Ingram Micro uses automated storage and retrieval systems, and in one facility, it has to move 40,000 SKUs for a fashion retailer. 6 River Systems’ Chuck is helping.
Pick & Place
On the opening day of the MODEX intralogistics show, several robotics companies announced new products and partnerships to help automate materials handling.
Looking to provide assistance for piece, case and pallet picking operations, Fetch Robotics and Zebra announce an integrated robot/software collaboration.
New Scale Robotics, which develops smart automation tools for flexible manufacturing operations, announced today that two of its products have received UR+ certification from Universal Robots. The NSR-PG-10-20-URe Gripper/Caliper and NSR-MTM-3-URe Multi-Tool Mount are now approved to work with the UR e-Series of collaborative robots to provide users with fast deployment, simple programming and reliable […]
The global market for collaborative robots (cobots) will grow from $710 million in 2018 to $12.3 billion in 2025. While much of that growth will continue in automotive, electronics, and other manufacturing, the safety and flexibility collaborative robots will bring robotics to an ever-wider range of users. Here are some unconventional examples of how cobots […]
Crops such as potatoes and wheat have been harvested mechanically at scale for decades. But many crops have resisted automation. Iceberg lettuce is one of those crops. But the University of Cambridge is hoping to change that with Vegebot. The lettuce-picking robot has been tested in a variety of field conditions with G’s Growers, a local […]