FMH Conveyors Blog


Employee Spotlight: Holly Socha

09/17/2021
Meet Holly Socha, Inside Sales Representative for FMH! Holly Socha was born in Novi, Michigan and moved to Arkansas in the 1990s to further her career. In April of 2018, she had the opportunity to pursue a new career in the material handling industry. She applied to FMH on the...

SupportPro Tips: Accumulation Board Troubleshooting

09/07/2021
All of our flexible powered roller conveyors feature an accumulation board that provides power to the photo eyes in each zone. Accumulation boards are located under the rollers in an electrical enclosure in each accumulating zone. These boards provide power to the photo eyes for each zone. They monitor the...

Channel Partner Spotlight: Cisco-Eagle

08/25/2021
Cisco-Eagle was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The company has become known as an innovator due to their expertise and dedication to designing unique solutions for their customers. Their customers have grown accustomed to the reliability and continuity of the company and its employees. Cisco-Eagle places...

Employee Spotlight: Nugene Bell

08/20/2021
Meet Nugene Bell, Machine Setup Operator for FMH! Nugene will be celebrating his 22nd service anniversary in October! Before entering the manufacturing space, he was employed in the restaurant industry as a supervisor. Originally from Wynne, Bell moved to Little Rock and then Jonesboro pursuing better opportunities. After having a...

SupportPro Tips: LITESORT HMI Operation

08/09/2021
LITESORT is a light automated sortation system that provides operators the convenience of automatic sortation based on their custom specifications and conveyor configuration. The five-sided scan tunnel allows up to 30 packages to be processed per minute. Along with the ability to integrate with other FMH products, this system features...

Channel Partner Success: Conveyroll

07/26/2021
Conveyroll was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. As a distributor for FMH, they specialize in sortation system installations across North, Central, and South America. They provide a full-service experience for their customers including consultation, engineering, installation, and ongoing support. A unique aspect of Conveyroll and...

Employee Spotlight: Mack Burcham

07/23/2021
Meet Mack Burcham, Production Manager for FMH! Mack started in July of 1995 as a part-time associate, and recently celebrated his 25th anniversary with the company! His responsibilities in this role included testing equipment and building pallets. The next year, Burcham was offered a full-time position as a shipping team...

Industry Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Parcel Industry

07/21/2021
Nearly every country is seeing increased demand for shipping needs. People and businesses rely on carriers to move and deliver these products. As a result, parcel companies are outgrowing their facilities, looking to expand, and changing last-mile delivery options. This is being done amid a global pandemic, supply chain challenges,...

FMH Featured Solutions: Parcel Applications

07/14/2021
Parcel companies are being forced to compete for the extremes that have become industry standard. Free shipping, although great for the consumer, has become more expensive for parcel companies as they must address external forces affecting cost. In addition to free, they are expected to offer fast, on-time, correct delivery....

SupportPro Tips: Adjusting Belt Tension

07/08/2021
FMH Curved Belt Conveyors require occasional servicing on the belt tension to ensure maximum efficiency. The belt tension must be kept to a minimum on both the external and internal radius. By design, it should be possible to manually move the belt and turn the belt guide without difficulty. If...

Channel Partner Success: MWi Solutions

06/24/2021
McCombs-Wall, recently rebranded to MWi Solutions, is a systems integrator based out of Southern California. As a solutions-based design house, MWi does it all – with all controls and engineering designed and implemented by their team.  They offer a full-service experience from start to finish. They will walk through strategy...

SupportPro Tips: MaxxReach Telescopic Conveyors Retrofit Kits

06/17/2021
Production and distribution workplaces are inherently high-risk. Depending on the situation, workers are exposed to widely varying temperatures, hazardous equipment, and often are in close contact with others.  A safe workplace requires creating and maintaining an environment that allows employees to work without risk to their physical and psychological health....