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 Deloitte Study:  Manufacturers’ digital supply chain expectations outpace reality
April 04, 2018

Deloitte Study: Manufacturers’ digital supply chain expectations outpace reality

The survey of more than 200 manufacturing organizations found that 51 percent of respondents believe their DSN maturity is at least “above average” compared to competitors, yet only 28 percent have started implementing DSN solutions.

Tompkins Robotics releases explainer video for t-Sort automated sortation system
January 26, 2018

Tompkins Robotics releases explainer video for t-Sort automated sortation system

This robotic technology is designed help build supply chains. The design can accomplish volumes ranging from millions of units a day, to a small operation in the backroom of a supercenter or mall anchor store.

Webinar: How to address Safety, Reliability, and IoT in your Material Handling applications
May 31, 2017

Webinar: How to address Safety, Reliability, and IoT in your Material Handling applications

This free June 6 session will explore emerging trends in material handling and the best ways to ensure that equipment is designed and operates reliably and safely.

C3 Solutions announces revamped Dock Appointment Scheduling ROI Calculator
February 21, 2017

C3 Solutions announces revamped Dock Appointment Scheduling ROI Calculator

The C3 ROI Tool is a free online analysis tool to help business determine dock appointment scheduling cost savings opportunities.

August 03, 2015

Jervis B. Webb announces SmartCart training program

Training program teaches customers how to maintain and modify their SmartCart Automatic Guided Carts.

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Festo announces Handling Guide Online
February 07, 2015

Festo announces Handling Guide Online

The individual steps including RFQ, layout, quotation and CAD design, for which 10 to 15 days were required in the past, have been shortened to a 20 minutes by the Handling Guide Online.

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Güdel publishes 2015 linear motion catalog
January 30, 2015

Güdel publishes 2015 linear motion catalog

Catalog covers configurations for standard modules of TrackMotion, gantry and linear motion units in virtually any size and for all robots.

January 23, 2015

Service Center maintains material handling equipment

Center checks, maintains and rebuilds metal detection, material handling and magnetic equipment.

System Plast publishes on-line conveyor components catalog
July 10, 2014

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.

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Konecranes announces TRUCONNECT Crane Monitoring service
June 18, 2014

Konecranes announces TRUCONNECT Crane Monitoring service

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

Mettler Toledo publishes guide to Dimensioning, Weighing and Scanning
May 22, 2014

Mettler Toledo publishes guide to Dimensioning, Weighing and Scanning

The guide offers impartial advice on available dimensioning, weighing and scanning technology, system configurations, and what needs to be planned for when implementing new DWS equipment.

Westfalia releases Benefits Calculator for Warehouse Automation
May 16, 2014

Westfalia releases Benefits Calculator for Warehouse Automation

Online, interactive benefits calculator answers common questions related to the benefits of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) early in the planning process.

ISD publishes literature on UltraBot IE Robotic ASRS
April 28, 2014

ISD publishes literature on UltraBot IE Robotic ASRS

The literature provides detailed specifications as well as information on the robotic system's features, delivery methods and applications.

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System Plast publishes conveyor components catalog
September 20, 2013

System Plast publishes conveyor components catalog

Interactive catalog has an online mirror edition for researching/selecting components, loading a shopping cart, developing a bill of materials, and finding distributors.

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August 29, 2013

Emerson introduces SPEC conveyor design software

SPEC (System Plast Engineering Calculator) evaluates applications for steel or plastic chain and modular belt conveyors.

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August 13, 2013

ABB announces Hoist Performance Monitoring Service

With this service, ABB experts can monitor and analyze a mine hoist system remotely.

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June 19, 2013

SME announces on-line knowledge resource

Knowledge Edge is an online resource of manufacturing information with industry-validated content--in other words, a Wikipedia of accurate information for a change.

Mettler Toledo publishes Hazardous Area Catalog
May 10, 2013

Mettler Toledo publishes Hazardous Area Catalog

Catalog covers weighing solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries with hazardous environments.

Intelligrated announces survey for distribution centers
March 25, 2013

Intelligrated announces survey for distribution centers

Rate Your Operation survey analyzes a distribution center’s material handling processes, equipment and maintenance programs.

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Mettler-Toledo publishes weigh module integration handbook
February 06, 2013

Mettler-Toledo publishes weigh module integration handbook

Handbook provides expert advice on the design and application of load cells and weigh modules for tanks, silos, vessels, hoppers and conveyors.

ARC publishes Warehouse Management Systems Guide
January 29, 2013

ARC publishes Warehouse Management Systems Guide

The guide allows companies going through a WMS supplier selection process to make quicker and better decisions.

