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Material Handling

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Material Handling

Manufacturers are looking for ways to produce and ship product to end users faster, less expensively and above all with increased quality – all while looking for ways to reduce overhead and meet new security and safety requirements. These challenges represent new opportunities for material system integrators, OEMs and their control systems.

The material handling industry covers an unusually wide range of applications and end user sectors. Traditionally, machine builders and integrators in the material handling industry divide themselves into the following categories:

  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Airport Baggage Handling
  • Manufacturing
  • Bulk Handling
  • Postal & Parcel Delivery

Our range of material handling solutions can improve your customer's operation by finding the optimum configuration of equipment and information technology for an effective material-handling system — a solution that gives you a competitive advantage.

Understanding what material handling machine builders need, and delivering:

  • A Complete Automation Supplier – As a complete automation supplier for material handling machine builders, our portfolio of control and information products, global service and support network, and resource-rich network of business and technology partners help you gain broader market reach and get machines to market faster.
  • Value Beyond Upfront Costs – When you select automation solutions based on total value, you create a more productive machine with a lower total cost to design, develop and deliver than a competitor who selects automation solutions based on purchase price. Our solutions deliver great value because they go beyond offering superior features and benefits to help positively impact our business.
  • One Size Does Not Fit All – You need scalable automation solutions to accommodate the wide range of capabilities you want to offer you end users. Our product portfolio helps develop machines with the right amount of control, power and information, but with the flexibility needed to make future adjustments.

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