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Sep 02

Swisslog Logistics Inc.

Posted on September 2, 2016 at 8:36 AM by Communications Department

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Swisslog Logistics Inc.

Based in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog openedSwisslog sign_SC its regional facility in Newport News in Oakland Industrial Park in 1998 to design, develop automation solutions for hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. The company’s Newport News site also serves as the home of its newly formed regional software and control hub for the Americas.

With over 2,500 employees worldwide who support customers in more than 50 countries, Swisslog offers a variety of process solutions for storage, product management and material handling systems. One of their products, AutoStore, is an order fulfillment system that generates tracking and picking efficiencies for companies through the utilization of automated robots capable of moving and storing items within a distribution center. This product is currently in use by medicalrobot_SCMedline Industries, Inc., the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies in the United States.

Swisslog has won numerous awards for its high standards of excellence, including the “Most Innovative Solutions Partners of the Year” at Supply Chain Asia Awards and the prestigious Technical Innovation prize at the UK Warehousing Association Awards. Learn more about the company at .