Material Handling 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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Zaber's Gantry System for Multi-Axis Applications
Zaber's gantry systems are designed for multi-axis applications that require larger load and longer travel requirements.
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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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  • Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment 
    Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment

    By Jeffrey Cohen
    Although the price to acquire equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the... MORE

  • 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

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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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    November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    Rockwell Automation welcomes industrial professionals, media, analysts, and technology and service providers to its Automation Fair® event. Through exhibits, labs, technical sessions and forums, attendees will learn how to leverage the connected enterprise to optimize production, improve machine performance, and manufacture products in a safer, more sustainable manner.

    February 26, 2015 - February 28, 2015
    Mumbai , India


    The 2nd edition of India Automation Technology Fair (IATF) Co Organized by AIA(Automation Industry Association) and MMI India (Messe München International India Pvt Ltd will be held between 26-28 February 2015 at Mumbai. in parallel with “Technical Workshops and Innovation Exchange”

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    TRAINING

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    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).

    November 18, 2014
    Salt Lake City , UT


    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).

    December 1, 2014
    San Jose , CA


    Dates TBD. 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).