GRIMSBY, Ontario—Dec. 16, 2016— Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, has been named to the FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers annual award list, presented by Food Logistics, for the second year in a row. FL100+ recognizes software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
Cimcorp's MultiPick- a fully automated robotic material handling solution- offers improved efficiencies, significant savings and fast returns on investments while allowing food and beverage facilities to stay compliant with strict government regulations. Furthermore, distributors and supply chain professionals utilizing its solutions can employ just-in-time order picking, increase efficiency and rapid material handling, reduce labor costs, eliminate errors and ensure traceability as products move throughout the facility.
"Our innovative supply chain solutions, including our MultiPick system precisely controls the entire material flow, right up to the shipping dock, for the food and beverage industry," says Cimcorp North American president Rick Trigatti. "Additionally, our end-to-end solutions can seamlessly integrate with the complete suite of software needed to operate facilities, collects vast amounts of data and executes detailed analysis of both dispatch operations and production planning, which provides manufacturers and distributors with 100 percent traceability."
This year's winner's products benefit the industry in multiple ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product while assuring regulatory compliance. Cimcorp's client, The Kroger Company, was able to achieve warehouse efficiencies and product traceability, while benefitting from cost savings and waste reduction in its new Mountain View dairy facility in Denver.
"The software and technology sector continues to generate new and exciting opportunities for growers, food manufacturers, grocery retailers and the many logistics providers that support them," notes Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director at Food Logistics. "Today's cloud-based solutions and mobile connectivity are helping create tools that are more flexible, affordable and responsive, making software and technology even more valuable to those in the global food supply chain."
The FL100+ is designed to serve as a resource guide for the readers of Food Logistics. Companies who earned a spot on the FL100+ list are featured in the November/December 2016 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com. To watch Cimcorp's MultiPick robot in action, visit: http://cimcorp.com/en/media/videos/products-solutions/cimcorps-multipick-robot-operation.
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Cimcorp Group - part of Murata Machinery, Ltd. (Muratec) - is a leading global supplier of turnkey automation for intralogistics, using advanced robotics and software technologies. As well as being a manufacturer and integrator of pioneering material handling systems for the tire industry, Cimcorp has developed unique robotic solutions for order fulfillment and storage that are being used in the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and postal services sectors. With locations in Finland, Canada and the United States, the group has around 300 employees and has delivered over 2,000 logistics automation solutions. Designed to reduce operating costs, ensure traceability and improve efficiency, these systems are used within manufacturing and distribution centers in 40 countries across five continents. For more information, visit www.cimcorp.com.
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