The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) today urged Congress to reinstate the 50-percent bonus depreciation, a tax provision that helped equipment manufacturers last year during painful economic times. AEM said the bonus depreciation... Read more about AEM Urges “Bonus Depreciation” Reinstatement – Tax Benefit Will Help Small Businesses
Lista International Corporation announces an expansion of its popular Lista Xpress program, featuring a selection of Lista products ready to ship within 3 to 5 days of your order. Lista Xpress is the ideal solution when you need workspace... Read more about Lista Announces Expansion of Popular Lista Xpress Program
An industry first for SCARA robots, Toshiba Machine’s TH-A Series is equipped with highly rigid gears for each axis. Proven successful in 6-axis robots, these gears provide quicker acceleration / deceleration, a longer life span, and easier... Read more about Industry's First Scara Robots with Rigid Gears - from Toshiba Machine CSD
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.