Major Mining Equipment Manufacturer Increases Productivity
Lincoln Electric Developed Custom Automated Robotic Welding Solution for Bit Block Assembly at Joy Mining’s Franklin, PA, Plant
In today’s highly competitive industrial manufacturing environment, it’s crucial to run a cost efficient, reliable and productive fabrication line that yields durable, rugged, high-quality products.
At Joy Mining Machinery, a global leader in the development, manufacture, distribution and service of underground mining machinery for more than 90 years, the desire to continue to achieve this goal drove the company to upgrade the welding equipment at its Franklin, Pennsylvania, facility.
Welding is an essential step in the Franklin facility’s production of longwall and continuous miner systems used for the underground extraction of coal and other bedded materials, such as salt, potash, gypsum and oil shale. Longwall mining accounts for about 50 percent of global underground mining production, while continuous mining covers about 45 percent. Learn More