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GreyOrange to launch new products at LogiMAT 2019

Warehouse automation developer GreyOrange is planning to launch new products which include an industrial robotic arm.

The company will unveil the products at LogiMAT 2019, the 17th International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management in Stuttgart, Germany on 19-21 February.

GreyOrange will also launch its new modular sortation system and demonstrate upgraded versions of its “Butler” and “PickPal” robotic systems. 

Today, retailers and logistics businesses face many new kinds of complexities and challenges due to the unprecedented growth in volumes, combined with the volatility of peak periods and increased pressure to cut operational costs.

GreyOrange will present a portfolio of artificial intelligence-powered solutions that it says will “bring flexible automation to life”, which reduce complexities and delivers maximum productivity, from inventory management and picking to sortation.

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Above: GreyOrange modular sortation system. (Main picture shows the new ‘PickPal’ system.)

Sid Chatterjee, vice president – products, GreyOrange, says: “The GreyOrange solution portfolio offers a strong business case for Flexible Automation.

“In the past year, it has been adopted globally by industry-leading players in retail, 3PL and e-commerce.

“At LogiMAT we will demonstrate how our new solutions can help address the complexities of retail distribution. We invite everyone to visit our booth to get a hands-on demo to see how higher throughput can be achieved.”

The new GreyOrange modular sortation system, designed for flexibility and portability, comprises modular components that deliver significantly higher throughput per unit area. It improves space utilization and reduces operating costs, says the company.

The AI-enabled robotics system can be easily scaled making it more investment-friendly and usable for a range of applications across retail and logistics industries.

In the demo of the GreyOrange Butler goods-to-person system, visitors will see how this robotics solution uses an AI-first approach to optimize order fulfillment processes from inventory management to order picking.

It has been deployed in distribution centres in Japan, India, Europe and the Americas across industries such as 3PL, e-commerce, electronics and retail.

Additionally, the Butler PickPal handles high-speed auto-fulfillment with AI-powered shelf picking.

GreyMatter, the Warehouse Execution System, is the software platform developed by GreyOrange to make flexible warehouse automation a reality, and address the complexities of warehouse operations caused by ever-changing retail trends.

By connecting people, processes and material more efficiently using AI and machine learning, it provides granular control and visibility across warehouse processes and enables systems to adapt flexibly to changing business demands.