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Founded in 1953 by Gay Roach, Sr., Roach Manufacturing Corporations original purpose was to build heavy duty conveyors to transport heavy bales of cotton. Over 65 years later our purpose may have expanded, but our original goal is the same; To build world class products and meet the needs of our customers. Roach’s commitment to innovation can be seen in their line of Smart Conveyors. This state of the art motorized conveyor system utilizes Ethernet/IP communication, which provides unprecedented control or material through predefined zones.
In addition to our shared vision of innovation, Roach Conveyors also offers a 24 hours quick ship program. Offering over 100 standard conveyor products with little to no lead time including Accumulation, Gravity, Belt, Extendable, and Chain driven live roller conveyors. Along with ‘special’ conveyor units including Glass/Solar, Stacker/Destackers, Turntables, Transfer carts, MDR and Soration.
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Major automotive component supplier was looking to build a new sequencing and shipping system for the new year model soon to be launched. They came to Mainway with their RFQ, which was recommending older style conveyor design that had been incorporated into their plant on previous systems. Mainway’s engineer’s introduced their engineers and maintenance personnel to the benefits of Motor Driven Roller (MDR) conveyors comprising of 24VDC drive rollers, poly-V drive bands and drive cards configurable through Ethernet/IP protocol. In addition to the control and maintenance benefits, the total cost installed was lower than that for the conventional style of conveyor.
Writing an RFP or RFQ can be difficult. You want to be sure that bidders understand your requirements, are qualified to handle the project and at the best value for your dollar. To accomplish this, you need to supply potential bidders with detailed and complete information about your need. Here are 16 tips to get the most out of your RFP.