Research repeatedly shows that materials handling departments operate with an acute emphasis on controlling costs, developing process efficiencies, and improving service to their customers. One of the crucial functions for any manufacturing or distribution organization is the ability to pack and ship items in a highly efficient and resourceful manner.
An operation’s boxing and packaging process is an area where companies can effectively lower costs, improve customer satisfaction and sustain beneficial environmental practices.
Custom-sized, or On Demand Packaging™ is considered by users or those aware of this system as a technology that can help meet these objectives.
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Automated packaging equipment supplier targets e-commerce order fulfillment operations.
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth fell 0.8 percent to 52.7 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth). PMI growth has been at 50 or higher for 31 straight months (with the overall economy growing for 74 months), and the current PMI is 1.7 percent below the 12-month average of 54.4.
Through acquisition of UniCarriers, MHI and Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift will achieve a full lineup of product offerings giving them greater response capacity to customers’ diverse needs.
his acquisition is part of OMRON’s strategy to promote its development of factory automation technology and strengthen its sales capability in the control device business.
In light of the growth of e-commerce-and the fact that consumers and businesses are buying again, many of the discussions that we had at ProMat 2015 didn't revolve around the products and the equipment on display as much as it did the supplemental technology and solutions that are designed to optimize systems in an effort to work "smarter."