Automatic Material Handling System (AMHS) for Leading Pharmaceutical Company, UK

Software Development
Business Case
  • The project was to develop an application to monitor automated material handling system (AMHS) within its plant
  • System would track movement, record dispensed and processed products from one tablet manufacturing operation stage to next
Systems and Tools
  • ASP.NET MVC 3, AngularJS, Jquery, Node.js
  • C#, .NET4.0, Entity Framework 4.0
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • SQL Server 2012
Project Scope
  • Implement an interface AHMS with various material handling equipment via dedicated supervisor PLC that will be used to control the routing of the trolleys
  • The system must be robust to control all equipment and their data transfer within the factory premises
  • Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV’s) or ‘trolleys’ suspended from an overhead monorail, acting as fork-lifts, transfer the bins or pallets between storage locations
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