automated guided vehicle


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

automated guided vehicle (AGV)

computer controlled vehicles that are used to convey goods between one part of a production unit and another. AGVs are used in manufacturing organizations to convey part finished and finished items between WORKSTATIONS. They can also be used as part of AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS in WAREHOUSING. See STORE, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 PRESSWIRE-September 2, 2019-: Global Automated Guided Vehicle Markets, 2019-2024: Key Players are Daifuku, JBT, KION, KUKA, and Toyota Industries
The application consists of a standardized automated guided vehicle (AGV) and the service-proven LBR iiwa lightweight robot.
With this investment, ZF is executing its Next Generation Mobility strategy to strengthen its foothold in the Mobility-as-a-Service and automated guided vehicle growth markets, complementing its existing activities.
The aim of this article is to overview the automated guided vehicle (AGV) which becomes a vital part of the material handling strategies in large as well as small manufacturing enterprises.
As a result, for conveying operations in plants and warehouses, it becomes possible to transport parcels of various shapes and weights, not by a large, high-cost automated guided vehicle, but through the combination and collaboration of multiple small, low-cost automated guided vehicles.
Comau commercialized the automated guided vehicle (AGV) platform along with its AGV, the Agile1500.
"Automated guided vehicle market expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period"
This provides users with highly reliable visual alerts to help increase safety and productivity in indoor and outdoor applications such as Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV), utility trucks, trash trucks, logistics, warehousing, access control and security.
THE AUTOMATED GUIDED VEHICLE SYSTEMS (AGVS) Industry Group of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) reported at Modex that its member companies saw a 25% increase in sales of AGVs in 2011, totaling $108 million.
Two suppliers have combined forces to produce LaserTrucks+, an integrated solution that combines a picking and voice software suite with automated guided vehicle guidance technology and applies it to the PC 4500 series rider pallet truck.
They outline examples to illustrate concepts, theories, and approaches for solving actual application problems and cover applications to automated and reconfigurable manufacturing systems, and automated guided vehicle, semiconductor manufacturing, and flexible assembly systems.
The HyBot combines features of an automated guided vehicle (AGV) system with those of a manually operated motorized pallet jack or "walkie." Through an agreement between FMG Technologies and Hyster Company, the unit incorporates FMC's automation controls into Hyster's B60Z walkie model.

Full browser ?