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Increasing production uptime and throughput in packaging applications, by Chris Graff, VP of Sales/Marketing at Butler Automatic

Downtime, both planned and unplanned, can have pronounced impact on packing line efficiency and throughput. This downtime, caused by film roll changes, registration errors, catastrophic film failures, bottlenecks, and more, is costly, and may seem impossible to avoid. Taking appropriate steps to streamline processes wherever possible can help to mitigate …

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Canals Campaigner Honoured at UKWA Headquarters

A pivotal figure in the struggle to save Britain’s inland waterways from decades of institutionalised neglect and destruction has finally secured public recognition for his efforts, 101 years after his birth. The Inland Waterways Association today unveiled a blue plaque commemorating the life and work of its co-founder and first …

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Designing the future of e-fulfilment, a selection of Swisslog’s top e-commerce installations

There’s no denying that e-commerce has, and continues to have, a transformational impact on retail logistics. Swisslog has already helped a number of prestigious omni-channel businesses determine how best to move their intralogistics forward, via Click&Pick. This modular solution can be tailored to meet existing requirements, and is flexibly adapted …

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HARTING joins Osnabrück University’s racing team to verify RFID detection speeds

HARTING has joined forces with the University of Osnabrück in Lower Saxony, Germany, in an experiment to verify the ability of the company’s RFID (radio-frequency identification) systems to detect objects moving at high speeds. The object of the exercise is to determine how fast a vehicle can go and still …

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Fronius battery charging systems increase battery life for animal housing manufacturer Big Dutchman

Big Dutchman AG operates 59 electrically powered forklift trucks at its Lower Saxonian logistics centre in Vechta-Calveslage. The animal housing and feeding system specialist uses Fronius Selectiva battery charging systems to provide this fleet with a reliable and cost effective source of energy. These devices ensure ultra cool and gentle …

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