufacturing materials used to

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Challenges working in the “New Norm”

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 will leave a lasting effect on most manufacturing workplaces.  It is challenging to grasp the “new norm” while working remote and trying to stay productive.  Set aside the laborious daily commute to and from the

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