Monday, May 14, 2012
A recent donation of $1,000 in platform carts from Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, is aiding the charity organization Mercy Ships in providing free surgical procedures to patients in West Africa.
Posted on 05/14 at 09:19 AM
The Rules of Thumb is a popular resource for the supply chain industry containing costing information for nearly everything that goes inside a distribution center/warehouse facility (materials handling, storage, technology, lighting, etc.).
Friday, May 11, 2012
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its March 2012 Booked Orders increased by 23.7% when compared to March 2011 orders.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
ProMat 2011 was ranked 80th among the top 250 trade shows.
In its 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, which is based on feedback from U.S.-based purchasing and supply chain executives, manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors are expected to leverage the solid levels for various metrics each has been seeing over the last several months.
For the past 5 years Combi has been supporting its network of distributors by traveling across the United States and Canada providing live demonstrations of their affordable, custom end of line packaging equipment.
AeroVironment announced a realignment of its senior management team to support its growth plans.
Friday, May 04, 2012
Cermex, a leader in secondary packaging machinery and a subsidiary of the Tetra Laval group, has today announced it is acquiring Newtec Case Palletizing, an maker of palletizing systems, from the Newtec Group.
Posted on 05/04 at 06:21 AM
Thursday, May 03, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.5 in April, down 2.5 percent from March’s 56.0.
Posted on 05/03 at 12:44 PM
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 33rd consecutive month, as the overall economy grew for the 35th consecutive month