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Automation and Labor: Can’t They Get Along?

By Scott Stone, Cisco-Eagle There’s no doubt about it: Automation and robotics in the manufacturing sector are here to stay. In fact, recent research shows that robot orders and shipments in North America set new records during the first three quarters of 2014, accounting for an increase of 35% in units and 22% in dollars over the same period in ...

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Creating the Perfect Customer Service Experience

Distributors are at various stages of automating their service operations and using technology accelerators to enhance internal processes and automate communications to the customer and within their organizations. At the 2012 Annual Convention three MHEDA members, John Maybury, President of Maybury Material Handling, Jerry Weidmann, President of Wisconsin Lift Truck and Al Boston, CEO of AK Material Handling Systems, will ...

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