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Materials Handling

The Duckworth & Associates Material Handling Group has extensive experience in facility layout consulting for automobile manufactures, and detailed conveyor design for automotive conveyor contractors. Duckworth & Associates experience extends to non-automotive material handling systems for part handling, lift truck flow requirements and prototype part handling.

Facility Layout Consulting:

  • Automotive

  • Assembly Plants

  • Body Shops

  • Paint Shops

  • General Assembly

  • ASRS

Detailed Conveyor Design:

  • Automated Monorail Systems (AMS)

  • Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVS)

  • Belt, Roller Skid, & Skillet Conveyors

  • Drag/Tow Lines

  • Monorail, Power & Free Conveyors 

  • Pendulum Air Dip Conveyor Systems

  • Vertical Lift/Elevators


  • Complete Facility Design and System Layout

  • Feasibility and Industrial Engineering Studies

  • Structural Engineering & Detailing 

  • Carrier Design & Detail Drawings

  • Carrier & Product Clearance Studies 

  • Field Check Inspection of Existing Conveyor Installations

  • Complete Project Management and on Sites Engineering Start-Up Support

  • Conveyor Chain Pull Calculations

  • Throughput/Cycle Time Studies

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734) 455-7500 | 14496 N. Sheldon Rd. Suite 210 | Plymouth, MI 48170-3699 |

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