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20 July 2017

The month of May 2017 was a milestone month for Conveyor Systems Ltd (CSL), reaching 20 years of successful trading and also its largest ever single order in excess of £1.7million!

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20 July 2017

Anyone who has ever moved a mattress knows how difficult it is to man-handle due to the awkward size and weight. However, rising to the challenge, Astec Conveyors recently provided various non-standard conveyors to automate and improve operator’s ergonomics in handling a broad range of mattresses.

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12 July 2017

Machine and systems engineers using automation technology from Lenze can now create online data services very easily.

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12 July 2017

As part of a new customer product launch, Astec Conveyors provided a number of mobile conveyors to give a flexible packing operations for a major food manufacturer.

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12 July 2017

SICK has launched the Visionary-T, its first robust, industrial imaging camera to capture high-resolution 3D data with a single ‘snapshot’, whether the object is stationary or moving.

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12 July 2017

An automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) is enabling the Lear Corporation factory at Coventry to triple the output of car seats to over 300,000 sets a year in hundreds of different specifications and meet its customer’s just-in-time delivery schedules.

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11 July 2017

Automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics has completed a major milestone in the development of a huge logistics centre being built for Swiss food company Coop on a 110,000 sq m site in Schafisheim - one of the largest construction sites in Switzerland.

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10 July 2017

Warburtons has been fined £1.9m after a worker was injured when his arm got trapped against a running conveyor belt.

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03 July 2017

TGW completes automated warehousing solution for new £83 million Defence Fulfilment Centre.

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10 July 2017

Intralogistics solutions specialist, Narrow Aisle, has appointed Pete Lancaster to the position product manager – Flexi Systems.

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10 July 2017

Interroll claims to have launched the world's most powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems, with a proven output of up to 1.1 kilowatts, a particularly high torque up to 100 Nm  and extremely high belt tension. This makes it especially suitable for a high throughput of material to be conveyed.

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10 July 2017

Beumer has developed the Overall Operation Monitoring app, enabling staff to maintain an overview of packaging lines on mobile devices.

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26 June 2017

Interroll has launched the world's most powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems, with a proven output of up to 1.1 kilowatts.

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10 July 2017

In September 2017, the recently introduced NORDAC LINK series of field distribution systems will be further supplemented by frequency inverters for motors rated up to 7.5 kW.

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26 June 2017

An automated pallet conveying system designed and installed by Gebhardt-ECS for one of Europe’s biggest paint manufacturers is enabling up to 100 loads an hour to be delivered directly from production to specific storage areas in a separate warehouse without intermediate handling.

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26 June 2017

There are few industries with requirements and hygienic standards as demanding and stringent as the food and pharmaceutical industries.

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26 June 2017

As part of a new customer product launch, Astec Conveyors provided a number of mobile conveyors to give a flexible packing operations for a major food manufacturer.

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10 July 2017

Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain, today announced the appointment of Jan Vercammen as Dematic Managing Director for Central Europe effective immediately, replacing Barbara Wladarz.

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10 July 2017

Darren Alden has taken on the role, having previously worked at Logistex, where he was responsible for their residential sites.

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15 June 2017

So, what exactly is it all about? Can I go out and buy Industry 4.0? Is it a tightly written specification of what Industrial organisation is supposed to look like?

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FEATURES

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21 July 2017

Robotics and automation should be a natural fit in supply chains, offering an appropriate solution to the efficiency challenge. But while we have seen some businesses automate their operations to improve efficiencies and reduce errors, there are still relatively few examples of robotics helping meet the challenges of modern logistics and distribution, says Mark Parsons, chief customer officer, DHL Supply Chain.

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18 July 2017

The software is called SynQ - Synchronised Intelligence, and is the next generation of its proven warehouse management software platform, WM 6.

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14 July 2017

In any warehouse, there are many processes, including sorting, packing, picking, storage and retrieval, but to name a few. In the majority of warehouses, all of these processes are completed by people, employed to do so, However, with IoT (The Internet of Things) and ever increasing advances in technology every day, it seems that more and more warehouses are introducing, or already have introduced, robots and AI (Artificial Intelligence) to automate repetitive tasks.

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12 July 2017

Real estate is an often forgotten part of the supply chain but could be a major pinch point in coming years, Savills director Kevin Mofid told a Warehouse Technology Group Live event in Manchester last month. HSS editor Simon Duddy reports.

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04 July 2017

Take a look at the future and you find our what is important now - eCommerce, concerns about finite warehouse space, Brexit, automation and robots et al - the following Special Report give managers an insight into the challenges that are here now and on the horizon, with some ideas as to how you may plan for them.

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04 July 2017

Pharmaceutical wholesaler, Novaltia, recently added further automation – including a robotic picking system – to the warehouse solution supplied by KNAPP.

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04 July 2017

Logistics is in a phase of historically significant change, says Simon Barkworth, UK managing director of Crown Lift Trucks, meaning it is a fascinating time to work in the business he tells HSS editor Simon Duddy.

