The EKX 513-515 line of man-up, three-wheel turret trucks offers an integrated laser scanner-based personnel protection system that detects obstacles in the vehicle’s path, either in front or behind.
The EKX 513-515 line of man-up, three-wheel turret trucks offers an integrated laser scanner-based personnel protection system that detects obstacles in the vehicle’s path, either in front or behind. When an obstacle enters the protection field, the PSS sounds an alarm, slows the truck down and stops it. In addition, an RFID transponder continuously acquires aisle data and travel parameters, using the data to coordinate with the PSS to control the activation and deactivation of the laser scanners.
Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corp.
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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