With Help of Reusables, Walmart’s Alphabot is Helping to Revolutionize Online Grocery Pickup and Delivery

Purpose designed reusable packaging is critical to automated micro-fulfillment solutions such as Walmart's Alphabot. https://youtu.be/AqAPFXNyF4M Based on a story by TJ Stallbaumer and a release from Schoeller Allibert Schoeller Allibert's Alphatote Micro-fulfillment has been identified as the best way for North American grocery companies to … [Read more...]

Extreme Makeover of Refrigerated Warehouse Storage Rack Increases Storage Space and Load Capacity

Rolling install enables facility to maintain ongoing operations By Kevin Curry, National Accounts Manager, Steel King Industries Americold, a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure, knew a significant amount of the rack in one of its facilities was outdated, but they could not stop their ongoing operations at the busy … [Read more...]

Dematic’s Commercial Launch of Micro-Fulfillment Solution

Dematic announces commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, which can be installed in as quickly as 12 weeks An installation is already underway at a Meijer retail location Intralogistics innovator Dematic has announced the commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, designed to help retailers across … [Read more...]

Stäubli Robotics to Exhibit Stringent Solutions for Packaging at PACK EXPO

Completely redesigned four-axis machines present new capabilities for sensitive environments Duncan, SC  - (Stäubli will highlight a variety of industry-leading packaging and processing solutions at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Sept. 23-25. From sensitive environment robots to high-speed packing robots, Stäubli (booth #LS5956) will address … [Read more...]

Universal Robots Solves Random Picking Challenge at Pack Expo 2019, Providing Food for At-Risk Youth

A show-stopping, cobot-powered packaging line with the “Blessings in a Backpack” charity, interactive demos, free training sessions, innovative palletizing solutions, and a new customer service program. The leader of collaborative robotics is ready to present a comprehensive portfolio of UR cobot offerings to the Pack Expo audience in Las Vegas … [Read more...]

“It takes automation in order to succeed tomorrow and in the years to come.”

  On the shores of Lake Lucerne, TGW is building a highly automated shuttle warehouse for coffee machine specialist Thermoplan, which will go into operation as early as February 2020. Recently, the completion of the building's envelope was celebrated at the topping-out ceremony in the Swiss town of Weggis, while assembly of the shuttle … [Read more...]

Orion’s LoPro Drag Chain Offers Universal Loading and Smooth, Quick Conveyance at up to 60 Feet Per Minute

See the LoPro Drag Chain Conveyor Pallet Wrapping System at booth No. C-2826 at PACK EXPO 2019 in Las Vegas      ALEXANDRIA, Minn., September 4, 2019 – Orion Packaging Systems, a division of ProMach, has made stretch wrapping pallets safer, easier and faster than ever before, thanks to its LoPro Drag Chain Conveyor Pallet … [Read more...]

Automation at Shufersal State-of-the-Art Logistics Center Leverages Polymer Logistics RPCs

Israel’s Largest Retailer Moves Products Efficiently While Protecting Product Quality and Freshness   Tampa, FL (August 1, 2019) – Shufersal, Israel’s largest retailer, recently opened a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled logistics center in Shoham, Israel. The 550,000 square foot facility receives, stores, and redistributes … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Launches Newest Generation of Compact Octopus Stretch Wrapper

New Octopus Compact 20/Compact TSi series designed for faster throughput in space-limited warehouses and distribution centers Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect products in transit, has launched … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Introduces Cart-Based Automation Solution

 Innovative StorFast Warehouse Automation technology will be on display in-line with Signode’s Octopus Stretch Wrapper at Booth #S1641 Glenview, IL — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in … [Read more...]