Automation in Cold Storage Leader viastore systems Featured in AutomationMedia

viastore systems, Inc. was recently featured in Automation Media magazine. The feature, titled, “viastore systems Leads Automation in Cold Storage,” authored by manufacturing journalist, Thomas R. Cutler, discussed the challenges of cold storage automation. viastore systems, a leading international provider of automated material handling solutions, specializes in cold storage; viastore manages the entire process, including design and workflow management, the building structure, insulation, the passageways between different temperature zones, and the design of air conditioning and refrigeration technologies. The company employs over 400 people worldwide and has annual sales of over US$140 Million.

According to viastore, ensuring that AS/RS and conveyor systems can operate smoothly requires they must be equipped with freezer grade technology. The drives, controllers, and the electronic and mechanical components must all be able to withstand temperatures down to minus 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Photo sensors should be heated so they will not fog up. Control cabinets must be heated or, located outside the refrigerated zone. Also, attention must be paid to using freezer grade, food grade, or pharmaceutically compatible lubricating greases, oils and seals. Special demands regarding the corrosion resistance of metals also need to be taken into account. is the industry’s leading and popular technology website and useful resources for industrial technology enthusiasts. Industry professionals are using the Internet more than any other source to find information such as news, products, articles, application tools, technical resources, and job opportunities.

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MODEX 2016

viastore systems, Inc. will be exhibiting at the 2016 MODEX event April 4-7, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center at Booth #1439. At MODEX, solutions needed to solve tough manufacturing and supply chain challenges, identify best practices, exceed customer demands and gain competitive edge are available. viastore will be presenting a special session titled, “An Incremental Approach to Automation and ROI” on April 5, 2016 from 12:45-1:30 in Theater H.

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About viastore systems, Inc.

For over 40 years,?viastore systems, Inc. has been a leading international provider of automated material handling solutions including AS/RS (automated storage and retrieval systems) and conveyor systems, warehouse management systems software, material flow and process controls, and integrated SAP logistics solutions. The company employs over 470 people worldwide and has annual sales of over $140 Million. viastore’s focus is on consulting and planning, together with the implementation and constant improvement of intralogistics solutions with locations in Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, China, Croatia, Turkey, Poland, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden, and Brazil.

viastore, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, is an integrated and certified partner for all major ERP system database and operating system suppliers such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft. viastore earned a return spot on Food Logistics’ 2015 FL100+ list of software and technology providers whose products and solutions are key to the global food supply chain. viastore is a proud member of MHI. ?

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City: Grand Rapids
State: MI
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