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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The impact of omni-channel fulfillment and the power of analytics emerged as the most important trends in an industry survey released and highlighted at Wednesday’s keynote.
The new office plays a key role in the company’s strategy to strengthen local partnerships and connect regional customers with best-of-breed automation and software solutions to increase operational efficiency.
Following record years in 2011 and 2012, CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $10.137 billion for 2013, a decrease of $273 million from 2012 shipments of $10.410 billion.
Heathman becomes head of the North American industry trade group founded in 1933. CEMA currently has 130 member companies.
BALYO SA (Booth 9537) rolled out its forklift automation solution with revolutionary infrastructure-free navigation technology at Modex.
Numina Group (Booth 4763) held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce that for the third year in a row, TGW has recognized Numina Group’s design and materials handling systems expertise in the utilization of TGW’s conveyors and sorters for order fulfillment automation.
Ideal for high stock keeping unit (SKU) count, low frequency warehouses, the PickCart multi-order picking solution is equipped with route optimization software. This maximizes picking efficiency, said Antonio Rodrigues, North American sales manager for Pcdata’s (Booth 4834) pick control systems.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
At a press conference Tuesday morning, Intelligrated (Booths 5123, 4923) announced the launch of its new shuttle system, revamped pick-to-light products, 24-volt motor-driven roller transfer conveyors, and a fulfillment execution software model.
Matthews Marking and Fulfillment Systems (Booth 7609) highlighted its new rugged MW Series pick-to-light module at a Tuesday press conference.
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Interroll (Booth 8117) opened a new, 100,000-square-foot facility to manufacture dynamic storage, modules and subsystems used in distribution facilities throughout the Americas.