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Dematic to help Australian grocery retailer install robotic order fulfillment system
October 31, 2018

Dematic to help Australian grocery retailer install robotic order fulfillment system

The robotic system will be used to piece pick inventory items for retail store replenishment using a “goods-to-robot” configuration. The order fulfillment system will support replenishment of approximately 50 retail stores and is scheduled to start up during the 2nd quarter of 2019 in a new distribution center building.

Mek announces Jeroen Nagtzaam as Operations & Logistics manager
July 26, 2018

Mek announces Jeroen Nagtzaam as Operations & Logistics manager

As part of the Mek team, Jeroen will oversee the delivery and logistics of Mek AOI and SPI systems.

Tompkins Robotics partners with RightHand Robotics to combine t-sort and RightPick robotic systems
April 13, 2018

Tompkins Robotics partners with RightHand Robotics to combine t-sort and RightPick robotic systems

Tompkins Robotics, a division of Tompkins International, and RightHand Robotics announced a collaboration that will combine the portable, automated sortation system, t-Sort, with RightPick, robotic piece-picking systems.

Honeywell announces strategic partnership with Kuehne + Nagel to enhance logistics operations
March 07, 2018

Honeywell announces strategic partnership with Kuehne + Nagel to enhance logistics operations

Kuehne + Nagel will deploy Honeywell's supply chain technology solutions globally at its warehouses, including voice-directed solutions, cloud-based software and warehouse automation solutions.

Alstef and BA Robotic Systems announce merger into B2A Technology
March 05, 2018

Alstef and BA Robotic Systems announce merger into B2A Technology

The project is backed by Future French Champions, the partnership between CDC International Capital and Qatar Investment Authority, which will own 32% of B2A Technology’s share capital alongside key executives, managers and employees.

Somic announces new Minnesota headquarters
February 16, 2018

Somic announces new Minnesota headquarters

Located in Eagan, the building on Lone Oak Road has more than 13,000 square-feet of space. It triples the amount of room Somic operates from at its current headquarters in Bensenville, IL.

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HARTING to automate logistics at new European Distribution Center
February 06, 2018

HARTING to automate logistics at new European Distribution Center

The high-bay warehouse provides space for 6,900 pallets and around 120,000 storage containers in an area of 4,500 square meters and is operated in fully automated, paperless fashion.

Columbia Machine announces partnership with OTTO Motors
January 24, 2018

Columbia Machine announces partnership with OTTO Motors

As a Certified OTTO Motors Integration Partner, Columbia Machine is able to incorporate the OTTO 1500 Self Driving Vehicle (SDV) into current and future applications.

MonarchFx partners with NFI to create Rapid Deployment MonarchFx Center in California
January 11, 2018

MonarchFx partners with NFI to create Rapid Deployment MonarchFx Center in California

Executives from MonarchFx and NFI came together recently to sign the agreement to begin implementation of the RDMC. The Chino location is the first of five locations around the United States, slated to open within the next six months.

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Dematic to help Nypro establish AGV system at Illinois facility
January 09, 2018

Dematic to help Nypro establish AGV system at Illinois facility

Nypro, a Jabil company, wanted to enhance safety and automate the process of transporting raw materials and finished goods from clean room manufacturing to deep lane storage and staging for shipping. The AGV system will transport raw materials packaging to manufacturing staging areas.

CeMAT Russia to spotlight effective intralogistics management
August 14, 2017

CeMAT Russia to spotlight effective intralogistics management

This year’s CeMAT RUSSIA, a Russian Federation intralogistics trade show, will open on 19 September with around 150 exhibitors

CeMAT to shine spotlight on Logistics 4.0 applications
July 26, 2017

CeMAT to shine spotlight on Logistics 4.0 applications

Running the length of CeMAT from 23 to 27 April 2018, this special showcase will consist of some 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology involving goods transport, incoming goods, production, warehousing, order picking, packing and outgoing goods.

