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With Workforce Challenges Prompting Greater Interest In Robots, MHI’s New Robotics Industry Group Offers Resources

By MHI Industry Group, Warehouse Automation Although robotics technology already plays a significant role in the automation of distribution centers and warehouses—and several established MHI industry groups focus on areas within the material handling industry that utilize robotics—recent trends prompted […]

New Video on MHI View: Applications for Autonomous Mobile Robots

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: Applications for Autonomous Mobile Robots Autonomous mobile robots are no longer a technology of the future. They are in use in manufacturing and distribution centers right now and operations […]

Decentralized Control in Automated Storage

New Video on MHI View: Decentralized Control in Automated Storage

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: Decentralized Control in Automated Storage Although the material handling and supply chain industry is on the cutting edge of break through technology such as AI and robotics, wide spread […]

New Video on MHI View: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption The distribution centers of the future are likely to be largely automated. But while it’s a benefit in the short term for productivity, […]

Four Truths About Distribution Center Robots, And Distribution Center Jobs

Guest blog by MHI member company, Lucas Systems  Many articles about robots in the distribution center include predictions of large scale job losses. “Robots Replace People” is a good, attention-grabbing headline, but the truth is more complicated. The reality is […]

New Video on MHI View: 3 Considerations to Justify the Cost of Automation

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: 3 Considerations to Justify the Cost of Automation The modern distribution center is changing quickly and purely manual processes are no longer efficient enough to keep up with the […]

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