Konica Minolta is a Japanese multinational technology company headquartered in Tokyo, with offices in 49 countries worldwide. The company manufactures business and industrial imaging products, including copiers, laser printers, multi-functional peripherals (MFPs) and digital print systems for the production printing market.
- Konica was looking for an AMR solution to achieve higher accuracy of materials handling in its warehouse and replace its magnetic stripe AGVs which offer little flexibility, are subject to low operating efficiency, and lead to high maintenance costs.
- Production line consists of more than 30,000 different materials, it is costly to manage the inventory and accuracy.
- High frequency of material delivery, low efficiency of manual material delivery, poor timeliness, and high labor-intensity.