Lantech

By Sara Pearson Specter · March 7, 2017
Emerging trends in products and packaging are sprouting innovative picking and packaging technologies for the food and beverage market.
<p>Erik Rodriguez, director of supply chain (left) and Jonathan Hart, director of physical flows (right).</p>

By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2016
Like many global companies, L’Oreal is facing new demands from its customers in a dynamic market. Robotic layer picking and slotting software are two of the tools the health and beauty leader is using to stay competitive.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2014
A look back at Modern's 2014 cover stories.
<p>Charles Woods, COO (left) and Wayne Gorsek, CEO of DrVita.com</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Most of us think of automation as only for the big guys. A dietary supplement start-up is turning that idea on its head with carousels, robotic extractors and goods-to-person picking.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Automation fills orders accurately and efficiently in DrVita’s warehouse.
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2014
Stretch wrappers, stretch hooding and strapping technologies are evolving to meet customer demand for quality, speed and security across the supply chain.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 1, 2013
Developing baseline wrapping standards can help reduce waste and damage in your operation.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2013
At Scotts Miracle-Gro, a fleet management program keeps the pallets moving.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2013
Lift trucks, stretch wrap and floor storage are at the heart of Scotts’ distribution activities.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2012
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Jim Lancaster, CEO of Lantech, about the future of packaging.
By MMH Staff · July 3, 2012
As Lantech celebrates its 40th anniversary, it is also enjoying national recognition as the “world’s greatest manufacturer of stretch wrapping equipment” by the television program “World’s Greatest!”
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2012
Preferred Freezer Services’s new facility maximizes throughput while minimizing labor and energy consumption.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2011
Random House’s new picking methodology aggregates orders for faster turnaround times and speedier delivery to the market.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2011
Pat Lancaster at Lantech talks to Modern about lean principles in unitizing, containment force and the decision-making process in buying equipment.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 28, 2011
At its new manufacturing plant and corporate headquarters, John B. Sanfilippo & Sons installed a warehouse management system to drive quality and productivity improvements.

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