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Monday, April 04, 2016
With limited skilled workforce availability at the manufacturing, service and technician levels, Lenze Americas (Booth 2147) has been working on creating new products that address those gaps, said Joel Thomas, industry manager of intralogistics.
Interroll (Booth 1947) highlighted its new modular conveyor platform at a Monday press conference, calling it as the most important product introduction in its 55-year history due its flexibility, speed of installation, and the extent of the design work that went into it.
Numina Group (Booth 4427) is demonstrating the latest pick, pack and ship technologies.
At a press conference Monday, Dematic (Booth 3047) presented warehouse execution software and hardware representing a mix of low, mid and high levels of equipment and technology solutions.
Highlighting a more simplified design, new carriers and shelves, Kardex Remstar’s (Booth 4735) Chelsea Tarr, marketing communications coordinator, unveiled the company’s newly redesigned horizontal carousel in a press conference on Monday.
Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions, a leading provider of best-in-class intralogistics solutions, has announced the acquisition of Power Automation Systems (PAS), the world-wide market leader in pallet shuttle AS/RS.
Friday, April 01, 2016
VSP Global turned to automated storage and robotic piece picking to increase the throughput of its state-of-the-art optical lab in California.
In VSP Optics Group’s California lab, automated storage and robotics come together to create a new way of producing glasses and to enable a new approach to the market.
Capital expenditure plans for materials handling solutions are ebbing overall, but restrained spending on hardware is balanced by steady investment in IT solutions that tie equipment together.
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By refining materials handling activities between work areas, manufacturers are finding ways to piece together islands of automation into a coherent whole.