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Toyota Material Handling Introduces Two New Automated Products 

 November 17, 2020

By  Newsfeed

Toyota Material Handling  announces two new autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that add the latest in proven automation technology to existing trusted Toyota products.

Toyota Material Handling’s new Center-Controlled Rider Automated Forklift and Core Tow Tractor Automated Forklift will transform how customers meet their manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution challenges.

Toyota automated fork truck and tugger

The Center-Controlled Rider Automated Forklift and the Core Tow Tractor Automated Lift from Toyota Material Handling (images courtesy of Toyota)

“When customers choose to work with Toyota, they gain more than just an automation partner. They get a full-line material handling solutions provider capable of meeting all their material handling challenges,” said Bill Finerty, TMH Senior Vice President of Sales. “We’re here to help our customers through their entire optimization journey.”

Toyota Material Handling Adds More Automation

The Center-Controlled Rider Automated Forklift and Core Tow Tractor Automated Forklift can each be manually operated when needed but are also powered by Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) natural features navigation. Both products require little or no additional infrastructure or setup and can be integrated into customers’ existing operations safely, seamlessly, and efficiently.

With towing capacities of up to 4,536 kg (10,000 lbs) for the Core Tow Tractor Automated Forklift and lifting capacities up to 3,175 kg (7,000 lbs) for the Center-Controlled Rider Automated Forklift, these products are designed to position and maneuver with astonishing accuracy, offering accuracy tolerance ranges as narrow as a half-inch.

Toyota automated forklifts accomplish this by utilizing advanced sensors that also prompt the vehicle to slow or stop when an unmapped object is detected in its path. They are engineered to detect mapped structures behind objects, meaning an errant pallet or object will not interrupt normal operation.

Learn more about Toyota Material Handling’s full line of material handling solutions, including the new Center-Controlled Rider Automated Forklift and Core Tow Tractor Automated Forklift, by visiting ToyotaForklift.com.

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