Oct 23, 2014

Second Annual FIRST® LEGO® League Scrimmage

Jervis B.Webb Hosts Second Annual FLL LEGO League Event at Wixom Demo Facility

Farmington Hills, Michigan (October 23, 2014)

Jervis B. Webb Company – a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company and a leading provider of material handling solutions – will host its second annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO® League Scrimmage on Saturday, November 1 at Jervis B. Webb Company’s demonstration facility in Wixom, Mich.  FIRST LEGO League introduces young people, ages 9 to 14 (grades 4-8), to the fun and excitement of science and technology.
“We are happy to host an event that inspires young people to pursue their dreams of designing and creating while learning to work through challenges with their peers in a team atmosphere” said Rob Schmit, President of Jervis B. Webb Company.  “We will also show the students what our company engineers and manufactures, including a detailed overview of our SmartCart® Automatic Guided Carts .  We want to show the connection that what they are doing now is preparing them to do amazing things for the future.”
Six teams with approximately eight participants will partake in the scrimmage with an additional 70 spectators and coaches in attendance.  The participants will be coached by Jervis B. Webb Company employees.  Following the scrimmage, Jervis B. Webb Company engineers will showcase the company’s automated equipment through live demonstrations.

About Jervis B. Webb Company

Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company , 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. Daifuku Webb consists of Daifuku America Corporation , Jervis B. Webb Company , Elite Line Services , Logan Teleflex, Inc., and Wynright Corporation.  Daifuku Webb 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 Webb is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., with manufacturing locations throughout North America.

FLL® Scrimmage is a registered trademark of FIRST® ( www.usfirst.org ) which is not overseeing, involved with, or responsible for this activity.

SmartCart® is a registered trademark of the Jervis B. Webb Company.