Ergonomics

News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in ergonomic equipment, systems and process for warehouses and distributions centers.


TOP STORY
Global Packaging Design Emphasizes Convenience, Ergonomics and Customization
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
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Positioning Your Order Picking Team For Success
This white paper reviews the costs of injuries associated with overexertion, and explores three ways automated storage systems improve worker...

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By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Program to accelerate soldiers' transition to civilian careers in precision machining and industrial technology.
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
Mallard Manufacturing (Booth S445) just added a new product, Extend-a-Rail, to its engineering applications product line. Extend-a-Rail answers the need for flexible, time-saving pallet staging and off-loading.
By Chris Lewis · April 3, 2017
During a press conference on Monday, Caster Concepts (Booth S2774) exhibited three additions to its ErgoMaxx line of ergonomic products—a maintenance-free rig, known as the Series 77 Rig, a Foot-Actuated Brake and a Foot-Actuated Swivel Lock.
By MMH Staff · March 8, 2017
In honor of International Women's Day, Grant Thornton study shows the proportion of senior roles held by women in U.S. and percentage of American businesses with no women in senior management remain unchanged.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
38,000-square-foot facility to house engineering, manufacturing, sales and administration.
SPECIAL REPORT
By MMH Staff · November 9, 2016
How does your earning power match up with your peers across the material handling industry? Materials Handling salary survey, Warehouse manager salary survey, Warehouse Salary Research
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
Presto Lifts has opened a new office nearby in South Florida which will be staffed by experienced ECOA Sales and Technical support associates.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
As a cost-effective solution for stacking empty pallets, the solution has improved employee health and productivity.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
The device, known as Pick-Plank, has transformed standard pallet storage into dynamic pallet storage.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
By using vertical storage technology, M&M International improves its inventory accuracy and reduces its parts shortages.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
Since its installation, Ferris has improved operator ergonomics, while also reducing cycle times by 50%.
By Josh Bond · October 7, 2016
Mature case-picking operations might not seem like fertile ground for substantial improvements, but new approaches to old favorites can offer big rewards.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · June 21, 2016
Employees face more pressure than ever to meet productivity goals in today’s fast-turn, customer satisfaction-driven economy. With tight fulfillment deadlines, complicated picks and throughput-based incentives on the mind, safety procedures can become an afterthought.
By MMH Staff · June 9, 2016
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
By Josh Bond · June 7, 2016
Warehouse enjoys improved productivity, safety, comfort and efficiency.

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