Storage system optimizes ergonomics and logistics
Powerdrawer automated, vertical-lift storage system uses conventional drawers with a new twist: drawers are automatically delivered to a single access point or workstation.
Powerdrawer automated, vertical-lift storage system uses conventional drawers with a new twist: drawers are automatically delivered to a single access point or workstation. The modular drawers are brought at waist level, eliminating bending and stretching. A single system which is 40-ft tall, occupies 48 sq ft, and stores the same amount of material as 100 sections of 7-ft-tall conventional shelving.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey