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Articles from Modern Materials Handling (October 1, 2017)

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ABI Research: Manufacturer adoption of collaborative robots is strong. Brief article 259
ALAN issues hurricane recovery update. Brief article 156
Assemble outdoor overhead crane system in hours. 112
Be quick to deploy inventory with pick-to-light system. 321
Brewery saves 1 million gallons of water with dry-running conveyor system: Amid a record-setting drought, the company met sustainability and productivity goals. Brief article 245
Business as unusual: A selection of innovative new business models illustrates how the warehousing, distribution and supply chain industries are finding creative ways to ensure success. Bond, Josh 2544
Cable reels for overhead cranes and monorails. 104
Compact electric hoists have internally sealed parts to minimize maintenance. 106
Dual-speed variable frequency drive electric chain hoists debut. 131
Emission-free, overhead traveling bridge crane. 120
Flexible financing stretches further: To achieve the lowest total cost of fleet ownership, procurement and operations must work hand in hand. Bond, Josh 557
Gain precise load control with variable-speed electric chain hoist. 106
Hand-operated lever hoists with narrow profile for use in confined spaces. 111
Handle up to 1,000 pounds with stainless, below hook attachment. 126
High-density storage solution helps online retailer sustain rapid growth: Eighty-year-old fashion company grows e-commerce business three years ahead of initial forecast. Bond, Josh 424
Hoists coated with environmentally friendly finish. 101
Honeywell rebrands Intelligrated business. Brief article 146
Injecting AGILITY into WMS IMPLEMENTATION: Some companies have trimmed WMS deployment from several months to a few with process models and templates, data validation tools, and other implementation accelerators. Michel, Roberto 1789
Korber acquires HighJump. Brief article 144
Manufacturing Insights. Santagate, John 667
Marketplace solution matches smaller retailers, regional 3PLs. Brief article 185
Menasha acquires ARI Packaging. Brief article 126
Methodical steps into the future. Levans, Michael Editorial 522
Mobile manipulation supports lights-out manufacturing: Supplier to the automotive industry automates a dull task to improve productivity and product quality. Bond, Josh Brief article 316
New Equipment Ensures Effective Dock Operators: From vehicle restraints and levelers to safety systems, dock equipment is making strides to deliver even higher levels of productivity, safety and control. Forger, Gary 1635
New line of electric chain hoists released. 101
Printers save time, reduce waste: Rugged industrial thermal printers target e-commerce and omni-channel retail fulfillment operations. Specter, Sara Pearson 347
PwC and MAPI release survey on state of IoT in manufacturing: Predictive maintenance, operational and supply chain improvement, and enhanced customer experiences top the list of objectives driving nearly universal interest in the Industrial Internet of Things. Bond, Josh Editorial 510
RDC puts robots to work: An early adopter, Rochester Drug Cooperative is using robotic piece-picking technology to complement picking of slow-moving items. 783
Relocate portable jib crane with articulating forearm wherever needed. 109
Retailers use 3PLs to chase Amazon: 3PLs tackle e-fulfillment challenges with service and market specialization as well as investments in flexible automation. Specter, Sara Pearson 1356
ROBOTS READY FOR WORK. Trebilcock, Bob 2605
Sign, seal & deliver on customer promises: Packing and shipping--as the final step of fulfillment--are the last chance for an operation to ensure the job is well done. Bond, Josh 1589
TrueCommerce acquires Datalliance. Brief article 132
Upgraded vehicle restraints improve efficiency at cold storage docks: New restraint design prevents the rear impact guard from becoming wedged. Bond, Josh Brief article 265

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