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Flexible Remstar Shuttle VLM Access Modifications Help Increase Efficiencies

Monday, October 12, 2009

The Shuttle® Vertical Lift Module (VLM) allows users to maximize their storage capabilities by consolidating multiple departments or work zones into one system using multiple pick windows. By linking work areas material handling organizations can save up to 85% floor space, increase productivity up to 600% and enhance operator’s ergonomics, reducing overall costs.

The Remstar Shuttle VLM provides immediate access to parts via an extraction platform and computerized controls for automated storage and retrieval operations. The ability to change pick window height or location any time pre or post installation provides material handlingorganizations the flexibility to change. By doing so, the unit can be adapted to the changes in the stored products physical characteristics, warehouse procedure or location requirements. The small footprint and modular design of the Shuttle VLM can save up to 85% of otherwise wasted floor space and reduce capital acquisition costs.

Organizations can link multiple floors and work zones, eliminating wasted time transporting and searching for material from one area to another, increasing productivity and inventory accuracy. Providing 100% accessible storage, the Shuttle VLM delivers stored items at an ergonomically optimized height eliminating bending, stretching and reaching and in turn reduces worker injury.

Remstar International Inc., a company of the Kardex AG Remstar International (KRI) Group of Zurich, Switzerland, is a leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems for manufacturing, distribution and warehousing applications. For more information on the Remstar Shuttle VLM call 800/639-5805 or visit the Remstar web site at

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