Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Modex 2012: Ergonomic lift assist device takes heavy out of lifting

In a press conference, Ergologistics (Booth 1829) showcased two models of its new Lift’n Buddy ergonomic lift assist device: the Full-Back and the Half-Back.
By Lorie King Rogers, Associate Editor
February 07, 2012

In a press conference, Ergologistics (Booth 1829) showcased two models of its new Lift’n Buddy ergonomic lift assist device: the Full-Back and the Half-Back.

The battery-powered Full-Back suits nearly any portable lifting application. Able to lift 500-pound loads up to 37 inches, the Lift’n Buddy is designed to take the heavy out of heavy lifting, said company president Aaron Lamb. 

The Half-Back, which is lighter and completely portable, can lift 250 pounds and is built for everyday use in warehouses, manufacturing facilities and route-based delivery systems. 

Both models are remote-controlled, sport actuators designed to withstand harsh environments, and have the iconic feel of a traditional hand truck so end users can relate and easily adapt to their new buddies.  “Our mission is to improve safety, help customers save money, and save a few backs in the process,” added Lamb.

Modex 2012 is scheduled to be held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete Modex 2012 coverage.

About the Author

image
Lorie King Rogers
Associate Editor

Lorie King Rogers, associate editor, joined Modern in 2009 after working as a freelance writer for the Casebook issue and show daily at tradeshows. A graduate of Emerson College, she has also worked as an editor on Stock Car Racing Magazine.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Transportation & Logistics companies are winning customers and improving profitability by taking a fresh look at their operations. Don't miss this brand new ebook from Barcoding, Inc. and Honeywell, "Automating Transportation and Logistics: How automation and assessment programs are helping T&L companies cut costs, increase cash, and improve customer experience."

After 53 years in Jonesboro, Ark., the company will add new manufacturing capabilities and 75 permanent jobs.

Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leading pallet pooling service provider, recently opened a new depot in Kota Kinabalu, capital city of the state of Sabah Malaysia, further extending its services to East Malaysia.

The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth inched up 0.7 percent to 53.5 over May’s 52.8 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth). This reading marks sequential growth for the third month in a row.

More than 30 leading suppliers of reusable products and services will be available in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion. The exhibitors include manufacturers, material suppliers, providers of washing and other specialty equipment, and service providers of reusable packaging systems and solutions.



© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA