Tigar Tyres recently held a grand opening ceremony to mark the launch of its new factory in Pirot, 300 km southeast of Belgrade. The material handling systems in the new plant were designed and supplied by Cimcorp.

Qingdao Sentury Tyre, a significant Chinese tire manufacturer, has commissioned Cimcorp to provide the turnkey delivery of a new material handling solution for PCR green tires. The system is due to become operational in steps in 2014-2015.

RMT Robotics, a subsidiary of Cimcorp Oy recently announced the sale of an automated crate storage and picking system for The Kroger Co. in Denver, Colorado in the United States. The equipment will be installed in a new dairy facility with the initial system operational in the second quarter of 2014.

First introduced in the beginning of 2013, the new automatic storage and retrieval (AS/RS) solution for goods-to-man order picking, Cimcorp 3D Shuttle™, has already proved its competence in intralogistics. The unique AS/RS concept uses proven gantry robot technology – combined with an innovative shuttle device integrated into the gantry – to store and retrieve goods in plastic crates, totes, bins and containers required for order fulfillment.

Olvi plc, a Finnish beverage company, has commissioned Cimcorp to design and implement an extensive automation system to boost efficiency of their dispatch operations

The Cimcorp+ series control system, initially designed for Cimcorp MBR700+, the first of the Cimcorp+ robot series, has now gained its position as a standard part of all Cimcorp›s gantry robot system deliveries. As a result, a genuinely greener and more efficient solution – offering 30 % higher productivity and 40 % lower energy consumption – was created.

Pick magazine contacted two major clients from the past years to find out how Cimcorp intralogistics solutions have changed their operations.

Boosting productivity at Valio

A buffer storage area using the MultiPick robotic system was installed at the Finnish dairy product giant Valio’s Jyväskylä warehouse in 2009. What kind of benefits has the system produced in the last few years, maintenance manager Tero Ruusuvirta of the Valio Jyväskylä warehouse?

In the automotive industry the production strategies are based on the Just-In-Time principle. Sets of wheels are also ordered for the assembly line with only a few hours’ notice. Cimcorp knows how to ensure deliveries on schedule

The newest member of Cimcorp+ robot series is the strong MBR800+ gantry type robot, which is required for heavier duties

The Cimcorp+ robot concept launched on the market in 2010 has been a great success. The first MBR700+ robots, more energy-efficient, more environmentfriendly and with superior performance, are already out in the world. Development of other robots in the series is ongoing