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Storage company McMurray Stern partners with Fanuc

Mobile shelving and micro-fulfillment company McMurray Stern is partnering with industrial robot maker Fanuc among others to make automated warehousing more efficient.

For over 40 years, McMurray Stern has been an industry leader in the world of storage solutions. With an increase in online shopping due to the Covid-19 pandemic, McMurray Stern recognized a greater need for their expertise.

Shifting to automation, they have helped a mass number of companies, and have been able to improve their solutions in order to meet everyone’s needs.

For decades, McMurray Stern has remained a top storage option for the largest industries, including retail and grocery. One of the ways in which they have kept their edge over the competition has been to always stay five steps ahead in terms of efficiency and quality.

Quickly evolving to fit an ever-changing world, their leap into forefront robotics and automation of storage systems has given McMurray Stern the title of being one of the best.

As designers of automated systems, turn-key workspaces, custom shelving, robotics, and more, McMurray Stern is dedicated to making projects become more efficient, while also being cost-effective, with their custom storage solutions.

While this shift to automation allows for greater productivity, it also reduces overcrowding and pressure behind the company’s labor force.

Having worked with companies like BBraun, Amgen, Oakley, and Kaiser Permanente, McMurray Stern continues to serve the business, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, military, athletic, grocery, retail, and various other industries, now more than ever.

Kenny DeAngelis, president, says that, while the past year has created many challenges for all, he believes in the company: “My favorite part is creating a vision for the company and a strategic direction, thus setting up the company for future success.

“Ultimately, if you believe in your vision, then it’s a matter of getting your employees to believe in it as well and bringing on the necessary new talent to execute.”

With automated solutions in addition to their fully integrated design-build process, McMurray Stern continues to ensure that projects are professionally managed from conception to execution, managed by various, separate teams responsible for design, order placement, planning, site meetings, installation, and service and maintenance.

Pat Fitzpatrick, vice president of sales and marketing, knows the direction that McMurray Stern is going in will be imperative to their future success.

Fitzpatrick says: “We are driving our newer automation business to match the current explosive growth that the industry is currently experiencing.

“We are trying to achieve this through aggressive marketing plans that started with a complete revamp of our website and reworking of our entire marketing and business development approach.”

Anticipating double the sales from 2020, and with hopes to double business in 2022, VP Fitzpatrick and his team continue to create strategies that will solve any complex challenges that may come their way.

Located in Southern California, McMurray Stern has a unique yet powerful presence in the storing industry. Partnering with one of the largest automation companies, Schaefer, and just announced, Fanuc Robotics, they pride themselves on knowing that there is no product too delicate or space too challenging where they can make a difference.

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