The OTTO 100 AMR. Source: Rockwell AutomationThe OTTO 100 AMR. Source: Rockwell Automation

Industrial automation and digital transformation innovator Rockwell Automation, Inc., plans to expand its presence at MODEX 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia, during March 11 through March 14. The company will showcase the latest warehouse and fulfillment solutions across two booths, including an innovative new category, autonomous production logistics (APL), from its latest acquisition, OTTO Motors. This new category unlocks a vision of a fully connected factory, designed for end-to-end efficiency.

“I can’t think of a better place to see the future of warehouse automation and intelligent material movement than the Rockwell Automation and OTTO Motors properties at MODEX,” said Evan Kaiser, industry director of warehousing and logistics at Rockwell Automation. “Workforce shortages and demand fluctuations continue to create complex value chains in the industry. Our technologies help logistics professionals innovate their business and compete in a digital-first marketplace.”

MODEX attendees can stop by Rockwell Automation’s booth (#B2419) to experience the latest technologies driving flexibility, productivity and sustainability in the material handling and supply chain industries. Here are just a few of the technologies that will be on display for attendees to experience first-hand.

  • OTTO Motors autonomous material handling: Discover how OTTO Motors automates material handling tasks to help manufacturers tackle workforce shortages, scale their business and increase productivity. Attendees can see a live demonstration of OTTO 100, the smallest autonomous mobile robot (AMR) capable of moving payloads up to 150 kg (331 lbs).
  • Emulate3D Simulation Station: See how MODEX veteran Emulate3D, Rockwell Automation’s digital design software, can reduce time to market, improve startup reliability and enable scenario planning. 3D warehouse drawings modified in real-time will demonstrate the software’s ease of use for logistics professionals.
  • Armor PowerFlex drives: Get access to updated Armor PowerFlex distributed control solutions that simplify design, integration and maintenance through on-machine motor control. Attendees will discover how these scalable solutions prioritize safety and durability in material handling environments.
  • Interactive virtual warehouse: Explore videos and demos of the latest warehouse and logistics solutions — like independent cart technology, digital facility design, unified robotic control and more. Attendees can connect with industry experts to discuss how these solutions can optimize their unique warehousing configuration.

The company’s expanded presence will also include a demonstration of the full fleet of AMRs at the OTTO Motors by Rockwell Automation booth (#B9419). This includes two OTTO 100 AMRs and two OTTO 1500 AMRs equipped with lift and conveyor attachments that can move payloads up to 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs). OTTO Lifter, the autonomous forklift capable of moving 1,200 kg (2,640 lbs), will be rotating pallets with the OTTO 1500. While getting front row seats to the industry's most comprehensive AMR fleet in action, attendees can also explore OTTO Motors' powerful software suite and learn about AMR deployments in mission-critical operations worldwide.

Additionally, the latest Rockwell Automation solutions will be on display across MODEX in nearly 50 of its PartnerNetwork member booths. Attendees who experience Rockwell Automation’s game-changing solutions at MODEX will discover how their warehouse and logistics operations can become more connected, sustainable and efficient.

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