By Coley Dale
Special to Material Handling Network
China, which is expected to soon surpass Japan as the world’s second-largest national economy after the U.S., is an increasingly important manufacturing and trading hub... Read more about Five Tips for a Successful Business Trip to China
Quick Cable (www.quickcable.com), the leading manufacturer of electrical storage products, today announced the launch of its QuickFigurator, a design application for custom configured... Read more about Quick Cable Launches QuickFigurator
The HULK® KOMBO DOCK by Kelley® is designed for facilities with limited loading dock space, offering them the flexibility of a scissors lift and the efficiency of a hydraulic dock leveler. With a vertical range of up to 60 inches, the KOMBO... Read more about What’s Big, Green, Can Lift 20,000 lbs. and Level a Loading Dock?
Toyota 8-Series Lift Truck Modified by MIT Researchers to Perform Unmanned Robotic Pallet ManipulationJuly 20, 2010
The U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency (LIA) hosted demonstrations at Fort Lee in Virginia of an MIT-developed prototype unmanned robotic Toyota lift truck capable of locating, lifting, moving and placing palletized supplies within an... Read more about Toyota 8-Series Lift Truck Modified by MIT Researchers to Perform Unmanned Robotic Pallet Manipulation
NEW PLYMOUTH, ID — Internet Truckstop, LLC announced today that on July 24th, 2010 they will be celebrating their 15th anniversary. Internet Truckstop is North America’s largest online freight matching service for the transportation... Read more about Internet Truckstop® Celebrates 15 Years in Business
MOLINE, IL — The latest information from leading economic forecasting firm, IHS Global Insight, prepared for the American Rental Association (ARA) and RENTAL MANAGEMENT magazine reports that the equipment rental industry is starting to show... Read more about Equipment Rental Industry Forecast Indicates Signs of Improvement on the Horizon
ARLINGTON, VA — Results of a new global study reveal the concerns, effectiveness and best practices in risk management by organizations that outsource projects. Of the 95 percent of organizations that buy, provide or both buy and provide... Read more about New Global Study Reveals the Key Pitfalls of Outsourcing
AKRON, OH — Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) introduces safe and high-performance critical connections solutions for food and beverage applications, including dairy product transfer and beverage dispensing. SGPPL’s solutions are... Read more about Improve Performance and Reduce Costs with Saint-Gobain Critical Connections Solutions
AVNET Logistics, the world’s largest distributor of electronic components, has decided to implement an order picking and storage system from Swisslog for its new distribution center outside Munich in Poing, Germany.
XM Light Crane System from Konecranes Provides a Versatile Lifting Solution for Industrial Crane UseJuly 16, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, OH — Konecranes, a global leader in the manufacturing and servicing of overhead lifting equipment, has introduced XM Light Crane System, a versatile lifting solution designed to maximize overall productivity in workstations and... Read more about XM Light Crane System from Konecranes Provides a Versatile Lifting Solution for Industrial Crane Use
OLD GREENWICH, CT — Precyse Technologies, the industry leader in real-time location and supply-chain visibility solutions based on next-generation active RFID and asset network technologies, today announced the appointment of Andy Mullins to... Read more about Active RFID/RTLS Provider Precyse Technologies Names Andy Mullins CEO
GURNEE, IL — Drivecon is pleased to introduce LoadLock, a free feature now available on all Drivecon closed loop hoist inverters. LoadLock is the industry’s first snag load prevention feature that proactively minimizes the effects of... Read more about Drivecon Introduces LoadLock