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APPLICATION / PATENT NUMBERTITLE
PAT: 7,455,169DISCHARGE POINT IN A COMMISSIONING SYSTEM
PAT: 7,766,151 B2PICKING STATION 
PAT: 8,195,326PICKING STATION AND METHOD FOR PICKING WITH A LIGHT GRID
PAT: 8,428,771 B2PICKING STATION AND METHOD FOR PICKING WITH A LIGHT GRID
PAT: 8,082,059 B2ORDER-PICKING METHOD AND ORDER-PICKING APPARATUS
PAT: 8,037,994 B2APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SORTING NON-SORTED CONTAINERS IN AN ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM 
PAT: 7,793,772 B2INTELLIGENT ACCUMULATION CONVEYOR TRACK
PAT: 8,634,954SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HANDLING RETURNED GOODS IN AN ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM
PAT: 8,061,506 B2MATERIAL-FLOW CONTROL FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE IN A CONVEYOR SYSTEM 
PAT: 8,397,898SCALABLE SHIPPING BUFFER HAVING AN INTEGRATED SORTING FUNCTION AND CORRESPONDING METHOD
PAT: 8,626,334USER-CONFIGURABLE GUIDANCE SYSTEM OF AN ORDER-PICKING WAREHOUSE AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING THE ORDER-PICKING WAREHOUSE
PAT: 8,688,263APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INSERTING DOCUMENTS IN ORDER-PICKING SYSTEMS
PAT: 8,560,114STORAGE AND COMMISSIONING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME IN BATCH MODE
PAT: 8,694,154STORAGE AND ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM AS WELL AS METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY ADRESSING OF STORAGE SPACES
PAT: 9,212,013OVERHEAD-CONVEYING TRANSPORT BAG AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY UNLOADING THE TRANSPORT BAG
PAT: 9,014,843DISTRIBUTION WAREHOUSE AND METHOD FOR ARRANGING DIFFERENT ARTICLES IN AN ORDER-ORIENTED MANNER BY MEANS OF A REDUCED BUFFER
PAT: 9,205,982DISTRIBUTION WAREHOUSE AND METHOD FOR ARRANGING DIFFERENT ARTICLES IN AN ORDER-ORIENTED MANNER BY MEANS OF A REDUCED BUFFER
PAT: 8,640,854STOP UNIT OF A CLIP CONVEYOR
PAT: 9,140,300SLIDING GUIDANCE FOR A LOAD-HANDLING DEVICE
PAT: 9,561,911CONVEYOR SYSTEM COMPRISING PORTABLE TRANSPORT MODULES
PAT: 9,429,930AUTOMATED ORDER-PICKING STATION FOR THE MANUAL PICKING OF ARTICLES FROM STORAGE CONTAINERS INTO AN ORDER CONTAINER
APP: 15/003,192CONVEYING VEHICLE AS WELL AS BASE FRAME AND MODULAR SYSTEM FOR CONVEYING VEHICLE
PAT: 9,789,985
PACKAGING AID, PACKING METHOD AND PACKING WORKPLACE
APP: 15/496,777
METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROGRESSIVE PICKING
PAT: 8,827,619 B2RACK WAREHOUSE AND ORDER-PICKING METHOD
PAT: 8,707,658 B2RACK-INTEGRATED PACKING STATION
PAT: 8,671,649 B2SEPARATE PACKING STATION
PAT: 7,988,406 B2METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM
PAT: 8,556,567 B2PACKING STATION AND ORDER-PICKING METHOD
PAT: 9,592,960ORDER-PICKING METHOD AND ORDER-PICKING RACK ACCESSIBLE FROM TWO SIDES 
PAT: 8,480,347 B2ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM HAVING A RACK TRANSPORT UNIT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING SUCH A SYSTEM
PAT: 7,735,625 B2APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR UNLOADING TRAYS HAVING A PALLET LAYER LOADED
PAT:  9,199,792SORTING AND DISTRIBUTING SYSTEM
PAT: 7,991,506 B2AUTOMATED ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM HAVING AN INTEGRATED SORTING FUNCTION AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SYSTEM
PAT: 8,172,071 B2TILTING AND ROTATING STATION FOR USE IN AN AUTOMATED ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM
PAT: 8,567,587MATRIX CONVEYOR FOR USE AS A SORTING DEVICE OR PALLETIZING DEVICE 
PAT: 8,755,931PICK-TO-WINDOW
PAT: 8,727,459 B2MULTIPLE-DOOR SWITCHGEAR CABINET
PAT: 9,249,001UNIVERSAL LOAD-LIFTING MEANS FOR THE PALLETLESS HANDLING OF GOODS TO BE LOADED ONTO PALLETS
PAT: 9,457,966TRAY-HANDLING STATION AND METHOD FOR MANUALLY LOADING AND UNLOADING OF TRAYS
PAT: 9,725,238STORAGE AND ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM COMPRISING A SHUTTLE
APP: 14/028,727CONTROLLING AND MONITORING OF A STORAGE AND ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM BY MEANS OF MOTION AND SPEECH
PAT: 9,205,979WAREHOUSE SYSTEM HAVING SEVERAL AISLES AND AUTOMATED METHOD FOR OPERATING SAME WHILE THE AISLE IS IN A MAINTENANCE MODE
PAT: 9,725,241STORAGE AND PICKING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PICKING WITH AUTONOMOUSLY MOVING SHELF-SERVING DEVICES
PAT: 9,725,242SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE JOINT PICKING OF BREAKABLE AND UNBREAKABLE ARTICLES
ANM: 15/429,707STORAGE AND ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ARTICLES IN A PARTICULAR ORDER
ANM: 15/443,486STORAGE AND ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ARTICLES IN A PARTICULAR ORDER
ANM: 15/429,406STORAGE AND ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ARTICLES IN A PARTICULAR ORDER
PAT: 8,851,827AUTOMATED SYSTEM AND METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY ORDER-PICKING OR CONSOLIDATING ARTICLES
PAT: 8,839,945ORDER-PICKING SYSTEM FOR ORDER-PICKING ARTICLES INTO ORDER CONTAINERS
Innovations and Trends in material handling and logistics

