CLARK Material Handling Co. names J. Michael Binnie as COO/CAO for North America operations
May 26, 2023
Binnie will oversee daily operations at CLARK, working closely with the CLARK dealer network, facilitating the continued innovation of the company, as well as working closely with the CLARK management team to build on the success of the company.
Why Should You Deploy Autonomous Mobile Robots on the Factory Floor?
May 25, 2023
For managing material handling needs specifically, many manufacturers are deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to improve efficiency and productivity.
Equipment leasing survey: April new business volume down 8% year-over-year
May 25, 2023
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s monthly survey also sees decline in new business volume versus March
OTTO Motors unveils North American certified dealer network
May 24, 2023
Autonomous mobile robot (AMR) provider partners with leading material handling equipment organizations, with the program introducing over 215 regional offices and 2,000 technicians to the rapidly-growing AMR industry.
Are you choosing lift trucks effectively?
May 23, 2023
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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.
Flexible automation at Carhartt
May 15, 2023
In an Ohio facility, the apparel brand and its 3PL partner are working with AMRs to process as many as 110,000 units in a day.
Marginal decline in forklift truck sales in 2022 following historic 2021
May 12, 2023
Second highest truck sales ever for Industrial Truck Association (ITA) members, after 2021. Both years were more than 100,000 units stronger than previous years in terms of forklift unit volume.
Lift truck computing: Practicality reigns supreme
May 10, 2023
New operating systems and form factors aside, forklift computing gear needs to match conditions and save time for operators.
Hyundai Material Handling adds Evolution Forklift to its growing list of North American dealers
May 8, 2023
HMH adds Evolution Forklift LLC as its authorized dealer for western and central Connecticut and the greater Boston, area. Today, the Hyundai dealer network includes some 52 dealers with more than 160 locations across North America and continues to grow.
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.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems officially joins The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
May 2, 2023
Now known as Yokohama TWS, the company is known for its off-road tires, including for lift trucks and materials handling vehicles
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.
Equipment leasing activity index for March down slightly, year over year
April 25, 2023
The Equipment Leasing Finance Association’s survey shows March new business volume down 2% year over year, but up 32% month to month
Concentric acquires Hawaii-based Industrial Battery Solutions
April 19, 2023
Part of OnPoint Group, Concentric is a growing national provider of DC power management for materials handling and critical power industries.
Best Practices for Safe and Efficient Dock Operations
April 19, 2023
On this episode, St. Onge project manager David Dziwis walks us through best practices for safe and efficient dock operations.
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
Efficient Docks Create Efficient Warehouse Operations
April 18, 2023
On the first of two episodes looking at dock management, David Dziwis explains why docks are so important to efficient warehouse operations.
Reusable pallet provider RM2 adds Wayne Cochran as COO
April 17, 2023
Provider of smart, IoT-enabled pallets adds veteran operations executive
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