CeMAT co-location with HANNOVER MESSE in 2018 aims to drive synergy between industries
July 24, 2017

CeMAT co-location with HANNOVER MESSE in 2018 aims to drive synergy between industries

The concurrent staging of CeMAT and HANNOVER MESSE next year will draw more than 220,000 decision-makers to Hannover, anxious to see the potential of integrated logistics and Industry 4.0 concepts for their enterprises, helping drive new solutions and business models.

Prime Vision and Unmanned Life partner to create autonomous sorting solution
July 19, 2017

Prime Vision and Unmanned Life partner to create autonomous sorting solution

Prime Vision, a solutions provider for the postal, parcel, logistics and airport markets and Unmanned Life, an AI driven software platform to manage autonomous drone fleets for commercial use, are collaborating to develop this pioneering solution for the broader mail and parcel industry.

Mek partners with Haprotec to fully automate THT inspection
July 14, 2017

Mek partners with Haprotec to fully automate THT inspection

The integration of the Mek SpectorBOX with Haprotec’s automated production lines is designed to raise the quality and capabilities of Automated Assembly lines with AOI for THT.

Meyer Industries announces acquisition by Precision, Inc.
June 16, 2017

Meyer Industries announces acquisition by Precision, Inc.

The acquisition will better serve the needs of Meyer Industries’ customer-base by providing a larger platform of research, engineering and manufacturing resources

ASYS Group announces acquisition of Super Dry Totech
May 22, 2017

ASYS Group announces acquisition of Super Dry Totech

The objective is to strengthen and further build up the business area of material logistics with the broadened product portfolio. Super Dry Totech offers solutions in dry storage with a broad range of desiccant dry cabinets and the automated Dry Tower handling & storage system.

Seegrid announces members of strategic advisory board
April 05, 2017

Seegrid announces members of strategic advisory board

The goal of the strategic advisory board is to explore and secure new growth opportunities for Seegrid’s vision guided industrial solutions.

Prime Vision announces partnership with Delft Robotics to advance automation in postal logistics
March 31, 2017

Prime Vision announces partnership with Delft Robotics to advance automation in postal logistics

The postal recognition technology of Prime Vision will complement Delft Robotics to apply robots based on 3D machine vision using deep learning.

Hanel's automated storage unit boosts logistics at North Carolina high school.
March 22, 2017

Hanel's automated storage unit boosts logistics at North Carolina high school.

Hänel offered two Rotomats to the Material Handling Institute (MHI), and Western Guilford was one of several schools to apply for the donation. The Rotomat vertical carousel will be used to store school materials and provide live demonstrations for the school’s Logistics Education Department.

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Festo to showcase Industry 4.0 manufacturing advancements at Manufacturing in America
March 20, 2017

Festo to showcase Industry 4.0 manufacturing advancements at Manufacturing in America

At the March 22-23 event, Festo and Siemens will demonstrate the Multi-Carrier System, a mass customization transport solution. Festo will provide strategies for smart manufacturing during presentations on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.

Seegrid announces appointment of Steven Barto as Chief Financial Officer
March 20, 2017

Seegrid announces appointment of Steven Barto as Chief Financial Officer

Barto comes to Seegrid with more than 30 years of experience and has held CFO and executive positions at both privately held and public technology companies

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Dematic announces plans to integrate Egemin Automation into organization
March 17, 2017

Dematic announces plans to integrate Egemin Automation into organization

The integration, which is targeted for completion by the end of calendar year 2017, is intended to enhance Dematic's system integration capability in Europe. Egemin Automation had been acquired by the KION Group in 2015.

Interview: The Benefits of One-Cable Automation
February 23, 2017

Interview: The Benefits of One-Cable Automation

As manufacturing becomes more automated and connected across a wide range of industries, it is more essential than ever to streamline installations and bring about new efficiencies in terms of power and communication.

Honeywell announces several products to boost supply chain productivity
February 21, 2017

Honeywell announces several products to boost supply chain productivity

The technology ranges from a 3-D dimensioning system that automatically captures the volume of parcels to connected solutions that boost the productivity of workers in brick-and-mortar retail stores.

Otto Motors to supply self-driving vehichles for Mississippi Toyota plant
February 20, 2017

Otto Motors to supply self-driving vehichles for Mississippi Toyota plant

The OTTO self-driving vehicle will be used to sequentially load and deliver tires lineside. The solution will integrate with additional appliances for automatic unstacking onto conveyors. Tires will then move to team members on the line for final assembly.

