Sector: Specialist chemical company
Company: Kuraray Group, worldwide sales of more than EUR 4.8 billion and over 10,000 employees, including 700 in Germany
Challenges: Acute lack of space, need for flexibility to handle fluctuations in production, delivery of around 400 pallets per day
Solution: Sophisticated material flow concept using semi-automated shuttles in combination with automated reach trucks
STILL products: Channel rack system with 3,300 bays, STILL PalletShuttles, automated FM-X reach trucks, RX 60 electric forklift trucks, work platform measuring approx. 40 meters long, and various material handling
components such as chain conveyors and an automated stacking machine. Integration of material flow control system and upstream warehouse control system.