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By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2016
Marshall Retail Group packed a lot of automation into a compact space to replenish a network of 160 retail locations. The result: lower fulfillment costs, faster inventory turns and room to grow.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2016
At 64,000 square feet, MRG’s Las Vegas distribution center uses processes and automation typically associated with much larger facilities.
<p>Materials like plastic (shown) and corrugated are baled for recycling to minimize the amount of waste leaving the facility.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · December 2, 2015
A Canadian retail co-op has embraced sustainability to reduce its costs and return the savings to its members and customers.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 2, 2015
A Canadian retail co-op has embraced sustainability to reduce its costs and return the savings to its members and customers.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 2, 2015
Federated Co-operatives uses technologies that are environmentally and worker friendly in its Saskatoon warehouse.
By Josh Bond · June 22, 2015
Workers no longer need flashlights to read technical drawings.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Improved airflow boosts employee comfort while slashing energy costs.
By MMH Staff · February 13, 2015
Winners to be announced on March 25 during the MHI 70th Anniversary Celebration at ProMat 2015.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2014
Improved air flow cuts heating and cooling costs for chemical and seed distributor.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2013
High-volume fans reduce condensation, prevent mold and speed brick production.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Air movement keeps humidity from sealing the fate of envelope company.
By Josh Bond · December 28, 2010
Fans keep workspace cool while a smoke detector keeps employees safe.
By MMH Staff · October 11, 2010
The 2010 WeCARE Award recognizes the fan manufacturer for its volunteer efforts in the greater Lexington, Kentucky area.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2010
From conveyors to pallets, industry leaders make the case for how their products can make a difference to companies focused on the green supply chain
By Lorie King Rogers · February 1, 2010
Eight O’Clock Coffee installs ceiling fans to improve conditions for workers in its coffee roasting operations.
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From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution Cast in Iron
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Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
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System Report: Pouch sorter powers Stage’s fulfillment needs
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation...
Cubing and Weighing Equipment: Measure Up
The use of cubing and weighing equipment is growing beyond dimensional weight applications.