Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
We are seeing a steady stream of new products at the moment. Maybe it's because the absence of trade shows is allowing manufacturers to release products when they're ready, rather than holding their launch back for a specific event or rushing the debut so as not to miss out.
What is interesting is that R&D is pushing ahead, despite tough economic conditions.
The one lesson materials handling has learned from past business crises is that demand always comes back - and those with the right products and solutions have the most to gain in the recovery.
So, let's get ready for better times ahead.