Articles & News on Material Handling

Autonomous Forklifts During the Pandemic

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Opinion

Though predicted years ago, COVID-19 has made autonomous forklifts an immediate reality for small footprint manufacturing facilities.

B2A Technology announces Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer

  • News

Effective January 1 2021, Nicolas Breton will take the position of  Chief Executive Officer  of B2A Technology. Pierre Marol will remain involved in the development of the group as Chairman and Jean-Luc Thomé as a member of the Board.

HARTING awarded German Brand Award

  • News

The HARTING Technology Group has been awarded the golden German Brand Award, with the company garnering the prize for its European Distribution Center (EDC) logistics centre. This marks the fifth time the award has been conferred.

12 supply companies unite to form Körber

  • News

Together as Körber, the companies are a global supply chain technology provider with a diverse range of capabilities spanning software, automation, voice, robotics and material handling equipment, including the system integration and consulting to tie it all together.

Ultimation Industries releases video on how to build overhead conveyor system

  • News

The video shows manufacturers, distributors and others how to build an overhead conveyor system that takes advantage of generally unused vertical space above the working area.

Tompkins announces Denny McKnight as CEO

  • News

After 45 years of holding the position, former CEO and Founder Jim Tompkins has decided to shift his focus and continue to actively support the firm by remaining in the role of chairman of Tompkins International.

NiceLabel offers free subscriptions of cloud label software to organizations fighting COVID-19

  • News

NiceLabel has launched the non-commercial and non-profit-based initiative in order to help these organizations get much needed deliveries of medical equipment and supplies; respirators, disinfectants, masks or other critical supplies to those in need as quickly as possible.
 

Industrial Internet Consortium announces newest edition of Journal of Innovation

  • News

The latest issue delves into the topic of intelligent transport systems (ITS). In this edition, experts discuss important issues for ITS, including over-the-air updates, security and logistics.

Toyota Material Handling North America announces grant recipients of TMHNA University Research Program

  • News

TMHNA announced the recipients of grant funding during a joint press conference at MODEX 2020 held in conjunction with Material Handling Institute (MHI).

MSC partners with Plus One Robotics to support customer fulfillment centers

  • News

With Plus One Robotics, MSC has deployed a patent-pending 3D-vision and AI-enabled robotic packing system in its Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, customer fulfillment center and now plans to implement the system across its five major centers.