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The Importance of the Material Handling Industry to the Economy

The Importance of the Material Handling Industry to the Economy

March 27, 2020

Manufacturing makes the world go round. Stable supply chains are at the core of national and even international stability, helping countries feed and provide for millions of people every day. At the heart of all this is material handling. Central to any modern, effective manufacturing plant are conveyor systems and a reliable services provider that makes sure the production process runs smoothly.


From accurately distributing and delivering raw materials to efficiently and perfectly packaging the final products, advanced and reliable material handling solutions are essential to the success and longevity of the manufacturing industry and by extension, the economy.


Today, with the growth of e-commerce, the importance of material handling and having a conveyor system that works is all the more solidified.


Rapid, mass sales taking place online calls for only the best equipment to be deployed. Careful consideration and maintenance has to be undertaken to ensure that not even one part of the production line is vulnerable to disruption.


Considering the importance of material handling equipment, it is necessary for every manufacturing plant to have a services provider they can trust to help them maintain and improve their systems. At Norpak Handling, not only are we a trusted and leading provider of equipment and solutions, we also provide a range of beneficial services for our customers. 


From the consulting stage to after sales, we make sure every decision made in regards to your conveyor systems is the right one for your applications and business needs. We offer a complete preventative maintenance program that sees our expert technicians provide customers with effective solutions to keep their systems running optimally. In addition to that, our technicians are always ready to handle emergency situations in a heartbeat.


The goal with material handling is to be seamless. This means facilities should be looking for the full package: a provider who supplies the best equipment and services at the same time. With office locations in Port Hope, Ontario, and Surrey, British Columbia, and distributor partner locations in Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Alberta, we are the best option out there for Canadian businesses.

Good conveyor systems are the backbone of manufacturing.
Posted by: Lisa | April 14, 2020, 2:17 pm
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