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Material Handling Automation

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Material Handling Automation Systems

Let Robots Run Your Material Handling Operations

From the end of the production line to the edge of the dock, MWES can take your material handling processes to the next level, with fast and efficient material handling automation solutions that increase throughput and reduce reliance on hard-to-staff positions.

Robotic material handling is the future of manufacturing, logistics, e-commerce, and other sectors. It is a smart and reliable solution that can improve the quality and efficiency of various processes and operations. Robotic material handling is better than manual labor in many aspects, and it is here to stay. Material handling automation is not only beneficial for businesses but also for society and the environment. By using robots, businesses can improve their competitiveness and profitability, while creating new opportunities and jobs for humans. By reducing human exposure to dangerous or repetitive tasks, robots can enhance human health and well-being. By minimizing waste and emissions, robots can contribute to environmental sustainability.

For more than 30 years MWES has designed and integrated automation systems that produce tangible results. No matter the industry, our dedicated staff of engineers is adept at understanding specialized and diverse processes from a variety of industries, to deliver systems that are designed to solve the unique problems every customer encounters. MWES can be relied upon to provide a professional material handling system installation in any industry while providing a substantial return on investment (ROI).

Features of Automated Material Handling

Robotics
Our design and build solutions can include: customized robots, specialized End-of-Arm-Tools (EOAT), cable solutions, vision systems, safety enclosures, process monitoring, control systems, and other technical equipment.
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Conveyor Systems
Our conveyor systems are focused on providing high-speed and high-precision handling. Combining automated weight-scale verification as well as code tracking leads to better quality control and full digitally-recorded traceability on each product or package.
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Vision Inspection
MWES builds and implements systems that take advantage of vision systems. Utilizing these systems provides our customers with greater cycle times and a great ROI.
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Material Handling Automation expertise

AS/RS Buffer Systems

AS/RS Buffer Systems

MWES’s automated storage and retrieval production buffer system is designed for bringing the benefits of AS/RS systems into existing manufacturing and distribution facilities.
AS/RS System Benefits

AS/RS System Benefits

Our production-focused storage systems are designed from the start to fit into legacy production facilities. With its scale and operation, our AS/RS system can change how you think about not...
AS/RS System Components

AS/RS System Components

The AS/RS system comprises of four major components: the racking, shuttle, infeed and outfeed and control system. All aspects of the system are designed to be deployed within pre-existing production...
AS/RS System Features

AS/RS System Features

Floor space is a hot commodity in today’s production settings. It also can be one of the biggest determinants of how productive a facility can be.
AS/RS System Performance

AS/RS System Performance

The benefits of the MWES AS/RS buffer system don’t stop with what happens on the production floor. Material arrival and removal data can be harvested for production performance analysis. It a...
Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV's)

Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV's)

Adding Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) to a system provides the ability to seamlessly move palletized products to inventory or shipping without human guidance.
Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR's)

Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR's)

AMRs are self-contained robotic systems equipped with sensors, cameras and advanced software systems that allow them to navigate and perform tasks autonomously.
Case Packing Systems

Case Packing Systems

Production efficiency is measured from the total time it takes from start to finish – that means taking into account the time and speed needed to get products ready to ship. With more and more p...
Benefits of Case Packing Systems

Benefits of Case Packing Systems

The MWES engineered, turn-key pack out system has a number of benefits for the consumer products production facility from increasing production speeds to packaging quality and repeatability,...
How MWES Case Packing Systems Work

How MWES Case Packing Systems Work

Bags of product enter the system from a customer supplied conveyor, a photo eye sensor (or on more complex packaging, a vision system) determines the product’s position. This information is s...
Conveyor Systems

Conveyor Systems

MWES integrates value-based material handling systems from simple pick and place robotic solutions to fully-automated turnkey production lines.
Robotic Palletizing & Depalletizing

Robotic Palletizing & Depalletizing

Loading and unloading materials in an efficient manner is just as important as making sure final goods reach their destinations.
Benefits of Robotic Palletizing Systems

Benefits of Robotic Palletizing Systems

While robotic palletizers aren’t new, in fact, they’re a proven technology used by facilities around the globe, they do bring a number of benefits for the firms that use them. At Midwest Eng...
Standard Palletizer Cell

Standard Palletizer Cell

Our standard system offers everything that’s needed to get you up and running, including automated infeed, outfeed and pallet picking all controlled by an easy-to-use touch screen controller...
Food Cutting & Forming Automation

Food Cutting & Forming Automation

The process of cutting and forming food products can be easily automated by MWES’ skilled engineering and automation programming team. Processes like cubing, shredding, slicing and shaping c...