Control Systems

Manufacturers ramp up automation to keep pace with industry growth

By Modern Materials Handling

Jun 10, 2016

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The resurgence of manufacturing and assembly has spurred investment in refurbishing of existing domestic facilities and establishment of new plants, particularly in Mexico. This is translating directly into increased investment in new materials handling automation equipment and technologies.

Among the latest systems and technologies automakers are deploying are more-ergonomic conveyors for assembly line operations and automated guided vehicles

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