Modern Materials Handling: Robots edge into packaging

Modern Materials Handling: Robots edge into packaging

From Modern Materials Handling:

Robots have long been used for end-of-line packaging of single SKUs, but are now branching out into more complex uses such as packing e-commerce orders, placing items into shipping cartons, or inducting items into autobaggers. It’s still early, but today’s more intelligent robots are being used in some very promising ways to take on volume and variability without adding labor.

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