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    Optimize for Operational Efficiency with AGV Data

    Learn How to Deliver Data that Drives Results Consumers want products faster, better, and at low cost, driving the material handling sector to become more competitive. Because of this, forward-thinking companies are seeking ways to implement ...
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    December 12, 2018

    Adapting to Automation: Lessons for Long-Term ...

    This article was originally published in SupplyChainBrain. What’s the top next-gen technology that’s on strategic agendas across executive war rooms? The answer is automation and robotics, according to a recent survey of more than 800 financial ...
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    December 11, 2018

    How Employers and Employees Can Adapt to an ...

    This article was originally published in InformationWeek. Despite the fact that suppliers who are adopting automation technologies have the potential to reap substantial cost savings and increase profitability, some fear that the proliferation of ...
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    AGV Safety Benefits of Automation Industry 4.0

    December 8, 2018

    Advance Your Materials Handling Operations with ...

    This article was originally published in IndustryWeek. As manufacturers and distributors undertake new automation initiatives and push toward Industry 4.0 - the fourth industrial revolution - they have access to an unprecedented amount of data. The ...
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    Industry 4.0 Seegrid Technology Advanced Analytics

    October 17, 2018

    Don't Get Beaten by a Robot: 3 Ways to Ensure ...

    This article was originally published in Entrepreneur. A common thread in conversations about automation is the uncertainty people feel about their long-term job security. Despite (or perhaps because of) automation’s impressive ability to streamline ...
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    Future of Automation Industry 4.0

    July 17, 2018

    What Automation Means for the Human Workforce

    This article was originally published in Business 2 Community. The advent of automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning is perhaps one of the biggest disruptions that the manufacturing industry has encountered. These technologies ...
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    Future of Automation Industry 4.0

    May 16, 2018

    4 Benefits Robots Bring to the Workforce

    This article was originally published in Business 2 Community. Last month, an annual gathering of top manufacturing experts took place at MODEX, one of the world’s largest conferences for manufacturing and supply chain solutions. This year’s theme ...
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    Benefits of Automation Industry 4.0

    September 5, 2017

    Lean Manufacturing: Eliminate the 7 Wastes With ...

    More Optimization, Less Waste We live in an age when many aspects of our lives are continuously optimized and improved upon. We call up transportation at the touch of an app. Instead of waiting at a doctor’s office, we opt for medical consultations ...
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    Manufacturing Benefits of Automation

    June 21, 2017

    5 Steps on Your Journey Toward Industry 4.0

    Introducing new technology can be disruptive: upending the status quo is always challenging for businesses and their employees. For manufacturers, though, the idea of the smart factory of the future is quickly becoming a reality, and even those ...
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    Manufacturing Industry 4.0

    May 17, 2017

    Industry 4.0: Taking a Look into the Past, ...

    The introduction of new technology can be disruptive: change is challenging for businesses and their employees. But the smart factory of the future is quickly becoming a reality, and even those hesitant to embrace these advancements are finding it ...
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    Future of Automation Manufacturing Industry 4.0

    July 14, 2016

    18 Questions to Ask Your AGV Vendor: Part 2

    Check out Part 1. With so many AGV solutions on the market, it can be difficult to tell which AGV is right for your application and facility. Before investing in automation, ask your AGV vendor these important questions about install times, safety ...
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    Future of Automation Benefits of Automation

    June 22, 2016

    18 Questions to Ask Your AGV Vendor: Part 1

    Manufacturers are increasingly turning to automation to solve their materials handling challenges. But as many are realizing, not all AGV companies are alike. The various AGV solutions on the market have vastly different degrees of flexibility, ...
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    Future of Automation Benefits of Automation

    May 25, 2016

    IIoT: The Next Frontier in Manufacturing

    Machines on the plant floor will soon actively identify problems, determine a course of action, execute, and measure those results—all without human interaction. It's not the Jetsons—it's the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and it's already ...
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    Benefits of Automation Industry 4.0

    May 11, 2016

    Aerospace Manufacturing: A Need to Innovate, But ...

    Like many industries, the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector is facing increased pressure to continuously innovate and increase productivity, while also reducing labor and operating costs. Achieving all these targets requires a large, specialized ...
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    Manufacturing Benefits of Automation

    May 13, 2015

    3 Key Ways Automation Reduces Safety and ...

    With an aging workforce, injuries are expected to increase in the labor force. Therefore, leveraging technology to automate difficult or repetitive tasks will positively impact concerns over safety and ergonomic issues, and other labor challenges ...
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    AGV Safety Benefits of Automation

    April 16, 2015

    The Benefits of Automated Fork Trucks

    Many material handling warehouse activities these days are being automated, partly due to technology advances and partly due to the very competitive nature of business. Picking, packing, shipping, cross-docking—automation is seemingly taking over ...
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    Benefits of Automation Seegrid Technology

    March 11, 2015

    Flexible Automation For a Dynamic Manufacturing ...

    In a dynamic production environment, as companies continue to experience an increase in manufacturing complexities, there is typically an increase in labor resources as well. For operations managers, it becomes a balancing act to manage the ...
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    Benefits of Automation Seegrid Technology

    October 22, 2014

    Three Key Advantages of Mother Daughter Carts and ...

    Through the years, the use of mother-daughter cart solutions in conjunction with vision guided vehicles (VGVs) has become more widely recognized, and for many applications is considered to be a Lean best practice. While many users documenting the ...
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    Benefits of Automation Seegrid Technology

    September 17, 2014

    Customers Leading the Way: Lean and Flexible ...

    Lean manufacturing or lean production, as we know, is not a new approach for implementing efficient manufacturing processes.  Lean is a well-known philosophy and has been part of manufacturing methods since the 1990s, but as customers increase the ...
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    Manufacturing Optimize Automation

    July 2, 2014

    Forklift-Free: Automated Tugger Solutions With ...

    In the final part of the two part blog series on forklift-free driving safety, we cover the consequential costs associated with forklift labor, and the benefits that result from implementing driverless automated tugger solutions safer alternative. ...
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    AGV Safety Benefits of Automation

    June 25, 2014

    Forklift Free: Driving Safety and Efficiency

    In part one of the two part series of this blog, we cover forklift dangers being inherently dangerous vehicles, as approximately every three days, someone in the U.S. is killed in a forklift related accident.  Even with safety regulations for the ...
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