Automatic Guided Vehicles

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.
By MMH Staff · October 26, 2012
Daifuku Webb Holding Company and its subsidiary Jervis B. Webb Company are helping Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) customers meet the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) public safety notice regarding mobile radio use.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2012
With a fleet of automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), Ventura Foods reduced operating costs, streamlined processes and increased productivity.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2012
Facing a decision to add operators or automate, American Packaging Corp. turned to robotic industrial pallet trucks to increase consistency and savings.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2012
Autonomous system supports transition to lean manufacturing.

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