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How AMRs work with lean manufacturing

Graham Immerman
November 20, 2017

AMRs (autonomous mobile robots) can fall in line with lean manufacturing initiatives, which is exactly what they do in a Honeywell Analytics facility. "Intuitive web programming lets Honeywell easily change production lines to meet its lean manufacturing goals, and the MiR100s were the only AMRs available that could autonomously control lifts to navigate the company’s multi-story facility." Using them for low-level tasks instead of workers increases efficiency and safety, and creates a space for workers become trained for higher level jobs.

AMRs Support Lean Manufacturing InitiativesSource: http://www.engineering.com

Three MiR autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are automating the transfer of materials throughout a Honeywell Analytics facility. Intuitive web programming lets Honeywell easily change production lines to meet its lean manufacturing goals, and the MiR100s were the only AMRs available that could autonomously control lifts to navigate the company’s multi-story facility. Read More

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