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Sealed Air to sell floor-cleaning robots
Diversey Care division signs deal to resell platform from Discovery Robotics.
Genco launches multi-tenant healthcare warehouses
FedEx unit will pool small and medium healthcare businesses to allow full-scale supply chain services.
Smart-packaging market to reach $26.7 billion by 2024
Beyond just containing inventory, smart parcels provide services such as location tracking and moisture control.
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E-commerce fulfillment rates push hot demand for DC space
GLP announces new leases in U.S., China, Japan.
Study: Global AGV market to nearly double by 2024
Growth will be driven by rising labor costs and improved navigation technology, according to market research firm.
Report: conveyor systems market will grow to $7.6 billion by 2022
Growth driven by industrialization in emerging markets, rise of e-commerce in Europe.
A hot new system for cold storage
When it outgrew its main production and distribution facility, Mydibel, a Belgian producer of frozen potato products, built an automated high-bay warehouse with a state-of-the-art storage and retrieval system.
WMS puts a charge into electrical distributor's operations
Moving to a warehouse management system and scanners has improved picking speed and accuracy at Becker Electric Supply.
Wearable scanner sales forecast to triple by 2021
Honeywell and Zebra could profit from demand for warehousing, manufacturing, and transportation applications, ABI Research says.
Wrapping up savings
For Surtech Industries, an orbital wrapper has eliminated the need to manually wrap oversized metal goods.

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