Material Handling 

SEPTEMBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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  • System Plast publishes on-line conveyor components catalog  
    System Plast publishes on-line conveyor components catalog

    Smart Guide digital catalog provides customers with the ability to view and select conveyor solution products from eleven product groups. MORE

  • Konecranes announces TRUCONNECT Crane Monitoring service 
    Konecranes announces TRUCONNECT Crane Monitoring service

    TRUCONNECT provides continuous data collection to provide customers with a clear view of crane usage. MORE

  • Mettler Toledo publishes guide to Dimensioning, Weighing and Scanning  
    Mettler Toledo publishes guide to Dimensioning, Weighing...

    The guide offers impartial advice on available dimensioning, weighing and scanning technology, system configurations, and what needs to be planned... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • How Automation Technologies Improve Operating Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts 
    How Automation Technologies Improve Operating Efficiency...

    By Jeff Wuendry, SICK
    This white paper explains the available types of backup sensing solutions on manned forklifts, their respective advantages... MORE

  • Transforming the Light Curtain 
    Transforming the Light Curtain

    By Tyler Glieden, SICK
    By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment... MORE

  • Supercharged ID: Image-based Barcode Readers Leap Forward With Breakthrough Technology 
    Supercharged ID: Image-based Barcode Readers Leap Forward...

    Automation.com, March 2012

    By Michael C. Moed, Cognex

    Image-based ID readers stand poised to replace laser scanners in several... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Speeding up the production of gold bars 
    Speeding up the production of gold bars

    Process Engineer
    Autocon Innovations in South Africa installed Festo belt drives in a new machine for the production of small gold bars. The... MORE

  • Automated barrier doors protect employees at Rubbermaid Commercial Products shipping facility 
    Automated barrier doors protect employees at Rubbermaid...

    Although it was a more costly option initially, the automated barrier door was clearly the best choice for protecting employees, minimizing... MORE

  • I/O Choices for Machine Builders Enhance Flexibility 
    I/O Choices for Machine Builders Enhance Flexibility

    Control Design
    Cofely Services' Airport Group installed an airport baggage handling control system for 100 conveyors with B&R Automation I/O,... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    September 17, 2014 - September 20, 2014
    Hyderabad , India


    PackPlus South 2014 provides a complete business environment for focused Visitors. The show aims to bring together world wide manufacturers and providers of machinery, materials and services for food, pharma and packaging industry.

    September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014
    Pune , India


    Automation & Robotics EXPO 2014, an International Automation & Robotics conference & Exhibition in Pune, India, showcasing one of the best available technologically empowered equipment, machinery & services catering to Factory Automation, Robotics, Industrial Automation, System Integration, Field Automation, etc. will be held at the Auto cluster Exhibition Centre, from 19-21 Sept. 2014.

    September 30, 2014 - October 2, 2014
    Orlando , FL, USA


    Be part of the industry's top thought-leadership event. Learn more about solving your most complex operational challenges through our game-changing products, solutions, and services. Participate in powerful networking throughout the event.

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    TRAINING

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    September 30, 2014
    Raunheim , DE, Germany


    If you need to accelerate your EtherNet/IP knowledge to get started with your product development, this one-day QUICK START course is for you! Attend this course, brought to you by ODVA – the association that develops and manages the EtherNet/IP technology – to learn more about how to evaluate these issues for your needs.

    October 22, 2014
    Troy , MI


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

    November 4, 2014
    Portland , OR


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).