VLAS includes two storage bays and single extractor
Siload II vertical lift automated storage/retrieval system uses a single control with one extractor to service the drawers in two storage workstations, which significantly improves picking productivity.
Siload II vertical lift automated storage/retrieval system uses a single control with one extractor to service the drawers in two storage workstations, which significantly improves picking productivity. Drawers from either bay can be retrieved and restored from either workstation. Units up to 40-ft high with 90,000-load capacity are available. Siload Retrieval Systems
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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