Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

Daifuku Webb Features Live Demonstration of Its Duosys Automated Storage & Retrieval System at Promat Show

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. - Daifuku Webb Holding Company, which consists of Jervis B. Webb Company and Daifuku America Corporation - will feature a live demonstration of its DUOSYS Automated Storage & Retrieval System (AS/RS) at ProMat 2013, January 21-24, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. A news conference to discuss our latest innovations will be held on Monday, January 21 at 2 p.m. in booth...

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Continuous Improvement and Lean are Still the Watchword at Creform Booth

Continuous Improvement and Lean are Still the Watchword at Creform Booth

ProMat 2013 Exhibitor Preview Information At ProMat 2013, January 21-24, Chicago, IL, Creform® Corporation, Greer, SC (Booth #1881) will demonstrate how its products and sales engineers help manufacturers strengthen their lean and continuous improvement programs. Some of Creform's latest products that support lean will include its most sophisticated AGV drive unit, the BST NSI Tugger model, its...

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Toyota Industries' Automated Guided Container Transport System Named '2012 Good Design Best 100'

Toyota Industries' Automated Guided Container Transport System Named '2012 Good Design Best 100'

IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) announced that its Automated Guided Container Transport System has been selected for the 2012 Good Design Best 100, the world's most prestigious global awards recognizing new product design. The Good Design Awards, established by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP), recognize designs that positively impact lifestyle, industry and...

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Opportunity Charging Lets Creform Tite-Space BST AGV Work around the Clock

Opportunity Charging Lets Creform Tite-Space BST AGV Work around the Clock

An automotive manufacturer uses Creform BST style units to deliver kitted parts from a supermarket storage area to mixed assembly line production areas 24/7 An automobile manufacturer, located in the southeast U.S., needed to develop a system for delivering kitted parts to its assembly lines in support of a mixed assembly production system. Its objective was to install an unmanned AGV system that...

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Jervis B. Webb Company's Innovation Leads to New Patents for Its Automatic Guided Vehicles

Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 25, 2011) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company and leading provider of material handling solutions - U.S. Patent No. 7,980,808 for its Automatic Transport Loading System and Method and U.S. Patent No. 7,991,521 for its Variable Path for Automated Guided Vehicle. The Automatic...

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U.S. Army Selects Lockheed Martin's SMSS Autonomous Vehicle for Afghanistan Deployment

DALLAS - The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, through the Robotics Technology Consortium, selected the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) to deploy to Afghanistan for a first-of-its-kind military assessment. SMSS will deploy as the winner of the Project Workhorse Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) competition sponsored by the Army. The largest autonomous vehicle ever to be...

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Reconditioned Creform AGV Fleet Allows Automaker to Capitalize on Original Investment

Reconditioned Creform AGV Fleet Allows Automaker to Capitalize on Original Investment

After the closing of an automotive assembly plant Creform reconditioned its fleet of BST style AGV units to better-than-new condition at a cost far less than replacement. When an automotive manufacturer recently closed one of its assembly plants it decided to have its fleet of Creform® BST style AGV tuggers reconditioned and redeployed to some of its other facilities rather then scrap them. The...

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Lockheed Martin Announces DSEI Media Briefing Schedule; Demonstrates Broad Range of Capabilities and Technologies

LONDON - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will be showcasing its ability to rapidly respond in the new reality with a broad range of affordable global security products and services at the Defence and Security Equipment International Exhibition at the Excel Centre in London from September 13-16. Go to http://www.lockheedmartin.co.uk/dsei/ for schedule updates, news releases and reports on Lockheed...

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Creform Features New AGV at Aatexpo11

Creform Features New AGV at Aatexpo11

At the AATExpo 2011, September 20-22, Chicago, IL, Creform® Corporation, Greer, SC (Booth #) will feature its new BSTNSI AGV Tugger model. The NSI model drives under a stationary cart, extends a tow pin to engage the cart and moves it to a predetermined location. It has a sophisticated control system for up to 50 courses, 128 commands, each programmed by a PC or onboard touch screen. Safety...

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Raymond Automates Material Handling Tasks with Vision Guided Technology for Enhanced Productivity

GREENE, N.Y. - The Raymond Corporation, in collaboration with Seegrid, announces the development of automated lift trucks that integrate vision guided technology - Guided by Seegrid(TM) - with Raymond® lift trucks to enable simple flexible automation solutions without system constraints. Raymond automated lift trucks utilize an open architecture with a standardized interface to integrate the...

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