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  • We Optimize Your Supply Chain

    Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain.

    While many Dematic solutions may be based on standard technologies and processes, others can involve the application of innovative new equipment, systems, and business processes.

    Dematic recognizes that innovation is a major competitive driver, so we continuously strive to deliver solutions that lead to a competitive advantage.

Product Portfolio
  • AGV Systems

  • Reliable, Autonomous Mobile Robotic Solutions

    Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) systems from Dematic are fully autonomous robots that move and transport items in production, warehouse, and distribution centres without manual intervention or permanent conveying systems.

    Dematic AGV Systems follow configurable guide paths to optimise storage, picking, and transport functions in a wide variety of environments where space is at a premium. Our unmatched portfolio of AGV systems boost productivity, limit product damage, reduce labour costs, and scale to support growing automation operations.
      • Counterbalance AGVs

      • High Efficiency AGVs for Automating Lift Truck Activity

        Counterbalance automated guided vehicles (AGVs) — also known as Forklift AGVs — automatically pick up and deliver pallets, rolls, carts, containers, and many other transportable loads.

        Counterbalance AGVs are the most common type of AGVs because they are so versatile. Pick up and delivery can be performed at floor level or to high bay storage stacking, deep lane, and conveyors. Counterbalance AGV systems are the ideal solution for warehouses and distribution centres but can be used for a wide range of applications:

        • Moving loads from receiving to production/warehouse
        • Warehousing (narrow aisle, deep-lane stacking, block storage, racking)
        • Buffer storage
        • End-of-line handling
        • Picking from conveyors, palletizers, stretch wrappers
        • Trailer loading/unloading
        • Transport between production and warehouse

        Counterbalance AGV Load Handling Device Types
        Counterbalance AGVs come in a variety of loading devices and models:

        • Standard Fork: Traditional forks as found on a manual lift truck.
        • Reach Fork: The load handling device moves forward and backward to pick or drop loads to store pallets and other loads in warehouse racks. (These are also known as Narrow Aisle Reach AGVs.)
        • Dual Fork: Equipped with two pairs of forks to handle two loads simultaneously.
        • Single Double: Equipped with two pairs of dynamic forks that can handle a single pallet or spread the forks hydraulically to lift, carry, and side-shift multiple pallets side by side.
        • Fork Positioner: Each fork independently adjusts to transport non-standard pallets.
        • Carton Clamps: Uses side clamps to transport non-pallet loads.
        • Top Clamp: Uses forks and a top clamp to stabilize loads during transit.
        • Roll Clamps: For transporting cylindrical loads (for example, drums, paper rolls, tires).
        • Push/Pull: For sliding non-pallet loads.
        • Automatic Trailer Loading/Unloading (ATL/ATUL): Dematic ATL AGVs automatically load and unload semi-trailers, up to four pallets at a time.
      • Unit Load Deck AGVs

      • For Transferring Unit Loads

        Unit Load Deck automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are designed to move unit loads between workstations in a production environment or between warehouse and production facilities.

        These autonomous robots can carry from one to eight unit loads at a time to and from conveyors, stands, end-of-line equipment (palletizers, wrappers, robots), as well as automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RSs).

        Unit Load Deck AGV Options
        Unit Load Deck AGVs can be equipped with a number of transfer devices to transfer and transport the load:

        • Roller conveyors (single, dual, four positions)
        • Chain conveyors
        • Lift platforms
        • Belt conveyors
        • Shuttle systems
      • Tugger AGVs

      • Workhorse AGV for Multi-Trailer Automatic Material Transport

        Tugger automated guided vehicles (AGVs) pull carts that receive loads either manually or automatically with an actuated hitch.

        Tugger AGVs have the highest capacity among AGV types for material transport and considerably more when compared to traditional forklift trucks.

        Tugger AGV Applications
        Typical applications for Tugger AGVs consist of automated loops with stops and longer distance transport.

        Automated Loop with Stops: Tugger AGVs operate in an automated loop with predetermined stop locations. Every AGV is assigned a set of consecutive (milk run) stops where operators can add or remove goods and trailers before releasing the vehicle to its next stop. The list of stops can be can be easily changed based on your business. Tugger AGV operation is usually completely automated, but if frequent human interaction is required, they can be designed for manual operation as well.
        Longer Distance Automated Transport: Tugger AGVs are frequently used to transport materials over longer distances within a facility or between different facilities within an industrial site. Automated transport provides a more efficient and cleaner operation.
      • Narrow Aisle Reach AGVs

      • AGVs for Picking Placing Pallets and Containers into High-Bay Racks

        Dematic Narrow Aisle Reach automated guided vehicles (AGVs) use support legs that straddle the outside of the load to provide better support for heavier and taller loads like racks, pallets, and rolls and during higher lifting movements.

        Because Dematic Narrow Aisle Reach AGVs are fully automated, they reduce product and racking damage that may occur with manual drivers. These AGVs can make tighter turns and transport loads into narrower areas than Counterbalance AGVs.
      • Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) AGVs

      • AGVs for Lifting in Narrow Aisles for High-Density Storage

        The Dematic Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) AGVs are KION-family lift trucks with Dematic automation installed, creating a fully functional AGV with manual control.

        Dematic VNA AGVs are ideal for locations where standard aisle widths are too narrow. Only a couple inches of clearance on each side is needed to travel safely in narrow aisle.

