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Wednesday, February 08, 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.
Rotacaster Wheel (Booth 3520) welcomed attendees to a hands-on demonstration as it introduced its new, self-supporting hand truck: the Rotatruck.
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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.
Tuesday, February 07, 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.
New orders for materials handling equipment grew by 15% in 2011 while shipments of equipment grew by 17.1%.
If you don’t think of casters as a vital component in the overall scheme of materials handling, think again. Whether it’s a manufacturing facility or warehouse, everything rolls, said Mike Twitty, sales engineer for RWM Casters (Booth 5021).
Customers always knew Psion’s ruggedized products would hold up for seven to eight years, said Mike Wills, VP of North America sales for Psion (Booth 1505), but they worried the technology would become obsolete long before that.
VoxPilot, a new software suite from Voxware (Booth 1414) gives logistics executives unprecedented visibility into work as it progresses, and immediate access to corrective tools when action must be taken.
Plug Power (Booth 4114) showcased its new low-power Class 3 GenDrive fuel cell unit.
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Intermec (Booth 1318) introduced two new vehicle-mount computers designed to integrate with any lift truck. These new offerings represent the first vehicle-mount computers certified to offer Vocollect voice-directed work.