January 2015

Sales Engineer and Machine Designer Positions Available

January 23, 2015

Align Production Systems, parent company of Airfloat, is seeking to fill two positions at its St. Louis office. If interested, please respond to careers@alignprod.com. Application Sales Engineer Align Production Systems is looking for an Application Sales Engineer for our St. Louis-area office. As an Application Sales Engineer, you will be responsible for all sales-related activities in […]

Align to Build Railcar Shuttle

January 19, 2015

Align Production Systems, parent company of Airfloat, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract for the manufacture of a railcar shuttle system. Mervis Railcar, a refurbisher of industrial railcars, awarded the contract for the shuttle, to be installed at its planned $35 million refurbishing facility in Hutchinson, Kansas. The shuttle will […]

Record Year for Air Skid Sales

January 14, 2015

It’s no secret that Derek Jeter, Ariana Grande and Republicans had a great 2014. So did Airfloat air skids (aka “air casters”). In fact, the company sold over 500 of the pneumatic material-handling devices last year, the most in recent history. 2014 also witnessed the launch of new-and-improved air skid and air skid controller designs. Among […]

New Safety Regs for Oil Rail Cars

January 12, 2015

Due to new safety regulations, the freight rail industry will be phasing out older oil-transporting rail cars (so-called DOT-111 tank cars) in the coming years. New cars built after 2015 must comply with the new DOT-117 safety standard. Older cars may be retrofitted to meet the new standard at a cost of about $30,000 per car. […]

See Airfloat in Action at Expo Manufactura 2015

January 7, 2015

  Herramientas AG, the exclusive distributor of Airfloat equipment for the Mexican market, will be an exhibitor at Expo Manufactura 2015 (Feb. 3-5, Monterrey, Mexico). The expo features the latest in manufacturing technology and will attract thousands of professionals from Central and South America. Key industries include metalworking, automotive, aerospace, electrical appliances, medical devices and […]

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