FMH Conveyors Blog


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....

FMH Featured Solutions: Telescopic Belt Conveyors

06/09/2021
In high volume shipping/receiving areas, an extendable conveyor can drastically boost efficiency. Our telescopic solution is custom engineered to extend from the permanent conveyor to the nose of the truck trailer. This allows for faster, easier, and safer movement of cargo. Telescopic Belt Conveyors Telescopic conveyors are proven to boost...

Manufacturing Safety Tips

06/04/2021
At FMH, safety is a top priority. In an effort to better mitigate workplace risks, we have compiled a list of safety tips that can be implemented across several industries: Maintain a Standardized Work Process Standard work processes offer clear expectations and detailed breakdowns of tasks. By providing a baseline...

FMH Featured Solutions: Curved Belt Conveyors

05/26/2021
Conveyor systems offer a solution for easily transporting materials throughout a facility. These systems come in many options and aid in maximizing production as goods and materials enter, leave, or move throughout a facility. Manufacturing plants often have heavy machinery, mezzanines, and production equipment that need to be maneuvered around....

Channel Partner Success: Mainway Handling Systems

05/24/2021
Mainway Handling Systems is a systems integrator with 33 years of experience. They are located in Ontario and excel in the design, supply, and installation of completely integrated, turnkey systems or partial projects. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies could not cross the border to complete projects...

Employee Spotlight: Lola Adams

05/21/2021
Meet Lola Adams, production team member in FMH’s gravity department! Lola is originally from Biscoe, AR. She has one daughter, two sons, and three granddaughters. Mrs. Adams and her husband just celebrated their 29th anniversary. She joined the FMH team in August of 2017 after her family moved to Jonesboro....