Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Intelligrated shares corporate outlook, announces new control system functions

In a press conference on Tuesday, Chris Cole, Intelligrated (Booth 2903) founder and CEO, shared the company’s current corporate outlook—announcing that bookings in 2012 had exceeded $600 million with 20% growth in the company.
By Sara Pearson Specter, Editor at Large
January 22, 2013

In a press conference on Tuesday, Chris Cole, Intelligrated (Booth 2903) founder and CEO, shared the company’s current corporate outlook—announcing that bookings in 2012 had exceeded $600 million with 20% growth in the company.

“This shows we have some real momentum with our customers and supports that we hired more than 275 new associates throughout the U.S. in 2012—the vast majority being technical hires in engineering, services support and software engineering,” said Cole. He also noted the company’s recent square footage expansion at their Mason, Ohio, headquarters and plans to add another 150 personnel in 2013.

“Our joint venture with SDI is now up and running in Brazil, which supports our growth in sales outside of the U.S., which now represents 18% of our sales,” added Cole.

Intelligrated’s newest senior VP by way of the company’s recent acquisition of Knighted (Booth 4279), Dan Napoli, the company’s founder and former CEO, described his company’s integrated WCS and WMS solution that combines slotting, yard management, voice and labor management. Browser-based with drag-and-drop set-up functionality, the software is driven by customer-defined parameters, which made it a good fit for the Intelligrated selection of offerings, said Jerry Koch, director of corporate marketing.

Koch further highlighted Intelligrated’s new ZoneFlex zone-logic controller for the IntelliQ and Accuglide systems to provide adjustable, high-density accumulation for gentle carton handling. Also introduced was the company’s I-Watch software that allows the controls to acquire sensor information, aggregate it and send it to Intelligrated’s customer service team for remote, real-time monitoring, diagnostics and support.

ProMat 2013 is scheduled to be held January 21-24, 2013 in Chicago’s McCormick Place South. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete ProMat 2013 coverage.

About the Author

image
Sara Pearson Specter
Editor at Large

Sara Pearson Specter has written articles and supplements for Modern Materials Handling and Logistics Management as an Editor at Large since 2001. Based in Cincinnati, Specter has worked in the fields of journalism, graphic design, advertising, marketing, and public relations for 15 years, with a special emphasis on helping business-to-business industrial and manufacturing companies. Specter graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky., with a bachelor’s degree in French and history.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

The relationships between third-party logistics (3PL) service providers and shippers are seeing ongoing developments due in large part to the continuing emergence and sophistication of omni-channel retailing. That was one of the key findings of The 19th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study, which was released by consultancy Capgemini Group, Penn State University, and Korn/Ferry International, a global talent advisory firm.

Annual survey illustrates optimism resulting from increasing profits.

Serving primarily China and Taiwan, Tailift produces 28,000 forklifts annually.

Industrial barcode label printers are the gold standard for effective use of barcode technology to improve accuracy, reduce costs, and increase productivity in warehousing operations. Accuracy, costs, and productivity are the top concerns of companies with warehouses. As customer demands for perfect orders increases industrial barcode printers can produce the right barcode for the right products. As material costs increase these printers ensure minimal labor and physical space are required. And to improve labor productivity industrial barcode printers use good data to produce the right labels at the right time and place to keep product moving.

PECO Pallet is investing in technology and aiming at customers further up the supply chain to extend its reach.



© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA