Robotics

News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in robotics equipment, systems and process for warehouses and distributions centers.


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Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece picking can get the job done in the right application.
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Flexible Robotics Come of Age for Intralogistics
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By MMH Staff · May 31, 2018
Esben Østergaard, co-founder and chief technology officer of Universal Robots, a market leader of collaborative robots, has been awarded the automation industry’s most prestigious honor.
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By MMH Staff · April 30, 2018
Learn trends that are putting pressure on the warehouse
By Roberto Michel · April 12, 2018
The evolution of software continues to blur the lines between familiar acronyms and emerging capabilities.
<p>See below for image caption.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 11, 2018
The keynote panel was moderated by Scott Sopher, principal with Deloitte Consulting’s Supply Chain practice, and George W. Prest, CEO of MHI. MHI Annual Industry Report discussion
<p>Fetch Robotics COO Carl Showalter with Fetch’s new RollerTop robot, which can hand off or receive from fixed conveyors.</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
Fetch Robotics (Booth B4835) announced it has expanded its VirtualConveyor family of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) with the addition of CartConnect and RollerTop robots.
<p>Leif Jentoft, co-founder of Righthand Robotics (left) and Vince Martinelli, VP of business development, next to one of the collaborative robot picking stations at their booth.</p> By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
Just one year after its debut, the stationary piece-picking robots from RightHand Robotics (Booth B4087) for warehousing and fulfillment centers continue to evolve to address the individual unit handling needs of e-commerce and omni-channel retailers.
By MMH Staff · April 10, 2018
Tompkins Robotics (Booth B727), a division of Tompkins International, and RightHand Robotics (Booth B4087), a leader in robotic piece-picking solutions, announced today a collaboration that will combine the world’s first portable, automated sortation system, t-Sort, with RightPick, robotic piece-picking systems, providing unmatched flexibility and throughput for e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment.
<p>Universal Logic’s Neocortex large G2R cell is displaying machine trending in manufacturing.</p>

By Chris Lewis · April 10, 2018
At a press conference on Tuesday, Universal Logic (Booth C2463) discussed two of its Neocortex G2R (goods-to-robot) cells, which are on display.
By MMH Staff · April 9, 2018
NextShift Robotics (Booth C2363) is unveiling their new robotics system for use in eCommerce warehouses and cellular manufacturing. NextShift new product at modex, NextShift Robotics products, NexShift new Robotics System
<p>Jim Tompkins, founder and CEO, discusses “the connected warehouse.”</p> By MMH Staff · April 9, 2018
Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International (Booth B727), said that in spite of his entrepreneurial ventures into distribution and technology businesses, his supply chain consulting, implementation and integration is still going strong—and is busier than ever.
By MMH Staff · April 3, 2018
At Modex 2018 the companies will showcase collaborative solutions to streamline intralogistics and material handling processes.
By MMH Staff · March 29, 2018
Partnership leverages worldwide technical resources to support growing autonomous mobile robot market.
By Josh Bond · March 28, 2018
Roundtable of industry leaders produces practical – and sometimes counterintuitive – steps to successful supply chain innovation.
PREMIUM
By MMH Staff · March 26, 2018
Robotics are being applied at a rapid rate inside warehouse, DC and fulfillment operations around the U.S.—and it may already be happening at yours.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2018
Video highlights autonomous tuggers in FedEx facility as featured in the New York Times.

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