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Self Guided Vehicle Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial self guided vehicle manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source self guided vehicle manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These self guided vehicle companies can design, engineer and manufacture self guided vehicle to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these self guided vehicle manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of wire guided vehicles, rail guided vehicles, automated guided carts.

  • Walker, MI

    At Savant Automation, our self guided vehicles can move considerably more loads, material handling is planned and predictable and can operate at a programmed speed to meet product rates while maintaining safety. With our expertise and experience, customers choose our company to complete all of their self guided vehicle requirements. Call our company today.

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  • Charlotte, NC

    It is our pledge to bring you self-guided vehicles that are capable of carrying up to five thousand pounds. Our products go through tests under the meticulously watchful eyes of our quality control division to ensure product excellence always! Our staff is committed to working with you whenever you have a problem until the correct solution presents itself. Contact our company via email or telephone or visit our website and fill out the easy form!

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  • St. Augustine, FL

    AMERDEN AGVS offers custom automatic guided vehicle systems for your exact material handling needs. Laser, inertial & wire guided vehicles to 100 ton. System upgrades & retrofit of different brands is an economical solution to any customer. Amerden is the North American rep for AGV Electronics, AGVE controls, CB10, CB12, DIS10, DIS20, ANT10, CHP35 & more, with complete repair facilities in the US.

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  • Charlotte, NC

    At Transbotics, we have a vast selection of products including self guided vehicles. Our products can be integrated with other types of automation equipment and software. Our goal is the best solution for customer based on their individual requirements. Get in touch with our staff for any questions. We want you to see how we can cut operating costs and increase margin for you.

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  • Chalfont, PA

    Our self-guided vehicles allow for the economical movement of materials. These AGVs can be used to deliver parts to an assembly line or move standard loads up to 2,000 pounds. Our well trained staff provides the technical support that you can rely on to help keep your business moving. We have technicians on standby around the clock in order to answer your hardest questions whenever you need them answered most. Get in touch with us via telephone or email today or come visit us on the web!

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  • Pittsburgh, PA

    Seegrid is the leading provider of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling with hundreds of thousands of miles driven. The Seegrid Smart Platform combines flexible and reliable infrastructure-free vision guided vehicles with fleet management and enterprise intelligence data for a complete connected solution.

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  • Warren, MI

    Leading the market in superior uptime with reliable autonomous material handling technologies. Products and services include autonomous guided vehicles, collaborative robots, 3D printing, and other Industry 4.0 technologies.

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  • Grass Valley, CA

    It is our mission to ensure that each and every one of our customers is receiving the best service possible to keep you coming back to us for all of your self-guided vehicle needs. Our products serve a broad variety of industries including packaging, nuclear, automotive, pharmaceutical, food and beverage as well as many others. We have technicians standing by that you can count on twenty four hours a day seven days a week. For more information, visit our website today!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Aethon's Autonomous Robots Work Hard 24 Hours a Day

AGV Aethon manufactures autonomous mobile delivery robots for use in hospitals and manufacturing environments. We are located in Pittsburgh, PA and all of our robots are made in the USA. Founded in 2004, we have quickly become a leader in the AGV industry. In fact, our solutions are in use at some of the most prestigious medical centers in the world. Our name, Aethon, comes from a horse in ancient Greek mythology that pulled the sun across the sky each day. Similarly, our products work hard 24 hours a day... Read More

Human Labor or Complete Automation?

As companies constantly innovate to stay ahead of the competition in this capitalist economy, companies have been automatizing their production process to increase overall efficiency. There are many advantages to switching over to machines but it doesn't come without a few costs. Some people worry about job loss, but as with any new innovation or machine, less workers are needed for increased production. One of the ways companies are automatizing is by using self guided vehicles. Self guided vehicles have many advantages. They can dramatically increase production quality and output... Read More

Self Guided Vehicles

What if you could have a whole army of vehicles that could autonomously work for your company? Actually, it is possible, and has been for some time. The first self guided vehicle was created in 1953. Since then self guided vehicles also called automated guided vehicles can do assigned jobs for your company autonomously. The modern generations of these machines have advanced drastically in efficiency and intelligence. Typically, each vehicle is designed for one specific task, some more intricate than others. One common design is a forked vehicle. They are... Read More

Top 5 Impacts Self-Driving Cars Will Have on the U.S. Economy

Automation Replacing Human Workers Since the beginning of time, humans have searched for ways to increase the efficiency of work. The pursuit of improved effectiveness and work habits has shaped not only our technology but also our entire culture. Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have implemented technology in some ways to push economic progress. While this process has delivered increased production at lowered cost through mass-production, it has also generated cultural anxiety throughout history. The United States and many other countries are now suffering from another moment of concern as... Read More

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Self Guided Vehicles

Self guided vehicles are computer-controlled transportation units that perform applications without any sort of human direction or control. Used increasingly in place of fork lifts, conveyor systems and manual push-carts, automatic guided vehicles provide high volumes of movement, especially for repetitive and continuous processes. Industries such as aerospace, automotive assembly, food and beverage processing, mail service, assembly, newspaper, pharmaceutical, plastic manufacturing and storage use AGVs for sorting, delivering, transporting and assembling operations.

There are a number of different AGV systems that can be adjusted according to a manufacturer’s needs, based on their products and what kind of self guided vehicle would be most useful. Fixed path guidance systems use embedded wire, magnetic tape or strips of paint to guide the autonomous guided vehicle along a predetermined and set path. The vehicle uses an antenna and radio frequencies to stay on the correct route as the wire paths have frequencies or currents running through them that an antenna on the vehicle follows. More commonly found today however are computer-based free range systems which bring the added advantage of route flexibility. Computer software is used to program the vehicles which are then able to use internal navigation, often combined with laser scanners and targets to move around a factory or warehouse floor. There are also inertial guidance vehicles which have a gyroscope that maintains the path by directions from a computer control system.

Depending on the specific application for which a vehicle is to be used, self guided vehicles range significantly in construction and shape. They may have a towing mechanism, room for unit or pallet loading, fork lifts, space for light loads or components needed in assembly lines like robotic arms. Light load vehicles can be used for small parts distribution and assembly, while much larger vehicles such as towing vehicles can be used for moving heavy and cumbersome loads. Other self-guided vehicles are designed for use in specific environments such as those used in clean room processes and operations. These electric battery powered vehicles are useful in indoor applications where no sudden or essential decisions are made that cannot be done by automated machinery. While they may be considered a high initial investment, self guided vehicles reduce labor costs, increase efficiency and provide safer working environments. They are able to work around the clock improving the operational flow and greatly increasing output production rates. Furthermore, these vehicles eliminate the risk of bumping, crashes and collisions which are often a cause for concern with worker-controlled machines and vehicles.



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