Distribution Centers/Warehouse

Ergodyne Expands Critical Device Management Line with Five New Barcode Scanner Holsters

September 17, 2021

Ergodyne announced the addition of five new scanner holsters to the recently launched Squids® device management line. With models to fit both standard barcode scanners and smaller mobile computers, the new holsters expand Ergodyne’s growing collection of safety and productivity solutions for customers in warehousing, distribution, retail operations and more. “It’s pretty common to walk into…

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Pfannenberg Announces PQF Premium Quick Filter

September 8, 2021

Pfannenberg, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of thermal management technologies, announces PQF Premium Quick Filter, a new, easier way to filter out particulates and oily mist from an air inlet on critical equipment enclosures. This simple and innovative solution increases the life of equipment and reduces downtime by solving one of the most common problems…

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Mercadona Takes Charge of New Fresh Food Intralogistics Solution Provided by Cimcorp

September 7, 2021

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces its automated fresh food intralogistics solution is up and running in Mercadona’s new Zaragoza distribution center. This is the first of four automated systems the leading Spanish grocery retailer has ordered from Cimcorp, with the remaining three to be installed in…

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6 Protective Guarding Best Practices for Warehouses and Distribution Centers

September 1, 2021

By Devin Partida Protective guarding — or machine guarding — involves using specific measures to reduce worker injuries caused by hazardous parts, functions or processes. That may include installing physical barriers such as gates, cages or nets. Keeping employees safe could also mean deploying presence-sensing technology or ensuring the operator remains a sufficient distance away…

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MiR Launches Two Powerful Autonomous Mobile Robots to Optimize All Logistics

August 18, 2021

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), the global market leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), launched its most powerful robots for transporting pallets and other heavy items around manufacturing facilities, warehouses and logistics centers. The MiR600 and MiR1350 robots, which can lift up to 600 kilograms (1322 pounds) and 1350 kilograms (2976 pounds), respectively, are designed to safely and efficiently…

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Key Signage for the Warehouse

August 10, 2021

By: Brian McFadden, Contributor Many warehouses and distribution centers have changed dramatically over the last few years, and customer activity and buying patterns are continuing to shift. Ecommerce is continuing to soar, driving even higher demand for warehousing space. Expansion and reorganization will be critical for many facilities to keep up. But as facilities change,…

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What Kind of Safety Gates Do You Need?

August 10, 2021

By: Maureen Paraventi Guard rails and other types of physical barriers are vital to worker protection in certain environments. They make sure that people don’t come into contact with vehicles or hazardous machinery and equipment. However, when it’s necessary for personnel to have some type of access to areas that are enclosed or divided by…

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Resilience For Tomorrow: How to Future-Proof Your Warehouse Operations

August 10, 2021

By: Derek Rickard, Contributor Warehouses and distribution centers are no stranger to fluctuations in consumer demand and business needs. After all, nearly every industry experiences seasonal peaks when order volumes skyrocket and facilities must scale up their workforce to keep products flowing out the door. Yet the events of the past year have highlighted just…

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As Emissions Reach Record Levels, Propane is Today’s Decarbonization Solution

July 29, 2021

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) emphasizes the need to accelerate decarbonization today with clean energy sources like propane. A new study from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide peaked during May to the highest levels ever recorded at an average of 419 parts per million. “The…

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MHS Launches Dedicated Robotics Division

July 14, 2021

MHS, a single-source provider of material handling automation and software solutions, launches a dedicated robotics division spun off from its research and development organization. Known as MHS Robotics, the group develops advanced technologies in-house and nurtures external relationships to deliver market-ready robotics solutions for e-commerce and parcel logistics facilities. “We’re a team of problem solvers,…

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