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Tuesday, April 05, 2016
In addition to the debut of a robotic end-rider, Yale (Booth 3147) is showcasing a suite of alternative power solutions including lithium-ion battery technology, hydrogen fuel cells, compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
Hannibal Industries (Booth 4747) is seeing strong growth for its pallet rack and steel tube products and to help sustain that growth, it is investing in its manufacturing technology, more people, and a new manufacturing plant in Houston slated to open in June, said Steve Rogers, executive VP, at a Tuesday booth visit.
Although RM2 USA’s (Booth 1316) BLOCKPal pallets already had a high coefficient of friction, they’ve been further enhanced with a new gel coat finish.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Intelligrated (Booth 2737) showcased a comprehensive lineup of order fulfillment solutions and announced new solutions.
During a Tuesday press conference, Hyster (Booth 2927) unveiled a new product designed for optimal fuel efficiency, productivity and total cost of ownership.
Australian technology firm Portalink (Booth 2115) introduced its transaction processing software (and new Charlotte sales office) to the U.S. market in a press conference on Tuesday.
Clearpath Robotics (Booth 3771) unveiled the OTTO 100 autonomous self-driving vehicle in a press conference on Tuesday.
Integrating a battery-powered electric motor, the Drive Caster was showcased by Caster Concepts’ (Booth 5077) CEO Bill Dobbins in a press conference on Tuesday as the industry’s first motorized industrial caster.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has seen its share of hype, but along with other advanced technologies, it is entering a phase of practical productivity benefits that can be tapped by supply chains today, Cisco’s Jack Allen said at Tuesday’s keynote address.
ifm efector (Booth 1162) introduced its new O3D Smart Sensor for industrial automation applications. The 3D depth camera is designed to benefit industrial robotics, materials handling and packaging applications.