Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

Intelligent AGV enhances lean manufacturing environments.

ADAM(TM) (Autonomous Delivery and Manipulation) optimizes operational productivity by robotically transporting work-in-process and finished goods between locations. Intended for lean manufacturing operations, it adjusts to changing environment without assistance from support lifelines such as guide wires, reflectors, or transponders. Standard features include laser range finding system, on-board...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Receives Patent for Automatic Trailer Loading and Unloading Vehicle

Farmington Hills, Mich. - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jervis B. Webb Company - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - U.S. Patent No. 7,648,329 for its Automatic Trailer Loading and Unloading technology. Webb uses this patented technology in its SmartLoader® Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV), which can load and...

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Toyota Joins the Lean Factory Group to Demonstrate AGV Technology at the Automation Technology Expo - ATX West

IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced it will participate with The Lean Factory Group, an association of America's leading lean manufacturing product and service providers, to showcase its Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) technologies at the Automation Technology Expo, ATX West. The event will take place Feb. 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim,...

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Automatic Guided Vehicle fits in tight spaces.

Automatic Guided Vehicle fits in tight spaces.

With minimum turning radius of 17.5 in., Tite-Space BST AGV Tugger is suited for delivering to line-side assembly points where space is limited. Unit consists of drive motor, 24 Vdc power supply, and guidance sensors. AGV travels in single direction along magnetic tape guidepath at speeds of 4-50 m/min and glides under stationary pushcarts, engaging cart by extending catch pin into BST interface....

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Toyota Material Handling Open House Showcases Top AGV Solutions

Toyota Material Handling Open House Showcases Top AGV Solutions

GEORGETOWN, Ky., (Aug. 27, 2009) - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (THMU), Industrial Concepts Incorporated (ICI) and AutoGuide gathered recently for an open house to present new concepts in Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) technologies. Open to the public, the event highlighted available AGV options and educated consumers on the advantages of the fully automated industrial equipment. The...

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Webb to Provide SmartCarts to Two Additional Western Container Corporation Facilities

Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 11, 2009) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced two new contracts with Western Container Corporation, a premier manufacturer of plastic bottles. Webb will supply five SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs) to Western Container's facility in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and...

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RMT Robotics Delivers Lean Manufacturing Solution to Otis Technology Inc. Using an Intelligent AGV, ADAM(TM)

Grimsby, Ontario, July 9, 2009 ... RMT Robotics, a world-leading robotics manufacturer and integrator in the field of materials handling automation, today announced that they have secured a contract to provide their revolutionary AGV, ADAM(TM), for seamless work in process materials delivery in Otis Technology's Lyons Falls manufacturing facility. Otis Technology manufactures the advanced gun...

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Wisconsin Lift Truck Becomes Value-Added Reseller of Jervis B. Webb Smartcart Automatic Guided Carts

October 16, 2008 BROOKFIELD, WI - Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. has announced an agreement with Jervis B. Webb Company to become a value-added reseller (VAR) of Webb's SmartCart(TM) Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs) in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Lift Corp. will supply, install and service Webb's SmartCarts. SmartCart AGCs are flexible, cost-effective automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) that are ideal for moving...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Helps Major Bottling Manufacturer Cut Costs and Increase Efficiency with Automatic Guided Carts

Farmington Hills, Mich. (October 6, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced a new contract with Western Container Corporation, a premier manufacturer of plastic bottles. The contract calls for Webb to supply four SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts to Western Container's new facility in Fife, Wash....

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