Signode introduces StorFastwarehouse automationtechnology and Octopusstretch wrapper
Glenview, IL-basedSignode Industrial Group, a manufacturerof packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product intransit recently introduced to North America its StorFast Warehouse automation technology.
The company says the StorFast system is being used worldwide to optimize existing storage facilities or in new buildings.A benefit it offers is significantly reduced power consumptioncompared to other types of storage and retrieval systems. Complementing StorFast is the company’s Octopus™ Compact 20TSI automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper which, it says, is already in use at over 5000 installations worldwide.
The StorFast AS/RS system comprises powered carts thatautomatically and quickly move pallets in and out of storagepositions in the warehouse. StorFast’s modular designs offer increased flexibility, maximum storage capacity and a very smallfootprint, each allowing for minimal facility modification fornew or existing warehouses. The StorFast system can be easilyexpanded as capacity requirements and SKUs increase.
For those looking to maximize warehouse efficiencies, minimize palletizing costs and significantly reduce power consumption, Signode’s robotic systems enable quick pallet changeoveroptions, gentle product handling and minimal maintenance requirements.
Signode Industrial Group, www.signodegroup.com