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materials handling

The movement of materials (raw materials, scrap, semifinished, and finished) to, through, and from productive processes; in warehouses and storage; and in receiving and shipping areas.
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Noun1.materials handling - act of loading and unloading and moving goods within e.g. a factory especially using mechanical devicesmaterials handling - act of loading and unloading and moving goods within e.g. a factory especially using mechanical devices
handling - manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
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NYSE:MYE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement for the intended sale of its European Material Handling Group to the UK-based LINPAC Materials Handling (LMH).
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Summary: A growing number of international materials handling companies and logistics service providers are interested in doing business in the countries of the GCC region.
Supplies modular tubing systems for bulk materials handling including tubes, clamps, elbows, connectors, diverter valves, butterfly valves, slide gates, and multiport distributors.
Five Technical Information Papers in the Materials Handling and Industrial Engineering subject category are being proposed for withdrawal, due to lack of interest expressed so far in reviewing and maintaining these documents.
From these early automation attempts, the problems started to come into focus in the categories of accuracy, materials handling and cost.
NYSE:MYE) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its European Material Handling Segment businesses to UK-based LINPAC Materials Handling (LMH).
NYSE: HY) announced today that its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc.
Italian manufacturer of steel and aluminum silos, mechanical and pneumatic proportioning units, mechanical and pneumatic conveying systems, weigh scales, and PC/PLC control systems for materials handling.
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