We have developed specialized lifting solutions to solve the problems with repetitive strain injuries of manual handling in most of the areas in a Distribution Center (receiving dock, storage area, picking area, shipping dock). Booth #2602
MODEX Q&A with | PIAB
Tell us about your company.
Piab’s Ergonomic Handling Division solutions are available to meet the demands of all kinds of applications and can lift almost any type of product; parcels, baggage, sacks/bags, boards, glass, kegs/barrels, bottles, food, stone, windows etc. Depending on its purpose it is available in various number of combinations. With standard, as well as custom made suction feet with its high-quality suction cups, you can lift almost everything. As is proven to reduce strain injuries, being user friendly as well as keeping top quality promises, it will increase productivity of the application.
Your company will be exhibiting at MODEX, what is it that makes this an important event for your company?
It is the one place to meet people from manufacturing and from supply chain companies who need help with their material handling issues.
What makes your booth a must visit for MODEX Attendees?
We will be showcasing piLIFT® SMART, the first vacuum lifter ever that meets the needs of industry 4.0. The usability, flexibility and data management capability put it in a category of its own. Combining the best of vacuum lifting technology with 76% less energy consumption, minimal sound levels and smart data features, the quick and intuitive piLIFT® SMART is truly a leap forward.
When you get a chance to walk the exhibit hall floor yourself, what is it you will be most interested to see? Any educational sessions, pavilions etc. you plan on attending?
I will be interested in the Emerging Technologies Solution Center pavilion to see what are the latest innovations in this industry.
The Supply Chain is undertaking rapid advancements, be it automation, mobile robotics, IIoT or Autonomous vehicles, give us an idea on how your company and product is being utilized now in the supply chain.
We have developed specialized lifting solutions to solve the problems with repetitive strain injuries of manual handling in most of the areas in a Distribution Center (receiving dock, storage area, picking area, shipping dock). In addition to the reduction of work related injuries our solutions usually also improves productivity and worker satisfaction.
Give us your thoughts on what the future holds for manufacturers and the supply chain.
Automation will continue to play a key role in the future of manufacturing and the supply chain. Companies will need to react faster to changes in the marketplace and their automation equipment needs to be flexible in order to stay competitive.
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Piab provides smart solutions for the automated world, helping thousands of end users and machine producers in e-commerce logistics, food, pharma, automotive and other manufacturing industries to improve energy-efficiency, productivity and working environments. By leveraging the ongoing technological development in automation and robotics, and targeting high-growth segments and geographies, Piab's vision is to become the global leader in gripping and moving solutions.
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