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Establishing a company culture that nurtures innovation from all angles requires balancing groundbreaking ideas with steadfast business sense—incorporating and encouraging change while maintaining a solid base. Therefore, companies find themselves facing an eternal question: How can you encourage innovation and creativity while remaining solidly planted in your day-to-day operations?
Transforming the tire industry with automation and award-winning software!
Cimcorp®
Meet Cimcorp at ITEC Sept 13th - 15th 2022, Booth# 501. Their booth will feature a unique 3D video player that will allow attendees to visualize the full scope and scale of the Dream Factory, as well as its benefits. Cimcorp experts will also be available to share insights on improving tire plant efficiency, sustainability, resilience, and profitability through automation. Maximize productivity and enable growth for brownfield and greenfield plants with Cimcorp’s Dream Factory!
  
Meet Cimcorp @ ITEC 2022
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MHI Updates
You’re considering adding robotics to your operations, which has the potential to be a game changer. But first you need budget approval from the C-suite, and that’s not always an easy task. With the right approach, however, you can justify and secure funding for your new robotic system. 
   
Pflow Industries, Inc.
      
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
   
This new digital resource is designed to help leverage hard data to benchmark, measure and improve operational performance for warehouse/distribution operations.
When the doors are open
Berner International Corporation®
Are your clients looking to protect their shipping and receiving areas from flying insects and summer heat? Berner Industrial Air Curtains support Warehouses, Distribution Centers, and Food Processors with chemical-free flying insect control.  When the doors are open, maintain interior temperatures, protect products, and save energy while goods are transferred through the doorway.  Simple to install, operate, and maintain.  Made in USA.
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Technology and Innovation
  
With increasing pressure to implement technology in response to supply chain disruptions, shortages and security breaches, Gartner identified eight supply chain technology themes based on their potential to deliver automation, intelligence and resiliency.
Managing and monitoring the movement of assets across supply chains is becoming increasingly mandatory for the success of large-scale projects.
   
BASF Corporation
   
Every operation wants to save time and reduce costs, including those that rely on one or more overhead crane systems. With the latest developments in technologies that leverage the Internet of Things (IoT), remote monitoring and analysis of overhead equipment, its operation and its components, it’s becoming easier for system owners and operators to do just that.
Wearable technology fills a need to work more efficiently, safely and faster as the explosion of e-commerce demands occur at the same time the industry is experiencing workforce challenges.
Sustainability
Supply chain transparency may be the buzzword of the day, but determining if your suppliers are helping or hurting your drive to net zero and other business sustainability goals is easier said than done. New supply chain mapping and monitoring tools are helping crack the code.
Ascent Warehouse Logistics Doubles Productivity with Less Workers
Intek Integration Technologies, Inc.®
Ascent Warehouse Logistics creates and implements automated warehouse solutions. Ascent upgrades warehouse performance by reviewing current baselines, identifying and quantifying areas of concern, and proposing cost effective solutions. By leveraging the expertise of both Intek and Minerva Associates, Ascent Warehouse Logistics delivers comprehensive software and hardware material handling solutions and automation.
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Supply Chain Trends
In the ninth edition of the MHI Annual Industry Report, 87% of leaders say COVID-19 altered the strategic importance of supply chains and 64% plan to increase spending on innovative technologies.
Shippers are realizing that the time to automate is right now. Those who delay risk alienating customers with slow service, eroding profit margins and failing to execute on their growth strategies.
   
SICK Inc
   
Manufacturing
In many operations, shelving is what creates order in a world of chaos. Shelving provides a means to store things. It also makes them readily available and easy to find. By utilizing the right accessories, the possibilities are endless.
Workforce
By implementing systems and equipment that support five key ergonomic principles, companies can not only make tasks safer, but they can also boost throughput.