        Dematic VNA AGVs work in place of manual VNA fork trucks as hybrid vehicles, operating as both an AGV and as a manually operated machine if needed. Dematic VNA AGVs work in place of cranes for fixed automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RSs), using your existing racking with minimal infrastructure changes and greater flexibility.
      • Automatic Trailer Loading (ATL) AGVs

      • Extending Automation Beyond the Four Walls

        Dematic automatic trailer loading (ATL) and automatic trailer unloading (ATUL) AGVs extend automation past the dock doors of your facility. Dematic ATL AGVs load over-the-road trailers with pallets or other unit loads of virtually any required loading pattern, including mixed-orientation patterns and “pin wheeling.”

        Built to more rugged standards, Dematic ATL AGVs are designed for the continual driving over rough and uneven dock plates while carrying loads of up to four pallets. A combination of laser and natural target navigation allows the AGVs to see into the trailer without modifications to trailers, docks, or facilities.

        Dematic ATL AGVs aren’t limited to trailer loading. In addition, they are equipped to perform line take-aways, RFID or barcode scanning, and warehouse storage and retrieval up to four levels high without racks (depending on load characteristics).
      • Compact AGVs

      • Modular, Economical AGV Solution

        The Dematic Compact series is an economical AGV solution designed from the ground up to be a smaller, less expensive option to a full-size AGV and a more functional option to Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs).

        The modular design allows for a short order-to-delivery time, lower up-front cost, and faster return on investment. The smaller size of the Compact AGVs allows them to fit in smaller spaces than standard AGVs.

        Types of Dematic Compact AGVs
        Dematic Compact AGVs are available with several attachment configurations to suit a variety of needs:

        • Compact Counterbalance Fork: A 2,500 pound (1,130 kilogram) capacity and two fork lengths available. An optional low clearance mast allows it to fit in smaller spaces than a standard AGV.
        • Compact Straddle Fork: A 3,600 pound (1,600 kilogram) capacity and is designed for spaces that need a little extra lift capacity or shorter vehicle length.
        • Compact Tugger: Tows up to 10,000 pounds (4,500 kilograms) with several hitch options available.
      • Hybrid AGVs

      • Dual-Use AGVs for Extra Flexibility

        Dematic Hybrid AGVs (also known as Dual-Use AGVs) combine a standard KION-family (STILL, Linde, or Baoli) lift truck with a Dematic automation pack. The result is a fully functioning AGV with manual control when needed.

        Dematic Hybrid AGVs provide fully automatic laser guidance and manual material handling transport within manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution environments. Dematic Hybrid AGVs increase productivity and profitability with on-time product delivery, zero product and facility damage, and increased safety.

        Dematic Hybrid AGVs come in two types: Narrow Aisle Reach and Very Narrow Aisle (VNA).
      • Custom AGVs

      • AGVs for Your Specific Needs

        Dematic recognizes that sometimes the needs of a customer means designing automated guided vehicles (AGVs) that address specific needs beyond our standard portfolio of AGV solutions.

        Dematic Custom AGVs can be designed for nearly any material handling requirement — from side lifting loads to transporting 25,000-pound rolls of paper to 180 degree rotation of cheese racks and beyond. Dematic works with you to determine the exact vehicle type and cost-effectively design a custom solution using our standard controls and off-the-shelf components.

        Engineering experience is what sets Dematic far apart as the leading automated guided vehicle supplier in the world.
    • Conveyor Systems

    • Dematic offers a complete range of conveyor and transport technologies to take items up, down, through, across, and around a facility.

      Dematic Conveyor systems manage pallets, trolleys, cartons, parcels, totes, trays, bins, and a host of other package types and materials. Ideal for manufacturing or distribution operations, these rugged systems are easy to maintain and provide long-term performance at peak capacity. Our modular platform simplifies global operations, making growth simple when it’s time to expand.
        • Case & Package Conveyor

        • Efficient Transport for Cases, Totes, and Packages

          For more than 60 years Dematic has been bringing new ideas to conveyor systems, including the first accumulation conveyor. With extensive R&D resources, Dematic engineers continue to lead the way in conveyor technology to offer the broadest range of solutions available.

          Dematic conveyors are known for their rugged construction and durable performance. The modular global platform simplifies operation and expansion capabilities. Easy to reach moving parts simplifies maintenance. Dematic conveyors keep distribution centres running at peak capacity for on-time fulfilment every day.

          Benefits of Dematic Case & Package Conveyor
          • Durable Design Extends Equipment Life: Dematic Case & Package Conveyor installed decades ago is still running 24/7 today. Modular and scalable design simplifies configuration changes or system expansion.
          • Easy Maintenance Minimizes Downtime: Top-down access creates stress-free maintenance and repairs.
          • Compact Systems Reduces Footprint: Dematic accumulating incline and decline conveyors combine functionalities to reduce the amount of required floor space.
          • Reduced Product Damage Improves Customer Satisfaction: Dematic accumulation and gapping systems handles loads gently with minimal contact between items to reduce product damage.
          • Minimal Energy Consumption Good for Environment and Saves Money: Multiple drive options and our advanced technology ensure the most efficient use of energy. Dematic experienced conveyor experts can right-size your system for optimal efficiency.
        • Pallet Conveyor

        • Heavy Unit-Load Conveyor Systems

          Even the bulkiest loads can be moved, stored, and retrieved efficiently in any manufacturing or distribution operation. Dematic Pallet Conveyor feature low-maintenance chains and efficient power systems that move drums, pallets, and other large loads with minimal human intervention.

