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By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Automated system protects everything from cell phones to televisions for electronics repair specialist.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Shrink wrapper creates a variety of packing options and simplifies changeovers.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Meat processor enjoys reduced maintenance costs for printer capable of marking a variety of surfaces.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
End-of-line automation addresses seasonal peaks and optimizes throughput for citrus distributor.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
After replacing an outdated PC-based control system, the company improved visibility into machine diagnostics, production statistics and product tracking information for its high-speed tilt-tray sorters.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
The company sought to unify the inventory management and distribution of nearly 70,000 SKUs from five smaller locations into a new 1.8-million-square-foot DC.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Customized automation replaces carts for lengthy movement of sensitive components.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
After installing voltage-regulated power (VRP) supplies, the company has protected itself against power fluctuations and downtime.
By Noel P. Bodenburg · October 2, 2014
New system allows a worker to stack as many as 25 heavy cases per minute.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
AGVs handle product that associates previously pushed in carts along a 1,200-foot path.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Double pallet handlers and end-riders with four carts at a time offer workers ergonomic features.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Distributor boosts cases per hour and cuts operating costs by 25% in existing facility.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Personal transport vehicle saves each worker an hour per day of walking time.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Flexible service plan tailored to application calling for intermittent use.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Lumber producer cuts maintenance and operator costs after replacing units with as many as 25,000 hours.

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