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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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TMH has also launched MyToyota Store, an e-commerce portal with more than 600,000 parts for forklifts and other materials handling equipment for purchase online.
materials handling equipment dealer operating as Equipment Depot.
Zhang and colleagues summarize their research into theories and techniques for modeling and scheduling automated materials handling in semiconductor wafer fabrication systems.
Key players in the material handling equipment market include Columbus McKinnon, Dematic, KG, Flexlink, Daifuku Co, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, JBT Corporation, Kion Group, KUKA, and Intelligrated.
A large number of leading international players are looking to present their automated offerings to regional buyers at the Materials Handling Middle East 2017, the region's premier trade and networking event for intralogistics, supply chain and warehousing.
Intralogistics managers at next month's Materials Handling Middle East exhibition in Dubai will learn how they can optimise the flow of goods in an automated warehouse using virtual reality 3D technology.
Revenues associated with materials handling equipment in the GCC are forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 4% to an estimated $4.8bn to $5.0bn by 2020, up from $3.78bn in 2014, according to research by analysts Frost & Sullivan.
MANAMA: The market revenue for materials handling equipment in the GCC is set to maintain a growth of over four per cent while reaching an estimated $5 billion in revenues by 2020, said the organisers of an upcoming trade fair citing a Frost & Sullivan report.
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling has changed the name of its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, NACCO Materials Handling Group, to Hyster-Yale Group Inc., effective this month.
Previously he was president of the Material Handling Systems Division of Dearborn Mid-West Co., helping to position the organization as a top 20 systems supplier by Modern Materials Handling magazine.
Indianapolis, IN, November 19, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator and expert in e-commerce fulfillment automation, was featured as one of six of the world's top 20 materials handling systems suppliers.
A similar story can be observed in the automotive market in the Middle East and North Africa, where the number of cars on the region's roads will reach 33.9 million, driving demand for auto parts, and creating big opportunities for materials handling providers.

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