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Glossary Term: AGV


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AGV stands for Automated Guided Vehicle. AGVs are used to transport heavy items such as stacks of pallets, rolls of paper or metal, and auto parts along a defined route in a factory or warehouse.
 
 

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The Evolution of Mobile Robots And What It Means For RaaS
When you think of mobile robots, chances are you picture a wheeled vehicle in a warehouse, shuffling among workers to transport materials from point A to point B. And with...

Addverb’s Head of New Excellence Center for Advanced Robotics R&D Discusses Innovation, Collaboration
Addverb Technologies recently opened a new robotics R&D center in Fremont, Calif., and U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif., to advance mobile robots.

Addverb Technologies Expands U.S. Presence With Silicon Valley Robotics R&D Center
Addverb Technologies has continued its expansion into the Americas with its new Center of Excellence for Advanced Robotics Research and Development and new headquarters.

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PSA Singapore, which said it is building Tuas Port to be the largest in the world, will use Durapower lithium-ion batteries for its growing AGV fleet.

4 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain Suffers and 5 Ways to Make It Better
Supply chains are facing challenges ranging from labor shortages to dynamic markets, but a fulfillment expert offers five tips including automation to overcome them.

MHS Lift Launches New Integrator Program
MHS has expanded its warehouse optimization and automation offerings as it opens its new West Coast branch in Costa Mesa, Calif.

How to Break Through Barriers to Material Handling Automation, According to Vecna Robotics
Vecna Robotics is aware of the challenges facing newcomers to material handling automation and has described five steps to deploying and scaling mobile robot fleets.

Driverless Lift Truck Saves Time and Stress in Danish Fish Plant Logistics
A driverless lift trucks from BILA is helping employees at A. Espersen, a major McDonald's supplier, overcome production bottlenecks at its plant in Denmark.

The Robotics Group of MHI Admits Daifuku Wynright, Schneider Electric, and Third Wave Automation as Members
The Robotics Group recently approved Schneider Electric, Third Wave Automation, and Daifuku Wynright's applications to join the materials handling industry group.

Vanderlande Partners With Kollmorgen to Provide, Service Autonomous Forklifts
Vanderlande is combining Toyota Material Handling forklifts with Kollmorgen's automated guided vehicle hardware and software for warehouse and logistics customers.

Resgreen Group to Use New Brushless Motor on PullBuddy AGV
Resgreen Group is testing out different component technologies as it brings its PullBuddy AGV to market.

Why 2022 Is Ideal for Embracing Change and New Ideas In Manufacturing
From the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the heighted interest in building more sustainable supply chains, 2022 continues to be a interesting for manufacturing, automation, and Industry 4.0.

Resgreen Group Explains How Its Autonomous Mobile Robots Use Lidar to Navigate Around Facilities
Resgreen Group International's robots use a combination of 2D and 3D lidar, as well as the Robot Operating System, to safely and efficiently move. The lidar and AMR markets are...

TE Connectivity Tops Off AMR Fleet Performance
TE Connectivity, a Tier 2 automotive supplier, deployed special top modules, or mobile robotic equipment, to a get performance boost from its fleet of autonomous mobile robots.



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