Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

Dematic and Crown Equipment Alliance Launches Lasertrucks+(TM) Solution

GRAND RAPIDS, MI --- Dematic, a leading supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center, and Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's leading forklift manufacturers, today announce an alliance to collaborate on the research and development of new products that improve warehouse and distribution center productivity. The two companies are proud to introduce...

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Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) Named Primary Supplier For Egemin Hybrid AGV

HOUSTON - Egemin Automation Inc. (Egemin), the foremost manufacturer of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems, announced that Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), the leading provider of forklift trucks in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Latin America, is the primary component supplier for Egemin's Hybrid Automated Guide Vehicle (AGV). Egemin highlighted MCFA's contributions to...

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E&K to Present Compact Lift Truck A.G.V.

E&K to Present Compact Lift Truck A.G.V.

Process automation and materials handling equipment specialist, E&K, whose activities centre on the manufacture and implementation of automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems, will feature its COMPACT CBL driverless counterbalance truck at the Logistics Link South show. Ideal for retrofit applications as well as new installations, the German-built AGV is intended for multi-shift storage, retrieval...

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Creform Features New Products at ProMat 2011

Creform Features New Products at ProMat 2011

At ProMat 2010, Creform® Corporation (Booth #4814) will feature several unique product groups...a new BST AGV Tugger, Creform's exclusive 42mm pipe and joint system for heavy-duty applications and the Placon® Roller Conveyor System. The new CA-A50060-NSB AGV drives under a stationary cart equipped with a BST hitch, extends a tow pin to engage the cart and moves it to a predetermined location....

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Automated Materials Handling for Line-Side Delivery

Automated Materials Handling for Line-Side Delivery

IMHX 2010 show review Designed to move relatively light loads around a factory or warehouse without the need for a driver, a new automated guided vehicle (AGV) was launched by E&K AUTOMATION at the IMHX show this year (16 - 19 November 2010). From the ECO Z range of tow tractors, the new ECO ZM4 is a low-cost, highly compact and manoeuvrable vehicle that is particularly suitable for delivering...

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National Audit Lends More Credence to Replace Forklifts with Unmanned Vehicles

National Audit Lends More Credence to Replace Forklifts with Unmanned Vehicles

A recent announcement of South Australia's part in a national campaign to assess and improve forklift safety in the wholesale grocery and fruit/vegetable industries is, according to a top Australian industrial company, the first example of how Australia across the board is admitting traditional forklifts are not the way of the future. Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd, which has begun rollout...

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Automated Tugger uses magnetic guidepath to transport carts.

Automated Tugger uses magnetic guidepath to transport carts.

Creform BST AGV drive unit functions as automated tugger, eliminating need for manned delivery vehicle, and drives under stationary cart equipped with BST hitch, extends tow pin into hitch, and delivers cart to designated work area. Able to retract tow pin and move out to pick up another cart, tugger can service fleet of carts. Product includes low-rolling resistance casters, obstacle sensor with...

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Lockheed Martin's SMSS Autonomous Vehicle to Demonstrate Portable Battery Charging for Dismounted Soldiers

DALLAS, Oct. 25 -- Lockheed Martin's Squad Mission Support System (SMSS(TM)) autonomous vehicle will demonstrate its rugged maneuverability while meeting Soldiers' needs to recharge batteries in Portable Power Excursion (PPE) tests next month at Fort Riley, KS. The Portable Power Excursion test is part of the larger Nett Warrior program, which will use the PPE tests to collect data and form a...

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Driverless Lift Trucks Automate Samsonite Warehouse

Driverless Lift Trucks Automate Samsonite Warehouse

Automated guided vehicle (AGV) specialist, E&K Automation, has converted three Linde K-Range VNA (very narrow aisle) stacker trucks so that they move without drivers around luggage manufacturer, Samsonite's new warehouse in Oudenaarde, Belgium. Working alongside operator controlled lift trucks, the computer controlled AGVs have transformed the efficiency of this busy European storage and...

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Human Risk Factor Removed from Forklift Function

Human Risk Factor Removed from Forklift Function

Australian companies are taking steps to reduce the number of accidents involving forklifts, arguably the best form of remedy is to remove forklift fleets altogether and replace them with an automated version which all but ensures people will not be injured. Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd is using its design-to-completion capabilities to fit out warehouses and processing plants with...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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