Supply Chain


  • Video: Autonomous forklift aims to keep the supply chain running

    The autonomous forklift, dubbed Trey, autonomously loads and unloads pallets in warehouse spaces, saving human workers an estimated 80% of their time.

  • The C-Flex bearing solution: A popular choice for motion control

    The growing popularity of the C-Flex bearing is not only due to the quality of the product, but also to its adaptation in today’s sustainability efforts.

  • AMETEK Haydon Kerk Pittman unveils new 57 mm size in IDEA motor series

    The programmable drive is designed for real-time, embedded motion control and is well-suited for autonomous and precise single-axis motion.

  • ABB’s High Speed Alignment software increases robot speeds by 70%, accuracy by 50%

    ABB’s High Speed Alignment software is reportedly the first to offer manufacturers the ability to increase the speed of 6-axis robots by 70%, and accuracy by 50%.

  • PVC armor cable assemblies are sealed to IP67

    The cable assemblies are ideal for applications in the industrial, military and commercial space.

  • Vecna Robotics, Big Joe to introduce a new co-bot pallet jack

    Vecna Robotics, a material handling automation solutions firm, has announced with Big Joe, a pedestrian material handling equipment firm, its latest autonomous offering for labor-intensive material-handling workflows called the Vecna CPJ.

  • OPEX introduces Infinity ASRS: A goods-to-person warehouse automation technology

    The Infinity solution combines unparalleled storage density, configurability and flexibility to meet the most pressing warehouse automation challenges for companies handling micro-fulfillment, omni-channel distribution, store replenishment and ecommerce.

  • Comau introduces material handling robot

    Comau’s new generation robot offers new levels of quality and supply chain flexibility in addition to cost-effective operation, as required by today’s high-growth market segments.

  • Cybersecurity for industrial systems: A roundtable series

    The age of the IIoT comes with a clear vulnerability: cyber threats to critical supply lines, infrastructure and manufacturing. Today’s thought leaders and industry experts are doing the critical thinking before this threat grows any further. These are discussions industrial and networking engineers and security experts can’t afford to miss.

  • Black-I Robotics introduces its Fullscope Mobile Heavy Lift Arm

    The heavy lift pick and place arm originally stemmed from a project that U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded to Black-I.

  • Video: Squid-inspired film developed by UCI

    By mimicking how cephalopods, or squid, alter their chromatophore size to camouflage their bodies, the researchers were able to develop an infrared-reflecting metallized polymer film capable of tunable thermoregulation.

  • Rittal RiPanel online tool makes it easy to individually configure industrial enclosures

    The tool makes it easy for machine and control system design engineers to individually configure industrial enclosures.

  • Smart System belt actuators from Rollon keep automated equipment productive and reliable

    A new design supports heavy loads and ensures low maintenance operation in automated manufacturing, packaging machines and food and beverage equipment.

  • World’s smartest autonomous forklift launched by OTTO Motors

    OTTO Lifter is a smart autonomous forklift that easily navigates through crowded and dynamic environments and improves safety in warehouses and facilities.

  • Dunkermotoren is exhibitor at MD&M West

    Dunkermotoren’s product portfolio includes brushless and brushed DC motors up to 5 kW, AC motors and linear systems.

  • Watch as Geek+ launches its four-way shuttle warehouse storage and picking solution

    The solution uses Geek+’s X-series four-way shuttle robots to boost storage density while devoting the ground floor to picking operations entrusted to the flagship P800 robots.

  • Continued expansion expected for global fasteners market

    The global market for industrial fasteners, estimated at $69.7 billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach $87.3 billion by the year 2026.

  • Rollon’s new digital platform delivers fast product selection

    The redesigned website provides access to myRollon, the digital configurator tailored to the needs of linear motion system designers.

  • US supply chain road map for offshore wind energy

    Challenges and solutions to developing a nationally focused offshore wind energy supply chain required to meet a 30 GW target by 2030 are explored.

  • DESTACO unveils front-mount-base manual clamp models

    A new design offers four options for horizontal or vertical handle action.

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