How Many Wheels Do Your Mobile Robots Need?

May 23, 2023

By: Shana McGuinn, Contributor Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are a key part of the automation systems being embraced by many companies in the warehouse industry. While we marvel at convention floor demonstrations of these energetic high-tech workers, it’s easy to forget that what allows them to be mobile is pretty fundamental: legs or, more often,…


ROEQ to Debut Cart and Payload Systems for Autonomous Mobile Robot

May 5, 2023

At Automate 2023, ROEQ will debut the ROEQ TMC130 solution: a top module and cart system for the OMRON LD-90x that increases payload from 90kg (198 lb) up to 130kg (287 lb). . Developed in collaboration with OMRON, the TMC130 solution expands options for customers to safely and reliably use the compact LD-90x robot for higher…


ABB Announces AI-Enabled Robotic Item Picker

May 1, 2023

ABB Robotics has enhanced its industry-leading logistics automation portfolio with the launch of the Robotic Item Picker – a new AI and vision-based solution that can accurately detect and pick items in unstructured environments in warehouses and fulfillment centers. Using machine vision and artificial intelligence, the Item Picker determines the optimal grasp points for each…


Success at Health and Safety Trade Fair CIOSH 2023

April 24, 2023

The 104th China International Occupational Safety & Health Goods Expo (CIOSH 2023) closed with great success at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNICE) on April 15. Jointly organized by the China Textile Commerce Association (CTCA) and Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (MDS), CIOSH 2023 was the first occupational safety and health trade fair to be…


Five Signs It’s Time to Bolster Your Supply Chain with Warehouse Automation

April 4, 2023

By: Derek Rickard, Contributor Just a few years ago, the average consumer didn’t think much about the supply chain. They’d go shopping in store or online to find what they wanted and deal with occasional frustrations, like out-of-stocks and shipping delays around the holidays. But by and large, access to the products they needed was…


Swisslog to Install Automation Solution in Cardinal Health Distribution Center

March 17, 2023

Swisslog, a leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, has announced that Cardinal Health will install a Swisslog Automation Solution within its new at-Home Solutions distribution center in Grove City, Ohio. The facility is part of the at-Home Solutions business’ multi-year strategy to increase warehouse capacity to accommodate its rapid growth. The AutoStore solution, empowered by Swisslog, has…


ABB to Expand Robotics Factory in U.S.

March 17, 2023

ABB strengthened its commitment to one of its largest customer markets – the U.S. – with construction starting on the expansion of its existing North American robotics headquarters and manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The project is expected to be completed in November 2023 and represents an investment of $20 million. The expansion will…


Yale to Showcase Warehouse Lift Truck Lineup and Tech at ProMat 2023

March 9, 2023

For the first time since 2019, Yale will spotlight the latest innovative warehouse lift trucks and technologies at ProMat in Chicago, March 20-23. The Yale ProMat experience will cover two booths, exhibiting solutions engineered to help today’s operations tackle their toughest challenges and achieve greater productivity, cost savings, worker comfort and safety. At booth S-1003,…


Cimcorp to Unveil Automated Storage and Order Picking Solutions at ProMat 2023

March 6, 2023

Visit Cimcorp at booth #S2703b Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, will exhibit at ProMat 2023, scheduled for March 20-23, at McCormick Place in Chicago. At booth #S2703b, the company will showcase its comprehensive range of automated storage and order picking systems designed to optimize fresh and perishable food distribution.…


Help Reduce Operating Costs with Robotic Lift Trucks

March 1, 2023

By: Kyle Smart, Contributor Warehouses are increasingly using robotic lift trucks to improve productivity. Seasoned managers might be inclined to assume that such significant efficiency gains must come at a steep price, but the truth is that robotic lift trucks actually help lower operating costs. While investing in automation can seem like a large expense…


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