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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Automatic Guided Vehicles for the Automotive Industry

JBT Corporation is clearly established as the AGV (Automatic Guided Vehicle) vendor of choice for automotive applications.

AGVs for the Automotive Industry

With multiple AGV installations at each of the "Big Three", JBT Corporation has the technology, performance, reliability, and support staff to excel in this demanding industry. 

JBT Corporation has automatic guided vehicle system (AGV) installations in Stamping Plants, Power Train (Engine and Transmission) Plants, and Assembly Plants with our varied range of automatic guided vehicles and automated control systems managing the entire flow of work process.  These AGV installations are mission critical applications for the automakers and only the most capable AGV vendor would be trusted in supplying this vital material delivery equipment. JBT Corporation has successfully delivered time after time and customers’ repeated selection of JBT AGVs is proof of the superior performance.

Typical AGV applications in the automotive industry include automated raw material delivery, automated work in process movements between manufacturing cells, and finished goods transport.  AGVs link shipping/receiving, warehousing, and production with just-in-time part deliveries that minimize line side storage requirements.  AGV systems help create the fork-free manufacturing environment which many plants in the automotive industry are seeking. 

JBT Corporation will start by carefully listening to all your AGV project requirements and goals.  We will thoroughly analyze all material movements, including building a computer model to simulate material flow so that we can develop the optimum AGV solution. We will follow-up by delivering and installing an AGV system that provides outstanding, long-term performance. 

To view our Automotive Industry Case Studies, please click the links on the right hand side of this page under "Downloads".

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