Intelligrated announces new Alvey Robotics Lab in St. Louis
New lab will support the research and development of new robotic materials handling technologies.
in the NewsU.S.-NAFTA trade is up for sixth straight month, reports BTS AAR reports annual U.S. carload and intermodal gains for week ending June 17 Digital Issue: The Current State of Third-Party Logistics Services New JDA survey finds missing link to omni-channel success for manufacturers and retailers FTR report makes the case for Twin 33-foot trailers in the LTL sector More News
Intelligrated (http://www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-owned automated material handling solutions provider, announces the opening of the Alvey® Robotics Lab at its St. Louis, Mo. engineering and manufacturing facility. The 5,050-square-foot research and development lab will focus on concepting and applying new robotic innovations, as well as offer customers access to equipment testing and demonstrations prior to installation.
Alvey Robotics LabResearch and development in Intelligrated’s Alvey Robotics Lab will focus on the advancement of robotics in automated material handling applications, including palletizing, depalletizing, case packing and picking and placing. Spearheaded by the company’s Robotics Integration Group, activities will emphasize innovation in end-of-arm tooling, vision systems, operator interface, controls and the development of associated equipment.
The Alvey Robotics Lab will also offer proof-of-concept demonstrations for current and potential Intelligrated customers. Visitors will be able to preview how robotic solutions handle their products and interact with proposed solutions firsthand. Additionally, customers will be offered hands-on operator and maintenance training.
“Our goal is to ensure that Intelligrated continues to lead the material handling market in robotic solutions,” said Steve Ackerman, executive vice president, Intelligrated. “The new lab will increase credibility for the use of robotics in material handling applications by providing concrete evidence that these solutions are not just theoretical, but viable, effective and profitable solutions for this industry.”
The new Alvey Robotics Lab will also provide educational opportunities for local students and universities.
Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!
GE Healthcare: Self-driving vehicles are the centerpiece of ROC The Big Picture: Adaptability as King View More From this Issue