One in three online buyers now makes several online orders every week. In 2019, online sales grew by over eleven percent compared to the previous year. This is the result of the e-commerce consumer study by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bevh). Manufacturers, dealers and logistics service providers therefore need to optimize their processes accordingly. In order to become more efficient and work more quickly but at the same time protect the health of their employees, it is worth investing in ergonomic lifting devices. J. Schmalz GmbH is an expert in this field. Schmalz designs individual handling solutions and crane systems. The manufacturer also helps to improve the internal material flow in terms of time and costs while at the same time maintaining a focus on ergonomics.
In 2018, UPS, the global logistics giant, opened its new 27,000 m2 Superhub in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. ABB was selected as preferred supplier for the bearings that ensure the smooth and reliable operation of more than 1,200 conveyor belts at the heart of the facility.
Global engineering company, Renishaw, is collaborating with Simufact to enhance the success of laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) builds through accurate simulation and streamlined additive manufacturing (AM) build preparation.
At this year’s edition of Conexpo, the largest construction trade show in North America taking place in Las Vegas from March 10th to 14th, FPT Industrial marks its presence with a variety of off-road engines on its stand (Bronze Lot, B7700).
The “Diesel of the Year®” landed in Las Vegas for its premiere in North America. The F28 was unveiled last November and has been recently awarded “Diesel of the Year®”. This prestigious award is given on an annual basis by Diesel magazine and recognizes the best innovation in the development and manufacturing of diesel engines in all industrial and automotive applications.