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<p>Dean Stavraka, director of business development, feeds totes to an A-frame that fills them in less than a second.</p> By Josh Bond · April 10, 2018
If your operation has a difficult or unusual automatic guided vehicle (AGV) application that might be called, well, “ugly,” then SI Systems (Booth B4857) can develop a pretty nifty solution, said Jim English, senior conveyance applications engineer.
By MMH Staff · April 10, 2018
Tompkins Robotics (Booth B727), a division of Tompkins International, and RightHand Robotics (Booth B4087), a leader in robotic piece-picking solutions, announced today a collaboration that will combine the world’s first portable, automated sortation system, t-Sort, with RightPick, robotic piece-picking systems, providing unmatched flexibility and throughput for e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment.
<p>Author Andrew McAfee at Tuesday morning’s keynote</p> By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
The business rules and thinking of the industrial age won’t serve us well in the digital age, Andrew McAfee, co-founder and co-director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy, said at Tuesday’s keynote.
<p>Eric Miller, CEO of JLT, with the JLT 6012.</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 10, 2018
JLT Mobile Computers (Booth 2732) is demonstrating its new JLT6012 logistics computer at Modex, where the product is making its North American debut.
<p>Walt Swietlik, director of customer relations and sales support for Rite-Hite, with the Trailer Stabilizer.</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 10, 2018
Rite-Hite (Booth B1747) is showcasing two new products at the show. The Direct Drive HVLS Fan and the Trailer Stabilizer round out the manufacturer’s product line.
<p>Universal Logic’s Neocortex large G2R cell is displaying machine trending in manufacturing.</p>

By Chris Lewis · April 10, 2018
At a press conference on Tuesday, Universal Logic (Booth C2463) discussed two of its Neocortex G2R (goods-to-robot) cells, which are on display.
<p>Jayesh Mehta, of Transbotics, with the natural navigation lift truck demo at that the Transbotics booth.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
Transbotics Corp. (Booth B5047) displayed an automatic guided vehicle (AGV) lift truck that uses natural navigation technology, rather than needing special reflectors or markers.
By Kevin O’Neill, Vice President, MHI · April 10, 2018
I would like to take a few moments to introduce you to the sponsor of this event—MHI.
By MMH Staff · April 10, 2018
At its booth, CHEP (Booth B2355) is featuring its award-winning carbon neutral half pallet; case studies, such as a reverse logistics success story with Walmart Canada; the CHEP-TPA unsaleables reduction report, including a toolkit and resources to help trading partners review their supply chains and identify and implement effective unsaleables reduction strategies; and information on CHEP’s state-of-the-art Innovation Center.
<p>Mark Dickinson, SSI Schaefer’s head of IT sales in North America, with the new Flexi shuttle.</p> By Josh Bond · April 10, 2018
SSI Schaefer (Booth B2747) expanded its shuttle portfolio for small load carriers with the new SSI Flexi Shuttle. New Product at Modex from Schaefer, Schaefer New Products
<p>AMK Automation Corp.‘s decentralized system can be used as a conveyor cell to save money, time and space.</p>

By Chris Lewis · April 10, 2018
Beginning on Monday, AMK Automation (Booth B1163) had on display some of its AMKASMART Series lineup, a portfolio that includes servo converters and motors.
<p>In the cut-resistant glove version, the 8680i is activated by conductive fibers embedded in the thumb and fingertip.</p> By Josh Bond · April 10, 2018
Honeywell SPS (Booth B3435) highlighted its recently released 8680i Wearable Mini-Mobile, a compact hands-free cordless device combining the form factor of a ring scanner with integrated computing and connectivity.
By MMH Staff · April 10, 2018
DT Research (Booth B1714), a designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, announced the DT301T Rugged Tablet, a lightweight military-grade tablet that is purpose-built for use enhancing the precision of the supply chain and logistics.
By MMH Staff · April 10, 2018
Mantis (Booth B2316) announced the acquisition of Insight Group Technologies, Inc. (INSIGHT) a leading international slotting and warehouse optimization software solutions vendor headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
<p>Blake White, Southeast regional sales manager, with the Atlas Series Mobile Dimensioning Workstation.</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 9, 2018
Knowing that flexibility is the name of the game in today’s fulfillment environment, Newcastle Systems (Booth B2734), is showcasing the Atlas Series Mobile Dimensioning Workstation.

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