Zebra Technologies has launched the new ZT400 series printers, Zebra’s latest mid-range printer offering that will replace all ZM series printers.
Patriotism aside, there are plenty of reasons to buy an American-made forklift, foremost of which is the high standards American forklift manufacturers are held to.
Brady has announced the release of the BMP 21-PLUS handheld label printer. This new portable printer is the latest in on-the-job labelers, and combines a tough exterior with smart printing capabilities for wires and cables, terminal blocks, patch panels, flat surfaces, and more.
Just as the closure has evolved, so have the needs of brands to leverage the technology effectively, and today they look to their suppliers to better understand the capabilities and value of the different solutions available.
These rugged, yet easy-to-operate, power assist vehicles significantly increase productivity while reducing the risk of injury to employees.
When it comes to counting scales, a common misconception is that high internal resolution directly impacts accuracy.
New Sussex 63 Series swivel casters from Revvo Caster feature a secure hand-operated locking brake to provide a low-cost braking option.
Too many companies view MRO stores as a necessary evil; a situation recognized as a constraint but ignored as an opportunity for improvement.
This ActivRAC 7M-SS has been designed to meet the increasing demand for more storage capacity in clean room or corrosive environments.
Thousands of professionals and enthusiasts converged on Atlanta in mid-March for one of the largest supply chain shows in the world: MODEX.
Plant and warehouse expansions are expensive, can lead to extended downtimes, and are dependent on available space and upfront capital. Making better use of existing space, however, is a more affordable and practical option with impressive results.
Located at booth #8937 during MODEX 2014, PFI will demonstrate how working with them to increase operational efficiency and lower operating costs can mean big gains for your business.
Located at booth #8527 during MODEX 2014, Spacesaver Industrial will showcase a new interactive app that helps visitors visualize their storage potential.
Model 86-SS is another option in Morse's safety-conscious line of hoist attachments.
Toyota Europe expects to sell 865,000 units this year and increase its market share to 4.8 percent as the European car market enters what is expected to be a slow recovery from six years of contraction.
Plant and warehouse managers may have to add “Air Traffic Controller” to their list of job duties in the near future. That’s because companies are working on new ways to use drones in the material handling field.
The requirement to pinch-off and hermetically seal ductile metal tabulation (tubing) is a critical and necessary process when separating a device from a vacuum pumping station. Tools that can reliably perform the pinch-off (cold weld) function will produce a reliable seal that can withstand bake-out temperatures up to 600o C and eliminates the necessity of using expensive valves to perform the same process.
Dürr Ecoclean released its EcoCCore system for solvent-based part cleaning.
To address coming workforce demographic changes, employers must create a corporate culture that promotes both safety and wellness. Healthy workers and a safe workspace reduce costs and increase productivity, so these efforts will be repaid fully.
From repetitive motion to lifting risks, the warehouse presents many challenges to personnel safety. Repetitive motion of any type, when sustained, can result in injury, says the president of Hamilton Caster. “Manufacturers can help reduce injuries by providing equipment that eliminates risky motions, such as reaching too far to position products for transit, and by observing best ergonomic practices for working height.
The median age of the labor force is anticipated to increase rapidly, with one-third of the U.S. labor force turning 55 by 2015. This may have far-reaching implications on the number and type of work-related injuries experienced. Most companies are not prepared for these changing demographics.
When management needed to reduce the footprint of Richmond's remanufacturing operations to make room for other revenue generating actives, the stockroom was faced with a 60 percent reduction in floor space. The stockroom already had a floor to ceiling man up narrow aisle picking system and there was little floor space and no additional shelf space that could be squeezed out.
New features in pallets and racking, including better material composition, more secure racks, and better accessibility are making today’s industrial pallet and racking solutions safer and more cost effective than ever before. In this ever changing world of material handling, manufacturers are doing everything they can to choose wisely, stay efficient, and incorporate safety.
The ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. is proud to announce the appointment of Brenton MacDonald as Safety Supervisor of Central Rent-A-Crane, a member of the ALL Family of Companies. In addition to overseeing safety training and implementation of safety programs for Central Rent-A-Crane’s three Indiana locations, MacDonald is also Central’s HSSE Supervisor at the BP Whiting Refinery. The appointment is effective immediately.
In the manufacturing arena, four out of five materials handling injuries affect the back and require a median of ten days for workers to recuperate. A strain can have indirect costs in excess of $33K and requires an additional $672K in sales to recoup those costs. Anytime organizations can eliminate the possibility of back injuries, injury costs should be taken into consideration when determining ROI.