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Press Release: WEPCO, Inc. Announces Appointment of Larry Strayhorn as President

WEPCO, Inc., A leading Material Handling Systems Integrator, today announces that Larry Strayhorn has been appointed President of the company, effective immediately. Strayhorn will be assuming the ownership interest of Sam Arfanella, who has been named VP of Engineering. Strayhorn, known for his leadership and integrity, is based out of the material-handling rich area of […]

Press Release: SmartLifter for Pails: Popular Vacuum Lifter Now Lifts Pails from Side Safely, Easily

WEPCO, Inc. announces the new SmartLifter™ for Pails automated vacuum lifter. The tool that revolutionized carton lifting is now available to grip, balance, and stack heavy pails from the side with fingertip pressure. Palletizing or de-palletizing 5-gallon pails that can weigh up to 50 lbs. has always been a back breaker. Traditional vacuum lifters that […]

Press Release: SmartLifter Gives A New Way for Material Handlers to Grip, Lift and Stack Cartons

WEPCO, Inc. announces  the SmartLifter™ automated vacuum carton lifter. It grips, balances, and stacks cartons with fingertip pressure. The WEPCO SmartLifter (Patent Pending) was designed in response to a request from a major plastic container manufacturer. They were seeking a solution to a problem common to many manufacturing and warehouse operations:  how to reduce the […]