Automatic Guided Vehicles

<p>Matt Aprea, director of product management for first-time exhibitor Harvest Automation</p> By Josh Bond · March 24, 2015
Harvest Automation's OmniVeyor TM-100 is a mobile autonomous robot system for distribution and fulfillment that increases worker productivity and lowers order fulfillment costs.
<p>JBT marketing manager Mark Longacre next to a JayBot, JBT’s new AGV with on-board intelligence that eliminates the need for a central system manager.</p> By Roberto Michel · March 24, 2015
With the aim of filling the gap between facilities that rely on automated guided carts (AGCs) or conventional lift trucks to move materials, and those that use traditional automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) with a central computer, JBT (Booth 1547) introduced the JayBot AGV at a Monday afternoon press conference.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2015
Egemin Automation (Booth 2359) has unveiled a new automated vehicle that is a small yet robust and designed to handle standard-sized loads at higher capacities than the AGCs (automatic guided carts) currently on the market: The E’gv Compact.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2015
Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz (Booth 5521) is making its North American debut at ProMat 2015 with a focus on automating e-commerce fulfillment centers.
<p>Sarah Carlson, marketing director, Daifuku North America</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · March 23, 2015
In a press conference on Monday, Daifuku North America and its subsidiary Wynright (Booth 1013) offered a tour of a multiple integrated product solutions engineered to drive process improvements throughout manufacturing and supply chain operations.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2015
At Magna’s T.E.A.M. Systems Toledo plant, automatic guided carts move assemblies from one station to the next.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2015
AGCs act as a mobile assembly line at T.E.A.M. Systems’s Toledo manufacturing facility.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2014
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By MMH Staff · October 15, 2014
Founder brings 35 years of executive and entrepreneurial experience in the AGV market.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Customized automation replaces carts for lengthy movement of sensitive components.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
AGVs handle product that associates previously pushed in carts along a 1,200-foot path.
By MMH Staff · September 9, 2014
Former president of Vocollect Healthcare has 20 years of experience founding and developing high-tech businesses.
<p>Simpler interfaces and components on AGVs allow manufacturers to hand over the keys to the end-user.</p> By Josh Bond · September 1, 2014
As software interfaces and vehicle components improve, users of automatic guided vehicles are becoming less reliant on others to use and maintain their own fleets.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2014
Seegrid Corporation, a global leader of robotic vision-guided automatic guided vehicles, announced DMLogic as the preferred integration partner for Seegrid Supervisor, network appliance installed on-site, which communicates with AGVs over WiFi.
By MMH Staff · July 18, 2014
Patent involves continuous, synchronized travel that allows AGVs to be used in assembly operations to replace traditional conveyor systems.

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