Electronics wholesaler Sonepar expands AutoStore facility with Robotics Pick and Pack solution from Kardex
18 August 2022, Company News
Sonepar in Switzerland takes efficient logistics to the next level by investing in a robotic picking system. This makes them pioneers within the global Sonepar group. In the future, a Robotics Pick and Pack solution from Kardex will process small-part orders in a fully automated manner and raise the performance and profitability of Sonepar's AutoStore system to a whole new level.
"Investments into our Supply Chain are always a benefit for our customers. With automated and digital processes, we increase our quality while saving time when processing orders, which enables us to offer an even better service to our customers", says Benjamin Ertl, Head of Supply Chain at Sonepar Suisse AG. „Our Central Distribution Center is already an undeniable success story in terms of sustainability and automation. We consider the Robotics Pick and Pack system from Kardex the ideal overall solution for current and future requirements. The project is under execution, going live in Q1.2023. After almost five years of planning and intensive discussions around robotic order picking, a dream is coming true for us.“
Fully automated, precise picking with 3D vision
Designed for 24/7 operation
Kardex is a leading intralogistics solution provider of automated storage, retrieval and material handling systems. With two entrepreneurially managed divisions, Kardex Remstar and Kardex Mlog, the Kardex mission is to provide solutions and services to increase the efficiency in storing and handling of goods and materials on a global scale.
The two divisions serve as partners over the entire life cycle of a customer's product or solution. From project analysis to realization and service, Kardex helps improve a customer’s performance every step of the way. With three own production plants in Germany and one in North America Kardex ensures high quality solutions. To maintain and strengthen its competitive position within technological innovation and outstanding customer loyalty, Kardex is investing in research and development, its supply chain, the expansion of its service organization as well as in new technology via acquisitions. Kardex actively partners with global leaders who share the same values and complement the Kardex solutions including AutoStore, Rocket Solution, Robomotive, Intertex and Sumobox.
Kardex employs 2'000 team members across 30 countries and has installed over 140,000 industry-specific solutions worldwide.
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