Conference Reports

Datria offers device-agnostic voice solution

Forte upgrades WCS

Next up for MHIA: Modex in Atlanta

Big Ass Fans adds rugged Yellow Jacket to product line
Company boasts that the fan is "smashingly durable."

Wildeck offers new safety, storage, and lifting products

Extra-strong pallet-rack guard prevents forklift damage
Damotech's Super Guard provides iron-clad protection from accidents.

E-commerce retailers consider packaging changes
Better packaging can improve customer experience, reduce shipping costs, says Glen Road Systems CEO.

Accu-Sort adds to scanner line

Motorola Handheld called warehouse "workhorse"

MobileDemand debuts convertible tablet

Extremely lightweight aluminum pallet makes US debut
AL Pallet's remarkably light aluminum pallet saves money for airfreight shippers.

Spacesaver Industrial rolls out new line of storage systems

Tablet computers offer flexible design, portability
DAP Technologies' tablet computers are highly adaptable and easy to use.

Adaptable push-back racks offer more flexibility
Advance Storage says its new push-back rack design is adaptable for nearly any type of pallet.

Denipro's products move into new markets
Low-friction conveyors and cargo movers originally designed for the newspaper industry are now available for other applications.

TGW touts two products for North American market

Psion debuts new handheld

RedPrairie to include Vocollect VoiceArtisan

LXE rolls out vehicle-mount computer

Intelligrated CEO expects strong market
Details also revealed about new alliance with Swisslog.

MHIA predicts robust growth in equipment orders, shipments in 2011–2012
Equipment manufacturers anticipate new orders to rise between 11 and 12 percent.

Simulation helps train warehouse workers

Intermec, Vocollect plan integrated offerings

Dematic and Crown combine AGV and pick solutions

The challenge for the future: Become the employer of choice
To succeed in the future, companies must embrace diversity, take steps to become an employer of choice.

Video review: Day two of ProMat
On day two of ProMat, attendance on the show floor remains strong, while DC Velocity editors hear notes of cautious optimism about the economic recovery from exhibitors.

Intelligrated CEO expects strong market
Details also revealed about new alliance with Swisslog.

Buckhorn unveils new collapsible container

SI Systems offers lower cost A-frame

RMT Robotics to introduce automated crate picking to North America

Unique automated storage/retrieval system combines three capabilities in one
Muratec says its first-ever combination of space storage, vertical lift, and high-speed shuttle offers a space-saving alternative for storage and retrieval.

Orbis offers freight-friendly bulk containers

CHEP opens new pallet testing, research facility
Material Handing Simulator expands CHEP's product research capabilities

HighJump launches App Station

Datalogic Mobile unveils rugged mobile computer
The Falcon X3 is available in both handheld and pistol-grip versions.

Daifuku announces new holding company
Daifuku Webb Holding Co. to oversee Jervis B. Webb Co. and Daifuku America Corp.

ProMat gets started in Chicago
Thousands turn out for the largest material handling show in North America.

Toyota Material Handling chief sees brighter outlook
Lift truck sales, rental fleet utilization are up, according to dealer network.

Dematic offers split-case goods-to-person system
RapidPick enables pick rates up to 1,000 items per hour.

Ridge emphasizes link between security, prosperity
Former Secretary of Homeland Security gives ProMat keynote address.

New vision products offer bar code, image capture
SICK showcases ICR620 reader, ICR880 camera system.

Sapient introduces remote monitoring for carousel performance
"Intelligent Machine Health Monitoring System" sends alerts when it detects variances or anomalies.

Hyster launches new line of energy-saving electric lift trucks
The E30-40XN series offers lower operating costs, says the manufacturer.

Yale introduces new heavy-duty end rider series
The MPE060-080VG series designed to withstand heavier duty cycles, extreme operating conditions.

Video review: Day one of ProMat 2011
DC Velocity editors Mitch Mac Donald, Peter Bradley and Mark Solomon share their thoughts on the first day of ProMat 2011.

Beumer to roll out Crisplant products in North America starting July 4
German company seeks to expand its customer support offering in U.S.

New vertical lift module, carousel meet different needs
Kardex Remstar offers new vertical storage and retrieval systems for smaller, slower-cycle businesses and high-speed, complex operations.