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Rapid Growth in Mobile Automated Vehicles Cannot Leave Safety Behind

Safer Handling BY TOM GRESHAM As warehouses and distribution centers increasingly aim to incorporate automation into their operations, the interest in Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) has escalated, leading to robust growth in the industry. For MHI’s Mobile Automation Group (MAG), it is essential that growth is accompanied by an emphasis on safety. In fact, MAG ...

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Rack Systems Safety Starts with Recognition that Every Installation Is Different

Safer Handling BY TOM GRESHAM Photo provided by Rack Builders Videos of rack failures in warehouses and distribution centers are a staple of some corners of social media. Both horrifying and mesmerizing, the worst of the rack-related accidents are chain reactions of collapse that are dangerous to workers and lead to massive financial losses of lost product. “Failures don’t happen very ...

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