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Not Your Grandfather’s Industry: Manufacturing and Millennials

Date Posted: 10/1/2015

National Manufacturing Day is celebrated across the country to address these common misconceptions about manufacturing and amplify the voice of professionals within this industry. 

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Globalization Challenges support AS/RS demand

Date Posted: 9/23/2015

With half of all food recalls costing affected companies more than $10 million per year, many companies in the food industry are turning to automation to help prevent recalls.

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Westfalia Technologies, Inc. - The Founding of Our Company

Date Posted: 9/1/2015

Westfalia has been committed to warehouse automation for over 35 years. What originated by a dairy farmer in the early 1970s in Germany is now a leading provider of logistics solutions for plants, warehouses and distribution centers. 

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10 reasons to use warehouse automation

Date Posted: 8/13/2015

Warehouse automation has a plethora of benefits which allow companies to improve their bottom line and bring them into the black.  When updating your current facility or looking to build new, take the following automation benefits into consideration:

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Skatewheel Conveyor – Material handling for lightweight packages with firm, flat bottoms

Date Posted: 8/5/2015

Skatewheel conveyors are a great choice for areas that need to move lightweight packages with firm flat bottoms. Skatewheel conveyors are a great solution for material handling in shipping departments, stocking areas and assembly lines. 

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Top warehouse automation websites and trade publications

Date Posted: 7/28/2015

To help cut back on your web searching, Westfalia has compiled some of our favorite sites for warehouse automation and supply chain industry information.

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Industrial Simulation – Reduces Investment Risk

Date Posted: 7/21/2015

Industrial automation projects involve risk, and while experience has a major role to play in the reduction of risk, there are many tools available that support and enhance this, without missing out on the great ideas that often come from the less experienced. Foremost among these tools is industrial simulation, which, if used properly, is an impartial judge of whether one solution is better than another, and why. 

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Optimizing Order Fulfillment with an AS/RS

Date Posted: 7/13/2015

In today’s fast-paced business climate, customers demand and expect more from their warehouse and distribution centers, as their orders are more frequent and require custom-tailored solutions. As a result, the order fulfillment process is becoming more complex, leaving no margin for delay, delivery of low-quality products, or order errors.

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Automating the filling and packing process using vibration

Date Posted: 6/23/2015

There are a wide variety of vibrating tables available to pack material in containers. While this manual operation fits the needs of many operators, they may not be aware that there are alternatives that allow a more automated operation.

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WEBINAR: How AS/RS can support SKU growth caused by emerging categories in beer, spirits, and wine

Date Posted: 6/2/2015

As consumers continue to demand a wide variety of flavors, beverage manufacturers continue to create new and innovative beverage delivery systems to support this demand. 

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