Monday, October 03, 2011
As in all RISE UP episodes, manufacturers, contractors and other businesses contributed their resources and talents to upgrade school athletic facilities located in a high crime area.
Posted on 10/03 at 02:59 PM
Penco Products •
Manufacturing continued its growth in September as the PMI registered 51.6%, an increase of 1 percentage point when compared to August’s reading of 50.6%.
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently reported that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first 6 months of 2011 increased 38.28% compared to the same period in 2010, with total orders of $4.58 billion.
Attendees were put through a rigorous three days of industry trends, product training, plant tours, product demonstrations, hands-on learning activities, and real world exercises.
Posted on 10/03 at 11:35 AM
Steel King •
Saturday, October 01, 2011
Thanks to a new tilt-tray sortation system, Random House is beating the competition to market and improving turnaround times by nearly 50%.
Random House’s new picking methodology aggregates orders for faster turnaround times and speedier delivery to the market.
The 2012 Casebook features 39 case studies that put the spotlight on successful innovation projects that have come to fruition over the past year.
For those outside of the materials handling industry, pallets might seem like a just basic commodity. But for those of us on the inside, pallets are an essential component that can have a major impact on an operation’s process and ultimately its bottom line. In August, Modern’s
2011 Pallet Survey was sent out to subscribers. We received 594 qualified responses from readers employed at a facility that actually uses pallets. Here’s what the readers told us.
Data capture technology can help an operation see its products in real time and take proactive steps to keep materials moving smoothly through the supply chain. Here’s a look at several basic data capture technologies.
Pallets are the foundation of the materials handling industry. Here’s why they are important to our readers.