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AGVS

How AGV Systems Improve Safety at Material Handling Facilities

Content was pulled from MHI Solutions Magazine Q2.2019 An automatic guided vehicle (AGV) system consists of one or more computer controlled wheel-based load carriers. Typically battery powered, these systems operate on plant or warehouse floors or on paved areas outdoors […]

Automotive

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Automotive

Content was pulled from MHI Solutions Magazine Q2.2019 There is no doubt that the automotive industry is shifting gears—and quite dramatically. At year’s end, a number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) announced significant changes in their lineup, with some well-known […]

RMI

Why Pallet Flow Systems Are Designed For Specific Pallets And Loads

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) The vast majority of industrial steel storage rack systems—including pallet flow (or “gravity flow”) rack—are engineered specifically for a single storage purpose. Likewise, when designing a high-density pallet flow system, there are […]

NextGen

Attracting, Training and Retaining the NextGen Workforce

Content was pulled from MHI Solutions Magazine Q2.2019 Next generation workforce. What do those words mean to you? The first thought is usually young people about to graduate from college or technical school and entering the supply chain workforce. It […]

Humans + machines

Humans + Machines = Exponential Improvements

Content was pulled from MHI Solutions Magazine Q2.2019 When MHI member Vecna Robotics first went to a FedEx facility to introduce its robots there, a worker reacted less than enthusiastically to the arrival of the new technology. The man approached […]

Rack Manufacturing

RMI Debuts New Rack And Decking Infographic At ProMat 2019

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) Released at ProMat 2019, RMI’s newest infographic offers an overview of the different available types of industrial storage racking and decking. It also details the benefits of each type of equipment, and […]

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