Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

Automotive Supplier Faurecia Engages Swisslog to Automate New Emissions Technologies (FECT) Manufacturing Facility in Columbus, Indiana

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Faurecia, global leader of seat frames and mechanisms, emissions control technologies and vehicle interiors will work with Swisslog Warehouse Distribution Solutions (WDS) to make its new facility Industry 4.0 ready. Applying intralogistics principles to the automotive manufacturing industry Faurecia retained Swisslog to apply intralogistics expertise to the automation and...

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AGV System facilitates 24/7 production.

AGV System facilitates 24/7 production.

Consisting of 2 AGVs, Custom AGV System moves stacks of- empty trays from end of production line back to starting process. Each end of vehicle follows peel-and-stick guide path independently to ensure accurate tracking. AGVs are managed by- traffic control system which communicates to each vehicle via 5 GHz radio link. Traveling at max speed of 50 m/min over 325 ft guide path, bi-directional...

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If at First You Succeed...Deliver, Deliver Again

If at First You Succeed...Deliver, Deliver Again

Repeat business is the best kind of business. It not only shows that you have succeeded but it shows a willingness on both parties to continue to partner up and succeed. And as we all know, success breeds success. Case in point, a building hardware manufacturer and repeat customer of Creform Corporation was searching for another solution to its material delivery needs at one of its plants. The...

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The Future of the AGC is now!

The Future of the AGC is now!

Not all AGV's – also referred to as AGC's - are created equal. Handling Specialty's customized automatic guided vehicle was designed, built and tested at their facilities for a truck-body builder who required specific application details and safety options which Handling Specialty delivered. Flexibility to alter the assembly floor is a new advancement in automated guided vehicles where in the...

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Creform to Showcase AGVs, Workstations and Flow Racks at MODEX 2016

Creform to Showcase AGVs, Workstations and Flow Racks at MODEX 2016

Creform Corporation, Greer SC, a manufacturer of unique products for the design and building of material handling structures and automatic guided vehicles to help achieve lean and continuous improvement programs, will feature several of its products in booth 763, at MODEX 2016, April 4-7, 2016, Atlanta, GA. Highlighting the exhibit will be the standard NSI AGV which can control up to 50 courses...

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The Third Time is 'Another' Charm. Creform AGC Helps Put the Pack in Packaging

The Third Time is 'Another' Charm. Creform AGC Helps Put the Pack in Packaging

Economical and compact AGC allows packaging company to repetitively move small and light loads effectively Nothing says more about the value of a company’s product than repeat business from an existing customer. Case in point is Creform and a consumer packaging company. The packaging company had long been a customer of Creform and had purchased a variety of AGV models. Along with some of the...

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Creform AGV Tugger with Shelves Provides Ability to Tow Carts for Added Capacity and Capability

Creform AGV Tugger with Shelves Provides Ability to Tow Carts for Added Capacity and Capability

Simple and low cost system tows carts throughout warehouse and production area A west coast manufacturer of door hardware was looking for ways to improve on its material handling operation within its multi-shift operation. They looked to Creform and its engineers to ‘open the door’ for answers. Enter a system consisting of three Creform AGV Tuggers and carts along with battery storage carts...

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Creform to Showcase AGVs, Heavy Duty Workstations and Flow Racks at 2015 Assembly Show

Creform to Showcase AGVs, Heavy Duty Workstations and Flow Racks at 2015 Assembly Show

Creform Corporation, Greer SC, a manufacturer of unique products for the design and building of material handling structures and vehicles will feature several of its products in booth 831, at the 2015 Assembly Show, October 27-29, Rosemont, IL. Highlighting the exhibit will be the standard NSI AGV which can control up to 50 courses with 128 commands each via HMI touch screen and built-in RFID for...

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Creform AGV Ideal for Tight Turns and Narrow Aisle Material Handling

Creform AGV Ideal for Tight Turns and Narrow Aisle Material Handling

An international building hardware manufacturer was searching for a solution to its material delivery capabilities at one of its plants. The problem was, unlike its other location, this facility had narrow aisles with tight turns. The manufacturer already was a customer of Creform customer, so they looked to Creform's engineers to provide a solution. That solution was a Creform Tite-Space BST AGV...

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New Creform Super NSI AGV Combines with Existing System to Deliver Heavy Carts Just in Time

New Creform Super NSI AGV Combines with Existing System to Deliver Heavy Carts Just in Time

An automotive parts integrator has been using Creform AGVs with a traffic control system in its plant for a variety of operations.-  The plant is located next to an OEM assembly plant, simplifying just-in-time delivery. A new application with larger and heavier trailers presented some delivery challenges. The two facilities are connected by a delivery tunnel so intermodal transportation is not...

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