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In the News: Robot Logistics at Bastian Solutions Aided by Fast Radius 3D Printing

robotic_arm_5Bastian Solutions, an Indiana-headquartered material handling division of Toyota Advanced Logistics, has launched a new robotic handler that features 3D printed parts. Developed in collaboration with Chicago-based advanced digital manufacturing company Fast Radius, 45% of the final bill-of-materials (BOM) for the Shuttle System robotic picker have been produced via additive manufacturing. The parts were developed using HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers and Carbon DLS technology. Ron Daggett, Vice President of Technology and R&D at Bastian Solutions, comments, “We envisioned that additively manufacturing specific parts would make the Bastian Solutions Shuttle System the most efficient and agile robotic picker available on the market,”

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