Tag: giant

  • DFI provides ‘the most reliable brain and cerebellum’ for giant AGV in LCD panel factories

    DFI provides ‘the most reliable brain and cerebellum’ for giant AGV in LCD panel factories

    DFI’s AMR-dedicated AI computer enhances mobility and accuracy of mobile robots The humble LCD panel was originally one of the Taiwanese government’s “Two Trillion & Twin Star” plan to develop its high-tech sectors. Now, it’s one of the country’s most significant symbols of electronics manufacturing. With the trend of panel generation becoming larger and larger,…

  • Ahold Delhaize expands micro-fulfillment with Swisslog and AutoStore

    Ahold Delhaize expands micro-fulfillment with Swisslog and AutoStore

    Ahold Delhaize is expanding its micro-fulfillment capabilities as part of its omnichannel supply chain using warehouse automation technology from Swisslog and AutoStore. Ahold Delhaize USA, a division of Netherlands-based Ahold Delhaize, is the parent company for Ahold Delhaize’s US companies, including its local brands, which comprise: Food Lion; Giant Food; The Giant Company; Hannaford and…

  • Retail giant Gap improves supply chain with Kindred ‘Sort’ robots

    Retail giant Gap improves supply chain with Kindred ‘Sort’ robots

    Retail giant Gap says it has improved its supply chain output by implementing robots supplied by Kindred. (See video below.) The system Kindred has supplied uses industrial robotic arms originally manufactured by Fanuc integrated into a solution called “Sort”. Gap says that it has been “faced with an unprecedented surge in e-commerce and an extreme…

  • Boeing ‘abandons’ robots in favour of humans

    Boeing ‘abandons’ robots in favour of humans

    Boeing has reportedly abandoned the use of some robotic systems that were being used for fuselage work such as drilling and fastening. According to the Seattle Times, the implementation of the robots “proved painful to set up and (was) error-prone”. The news website quoted Jason Clark, Boeing vice president of 777/777X operations, who said back…

  • Foxconn boss Terry Gou considers automating the entire population of Taiwan

    Foxconn boss Terry Gou considers automating the entire population of Taiwan

    Foxconn boss Terry Gou has confirmed that he is considering running for president in Taiwan’s general election next year, according to the South China Morning Post. “I will decide in the next two days whether to run for president,” Gou told reporters at a seminar in Taipei earlier today. “I hardly slept last night thinking…