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ROEQ introduces TR500 Top Roller
March 08, 2019

ROEQ introduces TR500 Top Roller

The TR500 accommodates U.S. pallets and can be delivered with a fully automated lifter functionality for pick-up and delivery of goods in heights ranging from 23.6 inches (600mm) to 29.5 inches (750mm).

Hänel Storage Systems announces hands-free Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM)
February 28, 2019

Hänel Storage Systems announces hands-free Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM)

Through the use of wireless “data eyeglasses” and Pick-by-Voice, a Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM) can be operated hands-free, without the use of a system controller or keyboard.

ELOKON releases ELOfleet forklift fleet management system as an app-based solution
February 27, 2019

ELOKON releases ELOfleet forklift fleet management system as an app-based solution

ELOfleet is OEM-independent and can be installed on any type of industrial truck. But it also provides an alternative for managing single-brand fleets. Customers can customize their own branded versions of ELOfleet, with their own individualized safety messages.

GreyOrange releases Flexo modular sortation robotics system
February 19, 2019

GreyOrange releases Flexo modular sortation robotics system

The AI-enabled robotics system can be scaled to meet evolving business needs to handle large peaks, and reduced during non-peak hours. Flexo components are designed to allow for implementation in as short as 15 days due to its simple design, modularity and standardisation.

Dynamic Systems announces Advanced Checkmate Mobile inventory application
January 31, 2019

Dynamic Systems announces Advanced Checkmate Mobile inventory application

The Advanced Checkmate Mobile application records inventory from receiving through storage and shipping and has a feature to count inventory and print a discrepancy report.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Loadout Automation Application for Feedmills
January 29, 2019

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Loadout Automation Application for Feedmills

Sterling Systems’ Loadout application system ensures the transport of the correct product to the desired location. With the ability to custom fill a truck with multiple orders, the Loadout system identifies the load needing to go into the truck trailer and then fills it with the correct material based on the order.

Kinedyne LLC  introduces EASE-Z Winch Bar family
December 27, 2018

Kinedyne LLC introduces EASE-Z Winch Bar family

The bar comes in one standard model and two combination versions that have modified handles that can be used to release tension on chain binders.

SICK introduces Safe Portal Solutions
December 06, 2018

SICK introduces Safe Portal Solutions

Safe Portal Solutions from SICK ensure safeguarding for automated material transfer stations. Operating with up to four simultaneous protective fields, two vertically installed safety laser scanners detect people gaining unauthorized access of any kind.

Somic America introduces SOMIC-FLEXX III packaging machine
November 29, 2018

Somic America introduces SOMIC-FLEXX III packaging machine

The SOMIC-FLEXX III is designed to run one-piece corrugated blanks for standard wraparound shipping cases and two-piece tray and hood for retail ready presentations.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Receiving and Material Transfer automation application module
November 08, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Receiving and Material Transfer automation application module

The Receiving/Transfer application is custom designed to suit the exact needs of the application. This includes allowing for manual control or to include the ability for automatic receiving and transfer stepswithin a facility.

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology
October 22, 2018

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology

Plug-and-pay connectivity includes Festo components and systems such as sensors, cameras, HMI, and electric and pneumatic servo systems, including actuators.

Honeywell Intelligrated announces Alvey 890i palletizer
October 16, 2018

Honeywell Intelligrated announces Alvey 890i palletizer

The Alvey 890i palletizer is capable of handling a range of packaging types, in a variety of stacking patterns. An touch-screen interface offers access to diagnostics.

Sterling Systems & Controls releases line of bulk bag handling equipment
September 20, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls releases line of bulk bag handling equipment

Bulk Bag filling systems are also custom engineered and manufactured to fit the specific bulk material processing requirements

Seegrid announces GT10 Series 6 Plus self-driving vehicle
September 12, 2018

Seegrid announces GT10 Series 6 Plus self-driving vehicle

Seegrid’s data analytics offering, the Seegrid Performance Report, leverages data captured on self-driving vehicles. Dashboard views provide customers with actionable insight into the movement of materials in their facility and the productivity of their entire fleet.

Mobile Industrial Robots introduces MiR500 autonomous mobile robot
July 02, 2018

Mobile Industrial Robots introduces MiR500 autonomous mobile robot

The MiR500 is the same size as a standard Euro-pallet (47.2 in × 31.5 in × 5.7 in), and MiR expects that most MiR500s will be used to transport pallets in manufacturing floors and warehouses.

Paxiom Group introduces PopLok VS series of automatic tray formers
June 07, 2018

Paxiom Group introduces PopLok VS series of automatic tray formers

The PopLok VS Series is capable of forming 1-tuck and 2-tuck trays at speeds of up to 600 trays per hour.

Paxiom Group announces Top-load Modular Cell robotic pick-and-place solution
May 29, 2018

Paxiom Group announces Top-load Modular Cell robotic pick-and-place solution

The Top-load Modular Cell is equipped to pick and place various finished package types including bags, wrapped products, rigid containers, cartons, and widgets into both cases and trays.

Dematic introduces Robotic Piece Picking Module
May 10, 2018

Dematic introduces Robotic Piece Picking Module

The module selects, grips, lifts and places individual items of varying sizes into containers or bins to complete a shipment. It delivers pick rates of 600–1,200 items per hour ensuring on time delivery of a wide variety of SKUs, such as personal care items, cosmetics, packaged food, office supplies and variety of other package types, shapes and fragility.

Sterling Systems & Control announces safety upgrades for Micro/Minor Ingredient Batching Systems
May 03, 2018

Sterling Systems & Control announces safety upgrades for Micro/Minor Ingredient Batching Systems

Sterling Systems & Controls has introduced its bag lift and pallet scissor lift features that eliminate the physical stress on the operator when filling ingredient bins from 50+lbs bags stored on pallets.

Weidmuller introduces Pick-to-Light and Put-to-Light solutions for picking and assembly tasks
May 02, 2018

Weidmuller introduces Pick-to-Light and Put-to-Light solutions for picking and assembly tasks

EMC-resilient electronic compartment displays (DPD) are installed above the individual storage locations in the pick-and-put areas, and are connected with the production information system of the plant via a junction box and the integrated u-remote remote I/O system