Ace Industries Inc. visit to the 2014 Modex Manufacturing, Material Handling, & Supply Chain Expo
The 2014 Modex Manufacturing and Supply Chain expo was held March 17th - 20th in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. Ace Industries, Inc. had the pleasure of attending this expo where the many of the emerging leaders in Material Handling and Manufacturing demo current and future products that promote efficiency and optimization within warehouse and production facilities.
Over 800 exhibitors from industry, commerce and government displayed their supply chain solutions on the 180,000 square foot show floor. In the description taken from their website at www.modexshow.com/about/why-attend.aspx they listed the following description of the types of exhibitors who would be in attendance.
Material Handling Equipment and Systems: Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems, Alternative Fuel Systems, Casters/Wheels/Tires, Hydraulic and Electrical Components and Controls, Robots, Personnel/Burden Carriers, Racks, Forklifts, Batteries, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Unit Handling Systems, Conveyors and Sortation Equipment, Ergonomic and Safety Equipment, Scissor Lifts, Order Picking, Carousels, Modular Drawer Storage, Sustainable Facility Solutions, Tool Handling, Shelving and Workstations.
Packaging, Containers, and Shipping Equipment: Box and Carton Makers, Packaging Machinery, Wrapping, Inspection of Products by Weight or Scanning, Pallets, Wire Baskets, Plastic and Metal Containers, Palletizing Equipment.
Inventory Management and Controlling Technologies: Computers, Controllers, Software Programs, Systems Integrators, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, Supply Chain and Logistics Execution Systems, Wireless and Remote Control Systems, Order Management Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning and Transportation Management Systems.
Dock and Warehouse Equipment and Supplies: Dock Levelers, Dock Pads, Doors, Forklift Trucks, Racks, Flooring, Handling Systems, Forklift Attachments, Conveyors, Hoists, Cranes, Monorails, Below/Hook Lifting Devices. Consultants and Distribution System Planners: Simulators, Modelers, System Designers, Distribution Consultants, Reverse Logistics and Third Party Logistics.
Automatic Identification Equipment and Systems: Bar Code Printers and Scanners, Vision Systems, Voice Recognition Systems, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems, Systems Integrators.
Supply Chain Management: Alternative Fuel Systems, Parcel Management and Distribution, Reverse Logistics, Third Party Logistics, Sustainable Facility and Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain and Logistics Execution Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning and Transportation Management Systems, Inventory Security Services.
The representatives who attended the show for Ace Industries. Inc. enjoyed visiting the show and were pleased to see the many innovative ideas and products on display. Some of Ace's largest vendors were there displaying their products such as Columbus McKinnon, Harrington Hoists and Cranes, Conductix-Wampfler, Gorbel Overhead Cranes and Lifting Devices, etc.
Please take the time to enjoy this short video we have put together giving you first hand view at some of the products that will innovate the future of Manufacturing, Material Handling, Logistics and Supply Chain