Ergonomics

News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in ergonomic equipment, systems and process for warehouses and distributions centers.


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By MMH Staff · June 13, 2017
To combat shortage of supply chain talent, K-12 program teaches supply chain concepts with interactive games, provides resources for teachers and parents.
By Josh Bond · June 6, 2017
Some ergonomic features are basics verging on standard and others are becoming more requested.
By MMH Staff · May 31, 2017
Career and technical education act to align programs to needs of the regional, state, and local labor market while supporting effective collaboration between secondary and postsecondary institutions and employers.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Program to accelerate soldiers' transition to civilian careers in precision machining and industrial technology.
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
Mallard Manufacturing (Booth S445) just added a new product, Extend-a-Rail, to its engineering applications product line. Extend-a-Rail answers the need for flexible, time-saving pallet staging and off-loading.
By Chris Lewis · April 3, 2017
During a press conference on Monday, Caster Concepts (Booth S2774) exhibited three additions to its ErgoMaxx line of ergonomic products—a maintenance-free rig, known as the Series 77 Rig, a Foot-Actuated Brake and a Foot-Actuated Swivel Lock.
By Dectron · March 10, 2017
A single, vertically integrated column designed to increase valuable floor space by replacing space hungry benches and rolling carts while articulating arms ensure applications are always ergonomically positioned.
By MMH Staff · March 8, 2017
In honor of International Women's Day, Grant Thornton study shows the proportion of senior roles held by women in U.S. and percentage of American businesses with no women in senior management remain unchanged.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
38,000-square-foot facility to house engineering, manufacturing, sales and administration.
<p>Kaizen arms deliver ergonomic, point-of-use support on the assembly line or in the warehouse.</p> By MMH Staff · January 1, 2017
Dectron offers a variety of solutions built in the USA to help manufacturers and distributors optimize floor space and enhance ergonomics.
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By MMH Staff · November 9, 2016
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By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
Presto Lifts has opened a new office nearby in South Florida which will be staffed by experienced ECOA Sales and Technical support associates.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
As a cost-effective solution for stacking empty pallets, the solution has improved employee health and productivity.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
The device, known as Pick-Plank, has transformed standard pallet storage into dynamic pallet storage.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
By using vertical storage technology, M&M International improves its inventory accuracy and reduces its parts shortages.

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