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<p>Rite-Hite’s new LED Countdown device displays how much time remains before a high-speed door closes, ensuring worker safety.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2016
A new LED-based safety communication system for high-speed dock doors enhances safety in multiple ways, explained Jon Schumacher, director of marketing at Rite-Hite Doors (Booth 1747).
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2016
Capable of charging any brand, type or voltage of materials handling battery, the new PosiCharge ProCore series is ideal for electric forklift fleets of all sizes, said Jonah Teeter-Balin, director of product marketing at AeroVironment (Booth 1463).
<p>Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the EXPIZE Foundation, during Monday’s keynote address</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 4, 2016
Entrepreneur and innovation expert Peter Diamandis urged attendees to design products and services with the rapid pace of change in mind and embrace technology disruption as opportunity in his Monday keynote.
<p>Orbis Pally, as demoed by product manager Mike Ludka</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2016
In Booth 4335, ORBIS Corp. debuted the Pally—a cross between a pallet and a dolly—that allows users to streamline fulfillment, distribution and merchandising efforts faster, easier and with greater versatility.
By Bridget McCrea · April 4, 2016
With more than 850 exhibits, 100 informational seminars, and 250,000 square feet of expo space, Modex 2016 offers the best in materials handling and supply chain technology and innovations.
By MMH Staff · April 4, 2016
Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions, a leading provider of best-in-class intralogistics solutions, has announced the acquisition of Power Automation Systems (PAS), the world-wide market leader in pallet shuttle AS/RS.
By John Paxton · April 4, 2016
As chairman of MHI and on behalf of our officers and members, it is my privilege to welcome you to Modex 2016—the Greatest Supply Chain Show on Earth.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2016
This morning, the Georgia World Congress Center Hall B throws open its doors to more than 25,000 visitors at Modex 2016—this year’s materials handling industry’s premier trade show and educational conference, sponsored by MHI.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 3, 2016
The Modern team is in Atlanta for Modex. I'll be watching robots, shuttles, software and packaging.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2016
VSP Global turned to automated storage and robotic piece picking to increase the throughput of its state-of-the-art optical lab in California.
By Jeff Berman · April 1, 2016
ISM said that the PMI, its index used to measure growth, was 51.8 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped February’s 49.5 by 2.3 percent.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2016
In VSP Optics Group’s California lab, automated storage and robotics come together to create a new way of producing glasses and to enable a new approach to the market.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
Capital expenditure plans for materials handling solutions are ebbing overall, but restrained spending on hardware is balanced by steady investment in IT solutions that tie equipment together.
By Roberto Michel · April 1, 2016
Integrated platforms for supply chain execution apps are folding in distributed order management (DOM) solutions and processes, which often need data from systems for inventory management or store labor to arrive at optimal fulfillment options for customers and retailers.
By Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2016
Focused on gaining efficiencies, maximizing available space and keeping workers safe while they’re up in the air, companies are integrating more rack, shelving and storage into their facilities.

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