MODEX 2024: Rockwell Automation to showcase warehouse and fulfillment offerings

Company acquired OTTO Motors in October 2023

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation will showcase the OTTO 100 autonomous mobile robot (AMR) at MODEX 2024.
Rockwell Automation will showcase its warehouse and fulfillment offerings along with its latest acquisition, OTTO Motors, at MODEX 2024.

Rockwell Automation, a Milwaukee-based company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation will showcase the latest warehouse and fulfillment offerings across two booths at MODEX 2024.

At the show, Rockwell will feature a new autonomous production logistics (APL) offering from its latest acquisition, OTTO Motors. This new category unlocks a vision of a fully connected factory, designed for end-to-end efficiency.

Rockwell Automation at MODEX 2024

“I can’t think of a better place to see the future of warehouse automation and intelligent material movement than the Rockwell Automation and OTTO Motors properties at MODEX,” said Evan Kaiser, industry director of warehousing and logistics at Rockwell Automation. “Workforce shortages and demand fluctuations continue to create complex value chains in the industry. Our technologies help logistics professionals innovate their business and compete in a digital-first marketplace.” 

Show attendees can stop by Rockwell Automation’s booth to experience its technologies driving flexibility, productivity and sustainability in the material handling and supply chain industries. Some of the offerings on display for visitors include:

  • OTTO Motors Autonomous Material Handling: Discover how OTTO Motors automates material handling tasks to help manufacturers tackle workforce shortages, scale their business and increase productivity. Attendees can see a live demonstration of OTTO 100, a small autonomous mobile robot (AMR) capable of moving payloads up to 150 kg (331 lbs.).
  • Emulate3D Simulation Station: See how Emulate3D, Rockwell Automation’s digital design software, can reduce time to market, improve startup reliability and enable scenario planning. 3D warehouse drawings modified in real-time will demonstrate the software’s ease of use for logistics professionals.
  • Armor PowerFlex Drives: Get access to updated Armor PowerFlex distributed control solutions that simplify design, integration and maintenance through on-machine motor control. Attendees will discover how these scalable solutions prioritize safety and durability in material handling environments.
  • Interactive Virtual Warehouse: Explore videos and demos of the latest warehouse and logistics solutions - like independent cart technology, digital facility design, unified robotic control and more. Attendees can connect with industry experts to discuss how these solutions can optimize their unique warehousing configuration.

OTTO Motors with Rockwell Automation at MODEX

The Rockwell Automation booth will also include a demonstration of the full fleet of AMRs from OTTO Motors. This includes two OTTO 100 AMRs and two OTTO 1500 AMRs equipped with lift and conveyor attachments that can move payloads up to 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs.). OTTO Lifter, the autonomous forklift capable of moving 1,200 kg (2,640 lbs.), will be rotating pallets with the OTTO 1500.

Attendees can also explore OTTO Motors' software suite and learn about AMR deployments in mission-critical operations worldwide.

Additionally, other Rockwell Automation offerings will be on display across MODEX in nearly 50 of its PartnerNetwork member booths.

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Rockwell Automation will showcase the OTTO 100 autonomous mobile robot (AMR) at MODEX 2024.

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