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DHL Supply Chain and Boston Dynamics Release Automated Carton Unloader

February 3, 2023

Stretch was developed through a four-year strategic collaboration between the two companies. DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, became the first company to achieve commercial application of Boston Dynamics’ Stretch robot developed for carton unloading of trucks. The successful deployment of the robot comes just…

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ProGMA Launches Checklist

January 30, 2023

MHI’s Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association has launched the ProGMA Checklist, a comprehensive guide to the myriad of protective guarding equipment that can be used in any warehouse, distribution center, and industrial facility. Safety and facility managers across North America’s industrial sectors have welcomed the checklist that can be printed or viewed on a tablet. The checklist…

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OSHA inspections find workers exposed to ergonomic, struck-by hazards at three Amazon warehouses

January 19, 2023

Multi-state investigation is largest enforcement effort on ergonomics The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Amazon for failing to keep workers safe, and has issued hazard alert letters after inspections at three warehouse facilities – in Deltona, Florida; Waukegan, Illinois; and New Windsor, New York – after…

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Warehouse Myths BUSTED – Lift Truck Operator Assist Systems

January 4, 2023

By: Kevin Paramore, Contributor Lift truck operator assist systems (OAS) are often misunderstood. Just another telemetry tool? A magic wand that makes equipment stronger or able to operate itself? Or a cumbersome tool that gets in the way of productivity? Read on for common OAS myths and the real story of this emerging category of…

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Rack Recycling: A Welcome Addition To the Booming e-commerce World

January 4, 2023

By: Daniel Aguirre, Contributor It’s a known fact: e-commerce has dramatically changed the way we do business and the way we live. And it was never more evident in the last few years with the onslaught of the pandemic, which forced consumers to stay home, shop online and impatiently wait for their products to be…

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Selected Joulin Grippers Now Sold Under the Kenos® Brand

December 19, 2022

At the end of May, Piab acquired Joulin, a global leader of vacuum gripping solutions. Now, Piab has integrated three of Joulin’s gripper ranges into its Kenos® portfolio, while the solutions for the heavy-duty industries continue to be marketed under the Joulin brand, whose experts further support these industries in defining the best system for each…

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Cimcorp Earns Eighth Consecutive Spot on Food Logistics’ Top Software & Technology Provider List

December 12, 2022

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces it has been named to Food Logistics magazine’s 2022 Top Software & Technology Providers award list. This marks Cimcorp’s eighth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which recognizes software and technology providers whose products and services ensure a safe, efficient, and reliable global cold food…

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New TurboBlast Safety Air Gun for Heavy Duty Jobs Requiring Powerful Blowoff

October 26, 2022

EXAIR’s new TurboBlast® Safety Air Gun is the latest addition to the EXAIR line of Safety Air Guns. This dynamic air gun is capable of producing up to 23 pounds of force with a simple press of a button trigger and is the ideal solution for blowoff applications requiring maximum force such as removing stubborn…

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Gain Extra Load Capacity with the New 2700 Medium Duty Conveyor from Dorner

October 24, 2022

For applications that need a little extra boost in load capacity, the new 2700 Medium Duty Conveyor from Dorner has the strength to carry heavier products for a variety of industrial automation and packaging applications including palletizers, multi-lane processing, case and tray handling and end-of-line packaging. With regards to Dorner’s industrial flat belt conveyor options,…

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Industrial Safety: Preventing Slips and Falls Virtually Everywhere

October 20, 2022

A new type of durable safety coating is increasing traction and reducing maintenance on floors, loading docks, platforms, ramps, walkways, and truck trailers By Del Williams, technical writer Industrial manufacturing, warehouse, and distribution centers can have hundreds of thousands of square feet of production and storage space that is prone to dangerous slips, trips, and…

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