J. Schmalz releases VEE Robot Gripper design software
October 08, 2012

J. Schmalz releases VEE Robot Gripper design software

VEE software allows end effectors to be configured online in just a few minutes.

Rexroth publishes EasyHandling brochure
September 06, 2012

Rexroth publishes EasyHandling brochure

Brochure describes the EasyHandling solution, a platform of components, drives and engineering software.

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Caster Concepts Launches Conveyor Concepts Website
May 16, 2012

Caster Concepts Launches Conveyor Concepts Website

The site contains case studies, white papers, videos and contact information for Conveyor Concepts products.

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WITTENSTEIN announces Motor-to-Gearbox Online Configurator
March 12, 2012

WITTENSTEIN announces Motor-to-Gearbox Online Configurator

The tool combines technical criteria in gearbox selection-for designers who know their application requirements-and finishes with CAD and technical data options.

WAGO Expands Free A-B  Add-On Instruction Software Suite
March 12, 2012

WAGO Expands Free A-B Add-On Instruction Software Suite

Enhancements include support for WAGO’s Frequency Counter Module, 2-channel and 4-Channel 0-20mA Input Modules, as well as 2-channel 0–10V DC Output Module.

QC Industries Introduces Online Conveyor Configuration Tool
February 07, 2012

QC Industries Introduces Online Conveyor Configuration Tool

The system allows customers to configure complete conveyor systems through an easy-to-use online interface.

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EGE releases on-line sensor product finder
February 05, 2012

EGE releases on-line sensor product finder

Using the product finder, customers can now make a pre-selection according to medium type, medium temperature, sensor material and design, voltage supply, connection type and ATEX category.

Omron STI publishes brochure on Can Palletizer Safety
February 01, 2012

Omron STI publishes brochure on Can Palletizer Safety

The brochure provides an overview of the palletizer process, guarding challenges and hazard analysis, and illustrates how simplified safety control can improve safety and profitability. Requires registration to obtain brochure.

January 31, 2012

Siemens releases Online Energy Savings Estimator

Energy Savings Estimator gives customers using drives, motors, couplings and gearboxes the ability to estimate potential energy savings across an entire drive train.

FIPA publishes vacuum cups catalog
January 24, 2012

FIPA publishes vacuum cups catalog

Vacuum cups catalog covers more than 2,100 different vacuum suction cups arranged clearly according to industry, applications and series.

September 20, 2011

Hands-On Technical Support Speeds Troubleshooting

IEN, September 2011

Intelligrated established its material handling Technology Repair Services Lab at its Cincinnati Customer Service and Support center. The lab includes workstations for electronics and computer repair, as well as a hands-on troubleshooting environment that provides up to 50% faster issue resolution time.

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RNA Automation publishes brochure
February 17, 2011

RNA Automation publishes brochure

12-page brochure covers robotic systems, sachet & pouch handling systems, specialist bottle handling and vision systems.

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FIPA publishes Vacuum Components catalog
September 23, 2010

FIPA publishes Vacuum Components catalog

292 page catalog contains more than 100 new products.

Industrial Controls publishes controls catalog
September 01, 2010

Industrial Controls publishes controls catalog

The 1,200 page full color catalog covers HVAC Controls, Actuators, Pressure Gauges, Humidity Sensors, Temperature Assemblies, Analytical Instruments, Combustion Controls, and Automation Systems.

April 11, 2010

ISA publishes Online ISA Directory of Automation

This valuable resource—the top purchasing guide in the automation field—is available to ISA’s members from a link on the ISA homepage.

March 08, 2010

Automation, Systems, and Instrumentation Dictionary

No technical library is complete without this comprehensive dictionary covering the entire vocabulary of automation, systems, and instrumentation. This authoritative fourth edition contains the latest trends in industrial instrumentation and automation. References relevant to ISA and IEC standards are included throughout, along with illustrations to enhance the definitions of more difficult terminology. With CDROM.

Thomson publishes Guide to Industrial Linear Actuators
February 24, 2010

Thomson publishes Guide to Industrial Linear Actuators

The guide provides an overview of applications that can benefit from electric actuation, and non-commercial information on the benefits of converting manual, hydraulic or pneumatic applications to electromechanical motion.

Motion Controls Robotics updates website
January 05, 2010

Motion Controls Robotics updates website

Website features updated content, videos and photos showcasing various material handling applications including palletizing, container handling, warehouse automation, and automatic guided vehicles.

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Thomson publishes Guide to Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications
October 14, 2009

Thomson publishes Guide to Motion Solutions for Packaging Applications

Covers pick-and-place/palletizing, label printing/scanning, stretch wrapping, carton packing, PET bottle manufacturing and filling machines.