FEM statistics show that growth experienced in 2014 was confirmed in 2015. The European materials handling production value increased by 5.1% at €61.5bn. Exports although grew, though more modestly. 2015 confirmed the trends observed in 2014 though the explanations are slightly different. Whereas repair and maintenance played an important role in 2014 (+7%), this time… Read more »
FEM has just published its biennial report 2014-2016. It provides a comprehensive overview of the activities of FEM and all its components: general secretariat, working bodies and Product Groups. Download the FEM Biennial Report 2014-2016 on the General Publications page
Govert Hamers, CEO of Vanderlande Industries, gave an interview to the weekly podcast of Manufacturing at Heart. In the interview, entitled “Moving your business forward” Govert notably explains “the complexities that go with [such] a prestigious contract…..and the enormity of their own business.” You can find the full interview HERE.
FEM document 9.001 provides a general overview of the storage and retrieval machine (SRM) and related topics, notably construction-specific criteria as well as operation-specific criteria. This document contains a functional description of the assemblies for the construction of an SRM and also of all components related to the technical implementation at the state of the… Read more »