Material Handling Articles

Hot spot
At the Modex exhibition and conference in Atlanta, attendees can get up close and personal with sizzling new technology, equipment, and services for the supply chain.
Rockwell Automation acquires conveyor supplier MagneMotion
Merger will support development of magnetically driven carts for material handling.
Material handling firms drive record robot orders
Orders rose 24 percent in 2015 for robotics in material handling systems.
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Keep it up!
When it comes to keeping conveyors and sortation systems in good working order, nothing beats regular upkeep and preventive maintenance.
Don't call it basic blue
Warehouses favor blue containers over other colors.
Hershey seeks cool way to ship chocolate
Candy company offers $25,000 prize for innovative container design.
The right ingredients
A German specialty foods producer needed a way to store large quantities of raw materials in a limited space. The answer was a new high-bay DC with a sophisticated AS/RS.
DHL expands Memphis DC to keep up with e-commerce growth
Larger facility will handle parcels, pallets, and containers.
DCV editors get preview of material handling innovations in Japan
A visit to Daifuku Co. Ltd. highlighted unique new designs that are not currently available in North America.
Spanish cops seize cocaine pallets
Drug ring molds powdery drug into fake shipping platforms.

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