There’s a Style & Type of Bin for Every Material Handling Need

February 1, 2023

By: Dean Cohen, Contributor Today’s commercial and consumer spaces make use of a wide range of plastic bins and containers. Their utilization offers flexibility and, in the process, optimizes space to help make workspaces more efficient and much more organized. Sizes of bins, totes and containers range from small hand-held sized parts bins to giant…


Cart Delivery is a Problem Solver

February 1, 2023

Embracing the retractable tow bar. By: Jillian Burrow, Contributor Simply stated, material handling carts can make your material flow processes easier. Easier in this sense refers to efficiencies, effectiveness, simplification and ultimately predictable sequencing. Cart delivery has revolutionized the way that materials move along a shop floor throughout the last two decades in the United…


Steel King Named 2023 MHEDA MVS

January 30, 2023

Steel King Industries, a leading manufacturer of storage rack and material handling products, announced the company has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award from MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). This industry award recognizes companies who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their dealer network, their employees, and their community. Given to less…


Yale Announces New Robotic Reach Truck

January 11, 2023

The Yale second-generation robotic reach truck builds on the original, award-winning Yale robotic reach truck that launched at ProMat 2019. This new automated lift truck leverages lessons learned through years of real-world deployments, offering the same high-lifting, deep reach capability and precision at height, bolstered by key enhancements like improved maneuverability and navigation, simpler implementation…


ANSI MH16.3-2016: Specification for the Design, Testing & Utilization of Industrial Steel Cantilevered Storage Racks

January 4, 2023

“Until 2016 there was not an RMI standard that pertained to the design of cantilevered storage racks. The creation of this standard assists Steel King, and other members of the RMI that manufacture cantilevered storage racks, in the design of it. The standard is referenced by the building codes.” Steel King Industries, Inc., 800-826-0203,…


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…


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…


Racking 101

November 1, 2022

By: Maureen Paraventi What is made of steel, able to handle 1,000-pound loads and is an essential fixture in warehouses and distribution centers? Racking, of course. Racking may seem basic – especially when compared to the robotics, automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and multitude of forklifts, cranes and shuttle carts found in these facilities.…


What You Should Know About ASRS Safety

October 4, 2022

This modern-day equipment brings with it modern-day safety protections. Contributed by: MHI’s AS/RS Industry Group There is no question that automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) have been one of the most considerable enhancements to the material handling world over the past decade. They can improve the speed of your operations, increasing throughput while improving…


Creform Kitting Cart Helps Keep Manufacturer’s Focus on Aircraft and Engine Parts

July 5, 2022

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling and commercial use has designed and built a kitting cart for an aircraft/aerospace manufacturer that focuses on inspection and repair of aircrafts and their engines. The parts being handled are normally the user’s customer property and are typically those that not only are critical in…


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