Manufacturers of material handling equipment and logistics providers and systems integrators will be demonstrating their equipment and systems at NA2004, the material handling show and conference, to be held March 29 to April 1 at Cleveland's I-X Center. In addition to the exhibition, a comprehensive education conference, sponsored by the Material Handling Institute, will feature an executive forum each morning on operational excellence, RFID and security, and 50 free educational sessions on the show floor. For further information on the show or conference program, call MHIA at 800/345-1815, e-mail [email protected] or visit the show's website at www.na2004.org/proofing. Following are descriptions of some of the packaging-related exhibitors.
AmbaFlex-1119: Modular conveyor systems.
Barcode Data Systems-1834: SPEDE System prints serialized inventory labels and then scans the label for tracking and picking.
Carico Systems-3135: Durable wire roll carts and containers designed for material handling andreturnable packaging.
Columbia Machine-803: FL10 floor-level palletizer and LT35 pallet-to-pallet load-transfer station.
Datamax-1544: Design, manufacture and marketing for bar-code labeling equipment, including thermal demand printers, thermal-transfer ribbons.
Decade Products-1227: Plastic containers and pallets.
Douglas Machines-3400: Automated container and pallet washers.
Fabri-Foam-932: Introducing EX plastic pallet., totes and sleeve packs.
Fromm Airpad-3035: Air-inflated product protection material in rolls and mobile bins.
Hampel-1226: Reusable plastic pallets, trays, totes, dunnage, bins and containers.
Helton-2843: Stack and nest returnable trays, internal material handling trays and specialized pallets.
HK Systems-2505: Engineering design and simulations, automated equipment and aftermarket service; software subsidiary, Irista, provides RFID-ready products.
Howell Plastics-2745: Thermoformed material handling trays and totes.
Infrapak (Arpac)-1022: Featuring a platform stretch wrapper that is suitable for all industrial environments.
Interroll-2234: AC and DC internally powered conveyor rollers and nonmotorized conveyor components.
IPL Products-1033: Hand-held reusable plastic containers.
Kennedy Group, The-1404: Identification systems for reusable containers, pallets and racks.
Labeling Systems Inc.-714: P-s labeling equipment, including print-and-apply and apply-only labeling heads.
Loersch-1243: Lpack air cushion machines, from low- to high-volume.
Monoflo Intl.-1219: Reusable distribution totes to collapsible products.
Norseman Plastics-708: Ergonomic, hand-held crates, totes, bins and dollies.
ORBIS-1200: Plastic reusable packaging to improve the flow of product in the supply chain.
Phoenix Contact-2525: Space-saving connectivity solutions for modular and networked applications.
Polyair Packaging-1027: Packaging and unitizing materials.
Powell Systems-2332: Low-cost, small-footprint palletizers can handle heavy cases. Also, parts handling and feeding systems.
Rehrig Pacific-1317: HuskyLite® injection-molded nestable, heavy-duty plastic pallets.
RHINO-706: Lightweight, sturdy aluminum pallets.
Sealed Air-1213: Protective, medical and fresh food packaging materials and systems.
SICK-2539: Industrial sensors and controls.
SolPlast-3000: Pallets made of recycled plastic.
Thermo Electron-3223: Ramsey warehouse scale provides in-motion weighing of packages up to 150 lb at velocities up to 550 fpm.
TKF-1217: PosiGrip gearbelt-driven live roller accumulation conveyor.
Transbotics-3023: AGVs designed and manufactured to specific projects, as well as standard vehicles.
TriEnda-1005: Single- and twin-sheet plastic thermoformed packaging and material-handling products.
Tuscarora-3302: Containers, pallets, interior cushioning and outer boxes.
Universal Label Technologies-804: Preprinted durable bar-code labels.
Videojet Technologies-1017: Large- and small-character ink-jet printers and label printer-applicator. Circle No. 28.
Wago-2603: Terminal blocks and connectors for printed circuit board, rail and chassis mounting.
Weber Marking Systems-1325: Label printers, applicators and printer-applicators, ink-jet coders and laser- marking systems; also p-s label materials and coding inks.