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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
At a press conference yesterday, Swisslog (Booth 2912) announced the second generation of two unique products.
ProMat newcomer Vanderlande Industries (Booth 3514) highlighted their microshuttle automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS).
Dematic introduced three configuration options to automate conventional storage functions ranging from simple block storage to a highly automated deep lane, high bay.
Each included some degree of automated materials handling.
In a press conference on Tuesday, Frazier Industrial (Booth 4205) showcased enhancements to its semi-automated, high-density Pallet Mole system.
Showcasing the Perfect Pick goods-to-person piece picking solution in a press conference on Tuesday, OPEX Material Handling (Booth 619), director of marketing Beth Ann Haven Ferner noted that the system has been engineered to eliminate the complexity associated with other shuttle technologies—and attendees at the show have been taking notice.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The modular DUOSYS mini load AS/RS runs more than four times faster than similar systems because it employs two cranes that function simultaneously in the same aisle to maximize throughput, said Robert Schmit, executive VP of Daifuku Webb (Booth 1512) in a press conference on Monday. The DUOSYS was making its first appearance at ProMat.
Dematic (Booth 1203) introduced the next generation of its Multishuttle, a high-speed automated storage, retrieval and picking solution for cases, totes and trays. The system is part of Dematic’s overall solution set designed to optimize the use of inventory, labor and space in multi-channel distribution environments for retailers and wholesalers.
In a press conference on Monday, Kardex Remstar’s (Booth 3623) Chelsea Tarr, marketing communications coordinator, introduced two new technologies to improve order picking in the company’s Megamat RS vertical carousel and Shuttle vertical lift module (VLM).
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
While speed is important, this system was also designed to deliver the perfect order.
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