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What are CHEP Pallets and How are They Used?

CHEP pallets are a type of pallet that is widely used in supply chain and logistics operations. CHEP (Commonwealth Handling Equipment Pool) is a company that specializes in pooling and managing pallets, crates, and containers for efficient and sustainable supply chain operations. Here's an overview of CHEP pallets and their [...]

By |2023-06-05T08:10:40-04:00June 2nd, 2023|Categories: Pallets|Tags: , , , |

Alba Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Luncheon

As part of our year-long 50th anniversary celebration, Alba Manufacturing held a celebration luncheon this spring for all our team members. After a presentation by Alba president Mike Kroeger, team members enjoyed a buffet from City Barbeque and a celebration cake. A special thank you to our [...]

By |2023-05-12T16:20:05-04:00May 10th, 2023|Categories: Anniversary|Tags: , , , , |

Making Your Life Easier

Making life easier for customers is what our business is all about. Reducing the end user’s frustration. Solving their problems creatively and effectively. Providing affordable solutions in a timely manner. To that end, we have our Value Conveyor Program! Why did we do it? To make your life easier! All [...]

By |2023-04-11T19:12:52-04:00April 8th, 2023|Categories: Conveyor|Tags: , , , , , |

Are You Ready for ProMat 2023?

Alba Manufacturing is excited to be part of ProMat 2023 to be held in Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place on March 20-23. We will be in the South Hall in Booth #S2271. Celebrating our 50th anniversary, Alba continues to supply pallet handling equipment to the industry’s leading Original Equipment Manufacturers [...]

By |2023-03-05T10:19:19-05:00March 5th, 2023|Categories: Trade Show|Tags: , , , , , |

Alba Manufacturing Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Alba Manufacturing is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Alba incorporated in February 1973. Initially a small machine shop under 6,700 square feet, Norman Inderhees purchased the Alba facility and its assets located in Oxford, Ohio to become a regional manufacturer of custom conveyors and equipment. In 1978, Tom Inderhees (Norman Inderhees’ [...]

By |2023-05-09T17:06:02-04:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: Anniversary|Tags: , , , , |

Light Weight to Heavy Weight!

Much like boxing or wrestling, with varying weight classes, Alba has the capability to produce products that handle different product loads. Sometimes, we hear statements like "Oh, I thought you only built heavy-duty conveyor," or "We didn’t know you can handle light weight applications." This month’s article features two CDLR [...]

By |2023-02-04T12:35:05-05:00February 3rd, 2023|Categories: Conveyor|Tags: , , , , |

Rock Solid Solutions for Heavy-Duty Applications

This application entails moving multiple 4,000 lbs. metal bins containing solid waste between floors within a recycling facility. Alba was asked to supply a major OEM of Vertical Lifts with worldwide exposure, a heavy-duty pallet conveyor for transporting two 5 ft. x 5 ft. x 5 ft. metal bins with [...]

By |2023-01-06T13:29:25-05:00January 6th, 2023|Categories: Conveyor|Tags: , , , , |

Happy Holidays from the Alba Team!

As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that this year has been just as memorable for you, your colleagues, and your loved ones. [...]

By |2022-12-06T13:51:41-05:00December 4th, 2022|Categories: Holiday|Tags: , , , , |

Flexible, Tested and Cost Savings!

Our application this month comes from one of our System Integrators (SI) who is a part of our Alba Partner Network. It involved transporting CHEP (40” x 48”) and 30” x 35” Winged Pallets with a maximum pallet load of 1,900 lbs. It was essential to increase safety and minimize [...]

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