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Comprehensive coverage of energy efficient technologies for sustainability in warehousing including lighting, climate control, hybrid lift trucks, conveyors and packaging.

AEC, MHI’s newest Industry Group, to hold inaugural membership meeting in May
The Advanced Energy Council (AEC) will hold its inaugural membership meeting on Monday, May 22 at MHI’s Spring Meeting.

KION Group and Li-Cycle form battery recycling partnership focused on circular economy
KION Group signs agreement with Li-Cycle, a leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery. Recycling will initially be carried out beginning later this year in a new Li-Cycle plant in the Magdeburg, Germany area with expansion into other countries, including France.

EnerSys launches wireless charger
During a Tuesday press conference, EnerSys (Booth S612) revealed its NexSys AIR wireless charger.

Wiferion enters North American market
Wiferion (Booth N8318), an energy solution supplier powering mobile robots and autonomous industrial vehicles through a wireless charging platform, has entered the North american market in response to demand for power solutions to increase uptime, lower maintenance and improve autonomous vehicle fleet efficiencies.

Green Cubes showcases Lithium SAFEFlex materials handling equipment battery
Green Cubes is showcasing at ProMatDX Lithium SAFEFlex materials handling batteries

The connected lift truck battery
As the fulfillment environment becomes increasingly connected, the lift truck battery has become a new focal point for companies that want to get the longest life and usage out of their investments.

Localizing Your Supply Chain
Learn about benefits of localizing a supply chain, major costs to consider, potential barriers to relocation and the steps a business should take if it decides to onshore.

ISM report highlights solid manufacturing growth in August
ISM reported that the report’s key metric, the PMI, was 56 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped July’s reading by 1.8%.

Polymer Technologies categorized as essential
Polymer Technologies Inc. is currently in contact with local and state legislatures to ensure they understand our position as an Essential to Critical Infrastructure Manufacturer.

Delta-Q Technologies to remain operational and delivering chargers
Delta-Q is fully operational, and our plant is operating at close to 100% capacity.

Lenze expands its i500 frequency inverter range
Lenze (Booth 4419) is making all the advantages of this communication system available for decentralized applications.

EnerSys battery solutions enable optimal productivity
At a booth press conference on Monday, EnerSys (Booth 7632) detailed how its systems approach to battery solutions boosts productivity by reducing maintenance and battery charging.

GNB Industrial Power demonstrates its Fury X-7
GNB Industrial Power (Booth 2814), a division of Exide Technologies, is revealing a new charger: the GNB Fury X-7.

Plug Power partners with Lightning Systems to build zero-emission “middle-mile” delivery solution
Hydrogen fuel cell-powered Class 6 electric trucks manufactured to service the logistics industry

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Binghamton University, Raymond Corp. and NYSEG partner to create more sustainable warehouses
The project is designed to demonstrate why a behind-the-meter storage system and controllable forklift charging can be beneficial for warehouse owners and the utility grid.

Global Motion Control and Motor Market sees slight decline in Q1 2019 vs. Q1 2018
According to the Motion Control & Motor Association, part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), shipments were up 0.6% ($6 million) compared to the fourth quarter of 2018.

DOE recognizes Better Buildings Initiative partners
More than 900 public- and private-sector organizations -- including 32 of the country’s Fortune 100 companies -- have saved billions in energy costs and are sharing successful strategies.

Hunter Industrial expands global reach with Australia-based partner
Hunter Industrial’s Titan and ECO series HVLS fans are now available for purchase through Fantech Group.

Power transmission, transfer products for conveyors at Regal
Regal Beloit Corp. (Booth S2084) is featuring a range of enhanced power transmission and transfer components for conveyors that reduce downtime, simplify maintenance and repair, and enhance flexibility.

May 2023 Modern Materials Handling

An iconic American brand is partnering with DHL Supply Chain to build out a network to meet soaring demand. It’s also turning to flexible automation to optimize operations.

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