Kardex Solutions and Tompkins Robotics enter partnership
September 7, 2023
Kardex Solutions can offer its AutoStore solution paired with an adjacent Tompkins Robotics tSort solution to drive further efficiencies and a faster ROI for the ASRS solution.
Motion & Control Enterprises acquires Ultimation Industries
August 28, 2023
Ultimation Industries is a leading direct-to-consumer conveyor manufacturer serving the automotive, food processing, vertical farming, heavy equipment, warehousing, fulfillment and delivery industries. The company offers a line of proprietary automation systems and is also the largest integrator of Jervis Webb Conveyor Systems.
Ryson’s rebrand reflects alignment as part of Royal Apollo Group
June 18, 2023
Provider of spiral conveyor systems, emphasizes twist-look of its vertical conveying, strength as member of global group, in corporate image makeover
E-book: Optimize Your E-commerce Throughput
May 17, 2023
Need to keep up with e-commerce throughput? This e-book can help you choose the right solution for your business. Learn more about what Honeywell has to offer and find the sortation system that best fits your needs.
ABB completes acquisition of Siemens low voltage NEMA motor business
May 5, 2023
The line of horizontal and vertical induction severe duty and general purpose motors will be re-branded as ABB and reintroduced to the market during second quarter of 2023.
Douglas Manufacturing acquired by Rulmeca Group
May 1, 2023
Douglas, a leading supplier of conveyor components, joins global group offering conveyor elements. Paul Ross will remain president of Douglas, and the current management team will stay in place and ensure the continued growth of the company.
Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports increased industry orders for 2022
April 19, 2023
CEMA says orders during 2022 increased 9.0% compared to 2021, and forecasts similar increase for 2023
ProMat 2023 – The Chinese are coming
April 12, 2023
At this year's ProMat, Modern met with three of the more than two dozen Chinese solution providers in Chicago to learn what they’re bringing to the U.S. market
Going to town with fulfillment at Parts Town
April 11, 2023
A fast-growing leader in critical OEM parts for the food service industry is using goods-to-person robotic picking to meet customer service requirements.
Inside the Parts Town fulfillment center: Built for simplicity, speed and growth
April 11, 2023
Parts Town’s distribution center was designed from the ground up to speed parts out the door while laying the foundation for growth. Take a closer look at the various areas of the fulfillment center.
S&H Systems signs integrator agreement with Dematic
March 30, 2023
The new relationship will add extensive conveyor and sortation options to S&H Systems’ solutions portfolio
Regal Rexnord features hands-on demo of sorter
March 21, 2023
Regal Rexnord Corporation (Booth S4141) is displaying its newly optimized ModSort Trident, new Rexnord Curve System with 1540 Series MatTop Chain, and Perceptiv S2100
A new look for motors, gearboxes and gears
February 7, 2023
Power transmission equipment is not only starting to look different, but operate differently, too. This is a time when sustainability, decentralization and digitalization are all having a far reaching impact.
Waytek boosts productivity with picking and consolidation strategies
October 18, 2021
Bulk picking and putwall order consolidation were critical initiatives for the distributor.
La Poste upgrades roller conveyor O-rings
October 18, 2021
The O-rings are renowned for their longevity and rugged durability.
Food manufacturer installs conveyor, improves working conditions
October 18, 2021
The conveyance system has minimized employee exposure to cold temperatures.
SB Logistics moves toward lights-out warehouse
September 14, 2021
In Ichikawa City, Chiba, Japan, SB Logistics has implemented robotic systems for piece-picking and packing, along with automated storage and retrieval, conveyance and sortation. These are big steps toward a fully autonomous warehouse.
60 Seconds with Jordan Julius, GE Appliances
August 2, 2021
Modern sat down with Jordan Julius, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, New Product Introduction at GE Appliances.
Getting non-conveyables under control
July 13, 2021
Not everything fits in a standard sized carton that moves around the DC with ease. Some items are just too big, too small, too heavy or too irregularly shaped for standard conveyors and require special handling. Don’t be intimidated. With the right planning and resource allocation, you’ve got this.
Overhead handling: Getting fulfillment up off of the floor
April 14, 2021
E-commerce sales are booming and warehouse space is expensive and hard to find. Here’s how creative companies can make the most out of their unused overhead space.