One of the first of its kind in the world, Packers Plus’ MX Manufacturing Centre is dedicated to the production and storage of purchased and work-in-process (WIP) products, supporting operations worldwide. Utilizing Westfalia’s AS/RS, the MX Manufacturing Centre will store up to 6000 loads of work-in-process materials to support the company’s quick response to customers.
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Westfalia’s high-density AS/RS with freestanding rack configuration stores 5,994 pallet rack positions, utilizing two Storage/Retrieval Machines (S/RM’s) in two aisles. With 12 storage levels the AS/RS stores pallet loads up to three pallets deep on all levels, with inbound and outbound product staged on conveyors that are integrated into the rack structure at the head of the aisles. Unique to this installation are three additional side outfeeds that deliver product just-in-time to the robotic manufacturing cells.
Calculating the size of the load and determining the required space for the load – which can vary from 37 inches to 100 inches – maximizes the utilization. The system then stores these multiple loads of varying sizes within 2” of each other, regardless of load size dimension. Westfalia’
"Our MX manufacturing process provides the ability to determine the source of materials traced back to the mill of origin for any component of any tool worldwide,” says Marlon Leggott, Packers Plus Director of Manufacturing.
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About Westfalia Technologies, Inc. (http://www.westfaliausa.com/)
Westfalia Technologies, Inc. is a leader in providing logistics solutions for plants, warehouses and distribution centers. Their expertise in combining software (WMS) development with automated equipment manufacturing reveals Westfalia’s ability to deliver turnkey solutions to meet each client’s specific needs with unsurpassed quality and control. To learn more about Westfalia’s products, including Conveyors, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) and Savanna.NET®