Twinlode Automation, an integrator of warehouse automation and storage systems, announced it has become an official member of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW). Twinlode Automation has long held expertise in the movement of time-sensitive food and produce items as they are moved from field to store shelves, and the decision to join the IARW underscores that commitment and better positions the company for being more deeply involved in the industry.
The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) has released its 2014 Global Cold Storage Capacity Report. The report shows that the total capacity of refrigerated warehouses was estimated at 552 million cubic meters worldwide in 2014, an increase of 92 million cubic meters (20 percent) since 2012.
Designed for OEM, commercial and light industrial storage tanks, the ABB ECONOLEV LMG100 liquid level gauge includes an all-stainless steel chamber and magnetic float with an orange, magnetic shuttle indicator; the shuttle rides in a clear Lexan tube alongside a stainless steel scale.
Consolidating rack systems increases storage capacity by 42 percent and frees up space, allowing the addition of 24 percent more inventory items.
September 4, 2014
General Mills’ Cedar Rapids, IA plant had successfully used pallet flow and pushback rack systems, but ongoing growth, product changes and long usage time created the need for a storage system that would safely add capacity to its existing facility.