Material Handling

Warehouse distribution looks for solutions to minimize energy consumption and optimize production output. Demand is driven by overall industrial production and companies’ desire to automate production and facilitate the efficient flow of goods to market.

Built-in Reliability

We build reliability into our motors, controls, and power transmission components so they operate flawlessly in the toughest of environments and applications.

One Source – One Solution

We are a leader in the material handling industry, providing variable speed motors, reducers, couplings, geardrives, mounted bearings, VFDs and solid state controls. We have the expertise to turn-key a project that comes from over 75 years of providing solutions to 100’s of thousands of applications.

Forklift in Warehouse

Material Handling Solutions
Aggregate Solution

Conveyor Solution

Our solutions reduce energy consumption, increase uptime, and reduce mean time between failures, to optimize system performance and process throughputs that drive higher operating profits.

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Bottling Solution

Innovation is in our DNA. Our solutions are designed to reduce energy consumption, increase uptime and withstand extreme wash-down and sanitization requirements in a beverage processing application such as a bottling transfer line.

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Material Handling Products
Material Handling Reference List

Regal manufacturer’s high quality motors, control and power transmission products for a myriad of applications. From state-of-the-art PMAC motors to inverter and vector duty motors that lead the industry in efficiencies and performance.  Our drives and controls are Performance Matched to operate seamlessly with our motors.  The reliability of our power transmission products guarantee years of trouble free operation and savings.  

The application table is designed as a general guideline to help you select the correct motor, Variable Frequence Drive (VFD) or power transmission component for a specific piece of equipment used in material handling industry. 


Motor Types Bulk Handling Conveyors Cranes & Hoists Lift Tables Loaders Monorails Palletizers Stackers Wrappers
Integral Horsepower
PMAC Radial Flux
Variable Speed
Drives & Starters Bulk Handling Conveyors Cranes & Hoists Lift Tables Loaders Monorails Palletizers Stackers Wrappers
Low Voltage VFD
Solid State LV Starter
Power Transmission Bulk Handling Conveyors Cranes & Hoists Lift Tables Loaders Monorails Palletizers Stackers Wrappers
Conveyor Components
Gear Reducers
Mounted Bearings

Segment Analysis

Industrial production index
An increase in industrial production index indicates an increase in manufacturing activity, which in turn drives demand for material handling products.

The Conveyor Manufacturing industry is a mature industry with clearly defined markets and widely accepted product lines that have few substitutes. A variety of downstream industries drive demand for this industry’s diverse set of product lines.  

Beyond 2016, industry performance will strengthen as key domestic and foreign downstream markets grow in line with falling unemployment, renewed consumer spending and increased business investment.     


Material Handling Market Segment
Material Handling Innovation
Material Handling Innovation
Maintenance Intensive Worm Gear Reducers

Southern needed an alternative to its continuous purchasing and stocking of eight different gearbox ratings at a cost of $300 to $800 each. The company had maintenance-intensive worm gear reducers that often leaked and failed, causing excessive plant downtime.

Material Handling Regal Brands
Regal actively supports and participates in industry leading trade associations, such as the Material Handling Industry of America, which is the voice of the material handling industry and its member organizations.
Material Handling Association