How EVs are solving the last-mile problem
June 21, 2021
Unobtrusive little electric delivery vehicles (EVs) are disrupting the logistics business, as part of an exciting new solution to the last-mile problem. They are the final link between customers and the mega-warehouses and heavy trucks that are the backbone of modern logistics.
Improved lead times and competitiveness for USM
April 27, 2021
USM is the renowned Swiss modular furniture systems manufacturer for commercial and domestic markets. Its new facility in Leipzig brings assembly closer to key markets in Germany and other export markets.
Easy, safer pallet unloading improves ergonomics for Aritco
April 2, 2021
Aritco is an award-winning manufacturer of specialist lifts for public and home settings worldwide. When Production Technician Almir Cehic wanted to improve ergonomics and safety in the Stockholm production facility, he found the solution in the PalletPal spring level loader.
Auto dealer saves valuable space with external lift
April 2, 2021
Auto dealer Klassikland in Münster, northern Germany, was looking forward to moving into its smart new two-story premises. One obstacle remained before construction could proceed: moving autos between levels. A ramp would waste too much space, both outside and inside, and an internal lift would eat into the most valuable indoor space on both levels.
Vaulting high – and landing safely
November 9, 2020
Whatever the gymnastics discipline, whatever the exercise, a safe landing is vital. Not only to prevent injuries, but also to give gymnasts the confidence to attempt ever greater challenges.
Big savings from customized AGVs in manufacturing
November 9, 2020
Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are already a familiar sight in distribution and logistics centers. Now manufacturing wants a slice of their cost savings and efficiency, too, alongside the industry’s other initiatives in robotics and automatization. “We are seeing that the market for AGVs in industry is clearly growing,” says Magnus Nilsson, Purchaser for Jernbro’s automation department.
Industry 4.0 –AGVs and the future of manufacturing
November 9, 2020
What is the route ahead for manufacturing? It is easy to say that it lies in the automated guided vehicle (AGV), and think that the problem is solved. That will not work. According to Prof. Anna Syberfeldt, today’s AGVs are too expensive even in the simplest applications. And too dumb for more complicated tasks.
Lifting the pressure on auto dealers
October 6, 2020
More models. More sophisticated. More specialized. That’s today’s auto world. A delight for auto owners, but a headache for outlets that need to move and maintain stocks of spare parts in expensive warehouse space...
Park more autos in the same basement space
June 30, 2020
Basement parking is an attractive proposition, especially in congested urban environments. But it has always come with headaches.
As if your life depends on it: testing airplane engines
May 25, 2020
On a train, engine failure is inconvenient. Up in an airplane… “When you test and overhaul airplane engines, you have to be right out on the edge of what you can achieve,” says Kim Brinkmann Andersen, TPE Engine Technician at DAO Aviation in Denmark.