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SSI SCHAEFER Philippines 25th Anniversary

First founded in 1937, SSI SCHAEFER, the company of German heritage, started with producing everyday sheet metal goods and over 80 years, emerged as a global active intralogistics provider with more than 70 operating companies around the world. Following the values of the Schaefer family and combined with entrepreneurial spirit, the world-renowned specialist in intralogistics has constantly been able to derive ingenious new solutions to fulfill the requirements of its customers.

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Intralogistics experienced first-hand in China

The SSI SCHAEFER Group is the first company in the sector to open a technology centre for the Chinese market in Kunshan near Shanghai. The facility – with a showroom, convention centre and development department – represents a crucial, strategic factor in tapping the growing market in the region.

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Software-Solutions

SSI SCHAEFER at transport logistic 2017

An expert partner with outstanding software for diverse market requirements: SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH at transport logistic 2017 / Hall B 2.629. IT knowledge plays a pivotal role in SSI SCHAEFER’s business strategy – a fact underlined by a dedicated stand for SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH at the transport logistic 2017 trade fair (9th to 12th May in Munich). As intralogistics requirements grow increasingly complex, IT skills will be key to mastering the challenges of customers in various industries – and to developing high-performance, future-proof solutions.

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Now available: „Update“

How do you despatch frozen food and ensure freshness and a closed-loop supply chain at the same time? What impact do trends like Digitalization have on the market sector food & beverages? What logistics challenges is the Asian market facing? And how can logistics software help to optimize production and storage of lemonade? Please find answers to these challenges, further future-oriented ideas and solutions in SSI SCHAEFER’s company magazine,“Update”.

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SSI SCHAEFER creates new logistics center for Salvus

SSI SCHAEFER creates a logistics center in a silo design for Salvus Mineralbrunnen GmbH in Emsdetten. Constant company growth and the desire for increased automation formed the foundation for the construction of the new warehouse, for which SSI SCHAEFER, as general contractor, is responsible for everything from the racking construction to the integration of automated hardware and process-supporting IT services.
Having started with mineral water in 1994, Salvus has expanded its product portfolio over the years into a wide selection of sports drinks and lemonades. To maintain the outstanding product quality and to satisfy the increased production output, the manufacturer and distributor of mineral-water products decided to construct a new warehouse and logistics system at its site in Emsdetten.

The system-provider SSI SCHAEFER impressed with an individually tailored solution that was developed and analyzed together with the customer. A 34-meter-high logistics center is being built in a silo design, where five Exyz storage-retrieval machines ensure energy-efficient double-deep storage. The high bay warehouse offers storage capacity for 15,240 pallets and is equipped with an extensive pallet conveying system. An electric monorail system completes the hardware for the automated process structure. SSI SCHAEFER's proprietary warehouse management system WAMAS® allows for interface-free warehouse management and material-flow control as well as visualization of the warehouse.

The complete solution aims to meet the growing production output with increased automation and higher warehouse capacities and to achieve shorter outbound delivery times. The centralized and reorganized logistics competencies and components will provide the well-known producer of mineral water with optimized delivery and production capabilities, as demonstrated by a high turnover performance of 300 pallets per hour.

The entire logistics center is expected to be completed in early 2018.

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Schüco: Automated intralogistics operations

SCHÜCO International KG, one of the world's leading specialists in window, door and façade technology, has contracted SSI SCHAEFER to expand its facilities for accessories and fittings logistics at the Metal division in Bielefeld.

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NextLevel Logistik: repeat order WEASEL® fleet

SSI SCHAEFER has delivered another fleet of WEASEL automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to fashion logistics service provider NextLevel Logistik® GmbH. The vehicles are being used in the picking area of a hanging goods warehouse.

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New name & focus: SSI Schäfer Automation GmbH

Markets and technologies are changing rapidly, with huge ramifications for intralogistics. There is increasing demand for solutions that can be implemented rapidly and tailored to the unique requirements of specific industries and customers. SSI SCHAEFER has responded to this challenge, adopting a new, more global sales structure and concentrating its expertise for automated end-to-end systems in SSI Schäfer Automation GmbH – effective from 1st January 2017.

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Greater focus on customer and market needs

At the LogiMAT trade fair, from 14th - 16th March 2017 in Stuttgart, SSI SCHAEFER will present its innovative system solutions for intralogistics, with a new, global sales structure for complete automated solutions and the new company SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH.

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LET’S TALK: innovative live panel discussions

SSI SCHAEFER is adding an exciting new feature to its presence at the LogiMAT logistics trade fair, in Stuttgart, Germany, from 14 to 16 March 2017. The enterprise will host a series of panel discussions throughout the event. Entitled “LET’S TALK – SSI SCHAEFER’s Expert Panel”, these will explore key topics, with insights from logistics experts and opinion leaders.

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Farla places trust in further LogiMat® lifts

Farla is an Italian cooperative that distributes medicines and parapharmaceuticals. It is headquartered in Latina and also has a site in Viterbo. It tasked SSI SCHAEFER with maximising space utilization and streamlining warehousing processes for slow-moving stock. Against this background, the intralogistics expert installed three LogiMat® vertical storage lifts.

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Efficient storage of paints and primers

MIPA SE has tasked SSI SCHAEFER with expanding the logistics centre at their headquarters in Essenbach, Germany. From constructing a high-bay warehouse to integrating IT systems, SSI SCHAEFER will work closely with MIPA to deliver a tailored, end-to-end solution.

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Efficient warehousing for Altmühltaler Mineralbrunnen

Altmühltaler Mineralbrunnen GmbH contracted SSI SCHAEFER to build its new logistics center at the company's headquarters in Treuchtlingen, Germany. The combination of high bay warehouse (HBW), conveying systems and electric monorail systems, coupled with the customized WAMAS® logistics software, will in future facilitate optimal and efficient warehouse logistics.

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SSI SCHAEFER welcomes 1000th group of visitors to its Technology Center

On 16 May 2017, SSI SCHAEFER welcomed the 1000th group of visitors to the facility – representatives of bevh, Germany’s eCommerce and Mail Order Association. As Christian Milster, an expert for eCommerce and process management at bevh, stated: “We and our members gained unique insights into SSI SCHAEFER’s market-leading, state-of-the-art solutions. The guided tour of the highly advanced Technology Center in Giebelstadt left a profound impression.”

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