Intelligrated and Swisslog announce strategic alliance

Alliance offers highly integrated comprehensive automated material handling solutions for food, beverage and retail markets
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 15, 2011 - MMH Editorial

Automated material handling solutions providers Intelligrated and Swisslog announced today the formation of a strategic alliance in North America to provide highly integrated material handling solutions for the food, beverage and retail markets. Leveraging successful collaboration on a variety of projects over the past five years, the alliance provides customers with access to a comprehensive set of superior solutions tailored to meet specific business goals.

Swisslog’s Warehouse Automation products and integration services will be available alongside Intelligrated’s U.S.-manufactured technologies and regional network.  Customers will benefit from enhanced service and support plans available through the combined efforts of both organizations.

The portfolio of products include: Swisslog’s Vectura pallet AS/RS, Tornado Miniload AS/RS, ProMove pallet conveyors, AutoStore goods-to-person piece picking and storage solution and WarehouseManager and AutomationManager software. Intelligrated will offer IntelliSort sortation systems, Alvey palletizers and robotics, Real Time Solutions order fulfillment systems, case conveyor products, BOSS controls and the InControlWare software suite.

“Our joint efforts will provide customers with both proven and innovative solutions designed and implemented in a rapid, cost-effective manner,” said Jim McKnight, senior vice president, system sales and marketing, Intelligrated.

“This partnership will extend the reach and depth of our solutions focus for clients, especially in the food, beverage and retail markets by combining key strengths of both organizations,” added Markus Schmidt, senior vice president, Swisslog North America.



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