Axium

By Josh Bond · March 1, 2015
When their prowess in manufacturing proved a liability in warehousing and distribution, robots were forced to rapidly evolve.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 18, 2014
To build mixed pallet loads from an unlimited number of stock keeping units (SKUs), Axium’s (Booth 4823) load palletizer uses an exclusive algorithm, a vision-assisted product orientor, two synchronized robot arms and an automatically adjusting end-of-arm tool.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 23, 2011
For years, materials handling equipment manufacturers focused on selling products. Now, they’re selling preconfigured solutions.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 3, 2010
Labor, retrofits and automation were on display at logistics conference
By Bob Trebilcock · September 14, 2010
What happens when the industrial age converges with the information age? The automation age.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 3, 2010
Even in a recession, the challenge of getting labor is an opportunity for automation
By Bob Trebilcock · June 25, 2010
Robotic materials handling is coming to the warehouse and distribution center.
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