Lantech

By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Most of us think of automation as only for the big guys. A dietary supplement start-up is turning that idea on its head with carousels, robotic extractors and goods-to-person picking.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
Automation fills orders accurately and efficiently in DrVita’s warehouse.
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2014
Stretch wrappers, stretch hooding and strapping technologies are evolving to meet customer demand for quality, speed and security across the supply chain.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 1, 2013
Developing baseline wrapping standards can help reduce waste and damage in your operation.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2013
At Scotts Miracle-Gro, a fleet management program keeps the pallets moving.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2013
Lift trucks, stretch wrap and floor storage are at the heart of Scotts’ distribution activities.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2012
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Jim Lancaster, CEO of Lantech, about the future of packaging.
By MMH Staff · July 3, 2012
As Lantech celebrates its 40th anniversary, it is also enjoying national recognition as the “world’s greatest manufacturer of stretch wrapping equipment” by the television program “World’s Greatest!”
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2012
Preferred Freezer Services’s new facility maximizes throughput while minimizing labor and energy consumption.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2011
Random House’s new picking methodology aggregates orders for faster turnaround times and speedier delivery to the market.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2011
Pat Lancaster at Lantech talks to Modern about lean principles in unitizing, containment force and the decision-making process in buying equipment.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 28, 2011
At its new manufacturing plant and corporate headquarters, John B. Sanfilippo & Sons installed a warehouse management system to drive quality and productivity improvements.
By Josh Bond · January 10, 2011
Soft drink bottler gambles on new stretch wrapping technology and wins uptime lottery.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2010
No film break (NFB) stretch wrapping machines use a film delivery system that seamlessly and consistently wraps loads without breakage.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 1, 2010
At the end of the line after the materials handling is done, you still need pallets, slip sheets, totes and containers, stretch wrap, shrink wrap and banding, and dunnage to create the optimum unit load
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