Integrated robotic piece picking and ASRS

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

BOSTON – RightHand Robotics (RHR) and Element Logic, an AutoStore partner have launched an integrated robotic piece-picking solution that combines the technologies of both companies.

The robotic piece-picking solution combines technology from RightHand Robotics with Element Logic software and AutoStore’s automated storage and retrieval system. The system integrates with any warehouse management software or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

The platform is able to pick and place a wide range of items, fulfilling orders accurately at high speeds. The system uses vision, machine learning, and an advanced multi-function gripper with gripping fingers and a suction cup that can be used independently or in tandem with humans at the same picking station.

“The Element team’s expertise in warehouse automation has made the project run smoothly, and RHR is excited to be working together to connect robotic picking with customer operations,” said Leif Jentoft, co-founder of RightHand Robotics.

“With proven reliability and millions of picks, our technology provides an obvious advantage in today’s environment of shrinking labor and increasing customer pressure for supply chain performance.”

Element Logic offers design and consulting services that include a pickability assessment to see how well the robotic piece-picking platform picks and places specific SKUs, followed by a detailed report with recommendations for optimal use.