Filed in ProMat 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
Hannibal Industries (Booth 659), the North American master distributor for shelving products from Metalsistem, announced at a Monday press conference the launch of a stocking distributor program for the United States.
On Monday, System Logistics (Booth 2607) unveiled a new automatic packaging solution that creates a shipping box of any size on demand.
New network is designed to attract professionals under 40 to the industry.
The modular DUOSYS mini load AS/RS runs more than four times faster than similar systems because it employs two cranes that function simultaneously in the same aisle to maximize throughput, said Robert Schmit, executive VP of Daifuku Webb (Booth 1512) in a press conference on Monday. The DUOSYS was making its first appearance at ProMat.
More than 50 educators and administrators from technical high schools, colleges and community colleges around the country will attend Wednesday’s day-long Technical Career Education Conference.
Debuting as a ProMat exhibitor for the first time, SpeedCell Storage Systems (Booth 4147) offers a line of subdivided, movable vertical columns constructed of fabric for product storage.
Engineered specifically to eliminate the void created by using standard corrugated boxes to pack products destined for individual consumers, Packsize International’s (Booth 2344) compact iQ FUSION corrugated converting machine produces custom-sized boxes on demand.
At a Monday press conference, TECSYS (Booth 3872) announced a new set of tools and application knowledge named "SMART" that is aimed at wringing more value from its supply chain execution software.
Dematic (Booth 1203) introduced the next generation of its Multishuttle, a high-speed automated storage, retrieval and picking solution for cases, totes and trays. The system is part of Dematic’s overall solution set designed to optimize the use of inventory, labor and space in multi-channel distribution environments for retailers and wholesalers.
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Integrated with labor management, new system enables fleet and warehouse optimization.