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By Bob Trebilcock · May 26, 2017
It started with materials handling systems. Now, manufacturers of subsystems, like motors, gears and drives are expanding their maintenance and services offerings.
By MMH Staff · May 26, 2017
Modern Materials Handling's Maintannce Repair and Operations (MRO) team sat down with Derek Ingram, Field Service Leader at Carolina Handling, a Raymond authorized sales and service center to talk about his field of work.
By MMH Staff · May 26, 2017
The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) announces a call for nominations for three awards for 2018, the Norman L. Cahners Industry Award, the Reed-Apple Education Award and the MHEFI Exceptional Contribution Award.
By MMH Staff · May 25, 2017
In the past two years Dorner has acquired Geppert-Band, a German-based manufacturer of belt and modular belt conveyors; FlexMove, a Malaysia-based manufacturer of flexible chain conveyors; and opened an office in Ontario, Canada. The acquisition of Sautem better positions Dorner to continue growing its presence in Mexico and Latin America.
By MMH Staff · May 25, 2017
Heddles, Chairman and CEO of Tiffin Metal Products, Inc. and former member of the MHI Roundtable and Board of Governors, passed away in January. He also served on the Board of Directors of MHEFI, most recently as its Last Retiring President.
By Jeff Berman · May 24, 2017
While many key market themes remain intact as they relate to the industrial real estate market, there are also some apparent changes according to the May edition of CBRE’s “Americas Industrial & Logistics Trends Report.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
The newest version of the Supply Chain Operations Reference model will address supply chain evolution.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
High Road's latest acquisition is a leading provider of motive power solutions for the material handling and logistics industries.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
Chain Business Insights, LLC, an independent research firm focused on the application of blockchain in supply chain management and trade finance, has released its first benchmark survey on blockchain in supply chain.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
Data shared yesterday at the Sustainable Brands 2017 conference by Brambles, CHEP’s parent company, demonstrates the possibilities for zero waste and zero emissions economies.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
This one-day event presents an opportunity for Maintenance Supervisors, Operations Managers, IT & Computer Room Engineers and Corporate Maintenance Staff to learn more about maximizing the productivity and reliability of their materials handling systems.
By Jeff Berman · May 23, 2017
Data recently issued by global trade data provider Panjiva showed annual and sequential gains for United States-bound waterborne shipments in April.
By Jeff Berman · May 22, 2017
Sticking to major themes echoed in its previous edition in December, the May edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Spring 2017 Semiannual Economic Forecast is pointing to continued growth in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
By MMH Staff · May 19, 2017
Third ‘For Dummies’ book from JDA offers five steps for tackling supply chain digitalization, including leveraging virtual reality, IoT and advanced analytics.
By MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Following its acquisition of Bastian, TICO continues its strategy to increase its presence in automated material handling.

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