Record number of robots ordered in first half of 2016
Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.
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By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
PMMI’s 2016 State of the Industry Report forecasts U.S. shipments of packaging machinery to reach $8.5 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 2.4 percent.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
Through this partnership Brambles will provide supply chain knowledge, in-kind contributions, volunteers and donations to help finance GFN operations, in an effort to reduce hunger, poverty, malnutrition and food waste globally.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
By improving its working environment, the manufacturer has been able to store more in less space and reduce item damage by 25%.
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
The mezzanine’s audible alarm, which features a flashing LED light, instantly alerts operators of open gates.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
As a result of the system, the company has reduced its cost of operations and increased its distribution efficiencies.
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 20, 2016
The rack’s 1,346 pallet positions provide immediate access to every stored load, as well as enhanced space utilization.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2016
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) recently discussed two matters of interest to each of the five Commissioners and the broader shipping public: ongoing developments related to the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, and a third party review of the southern California-based PierPass program.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
To be held during next month's Pack Expo International and Pharma Expo, the fair is designed to connect packaging and processing employers with the workforce of tomorrow.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
The pick module has combined dynamic rack systems with conveyors and flow components to increase productivity and decrease costs.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
By using an automated storage, Schrauwen has drastically increased its picking speed and improved its delivery capabilities.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
Fillers ensure that Honeyville’s customers receive consistent, uniform blended ingredients in their applications.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
In less than two years, the semi-automatic machine has led to a return on investment, as labor costs have diminished by nearly 50%.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
Robotic palletizing improves healthcare manufacturer’s efficiency and ergonomics as its production volumes rise.

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