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 14, 2016
American Crane invites two local school districts to tour its plant and learn about careers in manufacturing. The two groups of middle and high school students also built a Rokenbok gantry crane that was fully operational.
By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2016
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported this week that United States rail carload and intermodal volumes again saw annual declines for the week ending October 8.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2016
Janam’s XT2 rugged touch computer achieves certification for IntelliTrack’s Android application.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2016
The retailer efficiently handles throughput of up to 1,000,000 cases per week or more during peak periods. Grocery warehouse management, Dematic Warehouse Fulfillment Software Case Study
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2016
As the flow of materials through production has become faster and steadier, the company’s employee downtime has been eliminated.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2016
Vision-guided pallet trucks and tow tractors support fork-free environment. Whirlpool factory redesign. Seegrid integration into Whirlpool distribution center.
By Jeff Berman · October 13, 2016
Warehouse workers for freight transportation and logistics services provider XPO Logistics in North Haven, Connecticut and drivers for XPO in Aurora, Illinois both voted for Teamster representation.
By LM Staff · October 13, 2016
Earlier this week, UPS announced it has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express Plus earliest morning package service to an additional 28 countries, as well as intending to add 200 new hybrid electric delivery trucks to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2016
The lift provides Rochester Drug Cooperative a safe and reliable means to keep its mezzanine supplied with reusable totes.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
Since purchasing a highly responsive brakemotor, MiTek has increased its workable floor space by 10%.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
Through its comprehensive software, the solution has also helped the manufacturer meet its ROI targets.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
Since its installation, Ferris has improved operator ergonomics, while also reducing cycle times by 50%.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
The system has reduced handling costs and improved profitability by eliminating 100% of manual picking labor.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2016
Union-represented aircraft mechanics and other worker for UPS are taking UPS to task, saying yesterday that as they head into contract negotiations with UPS, the company is calling for a massive reduction in both active and retiree health benefits for 1,200 maintenance workers.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
National and local leaders gather to celebrate the Midwest region’s first hydrogen fuel cell center.

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Brownells’ new Iowa distribution center has taken touches—and miles—out of the order fulfillment process and increased throughput with near 100% accuracy.
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