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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.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 13, 2017
Automatic guided vehicles have reduced lift truck traffic, created a safer environment and fully automated the movement of finished goods from production to storage in LEDVANCE’s Kentucky plant.
By Michael Levans · November 8, 2016
One of the many benefits that Modern is able to bring to warehouse and distribution center professionals is its ability to tap into Peerless Research Group (PRG), our in-house division that has the power to survey more than 80,000 readers to offer the most comprehensive market snapshots available.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Engine manufacturer replaces aging AGV system to keep workers productive. Automatic Guided Vehicles case study 2016.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2016
Whirlpool’s fleet of robotic tuggers has created a predictable, repeatable and safe process for delivering parts to the line.

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From the June 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
Self-driving mobile robots improve cycle times and reduce floor space at GE Healthcare’s new repair operations center in Wisconsin. General Electric operations center layout, General Electric Healthcare warehouse
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