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materials handling

[mə′tir·ē·əlz ‚hand·liŋ]
(engineering)
The loading, moving, and unloading of materials.

Materials handling

The loading, moving, and unloading of materials. The hundreds of different ways of handling materials are generally classified according to the type of equipment used. For example, the International Materials Management Society has classified equipment as (1) conveyor, (2) cranes, elevators, and hoists, (3) positioning, weighing, and control equipment, (4) industrial vehicles, (5) motor vehicles, (6) railroad cars, (7) marine carriers, (8) aircraft, and (9) containers and supports. See Materials-handling equipment

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Table 34: The US Historic Review for Material Handling Equipment by Product Segment - Conveying Equipment; Industrial Trucks and Lifts; Hoists, Cranes & Monorails; and Automated Material Handling Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41 Table 35: The US 15-Year Perspective for Material Handling Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Conveying Equipment; Industrial Trucks and Lifts; Hoists, Cranes & Monorails; and Automated Material Handling Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42 2.
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Grade said that the Morris acquisition resulted from a year-long look for a European partner for Harnischfeger's Material Handling Equipment Division, supplier of P&H brand equipment.
The agreement makes the world's most complete source of information on market values and auction transactions for construction, mining, logging and material handling equipment available, online-retrievable essentially by a touch of a button," stated Pustizzi.
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com/research/lhzssg/global_automated) has announced the addition of the "Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
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