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FlexSim releases free module to develop and simulate AGV systems
The first dedicated material handling software by FlexSim can easily set up, customize, and simulate any AGV system.
The AGV module is the second module released for FlexSim, and is available free of charge to all currently licensed users.
This add-on works with FlexSim’s powerful discrete-event simulation platform to model a real-world AGV system of any scope or complexity level. The module employs a unique set of objects to quickly set up a fully-customizable AGV network, and utilizes familiar concepts and terminology such as Look For Work and Control Points to create a low learning curve for those new to simulation.
William Strong, a FlexSim consultant with more than 8 years of experience developing simulation models for AGV systems, has extensively used a pre-release version of the module in a consulting project for a leading material handling company.
“The module has been essential in developing the AGV system the client requested,” Strong said. “Material handling simulation requires responsive design with room for customization, and the AGV module has both.”
The module is only available in FlexSim version 7.1 or later, and can be downloaded and installed directly from the FlexSim software.
FlexSim Software Products, Inc. is an industry leader in process simulation software. The company is committed to developing software products that help consumers analyze and optimize their existing systems, saving time and money and reducing risk.