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The State of Warehouse Automation and Robotics in 2020

Automation has become an essential component of every modern warehouse. Advancements in automation have allowed warehouses to receive, package, process and fulfill products at a higher rate than ever before. And the trend isn’t going anywhere. According to ResearchAndMarkets.com, the warehouse robotics market is expected to be valued at over $25.80 billion by 2025. Faced with record-high demand and unusual consumer shopping behavior, managers [...]

2022-05-18T20:35:11+00:00September 28th, 2020|

RMH Systems Names Our First Vice President of Automation

On August 31st, RMH Systems promoted Ryan Pleak to Vice President of Automation.  All systems, engineering, and robotics report directly to Ryan. This move recognizes Ryan’s talent and value to our organization.  Additionally, it reflects the growth that RMH has had in the systems and automation business. RMH Systems has significantly grown over the last decade with an increased emphasis on material handling, robotics, and [...]

2022-05-18T20:52:21+00:00September 21st, 2020|

RMH Systems Earns Distinction in Iowa & Minnesota

RMH Systems' Iowa and Minnesota branches both earned distinctions earlier this month. The Minnesota branch earned the title of Best Place To Work 2020 and the Iowa branch earned the label of a Top Work Place in 2020. The "Best Places to Work in 2020" annual award goes out to 50 companies across Minnesota, both large and small. The MSPBJ uses anonymous employee [...]

2022-06-17T14:50:43+00:00September 1st, 2020|

RMH Systems Not-So-Open House Recap

Quick Hits: 20,000 Sq. Ft. Warehouse 3 RMH Robotics Systems 10 Robots 4 FANUC Demo Units Variety of Material Handling & Packaging Equipment Last month, RMH Systems put on our first not-so-open house in our robotics warehouse in Waukee, IA. This open house provided customers the opportunity to see our facility, meet our team, and better understand our capabilities, specifically in industrial robots and robotics [...]

2022-06-13T18:41:51+00:00August 31st, 2020|

RMH Systems Email Servers Down

To Our Valued Customers, Our email server has been down since the weekend.  We have not been able to send or receive emails on our Exchange since Saturday.  This is not due to any sort of outside corruption or exposure.  This was due to a failure in our operating system update over the weekend.  There is no threat to any outside party and our/your emails [...]

2020-08-13T14:45:38+00:00August 13th, 2020|

5 Reasons to Consider the LR 35 VBM

5 Reasons to Consider the LR 35 VBM A LR 35 Vertical Buffer Module (VBM) is an enclosed tote-based delivery system. It consists of a multi-segment shelving system with an aisle in the middle, where a moveable mast with a telescopic gripper operates. The unit controller sets the gripper in motion picking up a discrete bin/tote and transporting it to a picking station. Why consider [...]

2022-06-02T21:25:33+00:00August 4th, 2020|

What Is An Industrial Automation System?

RMH Systems is an industrial automation system integrator, but what exactly does that mean? What are automated industrial systems? Most importantly, why is it important to find a good integrator partner? What is an industrial automation system? Industrial Systems is a broad spectrum term that includes simple conveyor systems to complicated multi-robotic automation systems all based around improving a facility and worker’s performance and [...]

2022-06-02T19:54:07+00:00July 30th, 2020|

How to Reduce Warehouse Costs with Automated Systems

Labor, real estate, and safety are among the largest cost drivers that impact the operational budget of a production facility. Recently, companies have been turning to automation as a way to combat these costs. Here are some ways automation can help cut warehouse costs. LABOR Problems: Unreliable, Unsafe & Cost Inefficient Production processes and manufacturing require significant human labor resources.  On average, up to 65% [...]

2022-05-18T20:33:18+00:00June 17th, 2020|

How Conveyor Companies Like RMH Systems Are Keeping Companies Open and Their Employees Safe

In this new ‘Socially Distant’ world, companies have been scrambling to find solutions that can simultaneously keep their processes running while keeping their employees safe. Many production lines include order fulfillment, assembly, or packaging processes that require people, but can pose new health risks as we try to adhere to CDC guidelines. Companies like RMH Systems have outlined some conveyor systems that can help companies [...]

2022-05-16T16:42:52+00:00May 15th, 2020|

The Combination of Material Handling and Packaging Automation Helps eCommerce Companies Meet Rising Demand

By 2021, more than 2.1 billion shoppers are expected to purchase goods and services online1. And by 2023 eCommerce is expected to double in worth to over $6.5 trillion1. For companies with traditional material handling and packaging processes, an increase in demand can cause major headaches and can lead to serious problems in their distribution centers. Here are some material handling and packaging products that [...]

2022-05-16T20:40:17+00:00May 5th, 2020|
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