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Materials Handling Product: Palletize 180 dairy cases on two pallets per minute

Posted 10/27 · 04:55 AM · MMH Editorial
Capable of handling plastic and wood pallets, the dairy case palletizing system palletizes two full pallets per minute.

Packaging Product: Multipacker reduces packaging waste

Posted 10/25 · 04:46 AM · MMH Editorial
The continuous motion Tritium multipacker includes the RoboWand programmable path wrapping section for enhanced versatility, ease of changeover, and finished product quality.

Conveyor Product: High-capacity spiral conveyors

Posted 10/22 · 04:32 AM · MMH Editorial
Continuously conveying full and empty bottles, cans, jars and similar containers up or down are mass flow spiral conveyors.

Handling & Ergonomics Product: Pack 10 cases per minute with no changeover

Posted 10/22 · 04:28 AM · MMH Editorial
The GSL10 horizontal case packer handles up to 10 cases per minute and does not require part changes to accommodate different case sizes.

A Primer on Sourcing and Procurement in an Integrated Supply Chain

Posted 10/21 · 03:01 PM · SCMR Editorial
Part 4 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." A Primer on Sourcing and Procurement in an Integrated Supply Chain - The task of sourcing and procurement professionals is to find an effective means to balance the demands of both internal and external customers with economic considerations while taking into account the potential for supply disruption and technological change.

MHIA prepares for MODEX 2012 with upcoming Spacedraw

Posted 10/21 · 01:00 PM · MMH Editorial
MODEX 2012, the industry’s newest trade show for the materials handling, manufacturing, distribution and supply chain market, has a format similar to MHIA’s ProMat event, which is scheduled for March 21 – 24, 2011 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Lift trucks: Industrial Truck Association honors Stan Simpson with a special industry award

Posted 10/21 · 11:41 AM · MMH Editorial
Simpson was recognized for volunteer efforts as well as innovative accomplishments.

Lift trucks: Crown lift truck conquers giant pumpkins

Posted 10/20 · 11:25 AM · MMH Editorial
The company’s new Class V pneumatic tire forklift tackled an unusual application when it hauled the winning pumpkin at Pumpkinfest 2010 in New Bremen, Ohio

3PL-warehousing: New Armstrong report says U.S. commercial warehousing market will hit $50 billion

Posted 10/20 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
A new report from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates Inc. states that United States-based commercial warehousing revenue will hit $50 billion in 2010. The report notes that combined contract and public warehousing revenues are expected to top 2008 levels by 2 percent after a 2009 decline. And it added that the contract and public warehousing market now represents 45 percent of the entire U.S. warehousing market.

Lift truck survey reveals which parts rank highest in quality and reliability

Posted 10/20 · 09:06 AM · MMH Editorial
Toyota genuine parts rank highest in independent survey of industry decision-makers.

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