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Automated packaging makes noise at Crutchfield
September 11, 2023
A leader in the home audio distribution space, Crutchfield is using on-demand packaging to get packages out the door and to save on labor and packaging costs.
How mobile robots boost productivity
November 11, 2019
While autonomous mobile robots can reduce the labor requirement that warehouse operators often struggle to fill, in many cases, AMRs are deployed to work alongside humans—not in place of them. Find out why a Lockheed Martin warehouse that fills orders for aviation parts deployed mobile robots, and how they’re viewed as helpers by their human co-workers.
Automation Study: The State of Automation
March 31, 2017
As automation makes its way into more warehouses and DCs, a growing number of companies told Modern they’re looking to upgrade existing or add new equipment and software over the next two years.
Quiet Logistics: Robotic-enabled picking comes to the fore
May 1, 2016
Mobile robotics reduce the travel time associated with order fulfillment.
Dansko: Distinctive distribution
October 1, 2013
When Dansko designed a new distribution center, it went for efficiency, growth and a system as unique as its brand.
Dankso: Optimized storage and fast picking
October 1, 2013
In Dansko’s new 200,000-square-foot distribution center, conventional full case picking and mobile robotic split case picking come together for an efficient, ergonomic and unique solution.
Materials handling: The tide turns
August 6, 2013
Materials handling ain't glamorous, but a recent Amazon deal shows just how far we've come
New Robotics Roadmap presented to congress
March 26, 2013
Roadmap summarizes the strategic importance of robotics and automation technologies to manufacturing industries in the U.S. economy.
Year in Review: Top materials handling news in 2012
December 18, 2012
Big acquisitions, a precarious economy and some new players change the landscape heading into 2013.
Automation: Intelligrated aims at growth
June 14, 2012
Cole says new backing will fund the expansion of services and markets
Amazon/Kiva deal: Wow!
March 20, 2012
Amazon pays $775 million for Kiva. What else is there to say?
Amazon.com to acquire Kiva Systems
March 19, 2012
Amazon.com, Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations, for $775 million.
Kiva Systems makes Fast Company list of innovative companies
February 21, 2012
Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations, was ranked No. 23 in Fast Company Magazine's recent list of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies.
Modex 2012: Kiva awarded ISO 9001 certificate
February 6, 2012
Kiva Systems (Booth 2500) announced it has implemented and met the standards for ISO 9001 certification, encompassing the areas of solution design, testing, manufacturing, consulting, services delivery and technology support of software, firmware and hardware.
Equipment 101: Automatic guided vehicles basics
September 1, 2011
Built with a number of variable components, automatic guided vehicles are flexible, versatile unmanned solutions that can safely and efficiently move product around your facility.