Material Handling Articles

A well-articulated solution
Faced with a space crunch, Irish cold storage provider Molloy & Sherry moved to narrow-aisle storage and Aisle-Master articulated forklifts, with cool results.

MSM Solutions teams with Advanced Poly-Packaging for e-commerce market
Partners combine auto-ID technology and bagging equipment for real-time product tracking.

Walgreens expanding Ohio DC to 1 million square feet
$82 million expansion will include automated storage and receiving system (AS/RS), pick modules, static racking, and conveyors, contractor says.

Fluence Automation acquires parcel processing technology firm
Package sorting equipment manufacturer buys Post Integrated Solutions to meet rising e-commerce demand.

ITC Manufacturing names Mark Briden CEO and CFO
The 15-year finance veteran has served as interim chief financial officer for the company this past year.

Sealed Air acquires packing supplies vendor to expand services in e-commerce fulfillment
Buying AFP will support growth in packaging designs for electronics and transportation markets, firm says.

inVia raises $20 million for warehouse robots
Picker bots create AS/RS for material handling in e-commerce fulfillment, firm says.

Witron earnings rise 6.2 percent on demand for material handling systems
Company cites rising demand in store, online, and omnichannel business in Europe and U.S.

RightHand Robotics teams with Capacity on warehouse automation
Partners will integrate piece-picking robot with fulfillment platform for e-commerce and B2B operations.

Vertical carousel revitalizes healthcare retailer's fulfillment operation
As sales boomed, Danish e-tailer Med24 faced a storage-space crunch. Installing vertical carousels changed all that.

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