PAC Machinery Bags and Materials Announces Environmentally-Conscious Bag Material

May 24, 2023

PAC Machinery Bags and Materials announces a new polyethylene bag formulation made from 100 percent recycled resin. Designed for automatic bagging machines, the Recylene® line of Rollbags® is made with the environmentally-conscious brand and businesses in mind, with material now produced using up to 100 percent recycled resin content. This product announcement benefits packagers who…


How SLAM Completes Your Picking Operations

April 4, 2023

Don’t overlook your final 100 feet. Contributed by: MHI’s SLAM Industry Group The pandemic served as a massive accelerator of e-commerce operations. When retail stores shuttered, people turned online for their shopping needs. Even as we emerge from the pandemic, however, that genie isn’t going back in the bottle. Americans changed their shopping habits for…


Pac Machinery Bags and Materials Announce New Sustainability Commitment

March 17, 2023

All poly bags now contain at least 25 percent recycled content PAC Machinery Bags and Materials announces it is transitioning it’s custom and stock pre-opened bags for automatic baggers so that all of them will now contain recycled content as standard. As part of a corporate commitment to sustainable packaging and an effort to decrease…


ABB to Expand Robotics Factory in U.S.

March 17, 2023

ABB strengthened its commitment to one of its largest customer markets – the U.S. – with construction starting on the expansion of its existing North American robotics headquarters and manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The project is expected to be completed in November 2023 and represents an investment of $20 million. The expansion will…


New Belted Conveyor from Dorner Streamlines Material Handling, E-Commerce

February 15, 2023

A painted steel frame for added durability makes the new DCMove Belted Conveyor ideal for material handling applications, such as e-commerce, logistics, packaging, palletizing, among others. The DCMove Belted conveyor offers a streamlined approach to conveyance, which is something many material handling applications call for in their equipment. Helping achieve that goal is the conveyor’s…


Regal Rexnord Launches the Rexnord Curve System with 1540 Series MatTop Chain

February 8, 2023

Drop-in system offers tightest inner radius in the market for reduced footprint Regal Rexnord Corporation, a global leader in the engineering and manufacturing of electric motors and controls, power generation products and power transmission components, introduces its new Rexnord Curve System with 1540 Series MatTop Chain for conveyor lines requiring a zero tangent 180 and/…


Don’t be Afraid of Automation

August 30, 2022

Contributed by: MHI’s SLAM Industry Group You’ve just shipped out a load of fishing poles from your distribution center. They’re super light, but also very long. Not long after sending them off, you were surprised when your carrier issued you a chargeback. What happened? You shipped based on weight but didn’t consider that long length—but…


Maintaining Supply Chain Agility Through Labeling

July 1, 2022

By: Amin Sikander, Contributor As of June 2022, the U.S. continues to experience supply chain difficulties. While the reasons we’ve heard include a lack of truck drivers, lack of raw materials and border closures, the reality is that incorrect labeling also creates supply chain challenges. A labeling error can bring an entire supply chain to…


Optimizing the Last 100 Feet

May 31, 2022

By: Christian Dow, Contributor Using advanced tools, your fulfillment operations can be both efficient and sustainable. All distribution centers are working toward more efficient—and more sustainable—operations, for many reasons. With the historic labor shortage continuing, DCs need to operate with fewer employees wherever possible. Automation that might have seemed out of budgetary reach is now…


Picking Perfection: Three Ways Automated Order Picking Makes For Fresher Produce

April 6, 2022

By: Derek Rickard, Contributor In the immortal words of legendary chef Julia Child, “Freshness is essential. That makes all the difference.” It comes as no surprise that freshness is top of mind for most order fulfillment and warehouse managers serving the grocery market. The grocery world has changed drastically in just the past five years.…


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