VALVE MANUFACTURER USES VLMs TO ELIMINATE BRICK AND MORTAR EXPANSION
A valve manufacturer was faced with the need to consolidate two facilities into one, including inventory used in operations. “Why don’t we take advantage of unused overhead space by shifting parts inventory for both existing and transferred manufacturing operations into the plant’s vertical cube at points-of-use on the shop floor? That was the question we asked ourselves,” said the Project Team Leader. The company’s solution was to install 19 Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) to serve assembly operations on the shop floor.
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