          From fragile electronics and food products to truck engines and washing machines, Dematic Pallet Conveyor handles inventory with a light touch. Dematic equipment integrates with wrappers, palletizers, and other packing and shipping equipment.

          Benefits of Dematic Pallet Conveyor
          • Durable Design Extends Equipment Life: Heavy-duty chain-driven units handle contaminates and wide temperature variations. Dematic Pallet Conveyor operate smoothly even in facilities open to dirt, dust, and outdoor temperatures.
          • Compact Systems Reduce System Footprint: Dematic Pallet Conveyor maximize floor space and minimize load handling. Lifts provide transfer positions for forklifts or connect conveyor lines of differing heights. They can also raise or lower loads to feed production equipment, overhead monorail systems, or palletizing stations.
          • Gentle Handling Limits Product Damage: Zero-pressure accumulation conveyor manage a wide variety of load weights and sizes. Smooth starts and stops ensure that fragile or unstable loads are safely accumulated and released.
          • Precision Timing and Positioning Provide Smooth Operations: Queuing products, slip sheets, and pallets through robotic cells requires precise handling. Timing and positioning are the key to maintain consistent product flow. Dematic is a leader in robotic interfaces.
        • Embedded Towline System

        • Reliable Transport and Sorting of Products

          The Dematic Etow embedded towline system is an in-floor chain conveyor for continuous transport through fixed routes.

          Dematic Etow is well-suited for large transport volumes across long distances in logistics, cross docking, distribution, as well as medium and heavy load transport in assembly line operations and between assembly zones.

          Benefits of Embedded Towline Systems
          • Reliable High-Performance: Durable, long-life components provide years of productivity when transporting large volumes and loads that are difficult to move through the production process.
          • User Friendly: The system is extremely easy to use — operators simply connect new carriers onto the chain tow conveyor or take them off. A variety of carrier options simplifies selecting the right carrier.
          • Safe: The embedded towline follows a fixed route with clear markings on the floor. The constant speed and fixed route create a safer working environment, especially compared with traditional forklift traffic. Because the system is fully integrated in the floor, you can make full use of the available floor space.
          • Precision Timing and Positioning: Queuing products, slip sheets, and pallets through robotic cells requires precise handling. Timing and positioning are the key to maintain consistent product flow. Dematic is a leader in robotic interfaces.
      • Overhead Systems

      • Space-Efficient Automation for Fashion, E-Commerce, and Retail

        Dematic Overhead Systems help apparel and retail companies fill store replenishment and e-Commerce orders quickly and efficiently. These flexible and scalable systems automatically store, transport, sort, and sequence individual items in support of omni-channel and multichannel order fulfilment operations.

        Dematic Overhead Systems process complex consumer orders easily by organizing store replenishment orders by size, colour, and department for fast, efficient stocking. By using otherwise unused overhead space, these systems require less square footage. Smaller distribution centres can therefore be located closer to customers in higher priced real estate locations.
          • Dematic Pouch System

          • Space-Efficient Omni-Channel Solution

            The Dematic Pouch System processes orders easily, quickly, and efficiently with minimum effort. This flexible overhead system uses pouches and hooks, each carrying a single item, suspended from rolling adapters that move along ceiling suspended rails.

            The Dematic Pouch System can store, transport, sort, and sequence items, including garments on hangers, in support of pureplay e-Commerce and omni-channel order fulfilment. It can also store returned items and make them available for resale quickly.

            Benefits of the Dematic Pouch System
            • Reduced Facility Footprint and Real-Estate Expenses: The Dematic Pouch System takes advantage of underused overhead space by combining storage, transport, and sorting functionality into a single, automated hanging system that stages, packages, and ships multi-line orders.
            • Single System Across All Channels: The Dematic Pouch System handles a wide range of order profiles out of a single warehouse — from small e-Commerce orders to large retail orders. Product is delivered to pack stations in aisle-friendly order or any other sequence (route, department, size, colour, etc.), simplifying store shelf restocking.
            • Efficient Returns Handling: The Dematic Pouch System provides a simple way to receive and store returned goods and seamlessly introduce them into the order fulfilment process.
            • Extended Order Cutoff Times: Dematic uses patented waveless software to dynamically prioritize work and route products for rapid order fulfilment, extending order cutoff times while ensuring on-time shipment.
            • Improved Order Accuracy, Reduced Labour Costs: The Dematic Pouch System minimizes human touches by combining storage, sortation, and transportation into a single integrated system. Each item is tracked using RFID technology to ensure accuracy.
            • A Pleasant Work Environment: The plastic rolling friction chain technology of the Dematic Pouch System creates quiet and efficient operation with best-in-class sound reduction and power consumption.
          • Dematic Garment-on-Hanger System

          • Fast Distribution of Display-Ready Hanging Garments

            The Dematic Garment-on-Hanger (GOH) System ships apparel faster, reduces labour, minimizes warehouse space, and delivers hanging garments in display-ready condition. It is an overhead system that stores, sequences, picks, and ships garments without removing them from hangers.

