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Articles from Modern Materials Handling (October 1, 2016)

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60 Seconds with... Bolstorff, Peter 709
Accenture to acquire consulting firm Kurt Salmon. Brief article 161
Add clear lid to stack and hang storage bins to protect contents. 117
AGV reloads automotive production trays. 131
Automation: Swisslog acquires Tecnilab. Brief article 151
Brownells: Designing for efficiency and growth: Brownells' new Iowa DC has taken touches--and miles--out of the order fulfillment process and increased throughput with near 100% accuracy. Trebilcock, Bob 1921
Collapsible sidewall containers interstack with 48 x 45-inch pallet and top cap systems. 112
Dispense measured amounts with dry hopper bulk container. 127
Divider box containers come in 5 colors. 104
Economy: ELFA survey of equipment finance activity reports new business volume grew 12.4% in 2015. Brief article 237
Equipment: global demand for MH equipment to reach $176 billion by 2020: global demand for materials handling equipment is forecast to rise 5.3% per year, spurred by new demand in China and developing countries. Bond, Josh 344
Flexible and responsive: with conveyor, a WMS and put-to-light technology, Brownells has improved productivity and efficiency while being more responsive to its customers. 772
Goods-to-person picking system combines storage buffering and transport. 121
Handle parts, products in AS/RS with molded totes, bins and trays. 110
High-performance, lightweight plastic corrugated totes. 108
Honeywell completes acquisition of Intelligrated. Brief article 153
Hybrid fulfillment solution handles long tail of SKUs: beverage distributor's new facility takes unique approach to the challenge of SKU proliferation. 378
IBC now features drop door and bottom discharge configurations. 118
Join the "packaging revolution"...or get ready to pay. Levans, Michael 545
Labelers unlock data: the latest label print/apply systems sync data and placement variability. Specter, Sara Pearson 354
Light communication system alerts workers to approaching traffic. 120
Material positioner includes lift and tilt, turn and conveying functionality. 114
New doors open paths to productivity: reliable high-speed doors ensure access to massive inventory for food distributor. Bond, Josh 375
Online retailer tackles billable weight changes: a new system to capture item dimensions nets optimized shipments. Bond, Josh 434
Outside-the-box thinking: the latest developments in reusable totes and containers are being underscored by customization and additional options for handling flexibility. Specter, Sara Pearson 1506
Pallet report: Pallets remain critical in the modern-day warehouse: modern's annual reader survey reveals a warehousing environment where wooden, plastic, and even metal pallets continue to play an important role. From sourcing to pooling to the key factors that go into purchase decisions, Modern digs down into the key drivers of the pallet industry this year. McCrea, Bridget 1932
Raymond and Brammo announce technology alliance. Brief article 134
Reach parts in bulk bins more easily with container tilters. 117
Reopening the case: mature case-picking operations might not seem like fertile ground for substantial improvements, but new approaches to old favorites can offer big rewards. Bond, Josh 1585
Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of automation control products. Brief article 105
See inside new line of attached lid containers made from clear plastic. 105
Ship in bulk throughout and to/from Europe with reusable, collapsible container. 113
Show preview. 2485
Software ideal for storage and tracking of electronic components in manufacturing. 125
Software: Oracle buys Logfire. Brief article 240
Store, transport heavy loads with wire mesh containers in four sizes. 121
Terms and conditions, applied: leasing strategies require careful alignment of terms with precise operational data. Bond, Josh 611
Variable-speed controller for industrial doors, gates and docks. 107
Weighing the value of dimensional data: because you can't manage what you don't measure, dimensioning hardware and software solutions are working to provide more precise data than ever plus the logic to optimize it. Bond, Josh 1245
Workflow management system delivers data in real time: mobile pickup and delivery solution improves visibility and agility for carrier's next-day deliveries. Bond, Josh 298

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