Friday, March 21, 2014
FMC Technologies announced today a definitive agreement to divest its material handling products business to Syntron Material Handling,an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Private Capital Solutions.
As of July 1, 2014, MacroAir will end its manufacturing relationship with 4Front Industries by granting the company a license to manufacture its own line of high volume, low speed (HVLS) fans under the Kelley and Serco brands.
Posted on 03/21 at 08:08 AM
Thursday, March 20, 2014
A shift in the traditional warehouse software model is underway. The rise of e-commerce and growing adoption of automation to solve order fulfillment labor, speed and accuracy challenges is driving the need for a new real-time fulfillment execution systems software model.
Fulfillment execution systems usher in an era of real-time adaptive workflow for optimized omnichannel fulfillment and unprecedented efficiency and accuracy.
Have I mentioned software?
Today marks the conclusion of Modex 2014, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.
Posted on 03/20 at 07:15 AM
Modex 2014 •
ProMat 2015 •
In its second installment, Modex 2014 exceeded all expectations, said George Prest, CEO of MHI, the sponsor of the show.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
HighJump Software (Booth 4310) has been building in-store fulfillment capabilities for its warehouse management systems (WMS) for the past six years, according to Russell Fleischer, CEO.
Cloud VMS simplifies integration, training and maintenance.
Wildeck (Booth 9319) has made the M-Series version of its AutoSenz an integral part of its mechanical and hydraulic vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRCs).
The Raymond Corp. (Booth 7017) has announced significant investment into the software and server infrastructure supporting its iWarehouse fleet optimization system offerings.