            The Dematic GOH System reduces labour both at distributions centres and at stores while keeping garments in pristine and display-ready condition.

            Benefits of the Dematic Garment-on-Hanger System
            • Protects Delicate Fashion Items: The Dematic GOH System gently handles of garments on hangers to avoid folding and wrinkling to properly manage high-fashion and delicate items.
            • Reduced Facility Footprint and Real-Estate Expenses: The Dematic GOH System takes advantage of underused overhead space by combining storage, transport, and sorting functionality into a single, automated hanging system that stages, packages, and ships multi-line orders.
            • Single System Across All Channels: The Dematic GOH System handles a wide range of order profiles out of a single warehouse. A single packing station handles both e-Commerce and retail orders. Product is delivered to pack stations in aisle-friendly order or any other sequence (route, department, size, colour, etc.), simplifying store shelf restocking.
            • Efficient Returns Handling: The Dematic GOH System provides a simple way to receive and store returned goods and seamlessly introduce them into the order fulfilment process.
            • Extended Order Cutoff Times: Dematic uses patented waveless software to dynamically prioritize work and route products for rapid order fulfilment, extending order cutoff times while ensuring on-time shipment.
            • Improved Order Accuracy, Reduced Labour Costs: The Dematic GOH System minimizes human touches by combining storage, sortation, and transportation into a single integrated system. Each item is tracked using RFID technology to ensure accuracy.
            • A Pleasant Work Environment: The plastic rolling friction chain technology of the Dematic GOH System creates quiet and efficient operation with best-in-class sound reduction and power consumption.
        • Palletizing and Depalletizing

        • Automated and Ergonomic Palletizing & Depalletizing

          Dematic offers a portfolio of user-friendly, cost-effective, high-performance palletising and depalletising systems to address the complexities of distribution operations. From manual ergonomic palletising & depalletising stations to fully automatic robotic options, Dematic modular systems provide maximum performance, flexibility, and reliability.

          Dematic Palletising Systems build SKU-pure, rainbow, or mixed SKU pallets, roll cages, and trolleys. Dematic Depalletising Systems remove layers or individual cases from containers of varying size
            • Automatic Palletizing & Depalletizing

            • Reliable Robotic Systems to Build Mixed-Case Pallets

              Dematic Automatic Palletising and Depalletising Systems address the need to ship a large volume of varying size and shape cases for direct-to-store delivery. Dematic provides a portfolio of robotic palletising and depalletising systems for building rainbow and mixed SKU pallets and roll cages that work faster and more accurately than manual systems.

              Dematic robots seamlessly pick layers or individual cases from varying size pallets and build mixed-case pallets and roll-cages to improve quality, increase throughput, maximise accuracy, and reduce operating costs.

              Benefits of Dematic Automatic Palletising and Depalletising Systems
              • Minimized Labour Costs: Dematic systems automate operations in harsh environments, performing repetitive and labour-intensive tasks that limit worker productivity. Industrial robots designed for mission-critical applications work around-the-clock without tiring or making mistakes. Dematic software guides the system to build store-friendly and aisle-ready pallets and roll cages, reducing labour needed to restock store shelves.
              • Reduced Transportation Costs: Dematic software organises the palletising pattern to maximise the number of cases on a pallet, ensuring more product per delivery.
              • Reduced Product Damage: Dematic software anticipates factors such as crushability and adjusts the picking operation to preserve product integrity. A variety of end-of-arm grippers, vacuum, and fork-style tooling handle the most delicate and challenging packages. Depending on the application, the system palletizes individual cases or layers of products with slip sheets and automatic wrapping to stabilise loads.
              • Improved Accuracy: For palletizing, the vision system scans and tracks each case to ensure accuracy. For depalletising, the vision system verifies the position and identifies each package for accuracy.
              • Scalable for Future Growth: Dematic systems are modular and use non-proprietary, off-the-shelf technologies to make implementation and maintenance of the robotics easier. Plug-and-play architecture enables faster and cost-effective upgrades as technology evolves.
            • Ergonomic Palletizing & Depalletizing

            • Ergonomic Building of Mixed-Case Pallets

              Dematic Ergonomic Palletizing and Depalletising Systems improve worker productivity in distribution operations that ship a large volume of varying-size and shape cases for direct to store delivery.

              Dematic provides a portfolio of ergonomic palletizing and depalletising systems for building rainbow and mixed SKU pallets. Dematic software increases worker efficiency by streamlining operation with ergonomic designs that virtually eliminate lifting.

              Benefits of Dematic Ergonomic Palletizing and Depalletising Systems
              • Maximised Productivity: Dematic software organises sequenced cases to be delivered to operators who simply slide them into the position on pallets or roll-cages. Diagrams or lights provide instructions to eliminate guesswork. The ergonomic design automatically lowers the work surface to virtually eliminate lifting, enabling operators to maintain high levels of productivity for the entire shift.
              • Reduced Transportation Costs: Dematic software organizes the palletising pattern to maximize the number of cases on a pallet, ensuring more product per delivery.
              • Reduced Product Damage: Dematic software anticipates factors such as crushability and adjusts the picking operation to preserve product integrity. As each level is built, the pallet or roll cage is automatically lowered and stretch-wrapped to ensure load stability.
              • Improved Accuracy: Operators scan barcodes and have the option of seeing a picture of each item to ensure error free shipping.
          • Voice and Lights

          • Optimised Pick and Put Operations

            Dematic voice, mobile display, and light technologies are ideal for a variety of system-directed applications including pick-to-voice, pick-to-light, put-to-light, pick-to-cart, and put walls.

