HOLLAND, MI—Egemin Automation Inc. will unveil a new product at ProMat 2015 in Chicago, starting March 23, 2015. The E’gv® Compact is a small yet robust new vehicle designed to handle standard-sized loads at higher capacities than the AGCs (Automatic Guided Carts) currently on the market. This flexible vehicle has a faster time to market and much lower price than a custom AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle).
E’gv® Compact will first be released as a tugger vehicle capable of towing up to 10,000 pounds, which is about five times the capacity of an AGC. The base vehicle can also be fitted with forks in the styles of Counterbalance, Straddle, Fork-over, or Pop-up Fork or as a Unitload vehicle utilizing a single or dual Roller Deck. Because of the off-the-shelf nature of this product, the turn around from order to delivery is about 75% faster than that of a custom AGV. Because of the low up-front cost, the ROI is considerably faster.
The vehicle will be built with the quality for which Egemin is known. It also boasts simple installation, an ability to be integrated fully with other Egemin products, and a heavy-duty welded steel body.
About Dematic Egemin
Dematic Egemin (formerly Egemin Automation) manufactures, implements and services mobile automation solutions that improve warehouse, production and distribution center processes to optimize the supply chain. Product solutions include Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and in-floor towing solutions. Dematic Egemin comprises the Mobile Automation group within Dematic, with a Center of Excellence located in Holland, Michigan.
Dematic is a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic, Egemin and Retrotech, now integrated under the roof of KION Group, have implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centres. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
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