GreyOrange unveils Butler XL warehouse robotics system
Robotics and supply chain automation company GreyOrange has unveiled its expanded range of goods-to-person”Butler” robotics systems.
The company’s systems are being used in distribution centres in Japan, Hong Kong, India, Europe and the Americas for industries such as 3PL, e-commerce and retail.
The new Butler XL handles payloads of up to 1600 kgs (3500 lbs) and has been designed to deal with bulk inventory in factory warehouses, omnichannel fulfilment centres and large distribution hubs.
Sid Chatterjee, Vice President – Products, GreyOrange said: “We are delighted to add the Butler XL to the growing Butler family. The entire Butler range operates with minimal supervision using our software platform, GreyMatter, developed by GreyOrange to revolutionise warehouse operations by connecting people, process and technology more efficiently using Artificial Intelligence. In real-time, it integrates and delivers all of the functionality, intelligence and services required for optimum warehouse operations.”
GreyOrange said that “several units” of the new Butler XL will be integrated in sites by “mid-year”.