Around 700 million people in Africa and Asia rely on yams and cassava for food and income. But harvesting these staple crops isn’t easy: losses during harvesting and processing are exceptionally high, at 60% for yams and 30% for cassava.
Mettler Toledo has published a white paper, Inventory Control: Tank and Silo Weighing, which explores the benefits of tank and silo weighing as well as gravimetric level control.
For efficient inventory management in warehouses, distribution centres and other manufacturing facilities, the PC Series Mobile Powered Workstation has onboard power to run a computer, a printer and other devices simultaneously.
Loscam’s first foray into the bulk containers business, the Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC), is receiving positive feedback from its first clients.
Vocollect has released the SRX2 wireless headset for Australian distribution centres (DCs) and warehouses. Its voice-recognition performance is claimed to enhance workers’ operational efficiency.
Colby raised storage areas can increase the usable floor area of factories and distribution centres, subject to regulatory approval.
Warequip has extended its Powered 2 Go range with the Bravi Spin-Go stock-picking unit.
Colby Drive-In Rack is a versatile solution for high-density pallet storage that maximises the use of warehouse space. It can be tailored to meet individual needs depending on pallet configuration and load and warehouse design requirements, including product range and stock movement rate as well as the type of materials handling equipment. Dematic’s Rackman design software can be used to configure the best and most cost-effective racking solution, ensuring safety integrity and compliance with Australian and International design standards.
In dry bulk storage, quality and value drive today’s silo selection process. With advances in fabrication technology, engineering design, coating processes and field construction techniques, some storage products utilised in the past have become outdated, while other products have pushed to the front of the line in product development and field performance.
ColbyRack is engineered and manufactured in Australia and designed to suit Australian and New Zealand industrial applications.
The Tasman Tank Company has expanded its range of storage solutions to include bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) steel silos for a wide range of dry bulk materials.
Damage to storage systems by forklifts is an ongoing and costly problem in high-volume distribution centres (DCs) and can contribute to workplace accidents.
Colby raised storage areas can double the usable floor area in warehouses or distribution centres using standard pallet racking components. This would, of course, be subject to the obtainment of the usual development, building and fire approvals.
BSP Engineering spiralled silo systems use a rolled Lipp form construction and, as no welding is required, typical common welded silo problems such as weld fatigue, quality issues, rusting and delivery (damage, avoids special permit and delivery curfew) issues are avoided.
Plasti Ltd has launched the Cabstore class eight corrosives storage cabinets. The cabinet is made in New Zealand from environmentally friendly, highly robust, polyvinyl chloride.