Automatic Guided Vehicles

By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2013
Robotic industrial trucks are driving efficiencies in Giant Eagle’s distribution centers. Here’s what the rest of us can learn from an early adopter of robotic technology.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2013
Mobile robots keep product flowing at Giant Eagle’s retail support centers
By MMH Staff · May 7, 2013
Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, recently announced it will become a partner integrator with Seegrid.
SPECIAL REPORT
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2013
Modern’s annual Productivity Achievement Awards honor companies that have made outstanding strides in improving operations through materials handling and related information systems.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 24, 2013
Muratec (Booth 3208) introduced new automated storage and AGV products at ProMat.
By Josh Bond · January 22, 2013
At a press conference yesterday, Swisslog (Booth 2912) announced the second generation of two unique products.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 22, 2013
Dematic introduced three configuration options to automate conventional storage functions ranging from simple block storage to a highly automated deep lane, high bay. Each included some degree of automated materials handling.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 21, 2013
The modular DUOSYS mini load AS/RS runs more than four times faster than similar systems because it employs two cranes that function simultaneously in the same aisle to maximize throughput, said Robert Schmit, executive VP of Daifuku Webb (Booth 1512) in a press conference on Monday. The DUOSYS was making its first appearance at ProMat.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2013
While speed is important, this system was also designed to deliver the perfect order.
By MMH Staff · January 1, 2013
For manufacturers seeking flexibility, storage space and labor savings, customized automation solutions are transforming the concept of just-in-time delivery.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2013
At Gilt, order fulfillment is a competitive weapon.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2012
Retrofit boosts storage 30%, builds dense store-ready pallets 8 feet high.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2012
Suppliers, end-users and researchers have identified warehousing, distribution and manufacturing as the most promising growth areas for robotic applications.
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2012
Packaging manufacturer’s flexible new fleet helps repetitive tasks become efficient and safe.
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2012
Aiming to reduce manual tasks, company reaps unexpected productivity improvements.

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