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Worker Shortages in Manufacturing Make AGVs More Beneficial Than Ever

Worker Shortages in Manufacturing Make AGVs More Beneficial Than Ever

A Brief History of AGVs The first AGVs were introduced to industry in the 1950s, by Barrett Electronics of Northbrook, Illinois. It was simply a tow truck that followed a wire in the floor instead of a rail. This innovation inspired more ideas to improve the technology, leading to a new type of AGV, which […]

FRED2500’s AGV top can handle standard pallet’s or be customized to meet unique needs.

The Benefits and Disadvantages of AGVs (Automatic Guided Vehicles)

AGV’s are becoming more common on manufacturing floors. And why not? They can offer assistance with labor shortages and employee turnover, reduce labor costs, do non-value-added work and increase efficiency and safety—all critical in today’s highly-competitive global market. However, there are some disadvantages with today’s AGVs. First, many small to mid-size manufacturers find the costs […]

ASI Drives is ISO 9001 Certified

ASI Drives is ISO 9001 Certified

ASI Drives has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and has received ISO 9001:2008 certification. According to ISO’s website, the certification “specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective […]

ASI Technologies Rebranding as ASI Drives

ASI Technologies Rebranding as ASI Drives

ASI Drives… Performance Solutions Value Gear Technology Customer Satisfaction ASI Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in battery-powered gear drives, is rebranding as ASI Drives. ASI Drives clarifies ASI’s mission to deliver world-class gear drive solutions to our target markets, providing superior product value for our customers. ASI designs and manufactures the best battery-powered gear drives for […]