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W RLDWIDE NEWS DSV: New location in Vestby with robotic storage system Since the end of May this year, DSV Road and Solutions have moved gradually from three other sites around Oslo to the new Vestby facility which is now operational. The new location just south of Oslo comprises a terminal of 12,000 sqm, 32,000 sqm warehouse including a 7,000 sqm mezzanine, and 4,700 sqm office and personnel facilities. Vestby is one of the first DSV warehouses that is equipped with a robotic storage and retrieval system in addition to traditional racking and thus it is suited to cater to e-commerce operations. “With the automated storage system, we obtain increased storage density and flexibility. Combined with the more effective picking methods compared to traditional methods, we can provide our customers with more cost-efficient services,” says Brian Winther Almind, Executive Vice President, Group Property, DSV Panalpina A/S. The new 50,000 sqm facility is built in accordance with the Breeam-NOR standard. DSV has worked with environmental and sustainability aspects through the entire process to ensure that the facility meets the standard required to obtain the desired certificate and thereby emphasize that the company focus on the facility’s environmental performance. Based on the initial experience with the automated storage system, DSV is already looking into the possibilities of installing similar storage and retrieval systems in a number of other buildings. NEWS AND MARKETS Norway’s largest furniture chain using Jungheinrich automation solution Bohus is Norway’s leading furniture and interior decoration chain. The company operates 60 branches throughout Norway as well as a successful online shop. In order to adapt to the major changes in trade, the furniture chain is currently investing in innovative IT and network solutions as well as in forward-looking warehouse logistics. The company has therefore commissioned Jungheinrich with the construction of a new central warehouse in Lillestrom. The project involves comprehensive automation solutions including a high pallet racking warehouse, miniload, conveyor systems and software. Operation of the warehouse is scheduled to begin in 2021. When designing the warehouse, it was Jungheinrich’s goal to guarantee Bohus as much handling flexibility as possible for its wide variety of product categories and load sizes. Therefore, the solution includes a manual warehouse with room for up to 2,000 pallets, a fully automatic high-bay warehouse with 10,000 rack storage locations in three lanes for euro-pallets, and 1,200 further rack storage locations for special pallets measuring 2,600 mm × 1,260 mm in two additional lanes. Stacker cranes with telescopic forks by Jungheinrich subsidiary Mias take over the loading and unloading. Two Jungheinrich STC 2B1A miniloads will be used in an automated miniload warehouse with a total of 22,000 rack storage locations. All subsystems will be controlled by Jungheinrich’s WCS, which is connected to the customer’s SAP system. Chinese Court stops trademark infringement Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that the Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court has upheld an earlier ruling in Mitsubishi Electric’s favor regarding infringement of the company’s trademarks by Guangzhou Lingye Automation Equipment,Guangzhou Longyan Automation Technology, Guangzhou Ouye Automation Technology and their owners located in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. The defendants manufactured and sold a large quantity of dead copy products, including PLCs, AC servos, inverters and other factory-automation equipment bearing counterfeit Mitsubishi trademarks, beginning in around 2012. The defendants were convicted of illegally manufacturing and selling these products in May 2016, after which Mitsubishi Electric sued the defendants for trademark infringement and won the case. Mitsubishi Electric will continue to take strict measures against producers of counterfeit products through the detection, and application of legal measures to protect its brand value, so that customers may continue to use its products with peace of mind. 6 WORLD OF INDUSTRIES 2020

Symate and Pepperl+Fuchs agree on overall package for artificial intelligence Symate GmbH, a specialist in optimizing manufacturing processes using artificial intelligence (AI) methods, has decided to combine its expertise with those of the global specialist in factory and process automation, Pepperl+Fuchs SE. The goal is to create an integrated specialist solution for the automated analysis and optimization of industrial manufacturing processes and quality characteristics. As part of a pilot project, Symate is currently testing Pepperl+Fuchs hardware components and connecting them to the Detact AI system. This will be the basis for a perfectly coordinated package that offers both companies’ customers a significantly wider range of functions for automating manufacturing processes than the individual companies’ previous solutions. picture: Daniel Moest (above), New Business Development at Pepperl+Fuchs, David Haferkorn (below), responsible Product Manager at Symate. More information about Detact and Symate can be found at Rohrer-Marti is the new Clark distributor in Switzerland Clark Europe has found a new sales partner for Switzerland in Rohrer-Marti, a Swiss distributor of machines and forklifts. The experienced materials handling vehicle specialist, based in Zollikofen in the canton of Berne, will take over the sales and service of Clark materials handling vehicles throughout the country. Rohrer-Marti has more than 70 years of know-how in machines and forklifts. Their product range includes equipment for the construction industry, gardening and landscaping, municipal, industrial, timber trade and wood processing as well as agriculture and logistics. The backbone of the after-sales service is also a spare parts warehouse in Zollikofen with over 30,000 items. Rohrer-Marti distributes the entire Clark product range as a Clark partner in Switzerland. In addition to the sale of forklifts and warehouse equipment, this includes the supply of accessories and spare parts as well as a comprehensive range of services including rental, financing and after-sales service for Clark new and used trucks. | Yaskawa and Phoenix Contact start cooperation Yaskawa, an industrial robotics and mechatronics manufacturer, and Phoenix Contact, a manufacturer of automation solutions, want to drive forward the transition away from proprietary solutions towards an open and future-proof ecosystem for industrial automation. Yaskawa has decided to use PLCnext Technology. As a part of this framework, Phoenix Contact will license its PLCnext runtime environment to Yaskawa and has agreed upon joint further development. Yaskawa plans to use the PLCnext runtime system in the fields of Motion Controls and Robotics, initially in Europe and the USA. PLCnext Technology is the open ecosystem for industrial automation from Phoenix Contact. With a combination of open control technology, modular engineering software, and an online community, this solution allows users the adaption to changing demands and to use existing and future software services efficiently. The software is also featuring a digital marketplace and systematic cloud integration. www. The airbag for your machine. Better protection EAS ® -Compact ® — the perfect torque limiter for reliable overload protection your reliable partner WORLD OF INDUSTRIES 2020 7