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News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) for warehouses and distributions centers.


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By Josh Bond · October 10, 2017
Supplier to the automotive industry automates a dull task to improve productivity and product quality.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
The system can handle up to 2,500 pounds and travel more than 300 feet per minute, improving material delivery.
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2017
Declining lithiun-ion battery prices and increasing focus on AGVs identified as key trends in global industrial battery market.
By MMH Staff · August 11, 2017
In the slightly modified category "Integrated Warehouse Solution," the focus is not on the vehicles but on planning and implementation expertise.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 8, 2017
GE Healthcare implemented self-driving vehicles to deliver repair parts and equipment in its new facility.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 6, 2017
Modern Materials Handling Magazine sat down with Bryan Knott, Vice-chair, MHI Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems industry group (AGVS); senior global production manager, mobile automation for Dematic (a KION Company) to discuss Automatic Guided Vehicle systems
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2017
The latest upgrade of the WAMAS warehouse management software (WMS) suite was engineered to optimize waveless order fulfillment and labor management, said Lennard Koppelmann, VP of IT solutions for SSI Schaefer Systems International (Booth S3571), in a press conference on Tuesday.
By MMH Staff · April 4, 2017
Nathan Wolf, director of project execution and mobile automation, walked through the features of the new E’gv Compact mid-sized automatic guided vehicle (AGV) equipped with a straddle fork component.
By Chris Lewis · April 4, 2017
Mobile robotics supplier OTTO Motors (Booth S4846) is highlighting the ease with which simplified configurations of their OTTO 1500 and OTTO 100 self-driving vehicles can be implemented within a warehousing, manufacturing or distribution facility.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 3, 2017
Sarah Carlson, VP of AutoGuide (Booth N835), showcased the newest version of AVINU traffic management software
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2017
Event to include International Symposium on Robotics, Future of Automation Theater, and first ever U.S./China Robotics Forum.
By MMH Staff · March 22, 2017
Inventors challenged to create solutions for the ever-increasing volume of material in warehouses and distribution centers.
By MMH Staff · March 14, 2017
KION, Dematic and Egemin to leverage combined resources for AGV and warehouse automation R&D and support.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
38,000-square-foot facility to house engineering, manufacturing, sales and administration.
By Josh Bond · January 17, 2017
Equipped with new sensors and smart software, automatic guided vehicles are pursuing and eliminating non-value-added movement of goods in warehouses and DCs.

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