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Industry 4.0

Automation Creates Jobs and Raises Wages

In December 21, 2016, the New York Times ran an article titled, “The Long-Term Jobs Killer Is Not China. It’s Automation.” It repeated across its 1,250 words the assertion that automation is bad news for the worker. This is demonstrably […]

Walmart Looking to Deploy In-store Drones

Walmart has recently filed a patent to use drones in-store to fetch product. The patent describes the vision of the drones being used as: “dispatching an airborne drone to an item located within a retail shopping facility, securing that item […]

Autonomous Warehouse Transportation

Three Considerations When Evaluating New Autonomous Warehouse Transportation Solutions

Guest blog by Lou Micheletto, Director of Integrated Solutions, MHI Member, Yale Materials Handling Corporation Today’s operations face an ever-changing, increasingly demanding world, with growing SKU counts, the desire for faster delivery times and a labor climate characterized by high turnover, […]

Cloud Computing

New Video on MHI View: Transitioning to the Cloud

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: Transitioning to the Cloud Implementing cloud computing technology can be a make or break factor in which businesses can compete in the future. Level of investments in IT infrastructure […]

Disposable Internet of Things on the Rise

Much focus has been on Internet of Things (IoT) as it continues to grow and become increasingly intertwined in our everyday lives. While much of the industry has been focused on producing gear and technology made to last long term, […]

Securiyt Gates

Mobile Access Control – Safety Barriers & Security Gates for Difficult to Secure Areas

Guest blog by MHI member Xpanda Quantum Security Products Warehouse, distribution and manufacturing facilities can find themselves struggling to protect certain areas within their facility because the area or their situation is not “standard”, or is simply too big or complicated […]

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