Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Businesses in harsh manufacturing, distribution and warehousing locations are facing process improvement challenges in order to reduce costs, increase throughput, and respond to increasing customer demands.
While many companies focus on preventing theft across the supply chain, McAfee's chief supply chain officer says cyber security may be the bigger threat
The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) and the Automation Technologies Council (ATC) announce that the Automate Show and Conference will once again co-locate with ProMat in 2013. Both exhibitions will be held January 21-24, 2013 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Monday, November 07, 2011
The September 2011 Index represents an increase of 35% from the September 2010 Index of 161.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
PECO Pallet, a national leader in pallet pooling services, has joined the Reusable Packaging Association.
Like its companion report focused on manufacturing, growth remained the primary theme for the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which showed growth in non-manufacturing sector grew for the 23rd consecutive month.
Although the numbers are showing continued signs of leveling out, the main theme of the October edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business indicated that growth is still occurring.
The Center For Unit Load Design is moving beyond wooden pallets
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance protocol technical team has approved IPS Testing Experts to perform the testing protocol outlined in the Voluntary Standard for Repulping and Recycling Corrugated Fiberboard.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
On its Iowa manufacturing campus, John Deere is using AGVs to move tractor cabs down the assembly line. The result has been savings in labor, a safer work environment and improved quality.