Conference Reports

DMLogic announces personalized WMS apps, drug supply chain tracking

Interroll debuts magnetic speed controller for its conveyor systems

SencorpWhite expands warehouse software and hardware portfolios by acquiring Intek, partnering with Icam

Locus Robotics upgrades navigation software, announces pilot by DHL Supply Chain

Mallard unveils product for mobile, expandable pallet staging

Siemens showcases end-to-end digitalization strategy and Internet of Things ability

Plastic box latch lets companies reuse corrugated cartons

Cubiscan unveils new dimensioning system for irregular items

Yusen Logistics chooses Manhattan Associates WMS to standardize global fulfillment operations

Paxxal combines sand and plastic to create composite pallet

UniCarriers Americas introduces new 3-wheel electric-powered forklifts

MHI’s career and education program honors Frazier Industrial

Robotics, automation seen as main tools of disruption and competitive advantage, “State of the Industry” report says
Automation will be the norm in five years, report says.

Plug Power and Amazon sign agreement for multi-site GenKey deployments

Hyundai Forklift rolls out new stand-up battery lift trucks

EnerSys introduces predictive battery-operations management program

AeroVironment’s Advanced Connect RX monitors battery cables for damage

Ametek Prestolite Power upgrades its wireless battery identification device

Tilt tray sorter joins SDI family

Signode showcases Octopus wrapper

Advanced Charging Technologies improves BATTview battery monitors

Opex introduces small item sorter

Magic Johnson: Listen to the customer, give them what they want, and over-deliver on your promises

Wolter Group announces its “vision for systems convergence”

Flexcon puts flexibility in containers

Jungheinrich introduces two-shift run-time guarantee to North America

SI Systems’ new A-frame picks directly to multiple-sized boxes

RightHand Robotics unveils gripper hand to pick small items

Toshiba goes big with its new thermal bar-code printer

Frazier Industrial Co. teams up with Jasci to introduce new picking system

Dematic Egemin’s compact AGV now has a straddle attachment

Wildeck gives warehouses a new “lift”

BYD Forklifts enters North American market with complete battery “ecosystem”

Muratec presents upgraded AS/RS

Seizmic24 provides quick turnaround for preliminary seismic engineering designs for racks

Ehrhardt + Partner unveils WMS and voice systems

Voxware launches augmented-reality picking solution

SSI Schaefer unveils upgrade to WAMAS software, unleashes the Weasel

Tecsys announces Kanban inventory replenishment system, launches ProCheck consulting service

Otto Motors upgrades self-driving vehicles with rugged construction, expanded software

Fortna and Schematic Ventures host reception for logistics startups
DistributionTech event features quick pitches from 11 new firms.

Komatsu rolls out new hydrostatic-drive diesel forklift

U.S. military adopts Navitas Systems’ StarLifter lithium-ion batteries

Intelligrated showcases new equipment designs, expansion plans at ProMat

Vargo adds mobility, analytics modules to WES platform

Open Sky Group changes WMS implementation strategy

Tompkins International introduces robotics offering

Rite-Hite provides better view of dock hazards

Dematic Retrotech focuses on giving new life to old systems

Packsize designs "box factory in a box"

Kardex Remstar debuts new storage and retrieval unit

RAF Technology upgrades OCR software

Sentry Protection Products makes some noise

Raymond unveils new lift trucks, virtual reality training simulator

"Work smarter, more responsibly" is message of opening ProMat session
Balance of profitability, public good to be order of day, panel tells audience.

Apex's full line of lockers on display

Delta Products brings first wireless charger to market

Modula to roll out single-piece AS/RS

Knapp to provide automation solutions for e-grocery startup
Takeoff Technologies plans micro-fulfillment centers for click-and-collect retailers.

Kion supports big push into North American market with five new forklift models

Lucas Systems improves pick-path efficiency with machine learning

SSI Schaefer launches one container for land and sea

Yale introduces virtual reality simulator for forklift operator training

Intralox launches 7050

Zebra SmartPack brings visibility to the loading dock

Pinc takes to the air

MacroAir offers trade-up program

Newcastle carts are right for the picking

Sick makes first foray into material handling security through alliance with software developer

HighJump expands product line with “actionable analytics”

AmbaFlex spirals on

Swisslog talks “Warehousing 4.0”