Improving Manufacturing Product Quality with Flexible Automation and Software
March 24, 2015
Manufacturers can improve quality using flexible automation by improving sanitation, safety & inspection while speeding production, reducing bad parts and increasing consistency.
Yaskawa Motoman announces partnerships with university teams for the Amazon Picking Challenge
February 5, 2015
Dual-arm robots donated to advance development of robot capabilities in e-commerce and material handling.
Robotics: Adding degrees of freedom
May 1, 2014
Whether upstream, downstream or elbow-to-elbow, robots and humans are working together to overcome challenges in warehouses and distribution centers.
A3 to address Congressional Robotics Caucus on how robots save and create jobs
July 22, 2013
Association for Advancing Automation president Jeff Burnstein to speak at July 25 briefing.
RoboBusiness Leadership Summit: Future of robotics unveiled
December 1, 2012
Suppliers, end-users and researchers have identified warehousing, distribution and manufacturing as the most promising growth areas for robotic applications.
Robotic layer picker increases safety, quality and productivity
July 1, 2012
Nestlé turns to an integrated robotic layer picking solution to transform workplace safety and significantly improved the productivity of mixed case palletizing.
How automation improves warehousing and materials handling
June 1, 2012
More companies are looking to materials handling automation to improve processes, streamline shipping operations, and lower supply chain operating costs. We asked 10 leading systems integrators what the future of automation...
Adept Technology applies open source ROS software
February 15, 2012
Adept Technology, a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, today announced a collaboration with Willow Garage to deliver solutions for manufacturing and industrial applications harnessing the strength...
Automated storage plugs into productivity
December 1, 2011
Online electronics retailer upgrades its DC with automated storage system to keep up with increase in sales.
ProMat and Automate to co-locate in 2013
November 9, 2011
The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) and the Automation Technologies Council (ATC) announce that the Automate Show and Conference will once again co-locate with ProMat in 2013. Both exhibitions will...
Warehousing & DC Equipment Update: Automation’s evolving role
September 1, 2011
Labor savings within the four walls of the warehouse/DC is no longer the primary driver behind choosing a highly automated system. Today, materials handling automation solutions represent a broader...
Kiva robots receive software upgrade
March 23, 2011
Kiva reported that upgrades to the company's software-based materials handling mobile-robotic solutions have resulted in as much as 15% higher throughput for some end users.
The State of Automation
February 24, 2011
Technology and innovation inside the four walls are changing the face of inventory management and transportation operations. Are you ready for the brave, new world?
The future of automation
September 3, 2010
Even in a recession, the challenge of getting labor is an opportunity for automation