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Why Should You Deploy Autonomous Mobile Robots on the Factory Floor?

For managing material handling needs specifically, many manufacturers are deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to improve efficiency and productivity.

By Zebra Technology and Fetch Robotics ·

People moving products and materials around manually is costly and inefficient. For managing material handling needs specifically, many manufacturers are deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to improve efficiency and productivity.

Check out this eBook to learn:

  • How to decide whether AMRs are the right fit for your needs?
  • What manufacturing environments are best suited for AMRs?
  • Why AMRs over other types of automation solutions, such as conveyors?

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