JBT Corporation provides automated material movement for customers in a wide variety of industries.

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AGV Versatility

Our AGVs are used in a wide variety of material handling applications. Whether it's handling pallets, rolls, racks, carts, containers or other materials, we can develop the right solution to meet your requirements. Read more...

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JBT Corporation's AGV experience includes over 300 systems and 3,000 AGVs. These AGV systems are designed for long term, trouble free operation in the most demanding environments.

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JBT Corporation has the world's largest staff of automatic guided vehicle (AGV) experts ready to use their AGV knowledge to solve your most difficult material handling challenges.

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Roll Handling

JBT Corporation is a leader in supplying automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) for roll handling.

Roll Handling AGVs

Our roll handling AGVs have been deployed by paper mills, converters, printers, steel producers and plastics manufacturers. Rolls can be carried from the floor, bilge, core, stands or clamped and stored in racks, and directly loaded into presses or stacked in your warehouse. Benefits of using an AGV System include:

  • Improved Safety with AGVs that move in a controlled and predictable manner with safety sensors for obstacle detection. 

  • Reduced Labor Costs by eliminating simple jobs related to material movement, and reassigning those workers to areas where they can add more value to the company’s products.

  • Reduced Product Damage with gentle handling of loads.

  • Improved Material Tracking is easy with computer controlled vehicles which communicate with plant controls.

  • No Plant Modifications/Bulky Conveyors Needed – which represent a permanent obstacle and are inflexible for future plant modification.

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