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By Bob Trebilcock · January 15, 2019
One of Canada’s largest retail brands took bulk handling to new levels of automation and efficiency at its new Ontario DC.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 15, 2019
Canadian Tire’s bulk handling facility brings together automation and conventional materials handling for a variety of products. Take an in depth look inside one of the largest tire distribution centers in the world.
By MMH Staff · December 4, 2018
With new business, leadership and investor, the provider of self-driving industrial vehicles plans enhanced production and innovation to meet growing demand.
By MMH Staff · October 29, 2018
Cloud expert also worked on scalable cloud-based platforms for eBay, PayPal.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2018
Expands smart robotics portfolio to help warehousing operations fulfill growing e-commerce orders more efficiently
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2018
Among other automation and robotics projects, the organizations will collaborate on the deployment of mobile manipulation solutions with robots that can both pick up and transport goods.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The automatic guided vehicles ensure accuracy, repeatability and security
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
GE improves material flow with automatic guided vehicles in the GE Healthcare 280,000-square-foot facility
By MMH Staff · October 3, 2018
Representatives from AGVS member companies are there to promote AGVS technology to the packaging industry.
By Josh Bond · September 6, 2018
Capable of learning, adapting and decision-making, autonomous industrial vehicles of all kinds could become fundamental fixtures of warehousing and distribution operations.
By MMH Staff · June 29, 2018
Scott Group strengthens U.S. presence with acquisition of AGV manufacturer founded in 1982.
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By MMH Staff · April 23, 2018
The drive for higher levels of productivity has caused some AGV manufacturers to select larger batteries that can last longer between recharge periods. AGV White Paper, Automatic Guided Vehicle White Paper, Automated Vehicle White Paper, Autonomous Warehouse Robots.
<p>Jeff Christensen, VP of Product Development</p>

By Bridget McCrea · April 11, 2018
Having now traveled the equivalent of 40 times around the earth, Seegrid’s vision-guided vehicles (VGVs) have logged more infrastructure-free miles at customer sites than any other infrastructure-free AGV company. Seegrid Modex announcement, Seegrid Automatic Guided Vehicles safety
<p>Dean Stavraka, director of business development, feeds totes to an A-frame that fills them in less than a second.</p> By Josh Bond · April 10, 2018
If your operation has a difficult or unusual automatic guided vehicle (AGV) application that might be called, well, “ugly,” then SI Systems (Booth B4857) can develop a pretty nifty solution, said Jim English, senior conveyance applications engineer.
<p>Jayesh Mehta, of Transbotics, with the natural navigation lift truck demo at that the Transbotics booth.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
Transbotics Corp. (Booth B5047) displayed an automatic guided vehicle (AGV) lift truck that uses natural navigation technology, rather than needing special reflectors or markers.

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