Depending on the application, automation systems can incorporate a variety of motion control products, including variable frequency drives, radio remote controls, limit switches, and sensors to designate locations where a crane is programmed to operate. These versatile systems—ranging from simple configurations to the more complex—can be added to existing crane controls or as new installations.
With a family of trusted global brands, Columbus McKinnon products leverage our company’s rich history
of industrial manufacturing to revolutionize the future of lifting and motion control.
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Combining next generation technology with our application expertise means Columbus McKinnon’s automated solutions enhance material handling systems to provide superior results. These versatile systems—ranging from simple configurations to the more complex—can be added to existing crane controls or as new installations. Incorporate Columbus McKinnon’s intelligent automated solutions today for the smart cranes of tomorrow.
The new Unified Industries brand ProPath™ Automated Workstation Crane combines industry-leading Enclosed Track Aluminum (ETA) Rail with semi- or fully automated “smart” material handling solutions in a unique package to increase the safety, productivity, and uptime of your facility. The ProPath Automated Workstation Crane is easy to install with ergonomic components, making it the ideal solution for aerospace, automotive, and general manufacturing applications.
Our automated crane systems are designed to improve safety, uptime and productivity in your facility. Not only does crane automation technology allow you to build safety right into equipment with no-fly zones and off-center pick prevention, it also provides you with real-time data and information that enables you to improve operational efficiency and make smarter decisions, faster.
Columbus McKinnon’s Unified and Magnetek brands bring more than 20 years of experience in delivering automated systems to the automotive industry. Our high-technology solutions are featured throughout the automotive manufacturing process, including ergonomic and autonomous workstations like ProPath™ and Intelli-Guide™.