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Webcast: The Emerging World of Robotic Materials Handling

Join us Thursday, August 12 for a special Webcast that will explore the range of exciting new robotic solutions now available and where they may fit in your materials handling operations.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
August 11, 2010

For years, industrial robotics has been relegated to repetitive processes, like spot welding or palletizing at the end of the manufacturing line. That’s beginning to change.

A new generation of stationary and mobile robots, coupled with software and materials handling automation, is emerging. These new technologies are creating opportunities to streamline traditional picking processes and to develop highly-automated mixed SKU palletizing solutions.

In a special Webcast, executive editor Bob Trebilcock, group editorial director Michael Levans and Jeff Burnstein, president of the Robotic Industries Association, will explore the range of exciting new robotic solutions now available and where they may fit in your materials handling operations.

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