MHI recently launched a blog that concentrates on warehouse and distribution center automation and robotics solutions. The AGVS, ASRS, CSS, Solutions Community and TRG Industry Groups of MHI collaborated on the creation of this new informational and news resource for manufacturing and supply chain professionals.
Traditionally, industrial robots in material handling applications have been limited to palletizing/depalletizing, conveyor picking or other highly-repetitive tasks. However, technology advancements and the expansion of ecommerce have created opportunities for the expansion of robots and automated solutions into a wider variety of applications, including warehousing and distribution center activities.
The MHI Warehouse Automation Blog will feature regular updates from industry experts on the latest trends and technologies in this space. MHI will also distribute a monthly newsletter featuring the latest news on these topics. Interested parties can view the blog and sign up for the newsletter at warehouseautomation.org
Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) members are the Industry’s leading suppliers of automatic guided vehicle systems. They supply systems worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector. For more information visit mhi.org/agvs
Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems (ASRS) members are the Industry’s leading suppliers of automated storage/retrieval systems. They supply systems worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector. To learn more, visit mhi.org/as-rs
Conveyor & Sortation Systems (CSS) members are the Industry’s leading providers of conveyors and sortation systems. They design, fabricate and install conveyor and sortation systems worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector. To learn more, visit mhi.org/css
About Solutions Community
MHI Solutions Community members are Industry’s thought leaders on automation, software, hardware, equipment and services that support a fully integrated supply chain. This includes suppliers, integrators, consultants, media, academia and users. They collaborate on solutions worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector. Learn more, visit mhi.org/solutions-community
The Robotics Group (TRG) are leading manufacturers, integrators, consultants, and component suppliers of robotic solutions designed specifically for warehousing and distribution applications. To learn more, visit mhi.org/trg
is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third-party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product- and solution-specific groups. The association also sponsors trade events, such as ProMat
, to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to education industry professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.