Two-Toned Bins offer effective, at-a-glance inventory control.
December 8, 2011 -
Via stock, pick, flip, replenish scheme, 36448BLUE (17 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 in.) and 36468BLUE (17 7/8 x 6 5/8 x 4 in.) Indicator(TM) Bins simplify inventory management. Bins are stocked, with divider designating volume for inventory reserve, and users pick from blue side until reaching divider. Bin is flipped to orange reserve to show inventory levels are low and signal need for replenishment. Bins work with 14 and 18 in. wire shelving, 12 and 18 in., steel shelving, and pick rack systems.
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Akro-Mils, A Myers Industries Co.
1293 S. Main St.
Akron, OH, 44301
2 New Sizes Added to Indicator(TM) Line of Two-Toned Bins
Akron, Ohio - Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, announces the expansion of its line of two-toned Indicator(TM) Bins - an innovative, low-cost alternative to high-end inventory control systems that offers effective inventory control at a glance.
New 18"-deep Indicator models include the 36448BLUE (17-7/8" L x 4-1/8" W x 4" H and 36468BLUE (17-7/8" L x 6-5/8" W x 4" H).
Never run out of inventory! Now available in four sizes, the Indicator Bin simplifies visual recognition when supplies need to be replenished. As part of Akro-Mils' BinTelligence(TM) Series, the Indicator Bin allows end users to Stock, Pick, Flip and Replenish: users Stock the bin using the divider to designate volume for the inventory reserve; Pick from the blue side of the bin until reaching the divider; Flip the bin to the orange reserve to show inventory levels are low; and Replenish the bin and repeat.
The patent-pending design of the Indicator Bin utilizes a bi-color mold to achieve a two-toned bin. Other features and benefits of the Indicator Bin include: a bright orange trigger color that is ideal in 5S Lean initiatives; bins offer easy organization of supplies and work-in-process; the orange reserve prevents stock-outs; the system reduces excess inventory; the double hopper bin can be filled or picked from both sides; Indicator Bins feature a large label area on both sides; the rolled ridge provides added strength when bins are filled to capacity; and the bins work with 14" and 18" wire shelving, 12" and 18" steel shelving, and pick rack systems.
More information on Indicator Bins is available online at: http://www.akro-mils.com/industrial/coupon_display.asp?id=453 .
Akro-Mils, a Myers Industries, Inc. company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of plastic and metal storage, organization, transport and material handling products for use in industrial, healthcare, commercial and consumer markets. For more information or to request a catalog, contact Akro-Mils at (800) 253-2467, fax (330) 761-6348, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the company's website at www.akro-mils.com .