20 Dec, 2017

DAIFUKU celebrates its anniversary
80 years of automated material handling solutions for industry and logistics companies

More than 10,000 projects delivered, branches and contract partners in 23 countries and over 8,600 employees – this is DAIFUKU's anniversary record. For the past 80 years, the company has been offering its customers comprehensive intralogistics solutions. Coinciding with this anniversary milestone, Daifuku launched its medium-term business plan, “Value Innovation 2020”: With this initiative, Daifuku aims to be the truly global leader in materials handling, using new technologies and providing new solutions to increase system quality and enhance value for customers.

Founded in 1937, DAIFUKU has developed into the world’s leading material handling supplier of automated systems. Present in Europe since 1989, the Company is implementing tailor-made intralogistics solutions for its customers. These include factory automation and distribution automation solutions (FA&DA), baggage handling systems and various solutions for airports (ATec), material flow solutions for cleanrooms (eFA) and systems for production lines in the automotive industry (AFA).

As part of its new business plan, Daifuku will continue its aim for sustainable growth and provision of “smart logistics” to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving logistics industry, which is bringing change to the e-commerce market. “With our intralogistic concepts for the rapid processing of small-scale orders, we are strengthening the competitiveness of companies in this field,” explains Thomas Balluff, Branch Manager for FA&DA Europe at DAIFUKU. “With “Value Innovation 2020”, we are pushing further innovations for the online trade in the coming years.”



DAIFUKU CO., LTD. – The Company
Founded in 1937, Daifuku is one of the world's leading suppliers of material handling systems. As a Global company, Daifuku has 11 factories at its production site in Shiga, Japan, as well as affiliates and Independent branch offices around the world, including in Great Britain and Germany, as well as contractual partners in Spain, Portugal, and Scandinavia. There are currently over 30,000 storage and retrieval systems from the Daifuku Group in operation around the world. When checking the company's references, you will find renowned names like Belimo, Canon, Dagab, DELL, Hammesfahr, ICA, Lever Fabergé, Levi Strauss, Netto, Opel, Riverford, Supergros and many more. Additional information about DAIFUKU CO., LTD. can be found at www.DAIFUKUeurope.com.

Company contact
Thomas Balluff • DAIFUKU CO., LTD.
Lürriper Straße 52 • 41065 Mönchengladbach, Germany
Tel.: +49(0)2161-49695-0 • Fax: +49(0)2161-49695-20
E-mail: info@DAIFUKU.de • Website: www.DAIFUKU.com/gb

Media contact
Charlotte von Spee • additiv pr GmbH & Co. KG
Pressearbeit für Logistik, Stahl, Industriegüter und IT
Herzog-Adolf-Straße 3 • 56410 Montabaur, Germany
Tel.: +49(0)2602-950 99-12 • Fax: +49(0)2602-950 99-17
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