All posts tagged robotics

MHI Executive Summit Preview – Brian Federal

Brian Federal is heavily involved in the world of 3D printing, AI, and robotics. When studying 3D printing, he discovered that it is important to look around at other technologies and see how they interact to influence the development of […]

3 SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2016

Guest blog by Meghan Hennessey, MODEX 2016 exhibitor Clearpath Robotics The New Year is upon us and with that comes predictions of what 2016 has in store. Will Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) continue to drive materials on the factory floor? […]

Automation fuels job growth and demand for higher skill sets in the supply chain

Automation is creating improvements in manufacturing and supply chain efficiency that is driving up profits and employment. According to a new white paper titled “Robots Fuel the Next Wave of U.S. Productivity and Job Growth” there is a strong correlation […]

MHI view releases new video on the benefits of robotics and automation

MHI recently launched a new video platform – MHI view. MHI view content is designed to spark supply chain innovation by sharing useful information about the industry’s maturing, growing, and emerging technologies that were identified in the 2015 MHI Annual Industry […]

Amazon challenges students to develop robotic picker

Amazon recently held its inaugural “Amazon Picking Challenge” which inspired mechanical engineering and computer science students from around the world to design robots that can grab objects from warehouse shelves and place them in bins, tasks ordinarily done by people. […]

The Rise of Automation 
and Robotics in Supply Chains

On “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Captain Jean-Luc Picard often pondered the week’s signature conundrum over a cup of comfort. “Tea. Earl Gray. Hot,” he’d say to the Replicator, and a moment later it would materialize. We’re not quite there […]

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