Midwestern U.S. retailer adds Egemin hybrid & tugger vehicles to AGV fleet

Midwest retail company to increase total hybrid AGV count from 27 to 40, with a total vehicle count across the midwest facilities increasing to 56.

Egemin To Deliver 13 Hybrid Agvs And 4 Tuggers To Midwest Retailer

HOLLAND, MI—The discount retail giant based in the midwest currently uses several types of Egemin AGVs throughout its 8 facilities. Joining the existing hybrids, fork, and tugger AGVs are 13 new hybrid AGVs in a similar design to the current hybrids in the fleet and 4 new 35k tuggers. The retailer’s AGVs perform a variety of functions such as cross-docking, cement transport, and goods transport. These new vehicles will support a new facility currently being completed. The tuggers will eventually replace older tugger AGVs.

The Hybrids boast a 4050 lbs load capacity with a maxiumum lift height of 172”. They also have tilting and side-shifting masts with a total tilt range of 8° and a total side shift range of 200mm. The Tuggers have a maximum tow capacity of 35,000 pounds, putting them at the middle of the range of Egemin’s tugger offerings. The vehicles will be integrated into existing systems in 2016.

About Egemin Automation Inc.
Egemin Automation manufactures, implements and services automated material handling solutions that improve warehouse, production, and distribution center processes. Egemin’s standard and tailor-made automation solutions enable customers to remain one step ahead of the competition.

Egemin’s solutions include design, installation, modernization, and support of automated warehouse and distribution systems, including Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) and automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS).

North American headquarters for Egemin are based in Holland, MI, with global headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium. Egemin Automation is part of the KION Group, a leading global intralogistics solutions provider comprising the brands of Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM STILL, Baoli, Voltas, and Egemin Automation. The KION Group is headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, and is present in more than 100 countries, 23,500 employees, and sales of almost $5.7 billion.

 

Contact
Egemin Automation Inc.
John Clark
11818 James St.
Holland, MI 49424
616 393 0101
pr@egeminusa.com
www.egeminusa.com

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