Möve - Frottana relies on AS/RS from TGW

Wels, (PresseBox) - TGW wins the order to realise a tailormade material handling solution for Möve - Frottana, the renowned German manufacturer of home textiles. In the middle of the 19th century Germany's first weaving loom was put into operation in Großschönau (Saxony), where the company is headquartered. As of spring 2011 TGW's Mustang L AS/R machines will care for fully automated storage and highly ergonomic picking of terry products, bed linen and accessories there.

Due to the rapid evolution in turnover Möve - Frottana needed to invest in an automated miniload storage and retrieval system at its production and distribution facilities in Großschönau. The Austrian systems integrator TGW acts as the responsible general contractor for the project, the German logistics consultant KONLOG made the concept for it.

Möve - Frottana's new material handling solution includes a 5aisle AS/RS equipped with Mustang L stacker cranes and Combi-Telescope load handling devices to replenish the five ergonomic picking stations. Machine controls, material flow controls and the warehouse management system (WMS) for goods receiving and picking are realised with TGW's product suites.

The Mustang L is a very lightweight and fast stacker crane and can easily be adapted to the individual customer's requirements. That is why it is a very cost effective solution. This efficiency becomes even higher through the driven handover to the conveyor system, resulting in drastically reduced transfer times.

The modular software suite CI_LOG is at the heart of the new material handling solution. CI_LOG is based on the latest software technology and handles every function within the inhouse logistics chain, from goods receiving through the warehouse management to the dispatch. The large number of installations guarantees the needed experience and security for a highly flexible, customer specific application of the WMS suite.

As of spring 2011 the new logistics solution provided by TGW will care for even more efficient processes at Möve - Frottana.


TGW Logistics Group GmbH

The TGW Logistics Group is an integrated solution network. Since 1969 the company has been implementing different internal logistics solutions, from small material handling applications to complex logistics centres.

The companies of the TGW Logistics Group can look back on a successful development. With about 1,100 employees worldwide, the group implements logistics solutions for leading companies. In the business year 2008/09, the TGW Logistics Group generated sales revenues of 259 million Euros.

Press releases you might also be interested in

Weitere Informationen zum Thema "Intralogistik":

Industrie 4.0 und Business Analytics für den Mittelstand

Um als mit­tel­stän­di­sches Un­ter­neh­men ers­te er­folg­rei­che Schrit­te in Rich­tung In­du­s­trie 4.0 zu ge­hen, muss man nicht sei­ne kom­p­let­te Pro­duk­ti­ons­stra­ße um­k­rem­peln. Für ei­nen lang­fris­ti­gen Er­folg soll­te man sich die Neu­gier sei­ner Mit­ar­bei­ter zu Nut­ze ma­chen und die Da­ten­kul­tur in al­le Ab­tei­lun­gen tra­gen


Subscribe for news

The subscribtion service of the PresseBox informs you about press information of a certain topic by your choice at a choosen time. Please enter your email address to receive the email with the press releases.

An error occurred!

Thank you! You will receive a confirmation email within a few minutes.

I want to subscribe to the gratis press mail and have read and accepted the conditions.