FMH Conveyors Blog


SupportPro Tips: Power Supply Board Troubleshooting Tips

10/05/2021
Before working on the unit, it is important to understand an overview of the product. This particular troubleshooting guide applies to powered flexible conveyors equipped with the 15109 control board, in units manufactured before April 2020. This image shows the infeed end, with product flow from left to right. The...

FMH Conveyors Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2021!

10/01/2021
FMH Conveyors is celebrating Manufacturing Day 2021 by highlighting career opportunities in the manufacturing space! We sat down with several team members to gain insight on their FMH story and to better understand their career goals. After visiting with team members across several departments, we found a few common themes:...

FMH Featured Solutions: Packaging Applications

09/23/2021
Packaging Industry Overview: Changing consumer behaviors, including smaller households and environmental consciousness, are forcing a shift in the packaging industry. Additionally, supply chain challenges are encouraging product innovation in the industry. To capture a larger market share, brands are getting creative on their packaging solutions to evolve and better serve...

Channel Partner Success: Advanced Equipment Company

09/20/2021
Advanced Equipment Company has been serving North and South Carolina for 60 years! Their industry portfolio encompasses manufacturing and distribution, pharmaceuticals, and food & beverage, among others. Advanced Equipment has a history of continuous growth and developing strong relationships with their customers. As a solutions integrator, they take a unique...

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,...