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Monday, October 03, 2011
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently reported that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first 6 months of 2011 increased 38.28% compared to the same period in 2010, with total orders of $4.58 billion.
Attendees were put through a rigorous three days of industry trends, product training, plant tours, product demonstrations, hands-on learning activities, and real world exercises.
Posted on 10/03 at 11:35 AM
Steel King •
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The Board of Governors of Material Handling Industry of America has announced that John B. Nofsinger, Chief Executive Officer of MHIA since 1999, will retire on December 31, 2011. George W. Prest, Chief Operating Officer of MHIA, will succeed Nofsinger as Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2012.
Posted on 09/28 at 07:19 AM
Modex 2012 •
Monday, September 26, 2011
Supply chain veteran assumes leadership of the pallet company
While manufacturing has been considered a bright spot for the United States economy during of the economic downturn, recent data from consultancy Grant Thornton LLP indicates that manufacturers are losing faith in the growth prospects for the economy.
Posted on 09/26 at 10:58 AM
Grant Thornton •
Friday, September 23, 2011
While the global economy remains firmly entrenched in a holding pattern, data from Panjiva showed a seasonal increase in the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments for the fourth time on the last five months.
Posted on 09/23 at 09:40 AM
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Looking to cut your IT costs? An outsourced WMS may be the answer. But beware: While they will work for some, they aren’t for everyone.
In a down economy, using your labor more efficiently is critical to controlling costs.
When it comes to outsourcing, most of us think of turning over warehousing or transportation to a third party to reduce operating costs. But outsourcing pallets can deliver the same benefits.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
To date, Crown has qualified more than 20 of its electric forklift models to operate with various fuel cells