Packmobile-4u lab specimen transport robot saves labor costs for community hospital laboratory.
NorthShore University HealthSystem Lab’s new PackMobile-4U system has cycle times of 15 minutes and is saving the lab on labor costs. The vehicle automatically delivers specimens and laboratory supplies to designated locations in 9 lab departments on a 24/7 basis. This vehicle has quick swap battery exchange packs that charge from a standard wall outlet; this enables continuous operation with no wait times. The Packmobile-4U model delivers hundreds of containers with specimens each 8-hour shift. The Robot travels through several doorways that have fire door releases. If any fire door closes, the Packmobile-4U auto stops 5 feet to 10 feet away from the door.
An expansion of the PackMobile-4U Robot routes will occur in the near future. Because of the reduced labor costs, this system’s ROI will be within one year.
About Egemin Automation Inc.
Egemin Automation manufactures, implements and services automated material handling solutions that improve warehouse, production, and distribution center processes. Egemin’s standard and tailor-made automation solutions enable customers to remain one step ahead of the competition.
Egemin’s solutions include design, installation, modernization, and support of automated warehouse and distribution systems, including Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) and automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS).
North American headquarters for Egemin are based in Holland, MI, with global headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium. Egemin Automation is part of the KION Group, a leading global intralogistics solutions provider comprising the brands of Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM STILL, Baoli, Voltas, and Egemin Automation. The KION Group is headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, and is present in more than 100 countries, 23,500 employees, and sales of almost $5.7 billion.
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