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10 Types of Ancillary Equipment for Industrial Robotic Systems

September 03, 2020
Now, more than ever, companies struggle to staff industrial areas due to the ongoing labor shortage. Pair this with slim margins, and the need to improve efficiencies, lower labor costs, and improve quality is magnified. One avenue to accomplish this, is through an industrial robotic system. Robotic systems can accomplish many tasks within an industrial environment, including palletizing, depalletizing, case packing, machine tending, and many other roles.

2020 Internship Program

August 13, 2020
Ever wondered what Bastian Solutions interns are up to during their programs? Bastian Solutions makes every effort to ensure each intern goes back to school or out into the industry with valuable skills necessary for success. From controls to software and systems, our interns had a diverse experience this year, and even with the challenges presented with COVID-19, they each flourished and brought great value to our teams!

MODEX 2020: A Lesson in Resiliency

March 17, 2020
Despite fears of the COVID-19 pandemic amidst the biggest trade show of the year, the supply chain industry adapted and made the best of a difficult situation.
Posted in Industry News

Michigan’s Contribution to Material Handling

May 23, 2019
How Michigan’s history as a regional center of automotive manufacturing led to the rise of innovative assembly line technologies.
Posted in General Blogs

8 Questions to Consider When Choosing Warehouse Racking

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.

What is a Pallet Positioner and Why Do I Need One?

November 08, 2018
Find out how pallet positioners like the PalletPal™ can make loading and unloading pallets faster, safer, and easier for your workforce.. Read: What is a Pallet Positioner and Why Do I Need One?

How to Calculate the Ideal Building Column Spacing for Warehouse Pallet Racking

September 13, 2018
Anyone who has been through the process of laying out warehouse pallet racking knows the frustrations of trying to accommodate building columns… Read: How to Calculate the Ideal Building Column Spacing for Warehouse Pallet Racking

Integrating a Modular Overhead Conveyor System

August 01, 2018
How Bastian Solutions evaluated and integrated an overhead conveyor system for a customer’s new manufacturing procedure. Read: Integrating a Modular Overhead Conveyor System

3 Factors for Proper Roll Handling

July 19, 2018
The key to any material handling operation is the collection of product data. For roll handling, these are the most important pieces of information to have. Read: 3 Factors for Proper Roll Handling

Material Handling Ergonomics: 4 Products to Keep Your Workers Safe

June 14, 2018
Most material handling situations involve physically-straining or repetitive actions, such as lifting products from variable elevations, installing a component in an assembly process, or picking products into containers for order fulfillment. Those physical stresses could lead to worker injury and additional costs. Read: 4 Ergonomic Products to Keep Your Workers Safe

Why Choose Composite Pallets?

March 28, 2018
Companies invest heavily on staff, machinery and automation to create highly efficient processes to get goods to the market, however they overlook a keystone item, the pallet. This oversight, usually with great affect to efficiency, ends up costing big. Read: Why Choose Composite Pallets?

5 Tips for Attending Trade Shows Like an Expert

March 16, 2018
If you’ve never attended a trade show before, they can be a bit daunting; however, with proper preparation, they can provide you with a lot of exposure to new trends and technologies within a relatively short period of time! Read: Attending Trade Shows Like an Expert
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