Case Studies

Schindler Elevator

Location: McSherrystown, PA Job Type: System Relocation

The YorkHoist team relocated a 250 lb capacity jib crane that was no longer in use from Schindler Elevator’s McSherrystown, PA facility to its facilty in Hanover, PA. The Hanover facility assembles and tests a variety of elevator and control room components and then packages them for delivery. Components vary in size, from small buttons to lar...

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Voith Turbo

Location: York, PA Job Type: System Modernization

With approximately 40 cranes, hoists, and other material handling assets, the Voith team wanted to find a way to maximize their productivity by utilizing their material handling assets in the most effective way. Together with the YorkHoist team, they decided that relocating two exsiting jib cranes as well as motorizing a new jib crane would help...

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Purcell Machine

Location: Palmyra, PA Job Type: System Install

Purcell Machine, located in Palmyra, PA was ready to install a crane to replace the forklift and boom that were being used to load parts into their Doosan MH 1000 horizontal milling machine. Due to the need to retrofit the crane over top of the existing machine, modifications were required to fit the workstation crane within the available footpr...

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Voith Turbo

Location: York, PA Job Type: System Install

Voith Turbo, located in York, PA is a global provider of leading-edge technology and industrial services. Voith’s York facility consists of 30,000 square feet of manufacturing space and 17,000 square feet of warehouse space where Voith products are designed, fabricated, distributed and serviced. Products produced at the York facility include b...

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Peifer Welding

Location: Ronks, PA Job Type: System Design & Install

Founded in 1965, Peifer Welding in Ronks, PA, initially specialized in residential ornamental railing, porch columns, gates, and spiral stairways. The company grew and diversified into commercial and industrial welding and fabrication. Today Peifer’s primary focus is on the fabrication of metal for commercial spaces including office buildings...

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Keystone RV Center

Location: Greencastle, PA Job Type: Fall Protection System

Founded in 1989, Keystone RV Center in Greencastle, PA has grown to be one of the largest RV dealers in the United States. Their state of the art service department consists of 12 service bays where factory trained technicians service everything from travel trailers to 5th wheels to Class A Motor Homes. Keystone RVs service department performs a...

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Location: Bellefonte, PA Job Type: System Design and Install

YorkHoist’s local territory sales representative worked alongside the engineers at SilcoTek Corporation to define the desired coverage area and lifting height. Then, they had to lay it out within the space available and the parameters of the existing building and manufacturing floor. Requirements for the system included the ability to walk on...

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Johnnie’s Restaurant & Hotel Service

Location: Chambersburg, PA Job Type: Material Transport Solution

The staff at Johnnie's Restaurant & Hotel Service in Chambersburg, PA was searching for an easier method to transport cases of food, beverages, and supplies up a steep ramp from the warehouse into Johnnie’s store. Rod Hocker, the owner of Johnnie’s Food & Hotel Service contacted YorkHoist during an open house to discuss material han...

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Ames Industries

Location: Hershey, PA Job Type: System Design & Install

Ames Industries contacted YorkHoist during their search for a ergonomic material handling solution for their injection molding process. The use of the existing 2 Ton Portable Gantry Crane was no longer practical, and building clearance restrictions did not permit for a overhead bridge crane.

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Arnold Electric

Location: Tulsa, OK Job Type: Load Test

YorkHoist was contacted by Arnold Electric Inc. (AEI) during their search for a qualified Material Handling provider to complete the initial Load Test Certification on a crane they sold to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The crane manufacture KoneCranes, and all local material handling providers asserted that a load test could not be completed...

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