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Articles from Modern Materials Handling (December 1, 2019)

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Augmented reality goes live in 90 days to meet seasonal rush: Hybrid of light-directed technology and voice solution boosts productivity in picking, receiving and at the dock. Bond, Josh 403
Automated lift truck stacker improves employee productivity. 110
Bringing automation to grocery distribution: Coop's highly automated distribution center handles more than 480,000 cases a day with pallet and case handling AS/RS and robotic palletizing. 685
Cloud robotics revolutionizes automation. 110
Compact mechatronic 24 V gripper ensures flexibility. 102
Connected filtration service monitors industrial dust collectors. 101
Coop's automation journey: Norway's largest cooperative is operating one of the most highly automated grocery distribution centers in the world. Coop's journey to automation provides a roadmap for other organizations moving from conventional to automation. Trebilcock, Bob 2354
Custom mobile computers support the visually impaired: Android-based mobile computers with WMS modernize warehouse operations with flexible and customizable interfaces. Bond, Josh 202
Deloitte: Manufacturing at risk for disruption. 598
Donna Varner: MHI, MHEFI. 534
Elevating the lift truck platform: Forklift manufacturers are drawing inspiration from the tech sector's rapid pace of innovation to create equipment with ever-evolving capabilities. Bond, Josh 1715
IDC issues Top 10 2020 supply chain predictions: Digital transformation is now the overriding priority for most manufacturers and retailers. Berman, Jeff 912
iOffice to acquire maintenance software provider Hippo CMMS. 162
Keeping bulk shipments cool for days: As more pharma products require temperature control, here's one solution that can do the job for up to a week--and its development was a matter of life and death for soldiers in Afghanistan. 506
LED warning and beacon lamps offer protection. 106
LEDs cut warehouse's lighting energy costs by 75%: New future-proof lighting and wireless controls eliminate maintenance costs and improve working conditions. Bond, Josh 398
Lithium-ion batteries help trim fleet by a third: Switch eliminates lead-acid batteries, daily maintenance and battery room. Bond, Josh 249
Modular transfer and diverter station for all types of packages. 104
New pallet system developed for beverage manufacturer. 111
New series' casters and wheels are rated up to 10 mph. 108
Orderpicker helps simplify tire handling. 102
PHARMA RACES TOWARD ITS FUTURE: Whether inside the four walls or between locations, the pharma supply chain is becoming increasingly complicated. The reasons range from new Federal regulations to increasing demand for delivering more drugs faster than ever before. This is a game changer. Forger, Gary 1639
RAVAS acquires LTS Scale. 152
Robotic unit orders show growth over last year. 188
Rust prevention products powered by air. 114
Simple or state-of-the-art, fleet safety comes first: Technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace, and a focus on safety is the best way to keep up. Bond, Josh 505
Smart camera reduces pedestrian injury risk. 103
Software tool offers unique insight into unit load design. 106
Sorter replaces cart-based picking to rapidly grow capacity: 3PL installs new double-decker crossbelt sorter designed to handle e-tail's unpredictable demands and high return rates. Bond, Josh 342
The journey to automation. Levans, Michael 504
The view from the round table: Last summer, we heard from supply chain executives from three small to mid-sized companies on the challenges faced by their organizations and how they're addressing them. Trebilcock, Bob 2234
Tompkins Robotics partners with Bastian Solutions. 166
TOP 10 TRENDS in totes, bins and containers for 2020: Here's what shippers are asking for and how suppliers are delivering on those requests to make totes, bins and containers that can meet the rigors of today's warehousing and DC environments. McCrea, Bridget 1468
Top 20 warehouses: As the heavy hitters continue steady growth, robotics, automation and artificial intelligence are helping propel smaller players upward. Bond, Josh 1999
Upgraded wireless asset tracker device. 102
Versatile carts selected for two new manufacturing plants: New carts designed for rapid reconfiguration support, flexible operations. Bond, Josh 202
Zebra Technologies completes acquisition of Cortexica Vision Systems. 158

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