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Conveyors: Using the Material Handling Library – Part 1


Conveyors: Using the Material Handling Library – Part 1

To go with the release of the Material Handling Library we prepared a set of training models. They demonstrate the main features of the library through the use of example conveyor systems. These systems are often found in production facilities and in warehouses – they transport parts between workstations, sort finished products and deliver them to storage areas.

Here, in the first of a series of blogs, we will examine the training models and elements of the new library.

Sim Talk podcast with The AnyLogic Company CEO


Sim Talk podcast with The AnyLogic Company CEO

Andrei Borshchev recently sat down with Sim Talk podcast host, Jacob Ingalls, for a wide-ranging discussion about AnyLogic and simulation modeling. Here is an overview and link to the podcast.

The podcast discussion begins by providing insight into the state of dynamic simulation in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, giving detail to how AnyLogic began and how it changed the scene with agent based modeling. Read on for the summary and podcast link.

New anyLogistix Studio Edition


New anyLogistix Studio Edition

In a major new release, anyLogistix sets a new standard for supply chain software with anyLogistix Studio. In addition to the many updates and new features, anyLogistix Studio introduces streamlined extension development. Now, with a fully integrated AnyLogic modeling environment, supply chain professionals have access to a complete, customizable, and extensible supply chain development and analysis tool.

Here is a summary of the update.

One of the reasons we like to work at AnyLogic: the adventures


One of the reasons we like to work at AnyLogic: the adventures

At our company there is a tradition: around the middle of the year our international offices unite on a corporate trip.

Towards the end of the year, we choose where to go. Everyone is given the chance to present their ideas, ask questions, and discuss before we hold a vote. Past years have seen us travel to Argentina, Bali, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Kamchatka, Vanuatu, and Zambia. Read on, see our latest adventure, and perhaps come join the team...

Crowd safety at Hajj – Simulation modeling


Crowd safety at Hajj – Simulation modeling

Emergency evacuation planning for mass gatherings is essential public safety and security work for authorities and can help save lives. Imran Mahmood and Muhammad Haris of the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, and Hessam Sarjoughian of Arizona State University, USA, have used an AnyLogic based crowd simulation and analysis framework to analyze emergency evacuation strategies for one of the world’s greatest mass gatherings: Hajj.