Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS)

An Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) refers to a variety of computer-controlled methods for automatically depositing and retrieving loads to and from defined storage locations within manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments. They are compact machines that utilise the unused high level space of a plant or warehouse for the storage of products. Items can be placed in specific locations either on pallets, trays or hanging from bars and can be accessed very easily. They are used to automatically to retrieve and put away products and can operate within a very narrow high space.

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Vanderlande unveils state-of-the-art new headquarters

Vanderlande unveils state-of-the-art new headquarters

Vanderlande has officially opened the doors to its new cutting-edge office building in Veghel. A formal ceremony was held recently, and a commemorative brick was laid in celebration of the milestone event.

Automatic storage and retrieval systems for long stock and sheet material

Automatic storage and retrieval systems for long stock and sheet material

Plenty of storage space in a footprint 50 to 80 per cent smaller than conventional racking, fast access to material, rapid picking with accurate inventory control, flexible storage options including holding stock in an external, weatherproof store.

Advances in warehouse automation from Gebhardt-ECS

Advances in warehouse automation from Gebhardt-ECS

Gebhardt-ECS is showing some of the latest developments in its automated warehouse technology at IMHX 2016, designed to provide the speed, flexibility and reliability to meet end-customer demand and supported by a newly optimised remote maintenance service.

Dematic gears-up for 'rapid results' at IMHX 2016

Dematic gears-up for 'rapid results' at IMHX 2016

Dematic, the automated intralogistics solutions company, is to offer visitors a 'live' demonstration of its latest automated picking techniques on stand 9A55, bringing together the intelligence of its Dematic RapidPick, Dematic RapidPut and Dematic Multishuttle technology in a modular system designed for delivering 'rapid results'.

Stick and Start driverless intralogistics transport system

Stick and Start driverless intralogistics transport system

At IMHX 2016, BITO Storage Systems will be introducing a new driverless intralogistics transport solution that is easy to implement, adapt or remove and does not require any permanent fixtures.

Inther realises shuttle AS/RS solution at Marchon Eyewear

Inther realises shuttle AS/RS solution at Marchon Eyewear

Marchon Eyewear, one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of quality eyewear and sunwear, collaborated with system integrator Inther Logistics Engineering BV in order to automate its EMEA distribution centre based in Amsterdam.

Kion Group to become a global leader in intralogistics solutions by acquiring Dematic

Kion Group to become a global leader in intralogistics solutions by acquiring Dematic

The Kion Group AG ('Kion Group') will become one of the leading global providers of intelligent intralogistics solutions by acquiring Dematic, a best-in-class automation provider and specialist in supply chain optimisation.

OM Partners provides Suzhou Licheng packaging group with production planning and control system

OM Partners provides Suzhou Licheng packaging group with production planning and control system

Suzhou Licheng has chosen to implement the OMP Corrugated Board System in its new production facilities in Lingbi, Suzhou. OMP will be used for corrugator optimisation, production scheduling, shop floor control and management reporting.

New BITO UK facility officially open for growing business

New BITO UK facility officially open for growing business

BITO Group owner Fritz Bittmann cut the ribbon to open the new facilities of UK group company BITO Storage Systems, during a ceremony that also celebrated his 80th birthday.

Vanderlande’s award-winning ADAPTO ready for US market

Vanderlande’s award-winning ADAPTO ready for US market

Vanderlande launched its state-of-the-art ADAPTO system to the US market at MODEX 2016.

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