Feb 5, 2015

Daifuku North America and Wynright Exhibiting at ProMat 2015 in Chicago

Material Handling Leaders to Articulate Thought Leadership and Trends, and Demonstrate Latest Products at Largest Expo for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Professionals

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (February 5, 2015)

– Chicago has been the home to material handling systems provider Wynright Corporation for more than 40 years, and now it’s playing host to ProMat 2015 , the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America, March 23-26.

As such, Wynright, a leading U.S.-based provider of intelligent material handling systems , and its parent company Daifuku North America Holding Company announced today that they will jointly exhibit in Booth No. 1013 at the conference.

The companies also will host a news conference at 9am CT on Monday, March 23 in their booth to discuss their vision for material handling as well as how they are helping customers improve productivity, lower costs and optimize supply chains.

Aki Nishimura, President of Daifuku North America, will be availale to offer his perspective on the latest trends in automotive material handling, and Rob Schmit, President of Jervis B. Webb Company, a subsidiary of Daifuku North America, will discuss material handling trends and R&D plans for Automatic Guided Vehicles.

Meanwhile, Kevin Ambrose, CEO of Wynright, and other company executives will discuss omni-channel fulfillment, next-shoring, advancements in robotics and automation, the convergence of warehouse management and warehouse control systems, the Industrial Internet of Things, and warehouse space efficiencies.

Wynright also will discuss its recent acquisition of select assets of Blue Sky Logistics and what the transaction means for its supply chain software strategy.

To participate in the news conference or to schedule an individual briefing with a company executive, please contact Beth Campus at 312-673-6056 or beth.campus@techimage.com.

About Daifuku North America Holding Company

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

About Wynright Corporation

Wynright Corporation, a component of Daifuku North America Holding Company, is a leading provider of intelligent material handling systems. With more than 200 engineers in-house, the company designs, manufactures, integrates and installs a full spectrum of intralogistics solutions, offering both Wynright-branded and third-party equipment to meet client needs. These include leading-edge conveyor and sortation systems, voice- and light-directed order fulfillment equipment, a suite of warehouse controls & execution software, robotics, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), mezzanines, and structures, all backed by critical round-the-clock service and support.
Since its founding in 1972, Wynright has been a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing companies, showing them how to use their space more efficiently to deliver improved productivity, today and tomorrow.

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