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Comprehensive news on pallet rack and shelving and static storage solutions in use in warehouses and distribution centers.


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By MMH Staff · October 4, 2017
The VRCs comply with ANSI/ASME B20.1 safety standards for conveyors and can lift several thousand pounds of materials.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
New storage system enables same-day delivery of millions of items each year.
<p>Wayne Lyall, director of custom projects</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
International Technical Coatings (ITC; Booth S2452) is displaying a few new components from its product lineup this week at ProMat 2017, including a new wire flue spacer for use in any racking system.
<p>Blanton Bartlett, president of Hannibal, said the company’s recent growth has helped it add employees across its U.S. facilities.</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2017
Hannibal Industries, a manufacturer of steel pallet racks, (Booth S1827) announced at ProMat that 2016 was a historic year of growth for the company, which manufactures its products in two U.S. locations.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2017
A-Safe (Booth S1668) has developed RackEye—a live racking damage detector system—that provides real-time, 24-hour rack monitoring in between inspections.
By Josh Bond · February 6, 2017
Racking system increases storage and safety in seismic zone while accommodating growth.
By Josh Bond · February 6, 2017
Distributor’s new warehouse storage system calls for safer, more versatile forklifts.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2016
Whether in existing facilities or new ones, mezzanines are a critical tool in the industry’s effort to optimize space.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
Gossner Foods conserves energy, space and money with new storage system.
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 Josh Bond · July 1, 2016
Heavy-duty rack offers safety, storage density and labor savings.
By MMH Staff · June 13, 2016
New Hannibal South facility to increase production of steel pallet rack by 33%.
<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 Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2016
Focused on gaining efficiencies, maximizing available space and keeping workers safe while they’re up in the air, companies are integrating more rack, shelving and storage into their facilities.
By MMH Staff · March 29, 2016
25-year veteran of the materials handling industry previously held roles at MHI and member companies.

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