The Material Handling and Supply Chain Blog

20 Awesome Gifts to Get an Engineer in 2017

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December 4th, 2017

navdyFor our fourth year, we’re bringing you our annual list of top 20 awesome gifts to get an engineer for 2017. We polled our team of engineers to find out what was on their wish list, and they had some excellent ideas for engineers of all ages.

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How to Quickly Build Mixed Layer Pallets

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November 21st, 2017

mixed layer pallet buildingLayer picking is a high-rate, high-SKU order fulfillment application used in warehouses across many industries to increase efficiencies and reduce fulfillment costs.  Layer picking operations are made even more efficient when combined with pallet flow racking equipped with specialty separators.

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Collaborative Robots Part 2: Benefits and Expanding Capabilities

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November 16th, 2017

Cobot benefitsIndustrial robots play a large part in the automation of industrial environments, but collaborative robots are expanding the realm of possibility. In part two of our series, we’re discussing the benefits of collaborative robots, and why that makes them a growing piece of today’s modern manufacturing and distribution puzzle.

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Collaborative Robots Part 1: Pros, Cons, and Applications

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November 14th, 2017

CobotsOnce you know the strengths and weaknesses of cobots, where do they make the most sense?  Typically, they’ll find homes in applications where they move light products relatively slowly.

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Robótica e a otimização de espaço de armazenagem

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November 10th, 2017

Sistema AutoStore para EmbraerApesar da tecnologia de armazenagem e retirada automatizada (ASRS) não ser exatamente recente, é notável o nível de desenvolvimento e sua capacidade de solucionar problemas complexos otimizando processos logísticos economizando espaços ao máximo.

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