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Outside the Box: Why parcel shippers are suddenly focusing on packing
This webinar will discuss the recent focus on optimizing pack-out in major brands, highlighting its importance in annual shareholder letters. It will also explore the current state of packing efficiency, how big e-commerce brands are addressing the issue, and the impact of packing on margins and the environment.

Pack out automation: Flexibility on the rise
Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

Automated packaging makes noise at Crutchfield
A leader in the home audio distribution space, Crutchfield is using on-demand packaging to get packages out the door and to save on labor and packaging costs.

Autobaggers: Out with plastic, in with paper
At least for e-commerce delivery mailers and bags, that is. Both Amazon and Walmart are making the transition as paper-based autobagger suppliers bring on new machines. It won’t all happen tomorrow, but the trend line is set.

Some notes from consumer packaging
A major survey from PMMI and AMERIPEN identifies some trend lines in consumer packaging that are worth considering in the world of industrial and transit packaging.

Pack Station Tricks: Common sense meets tech
Industrial workstation and shelving options are abundant for effective pack-out areas. Configuring an ideal set up for your operation is part commonsense work-cell design that eliminates wasted or awkward movements, but technology can also play a role.

The Complete Guide to Automated Packaging
This nine-chapter e-book will offer you everything you need to know in a crash course on how to automate your packaging line.

Automated packaging lets opportunity flower
FloraCraft’s implementation of robotic, automated end-of-line packaging solutions gave it the throughput and cost efficiencies it needed to capitalize on growth opportunities.

Reusable Packaging Association launches 2023 State of the Reusable Packaging Industry survey
Anonymous insights from reusable packaging users, manufacturers, poolers, suppliers, and service providers will inform RPA’s 2nd State of the Reusable Packaging Industry Report

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2023 registration open
Show will be largest in its history and this year's most comprehensive packaging & processing show in North America

Pack stations take on all of it
With the rapid shifts in consumer buying patterns, pack stations are under pressure to deliver shipping boxes and bags that protect, are right-sized and cost effective. Fortunately, they’re up to the challenge.

Packaging by Quadient rebrands to become Sparck Technologies
Automated fit-to-size packaging systems, CVP Everest and CVP Impack, expected to make further advances under new ownership

Efficient packing is forward facing packing
Packing stations must meet the demands of labor shortages, faster pacing and more demanding customers. Here’s how they do it.

Flexibility meets ease of maintenance
A new wrap around case packing system provides the flexibility to process multiple bottle formats and case styles for pet products manufacturer Hartz Mountain while offering ease of maintenance.

Duravant launches nVenia, a Duravant operating company offering packaging solutions
Duravant launches nVenia, a Duravant operating company offering packaging solutions


September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

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Conveying Strategies for Robotic Applications: How to Maximize Throughput
This webinar will discuss the recent development of embedding motion-control technology into conveyors to enable packages to be correctly presented to a robot so that throughput of the manual task that the robot has been assigned to perform is maximized.
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2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
This research was conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Modern Materials Handling to assess usage and purchase intentions forautomation systems...
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
Discover how your storage practices could be affecting your pest control program and how to prevent pest infestations in your business. Join...

Warehousing Outlook 2023
Warehousing Outlook 2023
2023 is here, and so are new warehousing trends.
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Today’s robotic and data-driven automation systems can minimize disruptions and improve the life and productivity of warehouse operations.
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Download this white paper to learn more about how both systems compare.