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Solving the Labor Shortage Crisis: The Four Benefits of an Automated Warehouse
Not enough warehouse staff? Finding it difficult to keep up with orders during peak periods?
Big Picture: On the path to lights out
There may not be many plants and warehouses operating in the dark these days. However, many facilities are clearly on the path to lights out, balancing automation and labor to find the right mix of lower costs and better customer service.
Ultra-compact industrial PC Series expanded with the new C6030
Beckhoff recently announced the release of a new, ultra-compact Industrial PC (IPC), the C6030. With highly flexible application options, the new series of space-saving Beckhoff IPCs that first launched with the C6015 has proven successful in the marketplace. With the addition of the new C6030 IPC, the…
Stretch wrapper eliminates product damage in transit for metal fabricator
After replacing manual pallet wrapping with automated orbital wrapper, the shipping department became a one-person operation.
Loftware acquires Gap Systems
Acquisition combines enterprise labeling with artwork management.
XPO introduces new cloud-based warehouse management software platform
WMx is geared towards mobile devices and paves the way for the 'rapid development and integration of automation and robotics.'
Baldor Electric Company rebranded ABB
Customers will have access to global support and ABB Ability digital technology in addition to the same local manufacturing, inventory and customer service.
TGW doubles manufacturing capacity in the U.S.
Move follows 60% growth in U.S. project orders and 35% workforce increase.
Collaborative Robot Arms UR3/UR5/UR10
UR cobots work hand-in-hand with operators at production facilities big and small, across a range of industries. With their compact size, fastest payback in the industry, versatility, and easy programming, our cobots lower the automation barrier to put advanced robotic solutions within the reach of all…
ISA and Automation Federation commemorate kickoff of 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition
Associations encourage their members to participate in and contribute to FIRST programs.
Montech Conveyors Corp. opens in United States
Montech AG invests in U.S. market with North Carolina location.
SMC3 keynote takes a deep dive into the “Brave New Supply Chain World”
Head of Adelante SCM discusses 3D printing, drones, the ongoing Amazon effect, and emerging technologies.
AutoStore opens U.S. headquarters
'Explosive' growth leads to first U.S. headquarters to support integrator partners including Bastian Solutions, Dematic and Swisslog.
PFS: Small steps and a sense of fearlessness
Modern has maintained a heavy focus on the new processes, technology and automation that’s necessary to improve item-level picking and handling on the way to meeting today’s ever-finicky e-commerce service demands.
System Report: Automation from receiving to shipping
PFS’s freezer warehouse in Washington relies on automation to speed pallets from receiving to storage to shipping.