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Westfalia named to Food Logistics' 2016 FL100+ list
December 20, 2016

Westfalia named to Food Logistics' 2016 FL100+ list

Westfalia’s automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) can store and retrieve layers and cases (with and without a pallet) from inventory.

Egemin announces AGV pilot project at Audi logistics facility
December 08, 2016

Egemin announces AGV pilot project at Audi logistics facility

In a pilot project, Egemin Automation will be equipping part of Audi's logistics operations at Ingolstadt with AGVs. For the project Egemin will be integrating an automated E’gv HYBRID ((Egemin Guided Vehicle) solution based on two FM-X 12 reach trucks manufactured by STILL.

HANNOVER MESSE announces Industrial Supply parallel show
November 28, 2016

HANNOVER MESSE announces Industrial Supply parallel show

The upcoming HANNOVER MESSE will feature seven parallel shows: Industrial Automation, MDA – Motion, Drive & Automation, Digital Factory, Energy, ComVac, Industrial Supply and Research & Technology.

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IHS Report: Industrial trucks to face competition from AGVs
November 16, 2016

IHS Report: Industrial trucks to face competition from AGVs

According to the IHS Markit Materials Handling Automation Opportunities Report, the compound-average annual growth rate (CAGR) of AGV revenues is forecast to be over nine percent from 2015 to 2020, much higher than for industrial trucks and lifts over the same time period.

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KION group completes acquistion of Dematic
November 02, 2016

KION group completes acquistion of Dematic

As a result of the transaction, the KION Group will start managing its business and reporting financials by three segments in December 2016: Industrial Trucks and Services, Supply Chain Solutions and Corporate Services.

Deutsche Messe announces Krister Sandvoss as CeMAT project manager
August 16, 2016

Deutsche Messe announces Krister Sandvoss as CeMAT project manager

Along with the CeMAT exhibition in Hannover, his responsibilities include the foreign exhibitions of Deutsche Messe in the field of intralogistics.

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Daifuku North America moves to new Michigan headquarters
July 20, 2016

Daifuku North America moves to new Michigan headquarters

The 76,889 square-foot facility will house over 300 employees including engineers, project managers, sales, customer service and administrative staff. Daifuku North America will be creating 85 new jobs in Michigan before 2019.

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e-Commerce strengthens intralogistics at CeMAT RUSSIA 2016
June 22, 2016

e-Commerce strengthens intralogistics at CeMAT RUSSIA 2016

From 20 to 22 September at CeMAT RUSSIA in Moscow, approximately 150 exhibitors will present their products and solutions for integrated and efficient control of the logistics process.

Bluff Manufacturing announces acquisition by Wincove
May 24, 2016

Bluff Manufacturing announces acquisition by Wincove

Bluff's management team and Wincove plan to build on Bluff's position in the material handling market and to continue to provide dealers with the same service, products, and delivery.

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May 23, 2016

ADSI announces partnership with 3GTMS to provide material handling solution

The partnership is intended to provides shipper, 3PLs and other logistics services providers with a transportation planning and execution solution that will optimize delivery outcomes while controlling freight costs across all delivery modes.

CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE in 2018
May 18, 2016

CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE in 2018

CeMAT, a trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management will be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE, a fair for industrial technology, every two years starting in 2018

CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking
May 17, 2016

CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking

CeMAT 2016 gets underway on 31 May with a diverse showcase of intralogistics products and solutions featuring some 1,000 exhibitors from 44 nations.

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Clearpath to provide self-driving vehicles to GE Healthcare
April 21, 2016

Clearpath to provide self-driving vehicles to GE Healthcare

The fleet of OTTO self-driving vehicles will be used to load and deliver parts to work cells for repair. Once restored, OTTO will dispatch materials to shipping for return to customers.

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April 08, 2016

Jervis Webb to supply AGVs to Ariens

The AGVs will help automate production of riding lawn mowers at Airiens' plant in Brillion, Wisconsin

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