Ergonomics

By MMH Staff · December 14, 2015
Southworth extends European and Asian operations by acquiring Sweden-based manufacturer of lifting and positioning technologies.
<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
Federated Co-operatives uses technologies that are environmentally and worker friendly in its Saskatoon warehouse.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2015
Brewery uses automated hot melt technology to meet production demands.
By MMH Staff · November 4, 2015
30-year industry veteran has held management positions in globally focused manufacturing firms.
By MMH Staff · October 27, 2015
Acquisition adds to portfolio of ergonomic route distribution solutions.
By MMH Staff · October 8, 2015
Commemoration to include employee involvement with a series of community outreach programs.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
New tool prevents back strain while handling heavy pails and cases.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Integrated system reduces fixture count, virtually eliminates maintenance.
By MMH Staff · September 22, 2015
Remote control system wins fifth award in two years for excellence in design.
By Josh Bond · August 31, 2015
Study illustrates how worker and pallet location can influence stress on back muscles and provides suggestions for improvement.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2015
Cold storage facility saves $100,000 annually with LED lighting upgrade.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2015
DC cuts lighting-related energy by 91% annually with new fixtures and software.
By MMH Staff · July 14, 2015
Safety and industrial supply distributor services more than 100,000 customers and employs nearly 500 people.
By Josh Bond · June 22, 2015
Workers no longer need flashlights to read technical drawings.

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