Applied Manufacturing Technologies Collaborates with Automated Picking Solutions Manufacturer Soft Robotics

Soft Robotics | May 27, 2021

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Collaborates with Automated Picking Solutions Manufacturer Soft Robotics
Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), North America's largest independent automation engineering firm today announced a strategic collaboration with Soft Robotics, a manufacturer of robotic tooling and software.

AMT, a robotics and material transport solutions leader, works directly with customers in warehousing, eCommerce, food & beverage, consumer products, and other sectors to deliver unique turnkey palletizing, depalletizing, and material transport systems for a wide range of goods.AMT specializes in material handling projects including arbitrary object picking, packing, and palletizing.

AMT is a full-service systems integration specialist that also provides engineering services such as turnkey industrial controls, robotic programming, and automation consulting. AMT delivers high-quality, cost-effective automation solutions by combining best-in-class technologies with custom automation. Manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, alternative energy, fabricated metal, industrial machinery, rubber and plastics, food and beverage (including protein processing), and many other industries have benefited from the company's solutions.AMT also designs customized hardware and software packages to support automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and distribution center systems, offering one-of-a-kind solutions to help e-commerce distribution centers speed up and improve the order fulfillment process.

About Applied Manufacturing Technologies

Applied Manufacturing Technologies, founded in 1989, is a world leader in robot automation engineering, manufacturing systems integration, and turnkey industrial controls. Over 120 experienced and highly trained controls and automation engineers with over 1,250 years of combined expertise are working on automation projects in a variety of sectors. AMT assists customers with projects at any stage of development, from conceptualization and design to troubleshooting and expansion, due to a deep bench of experienced, innovative automation engineers, consultants, and programmers. AMT's headquarters in Orion, Michigan, has designed over 25,000 automation systems for over 600 customers on 5,500 projects.

About Soft Robotics

Soft Robotics is a technology company that designs and builds automated picking solutions using proprietary soft robotic grippers, 3D machine perception, and SoftAI artificial intelligence. The company's transformational robotic automation solutions enable machine builders to solve the most difficult piece picking problems in sectors such as food and beverage processing, consumer packaged goods, and logistics. Soft Robotics is supported by renowned venture capital and strategic investors such as Calibrate Ventures, Hyperplane Venture Capital, Material Impact, Scale Venture Partners, FANUC, ABB Technology Ventures, Honeywell Ventures, Tekfen Ventures, and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

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