Automation

By MMH Staff · February 22, 2017
Automated Imaging Association re-elects four incumbent board members.
<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 20, 2017
Q4 shipments grew 33% from the pervious year, with shipments of 8,825 robots valued at nearly half a billion dollars.
By MMH Staff · February 15, 2017
New credentials to help close high-tech industrial maintenance skills gap for the Midwest auto-corridor and nationally.
By MMH Staff · February 13, 2017
Market rebounds considerably over 2015's down year, with large segments posting double-digit growth.
By MMH Staff · February 10, 2017
December booked orders up nearly 50% from November 2016.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Your ProMat 2017 registration not only gives you access to the exhibits, educational sessions and keynotes in McCormick Place South and North, it also grants you access to Automate 2017, co-located next to ProMat solutions centers for Autonomous Vehicles and Sustainable Facility Solutions in the North Hall.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Initial focus will be industrial storage and retrieval hardware and software business before expanding into integrated systems.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Facility to support demand for pallet shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
38,000-square-foot facility to house engineering, manufacturing, sales and administration.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 7, 2017
J&J Vision Care brings together a variety of automated technologies, including an innovative goods-to-person picking solution, at its Jacksonville DC.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
In a new “manufacturing outlook” report focusing on the automotive and industrial sectors, AlixPartners observes that many of the labor-cost advantages associated with near-shoring may be lost if companies fail to spend more on automation in the future.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Investments in robotics and automation can start in a single work cell.
By Josh Bond · February 3, 2017
In the quest to identify and control maintenance costs, fleet-tracking devices can support the goals of the operator and manager.
By MMH Staff · February 3, 2017
Modern Materials Handling sits down with General Member, Automation Solutions Group (ASG) and Innovation Manager at Caterpillar.

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