Glenview, IL, November 15, 2021 – Signode, a leading manufacturer of a broad range of end-of-line packaging equipment, tools, consumables as well as end-to-end automation and warehouse automation solutions, announced it will be showcasing its StorFast technology at MODEX. The event, which will take place in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, March 28-31, 2022, will also feature additional Signode solutions that support the warehousing, distribution and logistics operations of its customers.
Signode’s StorFast Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) is an innovative cart-based solution consisting of powered carts and lifts that automatically move pallets in and out of storage positions in the warehouse. The newly enhanced cart-based StorFast system operates at twice the speed with improved control for acceleration and deceleration of the robotic carts. In addition, StorFast components can now handle pallets weighing up to 4,400 pounds. Visitors will be able to see the technology in action at booth B2013.
The StorFast ASRS delivers an intelligent logistics management solution integrating with order management, warehouse management, and order fulfillment systems. The system offers a fully customizable logistics solution to enhance throughput to meet customers’ demands and optimize operational resources and improve inventory management.
“Signode’s StorFast ASRS delivers a fully integrated warehouse automation system solution to maximize operational savings for the supply chain,” said Byron J. Paul, Group President, Signode. “Our customers are increasingly looking to invest in smart automation solutions. Signode is responding, as our organization has for the past 100 years. We’re collaborating with our customers to help them achieve greater profitability by delivering new technologies and equipment that provide faster throughput, uptime and operational efficiency.”
In addition to the ASRS, the Signode automation product portfolio includes a full range of robot-based depalletizing, palletizing and material handling solutions, all providing cost and performance advantages over other traditional warehouse systems.
Signode is the $2+ billion global Transit Packaging Division of Crown Holdings, Inc., with more than 95 manufacturing facilities and 7,000 employees worldwide. The breadth and depth of Signode’s experience and product portfolio allows the company to offer the resources, reach, and vision to provide transit packaging solutions for the smallest local customers to the largest global customers.