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By Michael Levans · October 2, 2015
Modern’s annual Casebook continues to provide comprehensive coverage of productivity solutions for materials handling professionals in distribution, warehousing and manufacturing.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Highly automated facility boasts one of the highest bottle pick rates in the beverage industry.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Custom parts manufacturer increases precision and profitability with collaborative robots.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Rapidly growing e-commerce company automates to ensure service levels.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
High-capacity AGVs transport carts 24/7 from one facility to another.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
The same automatic guided vehicle fleet handles product in the plant and the neighboring warehouse.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
A 90-degree conveyor averts more complex equipment reconfiguration.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Solution eliminates broken belt issue while increasing uptime and savings.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Vertical reciprocating conveyors elevate processes and product quality.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Manufacturer notes increased safety and reliability with automatic guided carts.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
After replacing an outdated PC-based control system, the company improved visibility into machine diagnostics, production statistics and product tracking information for its high-speed tilt-tray sorters.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
The company sought to unify the inventory management and distribution of nearly 70,000 SKUs from five smaller locations into a new 1.8-million-square-foot DC.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Customized automation replaces carts for lengthy movement of sensitive components.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
After installing voltage-regulated power (VRP) supplies, the company has protected itself against power fluctuations and downtime.
By Noel P. Bodenburg · October 2, 2014
New system allows a worker to stack as many as 25 heavy cases per minute.

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