PHILOSOPHY

At SSI SCHAEFER, we always think long-term and beyond the obvious. In a world increasingly dominated by digitization that asks for maximum flexibility, we create smart solutions and cutting-edge technologies for a state-of-the-art today and an advanced future for tomorrow. Down-to-earth attitude, reliability, spirit of innovation, forward-thinking, and our ambition to be a long-term partner for customers and employees – embody the characteristics that define our corporate DNA.
By putting all of this into a simple, yet significant phrase, it would be „Think Tomorrow.”

THE VALUES WE STAND FOR

SSI SCHAEFER is one of the largest full-range suppliers and component manufacturers for intralogistics in the world. We offer complete solutions from a single source, which defines a major factor of our success. All SSI SCHAEFER components are optimally compatible thanks to the modular and integrated design. This enables us to provide customers with specifically designed solutions that are flexible and adapt to customer needs and market requirements while enabling future growth.

As an international general contractor, SSI SCHAEFER implements complete logistics systems, ranging from comprehensive system planning and consulting, IPMA-certified project management, turnkey systems and tailored service and maintenance agreements. The in-house construction department assists with preliminary planning and site selection for projects in order to implement success from the ground up.

The Lager-Fix-Kasten was a revolutionary development during its time. When the product was launched in 1953, SSI SCHAEFER proved its ability to create solution-oriented innovations. Since then, SSI SCHAEFER has launched numerous inventive and even award-winning products and solutions.  When developing new or enhancing existing technologies, the benefit for customers is always of the utmost importance. At SSI SCHAEFER, we strive to offer customers solutions that let them overcome the challenges of their business while providing a competitive advantage.

Located in over 70 locations, which include 10 production facilities and 4 specialized competence centers, over 10,500 employees prove every day that SSI SCHAEFER is one of the most effective companies in the world. Our extensive solution portfolio, industry knowledge, technical expertise, innovative strength and global presence enable us to carry out both individual small solutions along with large custom projects with complex requirements on time and within budget. During the process, SSI SCHAEFER makes an essential contribution to our customers’ success. To gain both the loyalty and satisfaction of our customers, the SSI SCHAEFER team works a bit harder every day.

Long-term oriented

SSI SCHAEFER is a family-run company with a history that spans more than 80 years. With a strategy that includes a long-term vision, our actions are always well intentioned with a view toward stability and continuous sustainable growth. It’s a family tradition, which benefits customers, partners, and employees alike.

With SSI SCHAEFER, we focus on a long-term commitment to our customers. This does not end once a solution has been installed. We provide lasting support and assistance to customers through preventive system maintenance, along with the ability to expand and modify facilities in response to changing requirements. During this process, SSI SCHAEFER assumes responsibility and lays the foundation for a long-term and sustainable working relationship with customers.

True to the motto of our founder, Fritz Schäfer, we “never leave the customer standing out in the rain.” Both then and now, we are absolutely dedicated to our customers. For SSI SCHAEFER, this means that we work with the greatest commitment and unshakable dedication to developing precisely tailored solutions for our customers.  With custom solutions we strive to optimally fulfill customer needs, simplify their work and significantly enhance the efficiency of their processes. Our customers’ satisfaction is expressed in a lasting, sustainable cooperation characterized by mutual trust.

SSI SCHAEFER is renowned for its rapid, flexible and solution-oriented response to customer inquiries. We quickly take care of each individual request while always considering long-term effects. In everything we do the customer is our top priority.

At SSI SCHAEFER, we manufacture all products, systems, and complete solutions for our customers. This keeps us independent of suppliers and enables us to ensure that all of the components fulfill our demanding quality standards. At the same time, we are also capable of developing and implementing highly custom and customer-specific solutions. This is how we manufacture durable products, develop excellent solutions, and deliver exceptional results for our customers. In other words, this is how we fulfill the standard of excellence that our customers and employees have come to expect.

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