            Intelligent Dematic iQ software controls these Voice and Lights Systems to optimise travel paths and provide operators with intuitive, easy-to-learn, and easy-to-follow instructions.
              • Dematic Pick/Put Light Systems

              • Productivity and Accuracy in a New Light

                Dematic Light Systems automate order fulfilment to produce more efficient, cost-effective processes over traditional manual picking. Systems include pick-to-light, put-to-light, and put wall applications.

                Dematic Light Systems feature easily visible lights that indicate item locations numbers of items required. After pick or put, operators acknowledge the transaction by pressing a button, and the display switches off. Pick-to-Light applications are ideal for high-volume directed picking, while put-to-light applications are effective for manual sortation of bulk quantities (such as put-to-stores and put walls). Powered by Dematic iQ software, information is managed in real time for optimum efficiency.

                Benefits of Dematic Pick/Put Light Systems
                • Maximum Productivity: Dematic Light Systems use intuitive visual cues that direct operators to the pick or put locations, allowing them to perform tasks quickly and efficiently. Optional multi-colour lights increase productivity and enable multiple operators to work in the same zone.
                • High Accuracy: Dematic Light Systems ensure error-free picking by requiring operators to press lighted buttons at each location for confirmation. Buttons also indicate short picks and other anomalies that may occur.
                • Reliable and Scalable: Dematic lights are UL and CE compliant — built for long, trouble-free service. Dematic software and controls easily configure, monitor, and troubleshoot operation. Dematic lights use a unique form factor and rail system that makes extending or adding new pick modules easy. Optional dynamic slot width adjustment eliminates the need to physically reposition light devices.
              • Dematic Voice and Mobile Display Systems

              • Maximize Order Picking Flexibility

                Dematic Voice and Mobile Display Systems provide significant advantages over paper instructions and stationary monitors by guiding operators through pick and put activities with voice commands or graphical instructions on mobile devices.

                Pick-to-voice or put-to-voice applications use sophisticated voice recognition software to optimize labour efficiency and accuracy. Dematic Voice and Mobile Display Systems are powered by Dematic iQ Workflow software, a multi-modal (voice/visual/hybrid) application that works with existing warehouse management and warehouse execution systems.

                Benefits of Voice and Mobile Display Systems
                • Almost Perfect Picking Accuracy: Dematic Voice and Mobile Display Systems ensure error-free picking by requiring operators to read the IDs at each pick/put location for confirmation. Optionally, the system provides images of items to be picked on mobile devices. To further improve accuracy, operators can use integrated ring scanners to scan individual items.
                • Improved Picking Productivity: Dematic Voice and Mobile Display Systems use audible and visual instructions to guide operators through pick and put activities. Voice commands provide a hands-free option to communicate with operators, while intuitive touch screens on mobile devices allows quick and efficient operator feedback.
                • Easy to Learn: Operators can be productive on their first day. Dematic Voice and Mobile Display Systems use sophisticated voice recognition software that minimizes the need for operator training. Multi-lingual options provide a simple alternative to personalize the voice system for a diverse workforce.
                • Works Well with All Devices: Dematic iQ Workflow software is an open-architecture application that can be deployed across multiple device brands and models. This provides the freedom to choose the mode — voice, visual, or both — and the devices best for your operation.
            • Robotic Systems

            • Lights-out Order Fulfillment

              As customers demand faster, more accurate order fulfilment, distribution centres that rely on manual labour are struggling to keep pace. Dematic Robotic Systems replace scarce and expensive labour with automated solutions for key warehouse functions, including the last touch in the order fulfilment process.

              Dematic Robotic Systems seamlessly integrate into your operation as part of flexible, scalable, and modular solutions that meet your unique business needs.
                • Sortation Systems

                • Diverse Product Handling, High Throughput

                  Reliable, fast, efficient order processing depends on a high-throughput sortation system, the heart of a modern distribution centre. Dematic offers a comprehensive range of linear and recirculating conveyor sortation systems guided by advanced controls and software to optimise warehouse operations and provide supply chain visualisation.

                  Dematic Sortation Systems are used by leading retailers, parcel, freight, 3PL, catalogue, hardware and other distributors requiring rapid, accurate, and cost-effective product handling. With increasing labour costs and demand for faster, more responsive operations, Dematic Sortation Systems improve productivity, throughput capacity, and accountability for distributors.
                    • Linear Sorters

                    • Throughput Rates up to 24,000 Items per Hour

                      Dematic Sliding-Shoe Linear Sorters offer the highest sort rates at the lowest speeds — throughput rates between 9,000 and 24,000 items per hour. These systems are built for maximum performance and long service life with quiet and reliable operation.

                      Dematic Sliding-Shoe Linear Sorters can handle a wide product range from packages as small as 150 millimetres long and weighing as little as 50 grams, up to packages over one meter long and weighing up to 50 kilograms.

