Category Archives: Customized Systems

Understanding Bulk Material Handling

From conveyor belts and screw conveyors to stackers and bucket elevators, bulk handling systems come into play in a variety of industries. To put it simply, bulk handling systems are utilized in any field in which a large quantity of … Continue reading

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Conveyor System Safety

UMD’s conveyor systems can be purpose-built for virtually any materials handling application imaginable. Whatever their use, workers who come in close contact with conveyor systems should take care to maintain the proper safety practices demanded by these specialized pieces of … Continue reading

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Warehouse Systems

UMD specializes in complete warehouse system design, creating solutions for whatever your specifications may be. Our proven modular design approach coupled with our standard conveyor components saves upfront engineering costs, reduces scrap and helps keep future upgrade costs low. With … Continue reading

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Benefits of Loading and Unloading Systems

Our loading (or unloading) systems help move trailers away from the dock faster, saving you time and money. The few minutes spent on prepping equipment for loading and unloading may seem insignificant, but you could be losing hours in your … Continue reading

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Structural Steel

Our customers have unique needs. We take pride in being able to help with more than sorters and movers. We also offer complete structural systems including mezzanines, platforms, stairs, catwalks, and handrails. Structural steel is used in construction or building … Continue reading

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Automotive Industry: Tier One and OEMs

UMD Automated Systems has experience with material handling services tailored specifically for automotive OEM, Tier 1 Automotive Suppliers, transportation providers, and automotive assembly plants. While our expertise goes beyond one industry, we’ve broken down what each of these tiers consist … Continue reading

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What is a Green Tire?

A green tire is simply a tire that has all the parts put together but has not been cured or had the treads added to them yet. There is a surprisingly lengthy process to tire production. Before the tire can … Continue reading

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Tire and Wheel Systems

UMD modular tire & wheel systems ensure that newly manufactured tires and wheels move through the entire assembly process efficiently. While our systems are completely integrated, each piece can be replaced individually as well. Tire and Wheel systems by UMD … Continue reading

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What is a People Mover?

When you hear “people mover” maybe you’re thinking of an airport or theme park but not a factory. Automated People Movers have been used all over to get people where they need to be in a timely, orderly fashion. UMD … Continue reading

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Services Spotlight: Industrial Services

When we started our business, we wanted to create manufacturing and handling systems that were more durable, efficient and adaptable so we dove into our customers to find out how we could better serve them. We do more than create … Continue reading

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