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Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Taking a systems-based approach to unit load design will reduce costs while boosting sustainability, said Ralph Rupert, manager of unit load technology at Millwood (Booth 2305) in a press conference yesterday.
The Raymond Corp. (Booth 712) unveiled a prototype of an upcoming line of automated lift trucks that will be available for sale this summer at a press conference yesterday.
As the freshly appointed CEO of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA)—having succeeded John Nofsinger at his retirement as CEO on Dec. 31, 2011—George Prest is excited to welcome attendees to MHIA’s newest show.
To help companies quantify the environmental sustainability benefits that can be achieved through reusable packaging, ORBIS Corp. (Booth 2700) announced a life cycle assessment-based initiative in a press conference yesterday.
In a press conference, topVOX (Booth 2115) gave voice to the new features and benefits of Lydia, the speech engine that drives the company’s customized voice system.
SICK (Booth 3304) is showcasing its new S300 Mini Safety Laser Scanner, a small and light safety-rated laser scanner that can be used in applications such as collision prevention for automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) and automatic guided carts (AGCs).
The Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Industry Group of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) reported on Monday that its member companies saw a 25% increase in sales of AGVs in 2011, totaling $108 million.
Hannibal Industries (Booth 1928) is showcasing the TubeRack system, offered as a stronger and safer alternative to conventional rack systems, which provides a lower overall cost of ownership, said Steve Rogers, VP of sales at the employee-owned company.
I would like to take a few moments to introduce you to the sponsor of this event—The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA).
DAP Technologies (Booth 812) is giving a look at two upcoming products: the V1010 vehicle-mount rugged computer with a 10-inch XGA display and a quick-connect/disconnect modular Intelligent Docking System with wireless USB.