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Swisslog strengthens its team in Mexico

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions, provider of best-in-class automated intralogistics systems, is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Mexico operation, Roberto Laguna. Roberto has been appointed by Swisslog as sales director and will drive the company’s reach into the Latin America ecommerce, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical markets.

Roberto will enhance Swisslog’s presence in Mexico and Latin American markets with more than 15 years of experience and a solid technical background in the material handling, robotics and manufacturing fields. Prior to joining Swisslog, Roberto worked as a key account manager for Intelligrated and sales executive for Dematic. He holds mechanical engineering degree the Institute Politecnico National and a MBA from the Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico.

“We are pleased that Roberto has joined our team to bring Swisslog’s extensive experience and expertise in warehouse automation to Mexico and Latin American markets,” said Markus Schmidt, senior vice president, Swisslog Americas. “With Roberto’s knowledge of the material handling industry and Swisslog’s proven technologies and services, Swisslog is poised to be a larger player in this market in 2016.”

In 2015, Swisslog established an office in Tlalnepantla, Mexico to better serve Latin America customers. With its parent company KUKA, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions, already well established in the area, Swisslog will offer the widest spectrum of automation solutions for warehousing and order fulfillment.

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