Bosch Rexroth AG said it plans to show its MP1000R mobile robot at the AMR and Logistics Week 2022 from Oct. 10 to 14 in Boston.
In Booth 1128, Bosch Rexroth said it plans to demonstrate its technical expertise and factory automation experience to autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The Lohr am Main, Germany-based company, which has U.S. headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., provides industrial automation and assembly technologies.
Bosch Rexroth claimed that it “understands the intricacies of intralogistics processes” and that its AMR portfolio can help a manufacturer turn its facility into an automated “Factory of the Future.”
MP1000R to be at AMR and Logistics Week
The MP1000R has a 1,000 kg (2,204.6 lb.) payload capacity. Bosch Rexroth developed the AMR with Geekplus Technology Co.
The robot uses Bosch Rexroth's RoKIT Locator software to work in highly dynamic environments without human intervention, said the company. The CE- and ETL-certified robot also features hybrid navigation with simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) and QR Codes.
In addition, the AMR includes safety features such as 360-degree obstacle detection, anti-collision bumpers, and emergency stop buttons in both the front and rear.
Rexroth said AMR experts will be at its AMR and Logistics Week booth to discuss visitors' unique applications. They can also explain how a robot fleet can improve the safety of their workers and help overcome operational challenges, said the company.
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is the organizer of AMR and Logistics Week, which is co-located with the Vision Show.
About Bosch Rexroth
Bosch Rexroth said it is a leading supplier of drive and control technologies to ensure efficient, powerful, and safe movement in machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the mobile, machinery and engineering, and factory automation segments. It also provides components, customized systems, and services.
In addition, Bosch Rexroth offers hydraulics, electric drive and control technology, gears, and linear motion and assembly technology, including software and interfaces to the Internet of Things. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 31,000 associates generated sales revenue of about €6.2 billion ($6.2 billion U.S.) in 2021.
Bosch Rexroth is part of The Bosch Group, a a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods, and energy and building technology.
The Bosch Group includes Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. At 128 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 76,300 associates in research and development, of which more than 38,000 are software engineers.
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