Pepperl+Fuchs Opens Fully Automated Distribution Center

December 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.

Industry-Related Terms: Center
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See also: Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.

Technologies: Sensing/Electronics/IOT


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