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March 4 MHI Tech Talk Explores Integrating Racks With Automation

Pallet racking systems are virtually ubiquitous in warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment operations worldwide. Automation, on the other hand, is less so. Yet, with the persistent shortage of available workers, more of these facilities are evaluating automated solutions. Prior to ...
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Don’t Miss The Latest Rack Safety Solutions At MODEX 2024

Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center will host more than 900 exhibitors at MODEX this year — March 11-14, 2024. That’s a lot of material handling equipment to explore! If you’re specifically looking for new rack safety products, however, be sure ...
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How Semi-Automated Pallet Handling Systems Increase Storage Density, Throughput

Nearly every company that stores inventory struggled with supply chain disruptions during the pandemic. Many experienced out-of-stocks and backorders that lasted for months, resulting in unhappy customers. In response, warehouses and distribution centers that previously only held on to a ...
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Over-The-Dock Racking: Special Considerations For Busy Loading Zones

When it comes to optimizing space in a warehouse, distribution center, or production facility, safety should always be the top priority. One often overlooked area that can provide a cost-effective solution for the need for additional storage is above the ...
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People And Pallet Rack: Safety And Signage Best Practices

With more than 9.1 billion square feet of warehousing space in the U.S., pallet rack is everywhere. That pervasiveness, however, means that personnel could easily take its safety and reliability for granted. Therefore, owners and operators of warehouses and distribution ...
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Relocating Pallet Rack To A New Facility? Read This First, ...

The previous post outlined three key areas a rack owner should consider prior to moving a storage rack system from one building to another. These include building codes, seismic activity, and fire suppression. There are, however, several other considerations to ...
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Relocating Pallet Rack To A New Facility? Read This First, ...

Because storage racks are comprised of beams and uprights that can be reconfigured — and because each system represents a significant investment — free-standing pallet racks appear easy to relocate. That is, if an operation is moving from one address ...
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Rack Manufacturers Institute Unveils New Storage Racking And Decking Infographic

With members representing the industry’s leading suppliers of industrial steel storage racks and related structural systems, the Rack Manufacturers Institute is the leading authority on pallet rack and rack decking. Also known as RMI, the organization formed in 1958. Its ...
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Rack Manufacturers Institute Debuts New Logo To Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Founded in 1958, the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) is an MHI Industry Group and the leading racking industry association. Currently comprised of 38 members who are the industry’s top suppliers of industrial steel storage racks and related structural systems, RMI ...
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Learn How Converting Static Pallet Rack To Carton Flow Improves ...

With projections estimating that the North American e-commerce market will multiply at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between now and 2027, it is increasingly likely that facilities configured to primarily handle pallets will need to shift to ...