Tag: AGV

EducationRobotics

Where to Begin with Robotics

Robots are everywhere, or so it seems. In the year 2020 alone, close to 400,000 industrial robots entered the workplace, making appearances in manufacturing, distribution centers, military applications, and more. They are proving their value and delivering a quick return ...
EducationMAGTechnology

Understanding the MAG Group

As the labor shortage grows and the adoption of automation grows along with it, so does the need for information about these tools. With that in mind, the MHI has an industry group dedicated to educating and informing users about ...
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6 Ways To Build A More Resilient Supply Chain

As it turns out, supply chain disruptions may be the biggest global shift in the post-COVID-19 “new normal.” After all, what business or consumer hasn’t been affected in some way by retail stockouts of essential items, the national labor shortage, ...
EducationMAG

Discover How Mobile Automated Vehicles Enhance A Variety Of Material ...

Whether an application deploys automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), automatic guided carts (AGCs), or autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), mobile automated vehicles (MAVs) are increasingly supporting flexible material movement in manufacturing, distribution, and warehousing. To share more insights into how different operations ...
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Six Ways Automation Addresses Old And New Labor Issues

Staffing distribution centers and warehouses was challenging even before COVID-19 emerged in 2020, as unemployment rates have remained historically low over the past several years while competition for scarce workers drove wages increasingly higher. With the onset of the pandemic ...
EducationMAG

Learn About Mobile Autonomous Vehicle Technologies In ProMatDX 2021 Education ...

During ProMatDX 2021, members of MHI’s Mobile Automation Group will host an education session covering the broad variety of mobile autonomous vehicle (MAV) technologies available for automated material movement in distribution, warehousing and manufacturing. Open to all ProMatDX attendees free ...
MAGTechnology

Why Pairing Forked AGVs With AMRs Delivers Better ROI

Companies considering an investment in mobile autonomous vehicles — such as autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) — sometimes erroneously believe that they have to exclusively choose one solution or the other. Often, as is the case ...
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Upgrading A Vehicle From Manual To Autonomous Operation? Consider All ...

With more operations evaluating a shift from manual to automated equipment, one option may be the possibility of converting existing investments to autonomous function. When discussing such a change with a supplier, however, it’s important to be clear about the ...
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Updated Safety Standards For Autonomous Vehicles Detailed In MAG’s MODEX ...

At MODEX 2020, held this past March in Atlanta, members of the Mobile Automation Group (MAG) of MHI presented a free, on-floor seminar to attendees. Entitled “AGV/AMR Safety and New Regulations,” the 40-minute session’s slides and audio were recorded for ...