Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

July 2012    |    Volume: 44    |    Number: 7

The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Engineers

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Moving things less

Need to improve material handling in your manufacturing operations? How about getting rid of half of your forklifts? 

By Raj Sanne

Every manufacturing organization has a need for various kinds of material handling equipment depending on what types of materials are handled in the manufacturing processes. In processes involving sheet metal fabrication, normally equipment like forklifts are used to move materials within plants.

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