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Filed in December 2013

Sunday, December 01, 2013

Genco is looking to piece handling robots and automatic lift trucks to take its business to the next level of materials handling.
Posted on 12/01 at 02:20 PM
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Piece-handling robots work side by side with associates to seal products in packaging.
Posted on 12/01 at 02:20 PM
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North American manufacturers are expanding operations and increasing output. Here’s how the materials handling industry is enabling the emerging comeback.

No longer content to order from a catalog and let operators figure out the rest, more customers are working closely with suppliers to develop custom overhead handling solutions that elevate safety, productivity and equipment longevity.

Following a post-recession bump, third-party logistics providers’ warehousing is on track for more modest growth in 2013.

Four-day upgrade for discount retailer avoids replacement and two months of downtime.

Aging infrastructure turns from liability into savings across network of facilities.

High-cycle doors prevent workers from entering the automated storage and retrieval system.

Pallets remain more secure while traveling over the road and within automated materials handling systems.
Posted on 12/01 at 01:59 PM
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Intelligent lighting system includes occupancy sensors and the ability to harvest natural light.


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