Automated small parts warehouse for University Hospital Zurich

Automated small parts warehouse for University Hospital Zurich Sant'Antonino, Switzerland, June 28, 2018. The Swiss system integrator Ansorix has produced an automated small parts warehouse for the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. The warehouse's zero-pressure accumulation roller conveyors are based on Interroll's Modular Conveyor … [Read more...]

Lowering Automation Costs Opening Door for Wider Implementation

One of the anticipated drivers of reusable packaging and pallet systems is automation. A new report from PMMI suggests that the automation trend is now gaining more traction with smaller and medium-sized producers. As costs decline for implementing automation, even small to medium-sized consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) are beginning to … [Read more...]

RMI’s New Warehouse Racking Safety Awareness Campaign

Warehouse pallet racking users will benefit from new rack safety awareness initiative  Late last year, the Rack Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (RMI) launched a rack safety awareness campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to increase awareness of overall industrial steel storage racking safety and also to emphasize the importance of RMI rack … [Read more...]

Volta Rolls Out Gearless Motorized Drive Roller

Milwaukee, Wisconsin —  Volta24 is the first company to introduce a universal, gearless motorized drive roller which will revolutionize the conveyor industry. Based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Volta24 brings 55 years of design and development experience to the motor and conveyor industry.  Volta24 is presenting the V24, a brushless DC gearless … [Read more...]

Sway Ventures Leads $25 Million Investment in Fetch Robotics

Leader in Autonomous Mobile Robots for Warehouse and Logistics Industries to Use Funding to Meet Growing Customer Demand SAN JOSE, Calif. – December 6, 2017 –  Fetch Robotics, the provider of the leading platform for collaborative robotic solutions, today announced that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Sway … [Read more...]

Creform AGV and carts ‘inject’ life into plastic injection molding operations

The Creform designed and built fully automated system consists of one AGV and six parts- handling carts Greer, SC—Creform Corporation has designed and built a complete parts-handling system for an automotive supplier of injection molded parts. The system consists of a Creform BST AGV Model CA-A50060-NSI and Creform built carts. The AGV works … [Read more...]

Carlsberg Group orders vision-enabled order fulfillment solution from Cimcorp

Cimcorp will supply a robotic order picking system for Carlsberg’s Sinebrychoff facility in Finland.   Ulvila, Finland – Leading logistics automation supplier, Cimcorp, is celebrating an order from Sinebrychoff – a subsidiary of the international brewing and beverage giant, Carlsberg – for a robotic dolly picking system at its … [Read more...]

AutoStore features reusables, expands its partner network with Dematic as a global partner

Ultra-high density automated storage system relies on overhead robots and a standardized reusable container system. AutoStore, inventor, and provider of the grid-based, scalable warehouse automation system, has signed a strategic global agreement with Dematic. The system relies on standardized reusable containers to help achieve ultra-high … [Read more...]

Surgere Partners With Fetch Robotics To Unveil Cycle-Counting Robot To Eliminate Inventory Tracking Failures

  Surgere’s ROBi platform has successfully completed a full-scale pilot at a Dayton, Ohio, Tier-1 automotive supplier’s distribution center and is ready for large-scale deployment. ROBi integrates Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology with Fetch Robotic’s award winning mobile robot platform to autonomously capture RFID label … [Read more...]

Trends Favoring Reusables and Tracking Tech in the Asia Pacific Pharma Market

Information reported in Technavio’s latest report on the pharmaceutical logistics market in APAC (Asia Pacific) provides an analysis of the most important trends expected the coming years. As an important sidebar, it also touches on some of the increased opportunities for reusable packaging. Technavio paints the pharmaceutical logistics market … [Read more...]