Category: Manufacturing

How Conveyors Can Help Your Business

Conveyors are used in almost every industry where materials need to be moved, including bottling plants, recycling centres, food, ecommerce/logistics and automotive. They can be used in every industry which has a process requiring the movement of items/materials at regular intervals in a cyclical fashion. Conveyors Automate Human Operations The primary advantage of conveyors is […]
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HSEQ: How to Create A Safer Workplace

By Lauren Cassady – Systems Coordinator (HSEQ) at LAC. “The only possible way to completely remove the risk of injury, is to remove the hazard” Working in the HSEQ department, I am always intrigued to see the technology that our customers utilise, not only increase their capacity and operate more efficiently but to reduce the […]
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What is ‘SafeContractor Approved’ and what does it mean?

What is SafeContractor? It can sometimes be a challenge for a business to prove and reassure its customers that it takes its workplace health and safety seriously. SafeContractor is all about showcasing that a business puts their employees’ health and safety first. SafeContractor is an accreditation provided by Alcumus, who are a leading provider of […]
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What are roller conveyors and how are they used?

What is a roller conveyor? Roller conveyors are a series of rollers supported within a frame where objects can be moved either manually, by gravity, or by power. There is a wide range of ways roller conveyors can be used and modified for different uses including transporting boxes, cardboard boxes, crates, pallets, plastic totes, polybags, […]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Batch Production in Manufacturing

Today we’re going to be discussing a popular manufacturing method called batch production. More specifically, we’re going to look at what batch production is, why organisations use this manufacturing process, and the advantages and disadvantages. First, we need to understand what this manufacturing method is. What is batch production in manufacturing? Batch production is a […]
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L.A.C. Design and Build Bespoke Indexed Chain Conveyor

Chain Conveyor Requirement L.A.C. Conveyors & Automation supply a vast range of standard conveyor types but also have a reputation for providing bespoke solutions as well. In this case, L.A.C. were tasked with designing and building a bespoke indexed chain conveyor for a company that provides solutions to suit a wide range of construction and […]
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