Innovation Station – ProMat 2023
ProMat may have been a four-day event, but with more than 1,000 of the world’s leading manufacturing and supply chain solution providers exhibiting under one roof, even the most caffeinated attendees were guaranteed to miss a lot of cool innovations.
At McCormick Place in Chicago from March 20-23, ProMat attendees got to see the latest technological advances that are moving the material-handling industry forward—not to mention hands-on demonstrations, more than 150 educational seminars and four keynote speeches.
A long-distance runner might have trouble covering all the ground at ProMat, so here’s a roundup of some of the best new innovations seen at the show.
A common complaint from truck drivers is that they often have dwell times of an hour or more as warehouse workers unload freight one pallet at a time, but ArcBest aims to change that with its Vaux Freight Movement System. The system allows warehouses to unload a full trailer in seconds and work the freight in minutes, according to ArcBest…