DEMATIC ANNOUNCES BRAND CONSOLIDATION PLAN FOR EGEMIN AND NDC INTO SINGLE GLOBAL DEMATIC BRAND


Approach in Line with Focus on Single, Worldwide Product Brand for Supply Chain Solutions

Friday, October 27, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – October 27, 2017 – Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announced the next step in the integration of Egemin Automation and NDC Automation with Dematic by consolidating the brands into a single global Dematic brand. Starting in 2018, all of Egemin's and NDC's warehouse automation solutions will be globally branded and available to the market as Dematic.
 
Dematic comprises parent company KION Group's Supply Chain Solutions segment, which offers end-to-end supply chain automation solutions including high-end warehouse automation, storage, sorting and conveying solutions, automated guided vehicles (AGV), and automated forklift trucks.
 
This consolidation of the brands will enable customers around the globe to access the solutions and support they require for their current and future material handling automation needs. The one brand strategy creates a larger product portfolio of AGVs (as well as storage, conveying, sorting and picking solutions) with a single global name.
 
Dematic will continue to manufacture and support the NDC, Egemin AGV and Egemin in-floor tow conveyor products as they move forward to create the next generation of best-in-class AGVs. This will position Dematic as the frontrunner in the growing market for mobile automation material handling solutions.
 
"We are thrilled to leverage the skilled talents of our Egemin and NDC colleagues and look forward to applying their expertise as we continue to create solutions highly valued by customers," said Jim Stollberg, Dematic EVP Product and Solution Management. "Continuing to develop the technology to enhance operational performance will be an integral part of the complete supply chain automation offering of the Dematic brand."
 
About Dematic
Dematic is a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic is now integrated under the roof of KION Group, and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
 
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
 
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