Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Yale Materials Handling (Booth 6123) announced the Yale MO50T tow tractor guided by Seegrid, a driverless automatic guided vehicle capable of towing 10,000 pounds.
Hyster (Booth 6313) is highlighting its capability to provide lift trucks from walkies to equipment capable of handling more than 100,000 pounds.
Growth will continue in the materials handling industry in 2014 and 2015, announced MHI, the sponsor of Modex, in the group’s annual State of the Industry press conference on Tuesday.
At a press conference Tuesday morning, Intelligrated (Booths 5123, 4923) announced the launch of its new shuttle system, revamped pick-to-light products, 24-volt motor-driven roller transfer conveyors, and a fulfillment execution software model.
To build mixed pallet loads from an unlimited number of stock keeping units (SKUs), Axium’s (Booth 4823) load palletizer uses an exclusive algorithm, a vision-assisted product orientor, two synchronized robot arms and an automatically adjusting end-of-arm tool.
Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems (Booth 7609) highlighted its new rugged MW Series pick-to-light module at a Tuesday press conference.
Interroll (Booth 8117) opened a new, 100,000-square-foot facility to manufacture dynamic storage, modules and subsystems used in distribution facilities throughout the Americas.
Bringing together the technologies of both Honeywell and Intermec RF scanners is the new Granit 1280iFR device, introduced in the companies’ shared exhibit (Booth 4518).
Westfalia (Booth 9723) unveiled an August release date for version 3.0 of Savanna.NET warehouse management system (WMS) on Monday.
I would like to take a few moments to introduce you to the sponsor of this event—MHI.