FKI LOGISTEX TO FEATURE INTEGRATED EQUIPMENT LOOP AND HANDS-ON RFID EXPERIENCE AT PROMAT 2005

Jan 13, 2005 4:14 AM  By

(St. Louis, MO: January 10, 2005) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com ), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces that it will feature a live, integrated equipment loop at its ProMat 2005 exhibit in Chicago, January 10-13. A Gold sponsor of the ProMat RFID Pavilion, FKI Logistex will also present an interactive display of its RFID technology that will give show attendees hands-on experience with the latest in RFID equipment, including RFID tags and scanners. The FKI Logistex ProMat exhibit will be located at booths 1206 and 1006.

FKI Logistex will showcase a variety of equipment systems at this year’s ProMat, including an articulated arm robot, pick-to-light and voice-directed picking technology, the Accutronic™ belt-driven accumulation conveyor, the newly redesigned Accuzone® accumulation conveyor, the Condor™ aisle-changing crane, the S-3000CB cross-belt sorter, the S-3000E tilt-tray sorter, the UniSort® Linear Belt Sorter (LBS), the UniSort XV linear sorter, and the Power Column™ 2 vertical lift module. The FKI Logistex exhibit will also highlight the company’s Customer Service and Support (CSS) program and its LogiLearn e-learning system. Product managers, engineers and executives will be on hand to offer personalized tours of the FKI Logistex booths.

RFID is an important component of this year’s FKI Logistex ProMat exhibit. In addition to the interactive RFID demonstration, the FKI Logistex equipment display features RFID scanning technology integrated into the machine loop. Gary Cash, vice president, product management, FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution North America, and Philip Heacock, director, airport systems, FKI Logistex Airport, Post and Parcel North America, will also present sessions at the RFID Pavilion on January 10 and 12 titled, “Deploying and Managing Multiple ID Technologies in a High-Speed Distribution Environment.”

“As evidenced by the breadth and depth of the systems we will have on display at this year’s ProMat, there has never been a more compelling time to partner with FKI Logistex,” says Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. “From North America to Europe to Asia, FKI Logistex is providing the very latest in automated material handling solutions to keep production lines moving and product flowing around the world. Whether it’s high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, palletizers, order fulfillment systems, RFID or AS/RS, FKI Logistex offers the right mix of equipment, solutions, and real-world experience to take on the toughest material handling challenges.”

Tours of the FKI Logistex ProMat 2005 exhibit can be scheduled by visiting the booth. For media tours or other media information, please contact Melissa Farmer, account executive, Koroberi, Inc. ( www.koroberi.com ), by phone at (919) 960-9794 ext. 16 or by e-mail at melissa@koroberi.com . About FKI Logistex North America FKI Logistex® North America ( www.fkilogistex.com ) is a leading provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying its customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, carousels, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order processing software, RFID implementation, warehouse control systems, and total materials handling automation.

FKI Logistex Airport, Post and Parcel integrates high-speed sortation and conveying systems to meet the high-throughput needs of postal and parcel customers, and provides advanced baggage handling, security, and RFID track-and-tracing for airports of all sizes. FKI Logistex Manufacturing Systems builds automated material handling systems using state-of-the-art technology for storing, picking, ID solutions, palletizing, kitting, packing and shipping that enable manufacturers to process more orders per day at a lower cost. FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution designs high-accuracy, high-speed, high-reliability material handling, sortation, and order fulfillment solutions for warehouses and distribution centers that shrink the supply chain and maximize material handling ROI.

With projects that include many of the world’s most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex is home to the industry’s most successful and recognized brands, including Alvey palletizers, Buschman conveyors, Cleco cranes and AS/RS solutions, Crisplant sorters and baggage handling applications, IoSystems supervisory and automated control systems, Mathews conveyors, Real Time Solutions order fulfillment and picking solutions, and White carousels and automated storage solutions. For more information on FKI Logistex, click here to visit the FKI Logistex media center. For sales information, contact FKI Logistex by phone at (877) 935-4564 or by e-mail at info@fkilogistex.com .