Modular Robotic Picking System handles mixed load pallets.

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Incorporating robots fitted with slim end effectors, intelligent Cube-IQ project planning software, conveyors, and stretch wrappers, Model ROP2000 offers fully automated, all-in-one solution for picking and palletizing complete mixed load pallets. Two articulated robot arms pick products from in-feed conveyors and place them on pallet that descends to stretch wrapper, while Cube-IQ software instructs robots on specific product placement to build mixed load.



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Axium Inc Announces Robotic Order Picking Solution for Mixed Load Picking and Palletizing



New ROP2000 Robotic System Addresses Growing Demand for Mixed Load Pallets, Shorter Supply Chain, Reduced Shipping Costs and Reduced Lot Sizes

Montreal, Quebec- Axium Inc. a leading robotics solution provider, today announced its new robotic order picking solution. The ROP2000 is a fully automated all-in-one solution for picking and palletizing complete mixed load pallets. The system utilizes robots fitted with slim end effectors, intelligent Cube-IQ project planning software, conveyors and stretch wrappers to custom create pallets of product. The extremely modular system allows manufacturers to reduce shipping and inventory while shortening the supply chain process and optimizing valuable floor space. Axium plans to showcase the system's capabilities on its booth # 1309 at the upcoming North American Material Handling & Logistics Show (NA 2010) April 26-29th in Cleveland, Ohio.

"Retailers are increasing demanding build-to-order product pallets and distribution centers and manufacturers are challenged with not only finding a solution that addresses this demand but also optimizes efficiency," said Robert Jodoin, president of Axium Inc. "The ROP2000 system can quickly and efficiently build custom pallets while improving working conditions, operations and productivity."

The ROP2000's two articulated robot arms pick products from in-feed conveyors and places them on a pallet that then descends to a stretch wrapper. The system uses Cube-IQ intelligent software to instruct the robots on specific product placement to build the mixed load. Axium's ROP2000 solution speeds time to market, allows retailers to better use floor space and reduce labor costs.

About Axium Inc.

Axium Inc. (www.axiumsolutions.com) is a global, robotics engineering solutions provider of robotic systems and services for multiple markets including the industrial, agricultural, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, plastic and consumer goods industries. Founded in 1989, the company designs, builds and delivers full engineered automated robotic manufacturing solutions for integration, process and industrial controls, material handling, assembly, and warehousing systems. Its fully trained staff of mechanical and electrical engineers deliver only the highest quality custom automated solutions to enhance the productivity, control and versatility of its customer's industrial processes. With headquarters in Montreal, Canada and a sales office in Calgary, Axium also operates companies in Croatia and Mexico.

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