Energy

By MMH Staff · August 7, 2013
New report offers strategies business, government, nonprofits and the financial community can use to boost life cycle energy efficiency.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 21, 2013
Lenze Americas (Booth 1763) has expanded its support of materials handling systems with a fully integrated, energy-efficient package of software, plus drive- and controller-based systems for automation. On display are multiple frequency (MF) gear motors with a GKR bevel gearbox and the 8400 Motec inverter drive.
<p>Doug Keith, president of Siemens Drive Technologies Division, said with strong growth for manufacturing expected in North America over the next several years, companies will be looking to install new conveyor systems or upgrade existing ones, and will need efficient motors that are easy to deploy and maintain.</p> By MMH Staff · January 21, 2013
Siemens (Booth 635) announced the launch of its Simogear line of geared motors, touting the motors and related technologies as ideal for meeting the needs of a resurgent North American manufacturing industry.
By Patrick Burnson · January 21, 2013
As noted in our news section, the IHS special report suggests that new domestic energy sources will have provide logistics managers with new challenges and choices.
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By Yale · November 13, 2012
Environmental sustainability is one of the most critical issues faced by our generation. Our choices – whether at home or at work – impact the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat and the land we enjoy.
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By George Kokoris · November 12, 2012
With energy costs on the rise and the increasing awareness of the impact on the environment, businesses of all types and sizes are considering how to run their operations as efficiently and ecofriendly as possible.
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By George Kokoris · October 23, 2012
A stand-alone portable power package (PPP) provides quiet, cordless AC power for as long as 12+ hours at a time.
By MMH Staff · May 9, 2012
AeroVironment announced a realignment of its senior management team to support its growth plans.
By MMH Staff · May 1, 2012
Wynright announced today that it has entered into a contract with Constellation Energy to purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to match 10 percent of its electricity use at two facilities through March 2015.
By Patrick Burnson · April 10, 2012
This comes on the heels of six consecutive months of improvements in small business optimism
By Lorie King Rogers · March 1, 2012
Clover Hill Foods installs an intelligent LED system to reduce lighting energy use by 91% and overall energy use by 32%.
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2012
Following a $150 million infusion in August geared towards an effort to grow the United States natural gas vehicle sector, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, recently announced company investors, including Clean Fuels chairman and founder T. Boone Pickens, invested another $150 million into the company in late December.
By MMH Staff · December 15, 2011
Plug Power will supply P&G facilities in California, Louisiana and North Carolina with more than 200 GenDrive fuel cell units combined for its electric lift truck fleet, helping to drive down operating costs and improve process efficiencies.
<p>Solar panels on the roof of States’ warehouse facility in Arizona generate enough energy to power the facility and recharge its electric lift truck batteries.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · November 1, 2011
Going green isn’t going away: It’s a permanent and increasingly important part of the global business landscape—and that includes materials handling.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 19, 2011
In a tough economy, the 3PL market has stayed committed to sustainability.

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