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Hubtex: safe and efficient flat glass handling

2013-06-06 | Load moving

With more than 20 years’ experience in the design and construction of glass transport systems, and active in the glass sector since 1993, Hubtex has set standards with a number of developments and product improvements in response to the numerous and highly diversified client needs and demands regarding the transport of this strong but – at the same time – delicate material: glass.

Hubtex glass transport systems are well-known for their robust technical execution, long life expectancy, high quality, high truck reliability
One of the important sectors of Hubtex is the glass industry. The German company has sold over 600 glass transport systems to flat glass manufacturers and flat glass processors worldwide. Hubtex glass transport systems are well-known for their robust technical execution, long life expectancy, high quality, high truck reliability which, in turn, leads to low lifetime cost.
Hubtex is able to provide strong after sales organization worldwide with over 60 service partners and 10 subsidiaries.

Customized solutions
Flat glass manufacturers in different countries face different intra logistic challenges.
Customers’ main targets are to make logistic operations inside the factory safer, more efficient, increase warehouse capacity, follow market needs and optimize operation costs. Hubtex is, together with clients, able to develop handling solutions that meets all expectations.
For a flat glass manufacturer in Brazil, Hubtex developed a Electric Multidirectional Sideloader with special pick-up device for the handling of glass packs in Colares (steel brackets that enable to crane glass packs). The Hubtex equipment offered the customer important reasons to justify the higher investment costs for a better solution.
The customer saved the investment cost for overhead cranes in the whole warehouse area. The elimination of crane tracks enabled to construct a much lighter building shell, also leading to significant cost savings. Hubtex Sideloaders are able to stack glass packs two levels high, w...






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Article taken from Glass-Technology International bi-monthly magazine (6 issues per year)
Year: 2012 number: 5
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