Tuesday, February 07, 2012
The University of Nissan Forklift’s mission is to create a state-of-the-art educational platform that establishes Nissan Forklift Corporation’s service technicians and salespeople as the most highly skilled and knowledgeable material handling equipment representatives in the industry.
Nathan R. Andrews has assumed the office of president at Morse Manufacturing Co., the East Syracuse-based manufacturer of industrial drum handling
Tompkins Associates, a leading-edge supply chain and business solutions provider, announced today that the company will begin operating under the new trade name of Tompkins International.
In a joint press conference yesterday, Intelligrated (Booth 2900) and SDI Group USA (Booth 707) announced the launch of a new, co-owned and managed operation in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
New orders for materials handling equipment grew by 15% in 2011 while shipments of equipment grew by 17.1%.
If you don’t think of casters as a vital component in the overall scheme of materials handling, think again. Whether it’s a manufacturing facility or warehouse, everything rolls, said Mike Twitty, sales engineer for RWM Casters (Booth 5021).
Customers always knew Psion’s ruggedized products would hold up for seven to eight years, said Mike Wills, VP of North America sales for Psion (Booth 1505), but they worried the technology would become obsolete long before that.
VoxPilot, a new software suite from Voxware (Booth 1414) gives logistics executives unprecedented visibility into work as it progresses, and immediate access to corrective tools when action must be taken.
Plug Power (Booth 4114) showcased its new low-power Class 3 GenDrive fuel cell unit.
Intermec (Booth 1318) introduced two new vehicle-mount computers designed to integrate with any lift truck. These new offerings represent the first vehicle-mount computers certified to offer Vocollect voice-directed work.