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.
Mobile robotics leader Geek+ and drive and control technology provider Bosch Rexroth said they are collaborating to better serve the global logistics market.
Omron Automation Americas announced FLOW Core, a new software package designed to simplify integration, maximize reliability, and support flexibility in mobile robot applications.
Not only has automation helped Danish wholesaler ICM improve efficiency, but three MiR1000 mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots have also improved worker satisfaction.
DHL Supply Chain is one of the early adopters of autonomous mobile robots. It announced in 2018 a multi-year plan to invest $300 million in emerging technologies across its North American operations.
On Day 2 of the MODEX materials handling event, companies continued to announce new partnerships and customer deals that involved autonomous robots.
Waypoint Robotics has integrated its Vector mobile robot with Numina Group’s RDS Batch Bot coordination software. It is also offering the Kingpin system for moving carts.
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.
MODEX will be the launch pad for supply chain solutions from Universal Robots, including the Quick Development Kit and a palletizer and de-palletizer.
UniCarriers, the third-largest forklift manufacturer in the world, will help Vecna Robotics reach more users with its automated pallet jack and Pivotal orchestration software.
Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise has long talked about ease of use being a major challenge when it comes to robotics. Today, the San Jose, Calif.-based company is taking steps it hopes will make it easier to deploy its autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and iterate through workflows. Fetch has launched its Workflow Builder toolkit that […]
Geek+, which first displayed its robots in the U.S. at Modex 2018, has opened an office in California.
OTTO Motors, a unit of Clearpath Robotics, has announced its first expansion outside of North America.
RBR50 company IAM Robotics, developer of the Swift autonomous mobile manipulation robot (AMMR), is opening a state-of-the-art headquarters and showcase innovation center in early 2020. The new 30,000-square-foot facility will be located in the emerging high tech area of Pittsburgh known as Robotics Row, a stretch of land that has become a hotbed for robotics […]
ACT Fulfillment is a California-based third-party logistics (3PL) provider. Founded in 1994, ACT’s warehousing space has grown from 15,000 square feet to 1.4 million square feet. ACT employs 600 people and services wholesale, retail and e-commerce fulfillment for major fashion brands. ACT also provides value added services for its customers. ACT’s Ryan Cox led the […]
Ford Spain recently acquired three MiR100 collaborative mobile robots to help reduce the time and human effort involved in moving materials in its Valencia factory.