Bishamon EZ Loader

Bishamon EZ Loader

The EZ Loader can handle a wide range of weight capacities from 250 lbs up to 4,000 lbs.  Adjust the load range by the EZ Adjust knob – a three position knob that allows adjustment of the collapsed capacity without changing the air pressure!  EZ Loaders are designed to eliminate worker bending by automatically raising [...]

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Jamco Cart

Myers Industries Purchases Jamco Products

Myers Industries announced on October 2nd, that they acquired Jamco Products.  Hawkeye Material Handling has a long history with both companies.  Myers Industries owns Akro-Mils, our number one supplier for storage bins; and Buckhorn, which makes the industry leading collapsible bulk storage containers. Jamco Products was founded in 1995, and continues to be the number one [...]

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Buckhorn Collapsible Bulk Storage Containers

Buckhorn Collapsible Bulk Storage Containers

There is a real long term cost difference between using a disposable product and a reusable.    If you compare the costs of disposable razors, paper towels and plates, cups, plastic knives and forks, Ziploc bags, verses the costs containers, rags, etc.  Obviously the upfront costs for almost anything disposal is smaller than a product that [...]

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Family Sponsor Presents

Hawkeye Material Handling – Family Giving

National unemployment is at 8.3%.  On August 27th the Gazette announced that Rockwell Collins will be eliminating 80 positions in Cedar Rapids.  Clipper Windpower announced a layoff of 76 employees through October 31st.  Schneider Electric plans to eliminate 80 positions in Cedar Rapids, by the end of next year, 2013.  These are just some of [...]

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Mezzanine Being Built

Four Main Types of Steel Mezzanines

Four Main Types of Steel Mezzanines, Platforms Listed here are four main types of industrial and commercial mezzanines: Free standing — also known as structural, steel, or wide span mezzanines, these are commonly used in a wide variety of applications and offer great flexibility in set-up and restructuring if needed. Free standing mezzanines and platforms are considered [...]

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Thomas George Scott

In Memory of Thomas George Scott

Thomas George Scott March 2, 1948 – August 25, 2012   . . . Our thoughts and prayers reaches out to Cheryl and family during this heartbreaking difficult time. Cheryl Scott whom has been providing great customer service for Hawkeye Material Handling for almost 15 years, her husband of 42 years, Thomas Scott, past away peacefully [...]

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Double Level, Pallet Rack Drive Thru System

Double Level, Pallet Rack Drive Thru System

A client of ours came to us in order to help them design a Pallet Rack Drive Thru system that can accommodate two different pallet sizes. They use both a 48” wide pallet and a 40” wide pallet.  Client wants to utilize a system the will except either pallet size.  Designing a Drive Thru system [...]

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