Cognex

By MMH Staff · November 30, 2016
Acquisition of providers of configuration software packages and sensors intended to serve automotive, consumer electronics and logistics markets.
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By LM Staff · November 16, 2016
The pressure for distribution centers to increase productivity and reduce labor cost has never been greater. One way distribution centers are helping to meet this goal is by upgrading from mature laser-based scanner technologies to newer digital reader technology that provide increased read rates
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2016
Running short of space in its old facility, Destination Maternity Corp. built a new, highly automated DC driven by an integrated warehouse management and execution system. The result is a strategic weapon helping to drive the business forward.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2016
Destination Maternity’s new facility brings together shuttles, mini-loads, a bomb-bay unit sorter and sophisticated software to drive a true omni-channel distribution environment.
By Josh Bond · June 7, 2016
Bar code reader provides higher read rates on liquor tax stamps in tough conditions.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
By refining materials handling activities between work areas, manufacturers are finding ways to piece together islands of automation into a coherent whole.
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By mmckeon · September 10, 2015
Scan one or multiple codes on any pallet indoor or outdoor, even if the codes are damaged, scratched, folded or covered with a film, and achieve the highest read rates on the market no matter if the reader is fixed on the wall, on a conveyor or even directly placed on a forklift.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Manufacturer cuts costs associated with errors and labor for manual processing.
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By Charlie Tanner · August 12, 2014
This complimentary guide explores the various code symbologies - download it now.
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By Charlie Tanner · April 9, 2014
Barcode technologies provide fast reliable data collection to ensure item or package traceability, and enhance customer service. Barcodes are machine readable symbols that store identifying data about the package or item with which they are associated. This complimentary guide explores the various code symbologies - download it now. These symbols, when read by a barcode scanner, are decoded, recorded, and processed to extract the data for a variety of uses (e.g., pricing, order fulfillment, traceability through production, sortation, shipping, etc.)
By Roberto Michel · April 1, 2014
Camera-based bar code scanners are a must for 2D codes, but today’s payoff mainly ties to improving 1D code processes, ergonomics and read rates. Here’s a look at how this versatile tool is helping to transform fulfillment accuracy in dynamic distribution environments.
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By Charlie Tanner · June 7, 2013
E-commerce is a boon to large retailers and lower-volume Internet fulfillment operations alike, but low read rates from automated sorting equipment can really reduce margins.
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By George Kokoris · July 11, 2012
If contemporary technology has a grand theme, it is that eventually digital will replace analog, and solid state will replace mechanical.
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By George Kokoris · March 13, 2012
E-commerce is a boon to large retailers and lower-volume Internet fulfillment operations alike, but low read rates from automated sorting equipment can really reduce margins. As shipping volumes grow along with online retail sales, both large retailers and low-volume fulfillment centers are considering a range of improvements to their automated sorting lines to cost-effectively boost their throughput and expand their operations.
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By Cognex · October 12, 2011
E-commerce is a boon to large retailers and lower-volume Internet fulfillment operations alike, but low read rates from automated sorting equipment can really reduce margins.

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