Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Ideal for high stock keeping unit (SKU) count, low frequency warehouses, the PickCart multi-order picking solution is equipped with route optimization software. This maximizes picking efficiency, said Antonio Rodrigues, North American sales manager for Pcdata’s (Booth 4834) pick control systems.
Associated and Peach State Integrated Technologies (Booth 4329), both leaders in providing integrated supply chain solutions, merged into one at Modex this week. Under the agreement, Peach State will operate as a subsidiary of Associated, an integrated supply chain solutions provider.
As a recipient of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Council Award, the MSSC has been distinguished for its work of increasing the number of skilled individuals entering the manufacturing workforce.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG), the parent company of Hyster Company and Yale Materials Handling Corporation, has announced a corporate reorganization effective today.
In a press conference on Tuesday, SI Systems (Booth 3327) highlighted its VWare warehouse management and control software (WMS/WCS).
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.