The Vertical Reciprocating Conveyer (VRC) Subcommittee of the Conveyor & Sortation Systems industry group is comprised of the industry’s leading suppliers of material lifts intended to meet the safety requirements of ASME B20.1 – Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment. These members design, manufacture, and install VRCs worldwide for use in a wide variety of industrial, commercial, and institutional operating environments.
Raquel Kathleen Denning, University of Southern Indiana
Conveyor and Sortation Systems Honor Scholarship
The Conveyor and Sortation Systems Honor Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 has been awarded to Raquel Kathleen Denning at the University of Southern Indiana. Raquel is a rising senior Mechanical Engineering major with a 3.7 GPA. She has interned at GAF, and she has accepted an internship at AstraZeneca for the summer of 2019. She plans to enter the material handling workforce after graduation and hopes to secure an entry-level engineering position.
|CSS of MHI presents: Industrial Internet of Things: A Path to Predictive Analytics|
The industrial revolution is underway and internet of things is one of the main topics that keeps traction when it comes to the most influential technologies throughout the next years. While expertise is limited and most companies fail to adopt due to a lack of understanding of this technology (Deloitte annual industry report), we want to take a practical approach on what the CSS member companies are doing today and what companies can do to leverage the power of the internet of things.
|Impacts of E-Commerce on the Material Handling Industry|
As distributors and retailers rush to get goods out the door in the e-commerce boom, material handling is racing to keep up. From integrations with new technologies, agile solutions, and quicker turnaround and response times, the material handling industry is feeling the impact of the changing distribution landscape. It will be the solutions providers who evolve to meet the needs of the customer who will carry the sector into the next chapter.
Siemens Industry Inc.