Modex 2012

By George W. Prest · February 9, 2012
Today marks the conclusion of MODEX 2012, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.
<p>Crisplant, a tilt-tray sorter, relaunched by the Beumer Group</p> By Lorie King Rogers · February 8, 2012
The Crisplant tilt tray sortation system was a sight for sore eyes for end users who visited the Beumer Group (Booth 2315) at Modex 2012.
By Lorie King Rogers · February 8, 2012
SDI Group USA (Booth 707) showcased its new Sortrak flexible sortation unit at Modex this week.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 8, 2012
Retailers can now fulfill their customers from anywhere they have inventory, said Tom Kozenski, vice president of product strategy for RedPrairie (Booth 405), a provider of supply chain software solutions that extend from the point of manufacture to the point of sale.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 8, 2012
Datria (Booth 828) rolled out two new enhancements to its voice over Internet (VoIP) voice recognition solutions at Modex on Wednesday. Both products are designed to give supervisors and managers visibility into real-time activities and control over their operations.
By Josh Bond · February 8, 2012
Komyo Logistics (Booth 1520) showcased its line of crates, a reusable metal pallet alternative offered in both standard and custom sizes at a booth visit with Modern on Wednesday.
<p>Eric Breen, sales manager (left) played a major role in developing the 4Sight solution; Stephanie Rogenski handles marketing and communications.</p> By Lorie King Rogers · February 8, 2012
As the old saying goes, forewarned is forearmed. That’s why 4Front Engineered Solutions (Booth 209) brought its new 4SIGHT yard and dock management system to Modex 2012.
<p>Joachim Hanke with the Servo Inverter i700</p> By Josh Bond · February 8, 2012
Lenze Americas (Booth 4105), a global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology, introduced the Servo Inverter i700.
By Josh Bond · February 8, 2012
At a press conference Wednesday, Adept Technology (Booth 4228) launched a new class of courier transports featuring Adept’s natural feature navigation.
By Josh Bond · February 8, 2012
H. Donald Ratliffe, executive director of the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute, illustrated the global relationships between logistics and trade at his keynote address Wednesday morning.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 8, 2012
Thursday marks the end of Modex 2012, the first iteration of the new show in Atlanta, and sets the stage for ProMat 2013 in Chicago.
<p>David Dosier, Rotacaster product manager, displays the four-wheel, self-supporting Rotatruck as well as the all terrain model.</p> By Lorie King Rogers · February 8, 2012
Rotacaster Wheel (Booth 3520) welcomed attendees to a hands-on demonstration as it introduced its new, self-supporting hand truck: the Rotatruck.
By Roberto Michel · February 8, 2012
Nedpack (Booth 3820) is gaining market traction among integrator partners and customers in North America for its Prorunner Mk5 vertical sorter, according to Jerome De Haan, a sales manager with Nedpack.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 7, 2012
In a joint press conference yesterday, Intelligrated (Booth 2900) and SDI Group USA (Booth 707) announced the launch of a new, co-owned and managed operation in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 7, 2012
New orders for materials handling equipment grew by 15% in 2011 while shipments of equipment grew by 17.1%.

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