Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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.
Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems (Booth 7609) highlighted its new rugged MW Series pick-to-light module at a Tuesday press conference.
Interroll (Booth 8117) opened a new, 100,000-square-foot facility to manufacture dynamic storage, modules and subsystems used in distribution facilities throughout the Americas.
Bringing together the technologies of both Honeywell and Intermec RF scanners is the new Granit 1280iFR device, introduced in the companies’ shared exhibit (Booth 4518).
Westfalia (Booth 9723) unveiled an August release date for version 3.0 of Savanna.NET warehouse management system (WMS) on Monday.
I would like to take a few moments to introduce you to the sponsor of this event—MHI.
Rite-Hite (Booth 1331) is showcasing three product lines this year: the Flex Neck LED dock light, the Eclipse shelter and the LiteSpeed high performance door.
The AnyLogic Company (Booth 9513) unveiled a new version of its simulation and modeling software on Tuesday at Modex.