MODEX

MODEX 2016 is the industry's newest expo showcasing manufacturing and supply chain innovation.


By MMH Staff · March 22, 2017
Modex is the one-of-a-kind manufacturing and supply chain industry event where solution providers and powerful buyers come to meet, network, and get deals done face-to-face.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2016
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to the executive administrator of MHI and executive director of MHEFI about Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 18, 2016
Final thoughts on Modex 2016
By Bob Trebilcock · April 14, 2016
Materials handling solutions are only as good as the maintenance plans that keep them running. CMMS can play an important role.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 11, 2016
WMS makes its case in a waveless world.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 8, 2016
Over the last few years, the systems integration and consultants in our industry have been responding to the tyranny of now with a new layer of software that Forte coined as a warehouse execution system, or WES.
<p>Hannibal Industries’ Steve Rogers, executive VP (at left) and Blanton Bartlett, president, explained that Hannibal is investing in its plants, IT systems and human resources to better serve its customers. </p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2016
Hannibal Industries (Booth 4747) is seeing strong growth for its pallet rack and steel tube products and to help sustain that growth, it is investing in its manufacturing technology, more people, and a new manufacturing plant in Houston slated to open in June, said Steve Rogers, executive VP, at a Tuesday booth visit.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
Although RM2 USA’s (Booth 1316) BLOCKPal pallets already had a high coefficient of friction, they’ve been further enhanced with a new gel coat finish.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
At a press conference on Tuesday, Intelligrated (Booth 2737) showcased a comprehensive lineup of order fulfillment solutions and announced new solutions.
<p>Hyster (Booth 2927) unveiled a new product designed for optimal fuel efficiency, productivity and total cost of ownership.</p>

By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
During a Tuesday press conference, Hyster (Booth 2927) unveiled a new product designed for optimal fuel efficiency, productivity and total cost of ownership.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
Australian technology firm Portalink (Booth 2115) introduced its transaction processing software (and new Charlotte sales office) to the U.S. market in a press conference on Tuesday.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
Clearpath Robotics (Booth 3771) unveiled the OTTO 100 autonomous self-driving vehicle in a press conference on Tuesday.
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2016
Integrating a battery-powered electric motor, the Drive Caster was showcased by Caster Concepts’ (Booth 5077) CEO Bill Dobbins in a press conference on Tuesday as the industry’s first motorized industrial caster.
<p>Logistics is an information industry, Cisco’s Jack Allen told the Tuesday keynote crowd</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2016
The Internet of Things (IoT) has seen its share of hype, but along with other advanced technologies, it is entering a phase of practical productivity benefits that can be tapped by supply chains today, Cisco’s Jack Allen said at Tuesday’s keynote address.
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2016
ifm efector (Booth 1162) introduced its new O3D Smart Sensor for industrial automation applications. The 3D depth camera is designed to benefit industrial robotics, materials handling and packaging applications.

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