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Hoj Engineering Designed New Distribution Center for Big Agnes Leader in the Outdoor Industry

LogoHoj Engineering designed the new distribution center at Big Agnes. The Colorado-based company, located in the Rocky Mountains, creates innovative tents, sleeping pads, bags, camping accessories, and apparel for outdoor adventures in specialty backpacking stores.

Synchrono Director Kirk Studdiford Receives Distinction from Supply and Demand Chain Executive

LogoSynchrono, a leader in modern demand-driven manufacturing software, today announced that Director of Client Services, Kirk Studdiford, has been named a 2018 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Topper Industrial Carts and Tuggers Help Manufacturers Come Close to Fork Truck Free

LogoThe lean goal is to move toward a forklift-free operation wherever it is practical, according to Topper Industrial. An Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) tugger cart system is a forklift-free system that compliments lean manufacturing by shortening lead times, minimizes waste of the production line, and maintains an even flow of activities. A tugger cart system reduces the need for many forklift trips.

Industrial Journalist Thomas R Cutler Announces NYC Manufacturing Media Consortium Meetings Successful

LogoManufacturing journalist and founder of the Manufacturing Media Consortium, Thomas R. Cutler, reported that meetings with editors, publishers, and economists in New York City on February 26, 2018 was a success, with record attendance. The meeting topics included the upsurge in fork truck free manufacturing in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

Topper Industrial Presents Fork Truck Free Lean Manufacturing at MODEX

LogoTopper Industrial will offer an educational seminar at MODEX 2018. The seminar, titled, "How Does Fork Truck Free Cart Delivery Promote Lean Manufacturing?" is April 10, 2018 from 3:45 - 4:30 PM in Theater D. Ed Brown, Topper Industrial CEO and Chris Mosby, LSSMBB, Topper Industrial Lean Manager will present.

ToC Agile Methodology by VCO Systems Satisfies Materials Handling Stakeholders

LogoAgile process empowers VCO Systems to deliver tailored applications on time and on budget. The company's software engineering team starts with an in-depth understanding of the business processes; a kaizen event. The focus is the next area with the biggest opportunity within these processes. The company rapidly delivers working software in shorter phases, receiving feedback from key stakeholders on a regular basis.

Vecna Robotics Offers Five Percent Discount on AGVs with IIoT Monitoring at MODEX 2018

LogoVecna Robotics announced a special pricing promotion in conjunction with MODEX 2018. A special 5 percent discount promotion on the RT4500 tugger will be available if leased or purchased within 30 days following MODEX (no later than May 12, 2018).

Outsourcing 2018 Trend for Modern Demand Driven Manufacturers According to Synchrono

LogoSynchrono, a leader in modern demand-driven manufacturing software, released its 2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing. One 2018 trend Synchrono sees for demand-driven manufacturers is outsourcing or subcontracting parts of the process to others who can do it faster, better and/or cheaper. The Report notes that the opening of economies and trade routes around the world and advancements in transportation technologies have overcome many of the logistical challenges to outsourcing.

Configurable Conveying Solutions Presented at MODEX by Alfacon Solutions

LogoAlfacon Solutions, the leaders in engineered-to-order and custom conveyor, lift, and materials handling solutions, will present an educational seminar at MODEX 2018 called Adaptive Conveying on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM in Theater I. The presentation will provide attendees an overview of a configurable conveying solution and how to integrate conveying solutions into automated vehicles. The primary advantages and disadvantages of each type of solution will be discussed.

Sherwood Steel Offers HVAC Professionals Custom Slips and Drives

Sherwood Steel, the premier provider of aluminum sheets for sale in the Greater Philadelphia area, is selling slips and drives to clients in the HVAC industry.

Carbis Solutions Launches New Safety-First Website

LogoCarbis Solutions, the world leader in fall protection safety solutions, launched its new Safety-First website on February 22, 2018. The website provides a host of information to help keep workers safer when accessing ships, trains, trucks, airplanes or facilities.

General Partition Company, Inc. Offering Top-Quality Box Dividers to New Customers This Winter Season and Beyond

General Partition Company, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of chipboard and corrugated box partitions, is pleased to announce that they are offering top-quality box dividers to new customers this winter season and beyond. The company's box dividers are a cost-effective, user-friendly alternative to other kinds of interior box packaging.

YMC America, Inc. to Attend Pittcon 2018

YMC America, Inc., the premier company where clients can buy c18 columns, is attending this year's Pittcon at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Beginning on Feb. 26, this scientific conference and exposition is one of the largest of its kind that's held in the United States.

Supply and Demand Chain Executive Names 2018 Pros to Know Award Recipient Vikrant Angia

LogoSupply & Demand Chain Executive announced Vikrant Angia, CEO of VCO Systems (, a 2018 Pros to Know recipient. "It is a great honor to be named a 2018 Pros to Know recipient. With decades of experience in the warehouse, distribution, and materials handling sectors, we proudly share our thought leadership with customers experiencing the challenges of ecommerce and omni-channel with technology to meet rapid changes." noted Angia.

Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine Named Kirk Studdiford of Synchrono 2018 Pros to Know Award Winner

LogoSupply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, recently announced Kirk Studdiford, Synchrono Director of Client Services as a 2018 Pros to Know.

Framework Allows VCO Systems Development of Mobile Enabled Innovation Platforms

LogoAccording to materials handling ecommerce leader, VCO systems CEO, Vikrant Angia, utilizing the latest technology stack to build cloud based, mobile-enabled innovation platforms provides a state-of-the-art software solution. The framework allows the Georgia-based team flexibility and innovation, spending less time developing a foundation, and more time developing a custom-fit solution for customers' needs.

Alfacon Solutions Coordinates Installation to Ensure Completion Within Timeframe and Budget

LogoAlfacon Solutions' installations are supervised by a professional project manager coordinating installation teams to ensure completion within agreed timeframes and budgets. It is important for production to function without a hitch during the transition between systems. Performing installation tasks as efficiently as possible minimizes down time, saving time and money.

Wickwire Warehouse Inc. Taking New Customers in Need of Quality Stainless Steel Wire

Wickwire Warehouse Inc., a stainless steel wire supplier based out of Philadelphia, is pleased to announce that they are taking new customers in need of quality stainless steel wire. For several decades, Wickwire Warehouse Inc. has supplied customers with stainless steel wire products. Their customer service team always goes above and beyond to deliver superior results for their buyers.

Three Squared Inc. Seeks Joint Venture Partner for Two Projects in Desirable Detroit Areas

Three Squared Inc.'s revolutionary technology uses upcycled steel cargo shipping containers, which naturally meet all building codes, to build eye-catching yet durable mixed use spaces, condominiums, and apartment complexes at significantly lower cost than lumber cookie-cutter construction.

WarehouseOS Implemented in New Distribution Center for Big Agnes Leader in Outdoor Industry

LogoWarehouseOS, a tablet-based Warehouse Operation System, was implemented in the new distribution center at Big Agnes. The Colorado-based company, located in the Rocky Mountains, creates innovative tents, sleeping pads, bags, camping accessories, and apparel for outdoor adventures in specialty backpacking stores.

Material Handling Trend Tugger Carts Used Rather Than Forklifts According to Topper Industrial

LogoTopper Industrial is at the cutting edge of a trend in the manual materials handling industry to utilize towable industrial carts rather than fork trucks as a solution for moving materials within a facility. Tugger AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles) pull towable carts for moving materials in some industrial environments, from cellular manufacturing to large distribution centers.

Vecna Robotics AGVs with IIoT Monitoring Reduce Financial Risk with Leasing Before MODEX

LogoVecna Robotics AGVs with IIoT Monitoring reduce financial risk with leasing before MODEX 2018. Affordable AGV leasing including IIoT Monitoring allows manufacturers to avoid the concerns of inflation during the leasing period. The payment agreed upon is fixed until the end of the agreement. When adjusted for future inflation the net cost for the lease will decrease while the revenue generated by the AGV IIoT Monitoring equipment will increase.

WarehouseOS Cloud-Based and Tablet-Based Fulfillment Creates Low Cost of Entry

LogoWarehouseOS is a low cost of entry inventory management app that helps companies address these common challenges, according to Tim Hoj, CEO of Hoj Innovations, the parent company to Warehouse Mobile Solutions. Founded by experienced material handling professionals, Warehouse Mobile Solutions has been changing the landscape of distribution centers and warehouses by implementing innovative processes through visualization on a tablet. Deployed as a native app through the Apple App store, WarehouseOS has an extremely simple interface that allows faster and more accurate picks. In many cases, this cloud-based tablet-based fulfillment has cut the amount of time and cost it takes to fulfill daily orders in half through its patented visual processes.

Vecna Robotics Distinctive Warehouse Robotics Solution Featured in Forbes Magazine

LogoVecna Robotics' distinctive warehouse robotics solution was recently featured in Forbes magazine; the article was authored by Steve Banker. Dan Patt, Vecna CEO and Daniel Theobold, Vecna Chief Innovation Officer, highlighted the potential to improve warehousing and order fulfillment.

TR Cutler Announces Manufacturing Media Consortium Meeting in Washington DC Last Week a Success

LogoThomas R. Cutler announced the proprietary Manufacturing Media Consortium meeting in Washington DC last week was a success. Cutler led the meeting. The professional organization includes journalists, editors, economists, and other industrial leaders worldwide. Members write about trends, data, case studies, and profiles, in the manufacturing, industrial, and distribution sectors. Cutler works with thousands of media outlets to expand manufacturing media coverage.