Category Archives: Industry

The 5 Biggest Tires on Earth

The tires we deal with in our day-to-day material handling and manufacturing operations are no match for the hulking rubber monstrosities on this list. Here are five of the largest tires ever produced. BKT Monster Truck Tires BKT is the … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Improved Warehouse Efficiency

  Achieving maximum efficiency is of the utmost importance in operating a modern warehouse. As any experienced warehouse manager can tell you, improving efficiency reduces overall costs. What’s more, there is a strong relationship between customer retention and warehouse efficiency—not … Continue reading

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Building Resilience into Your Supply Chain

As recent widespread disruptions have shown, the global supply chain network can be a fragile thing. In the 2021 MHI Annual Industry Report, MHI President Bill Paxton outlined the importance of building resilience into supply chains. As Paxton notes, companies … Continue reading

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How Automation is Helping E-Commerce Businesses

E-commerce has boomed and transformed thanks to automation. With collaborative robotics, customer support, and data analytics, distribution centers are progressing to fulfill skyrocketing demands.  With increased popularity in online shopping since the pandemic, demand for deliveries to be trackable in … Continue reading

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Automotive Industry: Tier One and OEMs

UMD Automated Systems has experience with material handling services tailored specifically for automotive OEM, Tier 1 Automotive Suppliers, transportation providers, and automotive assembly plants. While our expertise goes beyond one industry, we’ve broken down what each of these tiers consist … Continue reading

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Industries Served: Tire and Rubber, Tier 1 Automotive

UMD Automated Systems serves many different types of industries. We offer solutions that make life easier for a wide variety of companies. One of our most served and an industry that we put special emphasis on is the Tire and … Continue reading

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Services Spotlight: Engineering

UMD Automated Systems strives to create better processes related to mechanical systems for material handling and manufacturing. We took a broader view, learned everything we could about each customer, and focused on solving business challenges that extend far beyond a … Continue reading

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What Sets UMD Apart From the Rest?

At UMD Automated Systems, quality customer service is of high priority. We provide several services throughout the machinery manufacturing process. These services include concept and design, production, testing, installation, and support. Our focus is to provide our customers with top-notch. … Continue reading

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Growing Truck Tire Industry Leads To Increases in Technology and Sustainability

With all aspects of the trucking industry technology constantly increasing, it comes with no surprise that the commercial tire industry is also growing. Previously, tire makers were looking to improve tire performance for tread mileage, durability, and traction in order … Continue reading

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Auto Industry Professionals Advise Against Commerce and Foreign Trade Tariffs

On July 20, 2018, automotive industry professionals testified at a Commerce Department hearing regarding the increase in auto tariffs that would impact the automotive industry and consumers in the United States. Stakeholders are testifying on a united front against the … Continue reading

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