Material Handling Articles

System Logistics Corp. opens facility for U.S. production of Modula lift modules
Italian company sees fast growth in North American warehouse automation market.
Freeze frame!
Despite the sub-zero temps, no one's complaining about working conditions in the freezer of North America's largest refrigerated warehouse. That's because it's "staffed" by a sophisticated mega-AS/RS that performs virtually all of the work.
MHI Executive Summit & Annual Conference opens annual meetings to buyers of equipment and systems
Combined events will feature speakers from MIT, Caterpillar, Coca-Cola.
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Water at the ready
A first in/first out storage system assures that a Chinese mineral water producer always delivers the freshest product possible.
High spirits
Wine and spirits distributor RNDC found the answer to its space crunch—and throughput woes—in an innovative new DC that features mezzanines and state-of-the-art conveyors.
Crane builder crafts riverside fish elevator
Salmon gain new appreciation for material handling technology.
Amazon opens its fulfillment network to startups
Retailer launches Amazon Launchpad to provide web pages, marketing, and delivery.
Lift truck welders demonstrate they can keep their cool under pressure
Contest crowns top craftsmen at The Raymond Corp.
Scanners get a new image
Falling camera prices trigger a shakeup in auto ID world, with the old 1-D laser bar-code readers giving way to sophisticated image-based scanners.
Scout strikes gold with patriotic pallets
Utah boy turns old pallets into decorative flags to raise money.

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