Historically, robot applications have been limited to the automotive and electronic sectors. However over the past decade, growth in material handling orders indicates that the robotics industry is exploring new avenues, particularly in consumer goods, such as food, beverage and pharmaceuticals.
Mixed load palletizing with robots - the ultimate in flexibility and efficiency
ABB Robotics has seen an increase in the use of robotic systems used in warehouses, logistics and distribution centres. Frank-Peter Kirgis explains how robots are keeping companies competitive, by reducing costs and streamlining the supply chain.
Feb 27th, 2010