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<p>from left: Markus Schmidt, Senior Vice President WDS Americas, and Michael Felbinger, Vice President Project Implementation/General Manager PAS.<br /></p> By Bridget McCrea · April 6, 2016
Markus Schmidt, senior vice president at Swisslog (Booth 4687) presented the intralogistics specialist’s latest warehouse automation innovations at a press conference on Tuesday.
By Bridget McCrea · April 6, 2016
topVOX (Booth 2930) announced its latest product in the topVOX portfolio: the Lydia Smart Watch, which provides a visual presentation of the products and works as an add-on to current voice directed picking solutions.
<p>Bruce Gray, Hytrol’s Connex product manager, explained the company’s new plastic chain conveying systems in an in-booth presentation on Tuesday.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
Engineered for transport of food, packaging and pharmaceuticals, the Connex plastic conveyor chain was featured in a presentation on Tuesday by Bruce Gray, product manager, at Hytrol (Booth 2724).
<p>Joe Pelej, marketing manager for Lighting Pick and Pyramid, with a put-to-light system.</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2016
Lighting Pick, a brand of Matthews Automation Solutions (Booth 1037), highlighted a put-to-light system called LP Put that has the software capability to integrate smoothly with solutions such as auto baggers, said Joe Pelej, marketing manager, at a Tuesday press conference.
By Brett Wood · April 5, 2016
I hope you are finding your time at Modex 2016 to be both productive and enjoyable. I would like to take a few moments to introduce you to the sponsor of this event—MHI.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
SSI Schaefer Systems International (Booth 3763) is highlighting three new offerings in its booth, said Juan Cadrecha Menendez, director of sales and marketing.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
In addition to the debut of a robotic end-rider, Yale (Booth 3147) is showcasing a suite of alternative power solutions including lithium-ion battery technology, hydrogen fuel cells, compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
<p>Hannibal Industries’ Steve Rogers, executive VP (at left) and Blanton Bartlett, president, explained that Hannibal is investing in its plants, IT systems and human resources to better serve its customers. </p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2016
Hannibal Industries (Booth 4747) is seeing strong growth for its pallet rack and steel tube products and to help sustain that growth, it is investing in its manufacturing technology, more people, and a new manufacturing plant in Houston slated to open in June, said Steve Rogers, executive VP, at a Tuesday booth visit.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
Although RM2 USA’s (Booth 1316) BLOCKPal pallets already had a high coefficient of friction, they’ve been further enhanced with a new gel coat finish.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
At a press conference on Tuesday, Intelligrated (Booth 2737) showcased a comprehensive lineup of order fulfillment solutions and announced new solutions.
<p>Hyster (Booth 2927) unveiled a new product designed for optimal fuel efficiency, productivity and total cost of ownership.</p>

By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
During a Tuesday press conference, Hyster (Booth 2927) unveiled a new product designed for optimal fuel efficiency, productivity and total cost of ownership.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
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.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
Clearpath Robotics (Booth 3771) unveiled the OTTO 100 autonomous self-driving vehicle in a press conference on Tuesday.
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2016
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.
<p>Logistics is an information industry, Cisco’s Jack Allen told the Tuesday keynote crowd</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2016
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.

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