Visitors to LogiMAT 2016 will experience first-hand the innovative strength of intralogistics specialist Swisslog, at the event to be held in Stuttgart, Germany from March 8–10, 2016. Industry 4.0 and new technologies based on this concept have opened up the perspective of forward-looking companies. Only those who actively shape the transition from manual to automated and networked intralogistics effectively and efficiently, will remain competitive in the long run.
The Swisslog booth at LogiMAT will feature a large, dynamic exhibit that will demonstrate the possibilities of innovative systems networking in intralogistics. The exhibit will unite familiar light goods technologies such as CarryPick and AutoStore with new developments and advances from Swisslog, including a fully automated picking station and a new high-performance shuttle system.
Humans and Robots Working Side By Side
Swisslog will present its groundbreaking solution for state-of-the-art light goods handling, Automated Item Pick (AIP). This fully automated picking station teams humans with robots, enabling direct cooperation between man and machine, with no safety fences required. The core component of this solution is KUKA’s highly sensitive LBR iiwa lightweight robot. At the Swisslog booth, trade fair visitors will be able to see this new solution in action. AIP intelligently complements the AutoStore and CarryPick light goods systems from Swisslog and delivers accelerated and significantly improved picking performance.
In response to the challenges faced by the retail, pharmaceutical, and food & beverage industries, Swisslog has developed a new shuttle technology that offers outstanding performance, flexibility and reliability. Representing the latest generation of shuttle systems, this technology is a natural part of a smart logistics solution that relies on the intelligent “autonomy” of material flow control. The new shuttle system from Swisslog will be one of the centerpieces of the Swisslog booth at LogiMAT where it will be presented for the first time to a wider technical audience.
“We live and work in a networked world marked by the increasing diversity, complexity and speed of the flow of goods,” comments Daniel Hauser, Managing Director for Central Europe at Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions. “We respond with optimized logistics solutions that offer maximum scalability and are controlled in real time. They form the basis to enable our customers to continually adapt to new market requirements.”