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04 July 2017

James Sharples, Managing Director of Swisslog UK, shares his thoughts on the challenges impacting warehouses, and how using tomorrow’s technology today could abolish these issues.

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26 June 2017

Automation specialist, Swisslog, is inviting businesses looking to invest in robot-based and data-driven intralogistics solutions to take a virtual tour around their own future warehouse.

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15 June 2017

The growth in single-piece picking is driving increasing interest in automation. Craig Rollason, MD of KNAPP UK, outlines the latest trends.

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13 June 2017

Descartes has launched the pixi* eCommerce WMS in the UK, which does not require a high level of mechanical automation in the warehouse to have an impact.

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13 June 2017

HSS editor Simon Duddy reports on the opening of the new facility and also hears Dematic talk about key trends in automated warehousing.

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12 June 2017

Metal sawing and storage equipment manufacturer, KASTO, has introduced a new tower to provide a compact, standardised solution for automated storage and retrieval of pallets and flat material.

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12 June 2017

With OFP (Optimal Fresh Picking), Witron has applied for a patent that combines all applications of efficient fresh food logistics in one system.

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12 June 2017

HSS editor Simon Duddy meets distribution centre manager Allan More at fast fashion retailer Quiz’s distribution centre in Bellshill near Glasgow, and hears how automated systems integrator Logistex helped it implement a leading edge approach to logistics.

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08 June 2017

Edward Hutchison, MD of BITO Storage Systems, looks at the proposition of an automated response to logistics challenges.

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02 June 2017

Logistex has designed and installed a sortation solution for Clipper’s latest facility located at the M1 Junction 15 near Northampton.

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09 May 2017

Creating customised mixed pallets for individual stores from single-SKU pallets is one of the most important areas of successful retail warehouse operations, and has long been a monotonous manual task for retailers. Intralogistics specialist Swisslog has addressed this challenge by unveiling a robot-based solution designed to fully automate and potentially triple the speed of the palletising process.

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08 May 2017

The theme for the Warehouse Technology Group event is how investment in business-improving warehouse technology and equipment can help you meet the challenges presented by the current business climate and the growth of e-tailing.

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28 April 2017

Warrington is one of four new fulfilment centres that Amazon will open in 2017. 

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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22 February 2017

The FM Stand Alone Check System is a new and exciting addition to FTC’s already extensive product range. The system aims to provide a cost effective solution to completely replace paper based pre use check lists on any type of materials handling equipment.

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21 February 2017

FTC has developed a range of visual warning devices suitable for any type of materials handling equipment. The safety lighting range has been developed to enhance site safety and increase pedestrian awareness of the presence of moving hazards.

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10 June 2013

Southampton based Import Services Limited are specialists in Retail Supply Chain Logistics. Their new DC, in the heart of Southampton container port, boasts an impressive 170,000 square feet with storage facilities for 20,000 pallets, utilising custom-built racking. To maximise their efficiency, they needed reliable, specially designed inbound conveyors to speed-up the unloading process of loose loaded cartons from 40-foot sea containers.

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05 August 2013

Daifuku’s sliding-shoe sorter, named the Jet Surfing Sorter, is a high-speed automated sortation system for channeling and sorting medium size items, totes, and cartons.

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15 March 2017

The system is a unique and innovative intelligent monitoring and call-for-action system.

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23 January 2015

Various options for Sovex Belt Transport Conveyors include bends, merges and inclines. There are many drive configurations available to suit any application.

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05 April 2013

A industrial range of components including, handwheels, handles, levers, knobs, spring and indexing plungers, leveling feet, locks and latches and hydraulic tank accessories in engineering grade plastics, aluminium, steel and stainless steel

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14 April 2014

Elesa is pleased to inform you about the introduction of the new range ELEROLL modular roller tracks for idle handling

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29 June 2015

Leading names in the design, manufacture and distribution of window and door hardware, locks and reinforcements are Fab&Fix, ERA and EWS, all of which are part of Grouphomesafe.

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21 February 2017

The standard TXP system is designed for internal combustion engine forklifts with an electrically selectable fluid transmission. The system will stop operators from changing gears whilst the engine revs are too high or the road speed is too fast.

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13 September 2013

High end staircases, balustrade & architectural metalwork

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23 January 2015

As with all Sovex products, vehicle loaders can be fixed or mobile. At Sovex, every solution is tailored to each customers’ requirements. That means sometimes a standard product fits perfectly, whereas often additional options maybe required. There is a Sovex Boom Conveyor for every vehicle loading challenge.

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12 March 2014

Majestic Wine Warehouse overcomes warehouse floor inadequacies at its Gift Solutions facility with a pallet racking and dissipation plate solution from The Storage Equipment Centre. There are numerous important factors

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13 September 2013

Drainage systems tailored to your requirements

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15 March 2017

The system, simple to retrofit to existing FIFO flow racking, solves many typical Kanban issues, increases significantly the floor space for value adding activities and increases cash flow.

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