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A return to productivity
The Popken Fashion Group modernized its returns center to accommodate growth in e-commerce orders and an accompanying increase in shipments and returns. The result? A 30-percent productivity improvement in its Rastede, Germany, facility.
Square bottles cut down on packaging
Dow develops system for shipping chemicals without cardboard boxes.
UniCarriers Americas streamlines forklift customization
Innovative manufacturing processes lower costs and reduce lead times by over five weeks, company says.
Jungheinrich takes its show on the road
Year-long road trip will let customers test-drive energy-efficient electric forklifts at their own sites.
Material handling firm acquired by owner of Minnesota Twins
Baseball team's holding company buys PaR Systems.
Which dimensioning system is right for you?
Dimensioning systems come in an array of types and sizes these days. Here are some guidelines for figuring out what's the best fit for your operation.
Rockwell acquires Scottish vendor of image sensors
Odos Imaging will add to Rockwell's material handling and dimensioning products, firm says.
The Year of ALAN
Let 2017 mark the year this impressive 12-year-old came of age.
Planning a new DC in a narrow footprint
With a wide array of styles, sizes, and widths, shoes can be surprisingly challenging from a distribution perspective. Clarks solved the problem by rebooting its entire DC operation with high-speed automated equipment—all in a 450,000-square-foot area.
Yale announces attachment-ready lift truck line
Interface ensures proper connections to avoid malfunctions of specialized material handling devices, firm says.

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