Automation

Comprehensive resource for automated materials handling. Includes news, insight and equipment reviews for automation within warehouses and distribution centers.


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By MMH Staff · August 11, 2017
In the slightly modified category "Integrated Warehouse Solution," the focus is not on the vehicles but on planning and implementation expertise.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2017
Pack Expo Las Vegas to feature new package designs, machinery technology and automation solutions to meet consumer demands and help achieve business goals.
By MMH Staff · July 24, 2017
Kardex Remstar has announced the recent purchase of the Services Operations of Alternative Handling Technologies (AHT Services Group, LLC) from Bob Hutson.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 14, 2017
On Long Island, the country’s premier distributor of wine and spirits turned to shuttle and case dispensing technology to add new life to an old DC.
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
Modern Materials Handling staff sat down with John Reichert Chairman of Integrated Systems Solutions Group (ISSG) at MHI
By Bob Trebilcock · June 8, 2017
Self-driving mobile robots improve cycle times and reduce floor space at GE Healthcare’s new repair operations center in Wisconsin. General Electric operations center layout, General Electric Healthcare warehouse
By Roberto Michel · June 8, 2017
Traditionally, warehouse automation has been about bringing optimal efficiency to specific processes in warehouses. Learn why new technologies like mobile robots and AR glasses promise breakthroughs in adaptability, even as more conventional systems become more modular and flexible.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Chris Lewis · June 6, 2017
With yet another record automotive sales year expected in 2017, the popularity of materials handling automation and technology is increasing at a steady pace.
By MMH Staff · June 1, 2017
Three companies join 10 current certified system integrators with three-year certification.
By MMH Staff · June 1, 2017
Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation and Process Control team.
By MMH Staff · May 31, 2017
Survey of motion control and motor manufacturers shows 70% expect market growth in the next six months, 23% expect flat performance and 7% predict a decline.
By MMH Staff · May 31, 2017
Career and technical education act to align programs to needs of the regional, state, and local labor market while supporting effective collaboration between secondary and postsecondary institutions and employers.
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By Ron Kubera, Executive Vice President, Lucas Systems · May 31, 2017
New Aberdeen Group report examines how the rise in direct-to-consumer shipments has impacted labor efficiency and throughput, and discusses warehouse management strategies to help address these impacts.
By MMH Staff · May 31, 2017
Dematic announced this week that professional racecar driver and advertising spokesperson, Danica Patrick, as a featured speaker for the 2017 Material Handling & Logistics Conference (MHLC) in Park City, Utah, September 10-13, 2017.
By MMH Staff · May 30, 2017
New leadership to strengthen US operations, including consolidation of Michigan and North Carolina teams.

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