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Tuesday, April 05, 2016
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.
Built on the Mobile-Matic portable A-Frame dispenser, a new automatic kitting system helps manufacturers and DCs pick kits and orders with up to 98% less labor, said Ed Romaine, VP of sales and marketing for SI Systems (Booth 4963) in a press conference on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, during Industry Night, the winners of the fourth-annual MHI Innovation Awards will be announced.
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In a press conference on Tuesday, Plug Power (Booth 1023) debuted both a new logo and a new GenDrive 3340 fuel cell to power Class III forklifts, including electric hand pallet jacks and walkie/rider jacks.
In a press conference on Tuesday, Flexcon Container’s (Booth 4046) president Ken Beckerman unveiled the company’s new display design, as well as several new reusable systems for organization of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) and vertical lift modules (VLMs).