MODEX is the industry's newest expo showcasing manufacturing and supply chain innovation.

<p>Steve Dale, sales manager for Automha Americas (at left), and Blanton Bartlett, Hannibal’s president, at the Hannibal booth. The alliance of the two companies recently resulted in a successful deep-lane storage solution that makes use of Hannibal’s TubeRack.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 11, 2018
This solution increased the end-user’s productivity and efficiency with 95% space utilization and showcases the results of the long-standing alliance between Hannibal and Automha
<p>Simona Georgescu, marketing manager for Signode Industrial Group, showcases Muller’s Octopus 1717C, an automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper.</p>

By Chris Lewis · April 11, 2018
The company is showcasing a variety of its customer-centric innovations. Signode unveils new automated rotary ring stretch wrapper
<p>See below for image caption.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 11, 2018
The keynote panel was moderated by Scott Sopher, principal with Deloitte Consulting’s Supply Chain practice, and George W. Prest, CEO of MHI. MHI Annual Industry Report discussion
<p>Tyler Leintz, director of sales with ITC Manufacturing, holds a sample section of 1x4 inch grid pattern wire mesh with inverted channels, a type of wire mesh often used in the food industry because the inverted channels won’t catch loose product.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 11, 2018
ITC works with customers face-to-face to fully understand the end-user’s application and how the rack system will be utilized
<p>Jeff Christensen, VP of Product Development</p>

By Bridget McCrea · April 11, 2018
Having now traveled the equivalent of 40 times around the earth, Seegrid’s vision-guided vehicles (VGVs) have logged more infrastructure-free miles at customer sites than any other infrastructure-free AGV company. Seegrid Modex announcement, Seegrid Automatic Guided Vehicles safety
<p>(Left to Right)<br />
Allan Figliolino, sales specialist<br />
Jason Grasso, sales specialist<br />
Cynthia Pecoraro, sales specialist<br />
Ken Beckerman, president<br />
Stephen Beckerman, chairman and CEO</p>

By Bridget McCrea · April 11, 2018
Compatible with virtually any robotic system, Flexcon’s new ASRS totes are built with reinforced bottoms that resist deflection under heavy loads. Check them out at Booth 40237 at Modex Show
<p>Ian S. Singer, UNEX Manufacturing’s director of marketing, discusses the company’s new UNEX SpeedCell product line.</p> By Chris Lewis · April 11, 2018
Shortly after announcing its acquisition of SpeedCell Storage Systems, UNEX Manufacturing, Inc. (Booths B2331, B2337 and B3727) revealed its new UNEX SpeedCell product line.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 11, 2018
With a record number of exhibitors and attendees seen at Modex 2018, MHI anticipates more of the same at ProMat 2019—the industry’s premier supply chain event. ProMat will once again be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, April 8-11, 2019.
By Bridget McCrea · April 11, 2018
Steve Raymond, president, attributed much of that success to a diversification of product lines (namely, storage and automation solutions) and the expansion and updating of the firm’s rental fleet.
<p>Chris Armistead, Toshiba’s business development manager, Bar Code Solutions, reveals the company’s new print and apply system.</p> By Chris Lewis · April 11, 2018
Through a partnership with Panther Industries, Toshiba America Business Solutions (Booth B2652) has developed a new print and apply system.
By Roberto Michel · April 11, 2018
HighJump Visual Insights and the ongoing release of products and professional services for the HighJump Automated Aware WMS will begin in Q2 of 2018.
By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI · April 11, 2018
Today marks the conclusion of Modex 2018, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.
<p>VP of sales Chad Uplinger with the new NexSys, a line of lead-acid batteries that do not require watering or equalization.</p> By Josh Bond · April 10, 2018
EnerSys (Booth B3547) is showcasing the expanded NexSys battery line, featuring proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology that can fast charge in just under an hour and be opportunity charged to work for up to 16 hours.
By Josh Bond · April 10, 2018
Last year, Vargo (Booth B3627) went live with three major e-commerce facilities for retailers and wholesalers, including a robotic put wall system for The Gap.
<p>Fetch Robotics COO Carl Showalter with Fetch’s new RollerTop robot, which can hand off or receive from fixed conveyors.</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
Fetch Robotics (Booth B4835) announced it has expanded its VirtualConveyor family of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) with the addition of CartConnect and RollerTop robots.

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