May 5, 2010

Robotics links with AS/RS

By DC Velocity Staff

Kuka Systems Corporation and Westphalia Technologies offered a joint presentation on integrating dense storage automated storage/retrieval systems with high-speed robotic picking and palletizing, mixed layer picking and palletizing, layer forming, depalletizing, and merchandiser stacking. The companies based the presentation on their experience in joint projects, in particular for the food and beverage industry.

Westfalia Technologies provides logistics software and material handling equipment for plants, warehouses, and distribution centers. KUKA Systems North America develops and implements robot-based logistics solutions including end-of-line palletizing, depalletizing, mixed product palletizing, and engineering and consulting services for distribution and warehouse storage and fulfillment.

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