Newport News, VA, November 28, 2018 - Swisslog Logistics Automation Americas, leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, has appointed Grant Beringer as Vice President of the Americas Technology Center (ATC), based in Salida, CA. In addition, Beringer will lead the Swisslog Latin America business unit.
The ATC focuses on the development of Swisslog's PowerStore™ Pallet Shuttle system to meet increasing demand from customers in the Americas region. PowerStore is the worldwide market leader in pallet shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS).
Beringer recently re-joined Swisslog after serving in various management positions with XAct Solutions in Vietnam, Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore. He previously served as Swisslog's Director of Systems Engineering in the Americas region, as well as in project engineering and project management roles. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree from University of Technology in Sydney, his Master of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary and his MBA from University of New South Wales.
Markus Schmidt, President of Swisslog Logistics Automation Americas, said, "The ATC team proactively finds new ways to improve the functionality of our equipment for the changing demands of our customers, each of whom have somewhat unique product characteristics. As a very experienced supply chain professional, Grant has all the characteristics we were looking for in a leader for our West Coast and Latin America groups. His vast global experience is very unique in the material handling field and he is already making a positive impact on our operations."