‘Goods-to-man’ order picking for Van Marcke

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The bathroom specialist Group Van Marcke is building a new, state-of-the-art distribution centre at the Lar Zuid business park on the E17, where it will keep more than 28,000 products in stock. intrion was asked to build a ‘goods-to-man’ order picking system. Everything has to be fully operational by the second quarter of 2018.

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Two projects in the pipeline for Datwyler

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Datwyler, a Swiss manufacturer of rubber components for the automotive and healthcare sectors, has partnered with intrion to build an installation for the automatic packaging and palletising of rubber materials. It’s the story of robotics that begins on the east coast of the USA in 2018, and will continue with us in Alken (Province of Limburg).

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intrion donates ICT materials to developing countries

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Close the Gap collects used ICT materials from donors, cleaning it back up to be used to support international learning and development projects. This gives underprivileged groups the opportunity to acquire computer skills. intrion supports this organisation.

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Automatic mixed pallets

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Our client is receiving more and more orders for individual packages rather than whole pallets, which sometimes makes it hard for order picking to be ergonomic and efficient. This was a challenge that called for automation...

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Value Chain client event in Colruyt Ollignies attracts lots of visitors

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Over 120 professionals from industry, wholesale and retail came to visit the high bay warehouse and see our automatic layer picking solution. The first event on 31 January was such a success that a second company visit followed on 16 February.

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Extra storage capacity for 4,100 pallets in high bay warehouse Vento

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Ten years ago, intrion helped automate the internal logistics for Vento. But the company's huge growth meant its automatic high bay warehouse ultimately became too small, so intrion recently installed an additional crane to create extra storage capacity.

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‘Goods-to-man’ order picking for Van Marcke

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The bathroom specialist Group Van Marcke is building a new, state-of-the-art distribution centre at the Lar Zuid business park on the E17, where it will keep more than 28,000 products in stock. intrion was asked to build a 'goods-to-man' order picking system. Everything had to be fully operational by the first quarter of 2018.

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Confidence confirmed: pilot results in three subsequent projects

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Kuehne & Nagel, one of the world’s largest logistical companies, takes care of the returns logistics for supermarket chain Albert Heijn in the Netherlands. The return flows are collected, sorted and counted in four return centres across the Netherlands. Some of the return products are treated further, such as washing dirty crates.

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3D Printing: the right technology for intrion

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The lower the weight of a robot gripper or claw, the shorter the cycle time. That is why intrion chose to use 3D printing to produce durable lightweight parts for high-speed robots. intrion appreciated the freedom of design 3D printing offers, making it easier to design parts with a higher level of complexity and functionality than is possible with traditional techniques. And thanks to this technology, channels for wires, cables and air can easily be integrated into the design without driving up the costs. Plus, 3D printing makes it possible to design, test and deliver parts such as new grippers in less than two weeks. 3dprintbarometer.com

What’s empty but full of value?

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Retail Partners Colruyt Group, the parent company to the Spar and Alvo shopping chains, has decided to automate the sorting of empty bottle crates returning from the market. It is the move to the company’s new location in Mechelen which offered the perfect motivation to invest in automation.

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