Pepperl+Fuchs Opens Fully Automated Distribution CenterDecember 1, 2019
Pepperl+Fuchs, a Twinsburg, OH-based provider of industrial sensor and explosion protection technologies, recently celebrated the grand opening of its fully automated distribution center in Katy, TX.
The $25-million, 110,000-sq.-ft. facility serves as the central warehouse from which Pepperl+Fuchs distributes more than 10,000 products worldwide. The IoT-enabled center features an engineering center, customer training area, warehouse space, and distribution facilities. The center highlights more than 1000 Pepperl+Fuchs sensors.
Automation technology controls a highly complex automated storage and retrieval system with a fully automated parts picking and conveyor system for quick transport of materials for shipment. Specialized warehouse management software allows supervisors to keep a close watch on important operational data along the line.
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