Material Handling Articles

Cimcorp realigns management team
Changes intended to help the material handling systems provider expand system integration business.

ProMat '17 and the X factor
Looking to solve for your X—that unknown quantity that will take your supply chain to the next level? Chances are, you'll find it among ProMat's 850-plus exhibits.

That sounds like a job for ... an AGV!
At its new dietary supplement plant, Amway needed a way to move goods in and out of cleanrooms while limiting human touches. The answer? Automated guided vehicles.

Market for industrial automation devices will nearly triple by 2025
Growth driven by automotive manufacturing sector, followed by food and logistics.

Burris Logistics buys warehouse site near Atlanta
250,000-square foot refrigerated facility to open in 2018.

A3 picks eight finalists for robotics competition
Winner to be chosen April 5 during Automate/ProMat trade show.

Sealed Air turns to public to pick next Bubble Wrap design
"Pop the Vote" contest reveals preference for pooch-themed pouch.

Startups face off at "Launch Pad" competition
Innovators in robotics, automation sectors will vie for $10,000 grand prize.

The complete package
When companies go to solve a packaging problem—like figuring out how to keep their boxes from getting crushed in transit—they often focus on just one aspect of their packaging. They can get a better, more complete answer by looking at the entire unit load.

Warehousing and logistics robot shipments climb fast
Study forecasts market will reach 620,000 units annually by 2021, up from 40,000 in 2016.


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