Material Handling Equipment

Material Handling Equipment

Dematic Partners with Kollmorgen for LaserTrucks+ Driverless Order Fulfillment Solution

New order picking method dramatically increases picker productivity Grand Rapids, Mich. - Dematic, an integrator and supplier of logistics systems for factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world, has partnered with Kollmorgen, a manufacturer of driverless control technology, to provide a new order fulfillment solution called LaserTrucks+. Dematic will utilize Kollmorgen...

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Bulk Bag and Manual Dump Weigh Batch System
Material Handling Equipment

Bulk Bag and Manual Dump Weigh Batch System

A combination Bulk Bag and Manual Dump Batching System weighs bulk materials that are discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from sacks, boxes and other containers, and empties the batch into mobile storage bins. The sanitary system consists of a bulk bag unloading frame, two hoppers, and two flexible screw conveyors that feed a central gain-in-weight hopper under automated control. A...

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Order Picking System offers voice directed operation.
Material Handling Equipment

Order Picking System offers voice directed operation.

Combining laser guided pallet trucks with voice directed system, LaserTrucks+ eliminates non-value added tasks associated with typical case picking operation. At start of order, Laser Truck delivers new pallet directly to picker, automatically moves with voice-equipped picker as they verbally confirm picks, and transports completed pallet to shipping. Integrating LaserTrucks+ with WMS or ERP,...

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Material Handling Equipment

Clean Harbors Deploys Specialized Cylinder Response Unit

Fully-equipped Mobile Unit Handles Onsite Mitigation of Hazardous Cylinders NORWELL, MA - Clean Harbors, the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America, today announced that it has deployed a self-contained mobile unit for quick response to emergency and routine mitigation, overpacking and transportation of cylinders and compressed gases. The...

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Insulated Pallet Shipper targets healthcare industry.
Material Handling Equipment

Insulated Pallet Shipper targets healthcare industry.

ThermoSafe® EF4100 Pallet Shipper with EasyLoc(TM) design is suited for transport of temperature-sensitive, pharmaceutical, biological, and vaccine products. Featuring payload capacity of at least 1.0 m3, unit includes self-supporting, lightweight insulated panels with ribbed design to allow convective airflow inside container. Panels also have interlocking edges to prevent temperature...

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Rollprint Teams with Pactiv to Supply an Improved Filling, Opening Feature for Slide-Rite® Slider Customers
Material Handling Equipment

Rollprint Teams with Pactiv to Supply an Improved Filling, Opening Feature for Slide-Rite® Slider Customers

Addison, Ill. - Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc. has teamed with Pactiv Corporation to supply Hefty® Slide-Rite® slider customers with an improved filling and opening feature for heavier (15-65 pound), bagged products. The challenge for slider bags that are bottom-filled is to minimize the fill force against the slider assembly (which is at the receiving end of a product dump),...

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Myth Busting: AS/RS's Are Only for High Rise Warehouses
Material Handling Equipment

Myth Busting: AS/RS's Are Only for High Rise Warehouses

Westfalia Technologies Installs AS/RS in Warehouses Only 20' High YORK, Pa., April 6, 2010 - A common misperception of Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) is that they are only for new, high rise buildings, when in fact AS/RS's are feasible and economical in existing low bay warehouses. With high density systems offering pallet storage 3, 4, or even up to 12 deep, these systems offer...

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Trommel-Based System speeds sortation of recyclable material.
Material Handling Equipment

Trommel-Based System speeds sortation of recyclable material.

Consisting of trommel and associated conveyor systems, custom Waste Handling System almost completely eliminates manual intervention. Used for primary sortation of co-mingled products, 2-stage trommel sorts beverage containers such as plastic, glass, and ferrous items. Stage 1 uses small diameter holes in screens to take fines out of system, while Stage 2 has larger diameter holes to separate...

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Dematic Introduces Suite of Modernization Solutions
Material Handling Equipment

Dematic Introduces Suite of Modernization Solutions

Upgrade programs for material handling systems, facilities, & operations Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 23, 2010) -Dematic Corp., supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution center, has introduced a suite of modernization products and services designed to increase productivity and reduce operating costs. The offering includes a wide variety of solutions arranged in three...

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Yellow Banks Powers up for Profit with Sennebogen Green Machine
Material Handling Equipment

Yellow Banks Powers up for Profit with Sennebogen Green Machine

When Yellow Banks River Terminal took over operation of its facility on the Ohio River, the first order of business was to upgrade loading speed and capacity with a new SENNEBOGEN 850 M material handler. OWENSBORO, KY - The dock facility at mile marker 751.3 on the Ohio River had been operating for many years, but not as a profit center. That changed in January 2007 when the facility, under new...

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