AGVs

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 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 Bridget McCrea · March 31, 2017
As automation makes its way into more warehouses and DCs, a growing number of companies told Modern they’re looking to upgrade existing or add new equipment and software over the next two years.
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.
<p>This is a still from a 3D render of one of Bastian Solutions’ latest concepts, an automated guided vehicle (AGV) carrying a robot that picks product and builds mixed case pallets.</p> By Josh Bond · February 21, 2017
Combining the capabilities of integrators and forklift makers will pool expertise among manufacturing, designing and servicing a variety of intralogistics systems.
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 16, 2017
The lighting manufacturer reaped savings by reducing maintenance costs and product damage, and using labor more productively. The bottom line: A two-year ROI.
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 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.
By MMH Staff · October 27, 2016
Founded in Japan, the company continues its global expansion.
By Josh Bond · September 28, 2016
Global demand for materials handling equipment forecast to rise 5.3% per year, spurred by new demand in China and developing countries.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
Consumer demands are transforming supply chains, and a successful 3PL must be a partner in its customers’ transformations. The result: A substantial increase in services and capabilities. Third Party Logistics Tips for Success, Customer relationships and third party logistics

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