                      Benefits of Dematic Sliding-Shoe Linear Sortation Systems
                      • High Throughput at Low Speeds Extends Equipment Life: Dematic patented parallel divert technology and controls space packages closely together for exceptionally high throughputs even at lower speeds.
                      • Easy Maintenance Reduces Downtime: Dematic Sliding-Shoe Linear Sorters feature a quiet and energy-efficient linear induction drive — a big advantage over the mechanical end drives and oily chain loops in other sliding-shoe sorters. Patented Quick-Release Slats allow removal and replacement of slats in seconds to keep maintenance fast and easy.
                      • Designed for Future Growth: The bi-directional sort option and parallel discharge option minimize the distance between consecutive chutes, reducing the overall footprint and allowing reconfiguration of divert points.
                      • Minimal Energy Consumption: Smart controls automatically adjust speeds depending on the volume of packages. For high-rates with demand variations, this patented feature saves energy and reduces equipment wear.
                    • Divert Systems

                    • Sortation Rates of 5 to 80 Cases per Minute

                      Dematic Divert Systems are designed for lower-volume sorting and zone routing applications. They provide a practical and cost-effective option to deliver up to 4,800 cartons per hour to a limited number of destinations.

                      Dematic Divert Systems include steerable wheel diverts, right angle transfers, positive belt diverters, and strip belt sorters.

                      Benefits of Dematic Divert Systems
                      • Diverts for Any Application: Dematic divert technology efficiently and accurately handles of a wide range of package types and sizes. These technologies include steerable wheel diverts, positive belt diverts, and narrow belt sorters.
                      • Easy Maintenance: Dematic Divert Systems provide dependable operation and easy maintenance to minimise downtime.
                      • Flexible and Scalable: Modular design allows divert units to be incorporated into any Dematic case and tote conveyor system. Divert units can be easily replaced with different divert mechanisms as needed.
                      • Minimal Energy Consumption: Dematic Divert Systems provide peak performance with fewer drives, minimising your initial investment as well as ongoing energy costs.
                    • Circular Sorters

                    • Extremely Accurate, High-Throughput Sortation

                      Dematic Circular Sorters can manage the most complex product mixes quickly, accurately, and gently, allowing you to ship on time, every day. Circular sorters process a wide-range of products — from large parcels to small loose items — to hundreds of delivery points at throughput rates from 20,000 to 80,000 items per hour.

                      Dematic Circular Sorter features include negotiating turns, handling inclines and declines, using carriers multiple times per circuit, and easily adding induction points and sort lanes with minimum disruption to an existing operation. Options offer the cost-effective solutions for required throughputs, product mix, and facility layout.
                  • Storage Systems

                  • Storage & Retrieval, Buffering, Racking & Shelving

                    Dematic offers a complete range of storage and buffering systems from racks and shelving to a diverse selection of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RSs).

                    Capable of handling pallets, totes, trays, bins, and cartons, these systems are ideal for manufacturing or distribution operations and can operate in ambient, chilled, or freezer environments.
                      • Dematic Multishuttle

                      • Flexible, Modular, Adaptable — More Throughput in Less Space

                        The Dematic Multishuttle® stores, buffers, and sequences products between bulk stock and other functions such as picking and order assembly.

                        The system can dramatically increase speed, storage density, accuracy, and throughput in warehouses, factories or distribution centres.

                        Benefits of Dematic Multishuttle
                        • Exceptionally High Throughput Rates: Dual Cycle, Drive Through, and Tandem lift configurations — combined with high-speed shuttles and intelligent controls —provide rapid access to inventory with throughputs as high as 1,200 loads in-and-out per hour.
                        • High-Density Storage: The multi-depth, intelligent storage of varying size cartons creates outstanding space utilisation in ambient, chilled, or freezer environments.
                        • Modular and Flexible: Dematic offers a variety of models including static, flex, and belted shuttles for handling totes, cartons, and replenishment of carton flow racks. The system adapts to building configurations, including existing buildings with lower ceiling heights. Additional shuttles can be easily added to provide more throughput.
                        • Efficient, Accurate, Reliable: Dematic Multishuttle systems operate in an efficient “lights-out” environment. They are designed for mission critical applications to ensure easy maintenance and maximum uptime.
                      • Mini-Load AS/RS

                      • Optimal Small Parts Storage

                        Dematic provides a comprehensive portfolio of Mini-Load Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) to handle the most challenging storage needs.

                        Ideal for manufacturing or distribution operations, Dematic Mini-Load AS/RS systems provide rapid access to trays, totes, or varying size cartons in a high-density and energy efficient storage structure.

                        Benefits of Dematic Mini-Load AS/RS
                        • High-Density Storage: Storage & Retrieval Machines (SRMs) rapidly move loads in and out of a secured rack structure that can be over 20 metres tall. With multi-deep storage options, Dematic Mini-Load AS/RS systems offer outstanding space utilisation in ambient, chilled, or freezer environments.
                        • Rapid Access with Minimum Labour: Dematic Mini-Load SRMs offer the high speed rates while moving up to six loads in a single cycle. The patented mast design weighs 20% less than traditional rigid masts and has friction or belt drive options. Intelligent software and controls allow these systems to operate unattended around the clock.
                        • Modular and Flexible: Dematic offers single-mast and double-mast models of the SRM that can be equipped with up to six load handling devices. The broad portfolio of load handling devices handle 50 kilogram trays, totes, or cartons of varying sizes from 150 to 650 millimeters wide.
                        • Efficient, Accurate, Reliable: Dematic Mini-Load AS/RS systems operate in an efficient “lights-out” environment. They are designed for mission critical applications to ensure easy maintenance and maximum uptime. Lightweight aluminum mast design, energy recovery, and energy-efficient drive technologies provide both environmental and financial benefits.
                      • AutoStore

                      • Ultra High-Density Storage and Buffering for Goods-to-Person Piece Picking

                        AutoStore works particularly well for applications with a high number of SKUs and moderate throughput requirements. AutoStore is part of an overall solution that includes receiving and put-away, inventory storage, picking, packing, and shipping.

