Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #990

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- 3 Sep 2020 ( #990 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
One of the big trends in 21st century materials handling has been the rise of automation. Rising labour costs were one of the main drivers of this development, but it is clear that social distancing in the wake of COVID-19 is forcing organisations to think more broadly about how they deploy people and keep them safe.
This week, we note two further developments as businesses opt for robotic replacements of manual labour.
We report on Manitou's new partnership with Effidence, a designer of robotised solutions for logistics and industry which should result in new automated products.
And we also hear from Yale about growing adoption of its robotics range.
Things are moving fast in this space - and we're watching the developments.
The Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Seminar makes its return next February 7-9, 2023, and timing couldn’t be better!
Sensortronic Weighing & Inspection Australasia (SWIA) is an industry leader in weighing measurement solutions and is an exclusive agent for the Compuload range of products.

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The tide of new products continues, and this week we report on a few new offerings which reflect broader industry trends.
The move to electrification sees MacGregor debut a fully electrically driven heavy-duty transloading crane. Hubtex, meanwhile, has released its new RoxX electric heavy-duty compact forklift.
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