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What are Photo Eye Sensors, and How Do They Improve System Automation?

Written By: Blake Smith
May 21, 2019

Whether they’re used to sense the presence of boxes on a conveyor or parts on a manufacturing line, photo eyes help keep automated systems running around the world.

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8 Questions to Consider When Choosing Warehouse Racking

Written By: Cody Caissie
May 17, 2019

While it’s pretty simple to construct, the art of properly choosing and implementing racking can either optimize or inhibit your storage density. These are some questions to consider to ensure you select the best warehouse racking solutions for your facility.

Choosing your Material Handling System: A Quest for the Right Solution

Written By: Benton Graff
May 14, 2019

Your business is starting to take off and orders are coming in faster than you can keep up. It’s starting to look like time for an upgrade to your warehouse system, but where should you begin your search? These tips will help you start the journey.

Designing an Endless Metal Belt Conveyor Solution to Withstand High Temps

Written By: Tom Gregovich
May 09, 2019

While every operation is different, some have unique challenges that require creative solutions. This client needed a conveyor that can tolerate high temps while transporting molten plastic. Here's how we designed the solution.

4 Steps to Reduce Operational Waste in an E-commerce World

Written By: Jordan Wengert
May 08, 2019

The Toyota Production System (TPS) characterizes waste using 3 Ms: Muda, Mura, and Muri. These 4 steps can help ecommerce organizations enhance their understanding of these wastes and create a plan reduce them.

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3 Things That Will Help You Succeed in a Robotics Career

Written By: Hans Leidenfrost
May 02, 2019

At Bastian Solutions' R&D branch, we have seen many intern candidates and interested students apply, all hoping to get into robotics. Here are three characteristics that we look for. They may not be what you think!

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4 Signs It's Time to Replace That Outdated Conveyor System

Written By: Sky Hernandez
April 30, 2019

Conveyor systems can last a long time, but even the best maintained systems only last so long. Here are 4 signs that it's time to replace your outdated conveyor system.

The Rise of the Urban DC

Written By: Jeff Snyder
April 23, 2019

More and more people, especially young adults, are moving into cities. To reach this increasingly important market segment, retailers need to find a profitable and efficient way to do urban fulfillment.

5 Simple Strategies to Attract and Retain Warehouse and Distribution Center Labor

Written By: Greg Conner
April 16, 2019

Warehouse and distribution center managers face massive challenges in both hiring and retaining employees. Here are five simple strategies that help attract and retain warehouse and distribution center workers.

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Technological Advancements Enabling the Growth of Robotic Picking

Written By: Jason Tenorio
April 04, 2019

In the very near future, robotic picking will become mainstream, facilitating a 24/7 picking and order fulfillment environment. Improvements in a few existing technologies have helped pave the way.

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