Piab, Hingham, Mass., introduced piLIFT SMART, what is said to be a quieter, more energy-efficient, more ergonomic vacuum lifter.

Smart data features based on internet connectivity enable piLIFT SMART vacuum lifter to sense and monitor movements and respond quickly to user intentions, lift and weigh loads simultaneously and collect and log data, making process statistics and analyses immediately accessible to users through web platform log-in.

Plus, piLIFT SMART is said to reduce the load on the operator’s body by more than 80%, while at the same optimizing productivity.

piLIFT SMART has capacity to lift objects weighing 90 pounds. And, minimal sound levels and smart data features enable the piLIFT SMART to elevate vacuum lifting to a higher level.