Seegrid Announces New Self-Driving Vision Guided Vehicle for Materials Handling

Seegrid, the leader in connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, has expanded the company’s suite of automated solutions with the announcement of the GP8 Series 6 self-driving pallet truck. Further enhancing the Seegrid Smart Platform, which combines flexible and reliable infrastructure-free vision guided vehicles with fleet … [Read more...]

Shockingly Good: Hamilton introduces New Shock Absorbing Casters

Designed to meet the needs of the growing aerospace industry Hamilton Caster is introducing a new line of shock absorbing casters designed to meet the needs of the growing aerospace industry. These spring-loaded casters feature Hamilton’s newest Spinfinity maintenance-free swivel construction and a unibody spring housing providing up to 200% … [Read more...]

New Cart “Puts the Skinny in Lean Manufacturing”

Hamilton Caster loves it when a trailer works overtime to speed up productivity. Case in point: A custom cart it recently designed as part of a customer's lean improvement processes. The vehicle was created to haul water distribution equipment castings (think fire hydrants) from manufacturing to storage and shipping. The deck’s free-spinning … [Read more...]

CHEP Leverages Virtual Reality and Hands-On Interaction to Demonstrate the Advantage of Half Pallets for Store Fulfillment

At Store2017 in Toronto, CHEP provides an opportunity for show attendees to experience the look and feel of how the company’s half pallet can reduce labor costs by up to 75%, increase sales up to 30%. In a booth that can be conservatively described as one of CHEP’s most unique and interactive to date, the company has leveraged Virtual … [Read more...]

IFOY Awards Announced

International forklift award winners announced in Munich. One of the opportunities for reusable packaging and pallet systems is to fully optimize their mutual interaction with new generations of material handling equipment and automated equipment. The 2017 winners of the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award … [Read more...]

Box to Robots: You Guys Cut Me Up

Box cutting has long been a "must do" for warehouse operations. Now you can add Omni-channel to the mix in terms of quickly accelerating the need for each picking and carton top removal. Slicing off the tops of boxes is something that looks natural when a skilled warehouse worker deftly performs the task. On the other hand, I've also seen … [Read more...]

Orbis Pally Wins ASB 2017 Innovation Award

The Pally® won the operational excellence award given by the American Society of Baking (ASB) through its 2017 Innovation Awards Program. The Pally is manufactured by the ORBIS® Corporation, an international manufacturer of reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, and is being recognized for its unique ability to convert from a … [Read more...]

Roundup: RM2 to Present the Future of IoT Pallets, Columbia/Okura announces strategic partnership with Statec Binder

RM2 to Present the Future of IoT Pallets at GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit at Mobile World Congress 2017 RM2 International's chief technology officer, David Simmons will present RM2ELIoT, the Electronic Link to the Internet of Things at this year’s GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Feb. 26, 2017. The … [Read more...]

Interroll’s New Modular Conveyor Platform optimizes delivery processes at Liwayway in China

Sant Antonino, Switzerland; Shanghai, China –Liwayway, a leading snack food company, has placed an order to Interroll for a modular conveyor platform (MCP) system and three Pallet flow systems, which aim to upgrade its plant in Qingpu District, Shanghai. Interroll’s new MCP system, which is about to be put into operation, will undertake … [Read more...]

CYBERWATCH LAN: A Simple and Inexpensive Wireless Hour – Alarm Meter

Companies are faced with the real and often costly predicament of how to monitor and track the usage and alarm conditions of their equipment. Solving this issue, Keytroller, an industry leader as a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of electronic safety and weighing devices, has unveiled the CYBERWATCH LAN – a simple, inexpensive and … [Read more...]