Dryer Assembly Line

In October 2019, Rapid launched its 2nd assembly line in as many years, serving as the GC. This line is for the assembly and testing of Dryers. This system used multiple CDLR’s, Slat Conveyors, and Transfers with a total length of approximately 950 feet. This system produces between 100-1200 dryer units per 7.5 hour shift.

Rapid Purchases Gateway Conveyor and Design

In September 2019, Rapid purchased Gateway Conveyor and Design, located in Erlanger, KY. Gateway was established in 1996 and over the years has built strong relationships in the Appliance and Automotive Industries. Having this company linked with Rapid will allow us to expand our global reach to better server our customers.

Rapid Lubricators

Rapid Industries has been providing automatic lubrication systems to our customer since the early 90’s and are pleased to announce its own branded lube system. The most unique feature Rapid’s lubrication system offers is having the ability to compensate for variable speed conveyors. As the chain speeds up and slows down, the indexing of where the lubricant shot is applied …

Rapid News: January 4, 2018

Rapid Industries recently completed a Turnkey Project for the Appliance Industry which involved replacing multiple gravity rollers and ball tables with a fully automated Roller & Chain Transfer System along with pneumatic pop-up stops. Rapid provided this turnkey project which involved mutilple contractors descending in a relatively condensed area. With only a twelve (12) day window to compelte this project …

Mayor Greg Fischer Visits Rapid Industries

Mayor Greg Fischer visits Rapid Industries to kickoff National Manufacturers Month in October and presented John Thornton President & CEO with a plaque commemorating the occasion. Rapid Industries is celebrating its 50th year this year, being a premier manufacturing company of overhead conveyor systems. Our skillset includes welding, machining, rolling, bending steel products to make the best overhead conveyance systems …

Washer Assembly Line

In June 2017, Rapid Industries, serving as the GC, completed a Washer Assembly Line consisting of multiple conveyors, transfers, test loop, and repair docks. Total length of the system is approximately 1,200 feet and produces 1,550 washer units per 7.5 hour shift.