                        The compact AutoStore system fits into existing building shapes and is easily expandable.

                        Benefits of AutoStore
                        • Ultra High-Density Storage: AutoStore stacks bins on the floor so the entire cube can be used to store product, providing maximum storage density in a minimum footprint with no dedicated access aisles. The bin storage cube can be configured up to a height of 6 metres. AutoStore structures on mezzanine platforms allow higher storage heights.
                        • Efficient, Accurate, Reliable: Autostore uses an energy recovery system during bin lowering and robot braking to reduce electricity costs. The system eliminates single points of failure making it highly reliable.
                        • Modular and Flexible: Autostore is a unique system that decouples storage needs from throughput. Autostore robots drive on the top of the grid to access inventory stored in the bins below. Adding storage capacity is as simple as extending the grid — increasing throughput is as simple as adding more robots.
                      • Unit Load AS/RS

                      • Pallets, Rolls, and Other Bulk Loads

                        Dematic provides a comprehensive portfolio of Unit-Load Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) to handle the most challenging storage needs.

                        Ideal for manufacturing or distribution operations, Dematic Unit-Load AS/RS systems provide rapid access to pallets and other bulky loads in a secured, high-density, and energy-efficient storage structure.

                        Benefits of Dematic Unit-Load AS/RS
                        • High-Density Storage: Storage & Retrieval Machines (SRMs) rapidly move loads of up to 1,800 kilograms in and out of a secured rack structure that can be over 42 metres tall. With single, double, and multi-deep satellite storage options, Dematic Unit-Load AS/RS systems offer outstanding space utilization in ambient, chilled, or freezer environments.
                        • Rapid Access with Minimum Labor: With different options for moving single or multiple loads in a single cycle, Dematic SRMs can achieve throughput rates as high as 60 loads in/out per hour. Intelligent software and controls allow these systems to operate unattended around the clock.
                        • Efficient, Accurate, Reliable: Dematic Unit-Load AS/RS systems operate in an efficient “lights-out” environment. They are designed for mission critical applications to ensure easy maintenance and maximum uptime. The latest controls technology ensures high efficiency and accuracy.
                      • Racking and Shelving

                      • Quality Racks and Shelves for Sophisticated Storage Needs

                        Dematic integrates high quality storage racks and industrial shelving into turnkey systems with optional automated handling solutions.

                        Our team of storage solution specialists provides the depth of experience necessary to design cost-effective solutions with value-added advice for location control, product slotting, load carrying capacity, and standards compliance.

                        High-Rise Racks
                        High-rise narrow-aisle racks provide cost effective storage that optimize land use. Serviced by high speed Storage Retrieval Machines (SRMs), high-rise racks are ideal for handling palletized goods, especially bulk reserve stock. The Dematic team of storage experts designs high-rise racks made from cold rolled or structural components in operations that require free-standing or rack clad structures.

                        Mini-Load Racks
                        Dematic designs, specifies, and integrates high quality, economical, purpose-designed racking and shelving systems for high throughput carton and tote storage facilities. Dematic manufactures racks and shelves to very tight tolerances and precisely installs them to accurately interface with high-speed AKLs — Automatisches Kleinteile Lager (Automated Small Parts Storage). All Dematic designs accommodate critical features such as AKL guide rails, sprinkler systems, and lighting requirements.

                        Dematic Multishuttle® Racks
                        The storage rack is exclusively designed for Dematic Multishuttle and can be configured for both single and double deep functionality. Push-through protection ensures totes cannot be accidentally dropped into the shuttle aisle or out of the rack. Racks support the rails on which the shuttle runs. Maintenance walkways built into the racks provide easy access at all levels and add rigidity to the rack structure.

                        Conventional Racking and Shelving
                        Whether you want maximize unused space or build a new warehouse, Dematic conventional rack solutions can be tailored quickly, easily and economically to your precise needs. Dematic pallet racking solutions are versatile, allowing you to maximise your space while at the same time giving you the flexibility to operate your manual distribution centre with complete efficiency. Light or heavy duty, Dematic gets your valuable products off the floor and into good order. Dematic shelving provides a strong purpose-designed shelving solution with intelligent picking options.
                    • Workstation Systems

                    • High-Speed, High-Volume Designs for Worker Efficiency

                      Even in highly automated applications, Dematic Workstation Systems provide important connecting points where workers put, pick, pack, decant, and transfer materials between various types of containers. Ergonomic designs make this process simpler and more comfortable, maintaining peak worker efficiency for entire shifts.

                      Dematic Workstation Systems are ideal for fast and accurate processing of large volumes of small to medium-sized items. Powered by sophisticated controls and Dematic iQ Software, these systems use voice, light, or screen directions to provide intuitive instructions to maintain rapid throughput with a high degree of accuracy.
                          • Ergonomic Goods-to-Person Pick Stations

                          • Flexible and Accurate at over 1,000 Picks per Hour

                            Dematic Ergonomic Goods-to-Person Pick Stations provide the safety, speed, and accuracy required for transferring items from product totes to order containers.

