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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

New Megamat RS Vertical Carousel: 40% Energy Savings with a 50% Unit Weight Loss!

The Megamat RS Vertical Carousel has been developed using construction and production techniques focused on energy-saving and environmentally friendly considerations. The result is a new vertical carousel that utilizes up to 40% less energy with a 50% unit weight reduction.

"From production through operation to disposal, we have put all stages in the life cycle of the Megamat RS Vertical Carousel to the ecological test," says Kardex Remstar Vertical Carousel Product Manager Stefan Hehl. "The result is an new vertical carousel unit that meets the highest demands of environmental management by using the latest technology as well as the responsible and economic use of resources."

Using customized performance drive motors in coordination with frequency inverters has reduced energy costs during operation. With these significant changes, the Megamat RS Vertical Carousel utilizes up to 40% less energy than the previous model.
The new design has also achieved a considerable reduction in materials used. Compared with the previous model, the Megamat RS Vertical Carousel boasts a 50% unit weight reduction; contributing to both environmental and financial savings.

Together with the energy efficient and new lightweight design, the highly compressed Megamat RS Vertical Carousel storage unit provides responsible and economic use of resources throughout its life cycle.

The Megamat RS is an enclosed system of carriers that rotate around vertically delivering stored goods to the operator increasing productivity and maximizing storage density. As a standalone installation, the unit can be operated using the push button "drive and view" function. For more detailed applications, FastPic5 inventory management software can provide integration with existing WMS software as well as higher level ERP and host systems.

Kardex Remstar, LLC, a company of the Kardex Group is a leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems for manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, offices and institutions. For information on the Megamat RS Verical Carousel, call 800/639-5805 or visit

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