Thursday, November 06, 2014
Materials handling equipment new orders grew 8.8% in 2013 and are forecasted to grow 8.0% to 9.0% for 2014 and 2015, according to the latest Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast (MHEM) released by MHI.
Posted on 11/06 at 10:01 AM
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
PMMI released the findings of its 2014 State of the Industry: Packaging Machinery Shipments Study (SOTI) and 2014 Secondary Packaging Market Research Study this week at a press briefing conducted on site at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014.
Posted on 11/05 at 01:53 PM
Pack Expo •
DuPont Packaging today announced the formation of an Advisory Panel to help ensure the industry’s longest running, independently judged competition continues to foster and celebrate packaging innovation around the globe.
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 57.1 (a reading above 50 represents growth) in October, down 1.5 percent from September’s 58.6 and down 2.5 percent from August’s 59.6, which is the highest NMI reading since it was added to the report in January 2008.
Posted on 11/05 at 11:43 AM
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
The Sealed Air 2014 Packaging for e-Commerce Success survey examines the role of packaging across the growing e-commerce market and how product presentation impacts both consumers’ overall online retail experience and perception of the brands and businesses they purchase from.
The full suite of dunnage products and solutions from ORBIS will now be available under one, comprehensive brand name.
Posted on 11/04 at 01:27 PM
Monday, November 03, 2014
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, headed up 2.4 percent to 59.0 in October (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth), which erased the 2.4 percent decline in September’s PMI. October’s PMI matched August’s 59.0, which was just off its highest reading since March 2011’s 59.1.
Posted on 11/03 at 02:12 PM
The ProMat Conference will include four keynotes and a Supply Chain Workforce Summit. Keynotes to include Google, Whole Foods and Apple.
By integrating BCS’s capabilities in marketing and software development with Jervis B. Webb and Daifuku Logan, Daifuku will expand its global sales in the airport baggage handling business and enhance differentiation from its competitors.
Posted on 11/03 at 08:37 AM
Daifuku Webb •
Friday, October 31, 2014
Cimcorp Group, which includes RMT Robotics Ltd in Canada, has 300 employees and has delivered 2,000 robotic systems to 40 countries across five continents.