Murata Machinery

By Josh Bond · May 1, 2016
A robust industry continues strong growth with impressive performances among the biggest players.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2016
In response to rapidly changing demands, autonomous vehicles of all kinds are making their way into the modern warehouse.
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By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Building on their success in 2013, the Top 20 sustained growth in 2014 and are on track for continued improvement this year.
By MMH Staff · January 6, 2015
Canadian entity embraces Cimcorp brand.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 17, 2014
The combined companies offer one-stop-shop for materials handling and factory automation.
By MMH Staff · October 31, 2014
Cimcorp Group, which includes RMT Robotics Ltd in Canada, has 300 employees and has delivered 2,000 robotic systems to 40 countries across five continents.
By MMH Staff · October 22, 2014
Parent company's Logistics & Automation Division began servicing North American customers in 1962, 12 years before Murata machinery was established.
<p>Simpler interfaces and components on AGVs allow manufacturers to hand over the keys to the end-user.</p> By Josh Bond · September 1, 2014
As software interfaces and vehicle components improve, users of automatic guided vehicles are becoming less reliant on others to use and maintain their own fleets.
By MMH Staff · March 11, 2014
Schmidt brings experience in sales engineering and sales management.
<p>Conveyor and sortation systems are using software and controls to manage the flow of goods while distributing work in a way that eliminates bottlenecks.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2012
More companies are looking to materials handling automation to improve processes and lower operating costs. Modern asked 10 leading systems integrators what the future of automation might look like.
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By Lorie King Rogers · April 1, 2012
Modern’s 15th-annual survey of the world’s leading materials handling systems suppliers shows a continued trend of increased revenue in 2011 for the majority of the top companies.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2011
If you think AGVs, or automatic guided vehicles, are a mature technology, think again. Since 2005, the industry has seen an unparalleled level of innovation.
<p>The top five systems suppliers reported combined 2010 revenue of more than $6.83 billion, up 3.3% over 2009.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · April 14, 2011
Modern’s 14th-annual survey of leading materials handling systems suppliers from around the world shows that business in general is headed in a positive direction and revenue is growing again.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 2, 2010
As the downturn continues to force more companies to practice lean handling techniques, the latest developments in automated storage are yielding enhanced returns on investment.
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