Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Modex 2012: Stronger, safer rack system withstands earthquakes, impacts

Hannibal Industries (Booth 1928) is showcasing the TubeRack system, offered as a stronger and safer alternative to conventional rack systems, which provides a lower overall cost of ownership, said Steve Rogers, VP of sales at the employee-owned company.
By Sara Pearson Specter, Editor at Large
February 07, 2012

Hannibal Industries (Booth 1928) is showcasing the TubeRack system, offered as a stronger and safer alternative to conventional rack systems, which provides a lower overall cost of ownership, said Steve Rogers, VP of sales at the employee-owned company. The structural rack’s dual-movement frame allows flexibility both front-to-back and side-to-side, enabling it to withstand impacts and seismic events safely.

“Its horizontal, bolt-together construction handles more capacity with less steel in many instances, while reducing the stress on the slab,” said Rogers. “Plus, the modular design allows for future storage flexibility and lower freight costs.”

TubeRack can be used with all of the company’s storage solutions including: selective, double deep, push back, pallet flow, drive-in, pallet shuttle and AS/RS systems. Because of the range of options and applications, each installation is customized.

Modex 2012 is scheduled to be held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete Modex 2012 coverage.

About the Author

image
Sara Pearson Specter
Editor at Large

Sara Pearson Specter has written articles and supplements for Modern Materials Handling and Material Handling Product News as an Editor at Large since 2001. Specter has worked in the fields of graphic design, advertising, marketing, and public relations for nearly 20 years, with a special emphasis on helping business-to-business industrial and manufacturing companies. She owns her own marketing communications firm, Sara Specter, Marketing Mercenary LLC (http://www.saraspecter.com). Clients include companies in a diverse range of fields, including materials handing equipment, systems and packaging, professional and financial services, regional economic development and higher education. Specter graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky. with a bachelor’s degree in French and history. She lives in Oregon’s Willamette Valley where she and her husband are in the process of establishing a vineyard and winery (http://www.BellsUpWinery.com).


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Your ProMat 2015 registration not only gives you access to the 325,000 square feet of exhibits, educational sessions and keynotes in McCormick Place South, it also grants you access to Automate 2015 located directly across the Grand Concourse hallway in McCormick Place North.

With the continual expansion of the global economy—and the supply chain reach required to support it—ProMat 2015 expects more than 2,800 attendees from nearly 100 countries.

At ProMat 2015, MHI’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) will host a Meet and Greet networking reception.

Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design (CPULD) at Virginia Tech University to discuss advantages and disadvantages of all types of pallets.

The first regional Pack Expo show in the Northeastern U.S. exceeds expectations with 6,500 attendees and nearly 400 exhibitors.

Article Topics

News · Storage · Modex 2012 · Hannibal Industries · Rack · All topics


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA