Home > Application > VisionNav Robotics Redefines Excellence in Food Manufacturing Automation
VisionNav Robotics Redefines Excellence in Food Manufacturing Automation

VisionNav Robotics Redefines Excellence in Food Manufacturing Automation

FMCG - Mixed

As the global food and beverage market continues to expand, with projections indicating growth to $8905.5 billion by 2026, VisionNav Robotics is at the forefront, revolutionizing the industry with cutting-edge automation solutions. These developments come in response to dynamic consumer behaviors and the increasing complexity of supply chain and regulatory challenges. VisionNav Robotics is committed to driving the food manufacturing sector towards higher efficiency, smarter solutions, and sustainable practices with its advanced automation technologies. 

Innovative Autonomous Forklift Series for Diverse Applications: VisionNav Robotics has developed a comprehensive lineup of autonomous forklifts tailored for the specific needs of the food manufacturing industry. These include the ST, Slim, R, P, and E series, each designed to handle tasks ranging from simple flat transfers and shelf loading to complex multi-layer stacking and bulk storage. These versatile forklifts integrate seamlessly into existing workflows, enhancing the speed and safety of internal logistics. 

Ground-ground transportation 

High-bay racking 

Dense pallets stacking 

Centralized Control Through RCS System: The RCS 2.0 system by VisionNav Robotics exemplifies seamless integration, connecting effortlessly with clients' existing MES and WMS systems. This central control system facilitates streamlined operations across various logistical components, improving data flow and operational efficiency. It is particularly adept at synchronizing with conveyor systems and optimizing the pace of loading and unloading operations, thereby enhancing overall productivity. 

Case Study – Leading Global Food and Beverage Manufacturer: A prominent player in the global food and beverage industry partnered with VisionNav Robotics to introduce an automated handling system at their East China production facility. The solution includes the VNSL14 pallet stacker autonomous forklift, the VNP15 counterbalance stacker autonomous forklift, and the RCS2.0 central control dispatch system, automating key processes such as finished product offloading, packaging material loading, and empty pallet recycling. 


Project Overview: 

  • Industry: Food and Beverage Manufacturing 

  • Implementation: The automated system was deployed in a production workshop planned with areas for temporary storage of finished products, packaging materials, and empty pallet recycling, all separated by automatic rolling doors. 



  • Finished Product Offloading: After robotic stacking, finished products are transported to the end of the conveyor line where the VNP15 autonomous forklift picks them up and transfers them to the storage area 

    • Packaging Material Loading: Packaging personnel deliver materials to the connection point and issue a loading request. The VNSL14 autonomous forklift picks up the materials from the connection point and transfers them to the corresponding production line, passing through multiple automatic rolling doors. 

    • Empty Pallet Recycling: Manual workers collect and stack empty pallets from the production line (5 per group). Once stacked, the VNSL14 autonomous forklift picks up the empty pallets and transports them to the storage area. 

Outcome and Future Prospects: The collaboration has set a benchmark in the industry, showcasing the potential of intelligent automation in enhancing operational efficiencies and supporting sustainable practices. VisionNav Robotics continues to innovate, aiming to expand these solutions to more enterprises within the food sector to help them navigate the challenges of modern food production and distribution. 

VisionNav Robotics remains dedicated to advancing the food industry's journey towards automation, promoting a shift to more intelligent, efficient, and environmentally friendly operations. 


About VisionNav Robotics 

VisionNav® Robotics is a global supplier of autonomous industrial vehicles and intralogistics automation solutions. Based on AI & Machine Learning, Environmental Perception, Deep Machine Learning, and Servo Control technology, VisionNav has developed nine product series for full-stack scenarios to automate industry logistics. VisionNav has served more than 30 countries and deployed 350+ projects around the globe, and partners with 50+ Fortune 500 companies, covering auto manufacturing, tire, food, petrochemical, e-commerce, 3PL, pharmaceutical, and other industries.   


Publishing Contact  
Isabelle Rice  

Product Inquiry  
Kelly Pierce