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Geek Plus Robotics to showcase driverless forklift and latest warehouse automation solutions at ProMat

Geek Plus Robotics will be showcasing its latest and most advanced warehousing robotic solutions at ProMat 2019, the largest supply-chain trade show in the Americas, at Booth N6327, in Chicago, from April 8th to 11th.

New products include the C200 Bin-Carrying Robot Shuttle System, an Autonomous Forklift, and the OpenBox System, a platform to build and manage flexible moving lines in manufacturing and fully autonomous navigation in material handling.

Geek Plus will also demonstrate its M100 moving system and its wide range of cutting-edge technologies and AI-smart material handling robots for bins, pallets, boxes or single pieces – from goods receipt, unloading and storage, to picking, packing and order shipment. 

The solutions include:

  • Geek Picking System for order fulfilment in E-commerce and retailing industries;
  • Geek Moving System for material handling in factory logistics;
  • Geek Sorting System for parcels sortation in express;
  • Geek Automated Forklift for unmanned warehouse; and
  • Geek Robot Shuttle System for bin-carrying for single and multi-layer mezzanine racks.

Geek Moving System

The Geek Moving System replaces traditional AGVs and reduces labor intensity by flexible material handling and production line deployment.

Features include simple installation, elegant industrial design, high-precision navigation and long-lasting battery life, and its compatibility with cage trolley towing, conveyor roller, lifting and human-machine interaction.

The Geek Moving System is perfect for various scenarios in manufacturing such as raw materials receiving and transfer, picking, loading and production line interface.

Geek Robot Shuttle System

The new Geek C200 Robot Shuttle System is an innovative and productive tool to identify and pick standard-sized bins and carry them to workstations for picking and packing.

The system includes intelligent scheduling, accurate navigation and automatic charging.

It is suitable for multi-SKU storage and picking applications and is designed to operate on single layer rack and multi-layer mezzanine racks, fits within existing warehouses, and is easy to adapt to changes in workload by adding and removing robots.

Carton or shoe boxes can also be picked by the C200 with single box weights up to 40 Kg. Geek+ also offers a powerful robot management system which the company independently developed for each solution.

Geek Autonomous Forklift

Another innovative new product is the Geek Autonomous Forklift. This new forklift realizes self-driving through SLAM navigation and is capable of automated storage and retrieval.

Its sensors can detect the measurement and position of the goods on the shelves, pinpoint the pallet slots accurately and carry the goods to the appointed area under the instruction from the scheduling system – also developed by Geek Plus Robotics.

Geek OpenBox platform

In order to help factories and warehouses automate their lines, material handling and picking processes, Geek Plus has developed a comprehensive software platform called OpenBox.

OpenBox leverages SLAM navigation technology to revolutionize conventional handling processes. It learns from each task it performs to maximize route guidance, manage traffic and reduce waiting and jam times at packing stations.

The system allows users to build their own maps, offers rapid deployment functionality, efficient point-to-point transport and seamless docking, free from modification of environments.

The OpenBox system can be combined with a variety of robots and top modules to meet the diverse handling scenarios of different users.