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The feeling is mutual
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both.
Toyota acquires Vanderlande for US$1.3 billion
Acquisition of Dutch company helps Toyota build one-stop shop for automated material handling solutions.
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.
The return of manufacturing
Many anticipate factories returning to America. They will return, but they will look very different from those of the past.
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.
Manufacturing jobs may indeed be coming "home," but who will do them?
A new AlixPartners report says that while more manufacturers are considering "nearshoring," they are also stymied by a shortage of skilled labor. Robots may well offer a solution.
Sealed Air turns to public to pick next Bubble Wrap design
"Pop the Vote" contest reveals preference for pooch-themed pouch.

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