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Majority of surveyed manufacturers to embrace Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to improve quality and operational visibility.
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On Long Island, the country’s premier distributor of wine and spirits turned to shuttle and case dispensing technology to add new life to an old DC.
(July 14, 2017)
While automated equipment at today’s warehouses can be at the heart of their success, any single piece of automation needs to be balanced with upstream and downstream processes, raising the importance of software to sync the flow of work and ensure the heart of the system keeps ticking. (July 13, 2017)
Having graduated from concept to compelling, robotic piece-picking solutions are hungry for career advancement. (July 12, 2017)
Simulation to showcase automated last-mile packaging distribution. (June 28, 2017)
Conferences will provide in-depth training in robot safety, motion control, vision systems and collaborative robots to spur manufacturing growth and the creation of entirely new categories of jobs. (June 22, 2017)
Market growth fuels expansion; plans to add 150 employees. (June 21, 2017)
How to improve performance by identifying risk, planning accordingly, pursuing upgrades and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. (June 20, 2017)
PMMI to award $5,000 each year to six students studying engineering, packaging, processing, mechatronics, or a related field. (June 20, 2017)
Self-driving mobile robots improve cycle times and reduce floor space at GE Healthcare’s new repair operations center in Wisconsin. General Electric operations center layout, General Electric Healthcare warehouse (June 08, 2017)
GE Healthcare implemented self-driving vehicles to deliver repair parts and equipment in its new facility. (June 08, 2017)
Traditionally, warehouse automation has been about bringing optimal efficiency to specific processes in warehouses. Learn why new technologies like mobile robots and AR glasses promise breakthroughs in adaptability, even as more conventional systems become more modular and flexible. (June 08, 2017)
Study reveals two primary paths: “Efficiency experts” who use digital technologies to boost speed and cut costs, and “revenue re-inventors” leverage digitalization to open new markets.
(June 07, 2017)
Education, networking and entertainment options outlined for Pack Expo and co-located Healthcare Packaging Expo. (June 07, 2017)
With yet another record automotive sales year expected in 2017, the popularity of materials handling automation and technology is increasing at a steady pace. (June 06, 2017)
Modern Materials Handling Magazine sat down with Bryan Knott, Vice-chair, MHI Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems industry group (AGVS); senior global production manager, mobile automation for Dematic (a KION Company) to discuss Automatic Guided Vehicle systems (June 06, 2017)