                            Choose from 1:1 pick stations for direct-to-consumer order picking or 1:n workstations for store replenishment order fulfilment. All Dematic workstations feature ergonomic designs to keep operators at top efficiency for entire shifts.

                            Benefits of Dematic Ergonomic Goods-to-Person Pick Stations
                            • Safety First: Built-in features ensure safe operation where operators interact with moving machinery, even at high speeds. Light curtains and other safety features protect workers when equipment is in motion.
                            • Optimised Productivity: Operators achieve maximum pick rates with one-second rapid exchange of product totes. Ergonomic design eliminates turning, twisting, and bending. Pick and put surfaces are kept at the same comfortable level for sustained productivity. Operators can adjust the platform, displays, and other options to personalize their workspace to promote higher pick efficiency.
                            • Maximised Accuracy: Graphical displays and lights provide intuitive pick instructions, including pictures of items to be picked for maximum accuracy. Optional lights provide visual cues for picking items out of multi-compartment totes. Optional weigh scales, integrated into the pick locations, check expected weights to identify and correct errors at the source.
                      • Solutions Overview

                      • Solutions Designed for the Functional Areas of Your Facility

                        Dematic solutions optimise material and information flow within factories, warehouses, and distribution centres to ensure operational success.

                        Dematic provides the technology and expertise to match our solutions with the functional areas of your facility.
                        Our solutions optimise your performance today to ensure flexibility for your tomorrow.
                          • Inbound Handling

                          • Where Supply Chain Optimisation Begins

                            Inbound handling solutions streamline and organize the processes for bringing materials into your facility, whether they are raw materials for manufacturing, finished goods for distribution, or returned merchandise that feeds back into inventory. Dematic iQ software guides each process to reduce the labour associated with processing inbound materials.
                          • Convey and Transport

                          • Efficient Movement of Goods Anywhere in Your Facility

                            Dematic offers a portfolio of transport solutions for moving a wide variety of materials — from individual items to cases to large pallets. Transport technologies include overhead garment-on-hanger and pouch systems for individual items, robust conveyors for cases and pallets, and automated guided vehicles (autonomous robotic forklifts) for cases and pallets. No matter the items being transported or how, Dematic iQ software keeps them moving quickly and safely.
                          • Storage and Buffering

                          • Maximize Space Utilisation and Improve Operating Efficiency

                            Dematic offers a portfolio of storage solutions that organize and control inventory on pallets, cartons (totes), and garments-on-hangars. No matter the type of inventory or how it's packaged, Dematic storage solutions offer the important advantages:

                            • More storage in less space
                            • Improved accuracy and security
                            • Consistent operation in ambient, freezer, or chilled environments
                            • Flexibility for peak periods and seasonal products
                            • Dematic storage solutions are modular, so your system can be tailored to meet your business needs. They’re also scalable, which allows your system to grow as your business grows.

                            What’s more, Dematic iQ Optimise and Dematic iQ InSights software works in concert to provide warehouse management and reporting that keep your entire operation running smoothly. Dematic iQ Optimise makes it efficient, and Dematic iQ InSights keeps it efficient.

                          • Case Picking

                          • Reduce Cycle Times & Labour Costs Picking Bulk Items

                            Dematic offers the most comprehensive portfolio of case picking solutions to meet the most demanding business needs. From lower-cost manual options to fully-automated systems, Dematic has the perfect case fulfilment solution.

                            • Reduce picking labour and associated costs
                            • Improve inventory and shipment accuracy
                            • Maximize space utilisation in ambient, freezer, or chilled environments
                            • Handle peak periods and seasonal products
                            • Expand and grow as your business grows
                            • All Dematic case fulfilment solutions are powered by Dematic iQ Optimise and Dematic iQ InSights, our proprietary software that manages and monitors all aspects of the supply chain.
                          • Piece Picking

                          • Maximise Order Picking Efficiency

                            Dematic offers the most comprehensive portfolio of split case and piece picking solutions to meet the most demanding business needs. From lower-cost manual options to fully-automated systems, Dematic has the perfect pallet fulfilment solution.

                            • Shorten cycle time, particularly in e-Commerce
                            • Reduce picking labour and associated costs
                            • Improve inventory and shipment accuracy
                            • Handle peak periods and seasonal products
                            • Expand and grow as business grows

                            All Dematic pallet fulfilment solutions are powered by Dematic iQ Optimise and Dematic iQ InSights, our proprietary software that manages and monitors all aspects of the supply chain. Dematic iQ Optimise and Dematic iQ Insights software works in concert to provide warehouse management and reporting that keep your entire operation running smoothly. Dematic iQ Optimise makes it efficient, and Dematic iQ Insights keeps it efficient.
                          • Outbound Handling

                          • High Performance Packing and Shipping

                            Dematic offers a wide choice of outbound handling solutions from manual to fully automatic — each designed to ensure accuracy, expedite shipping, and save labour costs for that last touch in your fulfilment process. Powered by Dematic iQ software, these solutions efficiently manage order packaging for rapid sorting and loading onto vehicles for shipping.