Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) & Laser guided Vehicles (LGV)

An automated guided vehicle (AGV) is a robot or driverless forklift truck designed, built and configured to increase efficiency and reduce costs by helping to automate the movement of goods in a manufacturing facility or warehouse. There are a number of different sizes and types of automatic guided vehicles depending on the application and use. The automated guided vehicle can either be programmed to follow markers or wires in the floor of a warehouse or manufacturing plant or they can work through the use of vision or lasers. They are used to perform a repetitive sequence of operations however their role can be changed at any time to perform any type of towing or carrying tasks. This is particularly useful when the role changes or the re-configuration of a manufacturing plant or warehouse takes place.

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Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated Guided Vehicles

Cost Effective Materials Handling On-Time, Every-Time.

Reliable chargers get 5 year warranty as standard

Reliable chargers get 5 year warranty as standard

Exide Technologies investment in the production of High Frequency chargers is already providing benefits to owners of materials handling vehicle fleets.

The Jury's first choice: Automatic Guided Vehicles controlled by voice

The Jury's first choice: Automatic Guided Vehicles controlled by voice

Dematic wins the innovation prize awarded by the "Initiative Mittelstand"

Aetna UK and Euroimpianti - a powerful combination in packaging automation

Aetna UK and Euroimpianti - a powerful combination in packaging automation

Since 2003 Aetna UK has been the exclusive UK distributor for Euroimpianti Robotic Arm Palletisers, Pick and Place Units and LGV Systems for end-of-line automation.

TransCar AGVs powered by Saft Ni-Cd battery modules achieve remarkable savings for hospital in North America

TransCar AGVs powered by Saft Ni-Cd battery modules achieve remarkable savings for hospital in North America

Use of fast charging Saft STM battery modules has enabled Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital to significantly increase the availability of its AGV fleet by implementing an opportunity charging regime.

Swisslog showcases automated material transport system

Swisslog showcases automated material transport system innovation at the 2008 International Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design, and Construction.(PDC) in Orlando, FL.

Changing Material Handling at John Deere

Changing Material Handling at John Deere

In a move to streamline their lawn tractor assembly plant John Deere decided to consolidate their three separate product lines into a single, common component platform line.

SGVs Used to Transport Raw Material for Large Chemical Manufacturer

SGVs Used to Transport Raw Material for Large Chemical Manufacturer

A self guided vehicle (SGV) system was integrated with existing plant equipment including conveyors and a robotic arm system in a large chemical manufacturer's plant.

Make Pallet Handling Efficient and Productive

Make Pallet Handling Efficient and Productive

An Automatic Guided Vehicles System (AGVS) is an excellent alternative to conveyors when fixed path routing doesnt work.

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