Daifuku North America, Wynright Announce On-floor Seminars at ProMat 2015 in Chicago


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Daifuku North America, Wynright Announce On-floor Seminars at ProMat 2015 in Chicago

Company Experts to Explore Robotics, AGVs and Their Impact on Distribution Centers, Material Handling Processes

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (February 18, 2015) - Daifuku North America, the leading provider of material handling solutions, and subsidiary Wynright Corporation announced today their schedule for on-floor seminars at ProMat 2015, the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America, March 23-26 at McCormick Place in Chicago.


Combining engineering prowess, products and services, Daifuku North America and Wynright solve the material handling systems challenges of the 21st Century supply chain.


Company executives will impart their industry knowledge and experiences during the following presentations:

  • “How Robotics and other Technologies Meet the Needs of Modern DC Operations” by Clint Lasher, Executive Vice President, Solution Sales, and Alfredo Valadez, Vice President of Business Development, Robotics for Wynright at 1:30pm on Monday, March 23 in Theater C
  • “Top 10 Reasons AGVs (Automatic Guided Vehicles)/AGCs (Automatic Guided Carts) are Transforming Material Handling” by Brian Buscher, Vice President of Sales, Smart Handling for Jervis B. Webb Company at 12pm on Tuesday, March 24 in Theater G
  • “Top 5 Ways AGVs Drive Lean Efficiency and Reduce Costs in Manufacturing” by Sarah Carlson, Marketing Director for Daifuku North America, at 3pm on Tuesday, March 24 in Theater G


Issues surrounding automation, competitiveness, labor costs, material handling, workplace safety, put-away and picking, pallet building, and the dock area will be explored in depth.


Besides the on-floor seminars, the companies will convene a news conference at 9am CT on Monday, March 23 for media attending the show. To learn more about the news conference, or to schedule an individual briefing with a company executive, please contact Beth Campus at 312-673-6056 or beth.campus@techimage.com.


About Daifuku North America Holding Company

Daifuku North America Holding Company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd., is a leading developer of innovative material handling technology such as Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), conveyors, baggage handling systems, bulk handling systems, cleanroom systems and airport maintenance services. It includes Daifuku America Corporation, Jervis B. Webb Company, Elite Line Services, Logan Teleflex, Inc. and Wynright Corporation. Daifuku North America specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and service of integrated systems used in the automotive, airport, semiconductor, LCD equipment, food/beverage, bulk, warehousing and manufacturing industries. Daifuku North America Holding Company is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., with manufacturing locations throughout North America.

About Wynright Corporation

Wynright Corporation, a component of Daifuku North America Holding Company, is a leading provider of intelligent material handling systems. With more than 200 engineers in-house, the company designs, manufactures, integrates and installs a full spectrum of intralogistics solutions, offering both Wynright-branded and third-party equipment to meet client needs. These include leading-edge conveyor and sortation systems, voice- and light-directed order fulfillment equipment, a suite of warehouse controls & execution software, robotics, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), mezzanines, and structures, all backed by critical round-the-clock service and support.

Since its founding in 1972, Wynright has been a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing companies, showing them how to use their space more efficiently to deliver improved productivity, today and tomorrow.

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