NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI — Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is pleased to announce that Richard Schloesser has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He is the first American to achieve the company’s... Read more about Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Appoints Richard Schloesser Chief Executive Officer
PROMAT 2009 attendees were the first to see the newest automatic storage and retrieval methods, as White Systems, Inc. evolves with the changing world of distribution and manufacturing. White Systems has the most worldwide experience in the... Read more about Reinvigorated White Systems Unveils New Automated Storage Solutions
JONESBORO, AR — Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has announced that it will begin the year under the leadership of new President, Don... Read more about Colson Caster Begins 2009 with New GM
LAKE FOREST, IL — Grainger announced today that it is joining forces with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young... Read more about Grainger Inspires Next Generation of Engineers
Nestle North America Implements AeroVironment’s PosiCharge™ Fast Charge Systems in Distribution and Manufacturing FacilitiesJanuary 13, 2009
CHICAGO, IL – AeroVironment, Inc. today announced that it has installed more than 200 of its PosiCharge™ fast charge systems at Nestle facilities throughout North America. These fast charge systems support electric material handling fleets... Read more about Nestle North America Implements AeroVironment’s PosiCharge™ Fast Charge Systems in Distribution and Manufacturing Facilities
EUGENE, OR — Papé Machinery Inc. recently announced that, beginning January 1, 2009, it will add Camoplast as a new allied vendor. Camoplast manufactures specialized rubber track undercarriage components, sub-systems and assemblies for the... Read more about Papé Machinery Adds Camoplast As New Allied Vendor
FREMONT, CA — Oorja Protonics today announced the latest addition to its OORJAPAC family of products namely the OORJAPAC Model H. The Model H offers all benefits of the previous OORJAPAC generations to the material handling... Read more about Oorja Protonics Introduces a New Product for the Material Handling Industry
HOLLAND, MI — Egemin, the world leader in Automatic Trailer Loading/Unloading with AGV’s, announces another first – the release of Egemin Guided Vehicle Systems for Push-Back Racking applications. Egemin is the first in... Read more about Egemin Automation is holding two PRESS CONFERENCES in their booth #2347 at ProMat 2009!
KUKA Robotics will display the KR 500 570-2 PA in a de-palletizing demonstration. The KR 500 570-2 PA , a heavy duty robot with a payload up to 570kg and three different palletizing algorithms for mixed and unmixed palletizing is known for... Read more about Innovative Automated De-Palletizing Solutions Demonstrated at ProMat
EUGENE, OR — The Papé Group, has acquired certain assets of three Bobcat dealerships, which it will add to its Bobcat West locations. The acquisition includes dealerships in Reno, Nev., Portland, Ore. and Hubbard, Ore. The... Read more about Papé Acquires Bobcat Dealerships in Nevada and Oregon
UPM Raflatac has enhanced its service level with a promise to ship a wide selection of RFID tags and inlays in its product offering to customers within 48 hours of order. The selection consists of both HF and UHF products. As the number of new... Read more about UPM Raflatac Launches New Shipment Within 48 Hours Service For A Wide Selection Of RFID Products
Although there is some functionality overlap, the differences between Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) can be significant. But until they are fully comprehended, companies that rely on the day-to-day... Read more about Is a Warehouse Management System/Warehouse Control System Right for Your Company?