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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Dematic acquires SDI Group Europe

Dematic acquires SDI Group Europe

Dematic Group has announced the acquisition of FSU Investments Limited.

Bito's Fresh Food Focus

Bito's Fresh Food Focus

Consumer demand for fresh, quality products to be available anytime means that food producers, manufacturers and processors should keep lead times as short as possible, respond to seasonal peaks and provide deliveries on time.

SDI Group's Maintenance Support steps up a gear

SDI Group's Maintenance Support steps up a gear

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated material handling systems, has expanded its Maintenance Support operations by 70% in the last twelve months, signalling a growing imperative for businesses to achieve maximum uptime of critical automated logistics processes.

Jungheinrich launches new carousel-based storage systems

Jungheinrich launches new carousel-based storage systems

Jungheinrich has announced the introduction of two new storage and retrieval products to its comprehensive range of logistics systems.

Kardex Remstar to make storage systems for Jungheinrich

Kardex Remstar to make storage systems for Jungheinrich

The Kardex Remstar Division, part of the Kardex Group, continues to strategically expand the OEM business it started in 2013. In future, Kardex Remstar will manufacture dynamic storage and retrieval systems for the intralogistics specialist Jungheinrich.

Colin's Group doubles up with SDI Group

Colin's Group doubles up with SDI Group

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated material handling systems, has commenced installation of a sophisticated sortation system for leading Turkish fashion retailer, Colin's Group.

(R)evolution in shuttle technology from Vanderlande

(R)evolution in shuttle technology from Vanderlande

Vanderlande firmly believes that warehouse automation must be able to adapt to customers' changing business needs. Whether those needs apply to product range, storage capacity, delivery times, daily throughput or number of delivery points; Vanderlande offers flexible solutions.

DeSeM Lifts supplies three lifts at Storagebase

DeSeM Lifts supplies three lifts at Storagebase

A North Staffordshire manufacturer has won its biggest ever contract, to supply three 38 person, seven floor goods-and-passenger lifts to a landmark new self-storage facility.

Swisslog expands an organic food distribution centre for Alnatura

Swisslog expands an organic food distribution centre for Alnatura

Few high-bay facilities are as impressive as the new distribution centre operated by Alnatura Produktions-und Handels GmbH in Lorsch, Germany.

RediGroup reports strong sales growth

RediGroup reports strong sales growth

Storage systems specialist, RediGroup, has experienced strong growth over the first two quarters of the current financial year with order intake up 26 per cent on the same period 12 months earlier.

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