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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
In a press conference on Tuesday, Chris Cole, Intelligrated (Booth 2903) founder and CEO, shared the company’s current corporate outlook—announcing that bookings in 2012 had exceeded $600 million with 20% growth in the company.
SDI Group USA (Booth 3933) announced Tuesday at a press conference that it has changed its name from SDI Industries as part of a tighter branding under the SDI Group name worldwide.
To keep their line of NB mobile powered workstations up and running 24/7, Newcastle Systems (Booth 3859) introduced the new power swap system.
New product determines perfect path between picks while operator simply accelerates.
In a press conference on Tuesday, Wolfgang Pech, senior vice president of Deutsch Messe, announced that the Hannover, Germany CeMAT—part of a global network of materials handling industry trade shows—will now be staged every two years.
Dematic introduced three configuration options to automate conventional storage functions ranging from simple block storage to a highly automated deep lane, high bay.
Each included some degree of automated materials handling.
New heavy duty and extra heavy duty modular plastic belts from Emerson Industrial Automation (Booth 1559) provide a non-skid, energy-efficient conveyor surface for moving walkways, automotive assembly lines and general material handling of heavy loads, such as barrels, drums, kegs and pallets.
Nilfisk-Advance Group (Booth 2247) unveiled the fuel cell-powered CS7000 industrial floor cleaning machine in a press conference Tuesday morning.
Wednesday, students of engineering, technology, manufacturing, operations, supply chain and logistics will experience first-hand the latest technologies and solutions as they tour the show floor with their professors as part of the Material Handling & Logistics Classroom Day.
Posted on 01/22 at 03:06 PM
ProMat 2013 •
In his Tuesday keynote address, Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, called for removal of long-term structural blockages on U.S. economic recovery, while noting that Republican leaders in Congress are wise in taking smaller tactical steps rather than repeating big showdowns.
Posted on 01/22 at 03:04 PM