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Cimcorp Tire and Material Handling Expert to Present at ITEC – Tire Manufacturing

Aug 30, 2016 Cimcorp North America

Don Heelis’ presentation “The Next Era of Tire Distribution Innovation” will showcase the increasing importance of automating order fulfillment in tire manufacturing sector.

GRIMSBY, Ontario – Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire handling solutions, announces its North American tire and AGV systems sales manager, Don Heelis, will present, “The Next Era of Tire Distribution Innovation” at The International Tire Exhibition & Conference (ITEC). ITEC will take place Sept. 13-15 in Akron, Ohio; the presentation, which details the trends and benefits of automating new and existing tire facilities, is slated for Sept. 15.

In his presentation, Heelis will address the increasing importance of automating order fulfillment in the distribution process within the tire industry sector, the current trend of the tire industry choosing to install automated systems in new facilities, as well as automation solutions for manufacturers and distributers with existing facilities, also known as Brownfields. Heelis will also highlight the successful implementation of Cimcorp’s technology installed in one of Canada’s largest retail distribution centers.

Don Heelis, North American tire and AGV systems sales manager, Cimcorp, says, “I look forward to attending the ITEC conference and having the opportunity to present Cimcorp’s unique solutions for both Greenfield and Brownfield applications. Our solutions were designed to streamline material flow and provide our customers with the competitive edge they seek to stay ahead of the market.”

Presentation Details

Title The Next Era of Tire Distribution Innovation
 Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 11:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
Where H.S. Firestone/OMNOVA Solutions Room

ITEC Tire Manufacturing is an event held every two years that is dedicated exclusively to tire makers and those who serve in the industry. This event combines world-class and worldwide exhibitors with an exceptional technical group, and promotes learning and networking among participants. Heelis will be available for questions and to discuss Dream Factory, AGV systems and the rest of the company’s tire manufacturing solutions, at ITEC booth #524.

To schedule a booth visit and/or interview with Cimcorp, media should contact Laura Asendio at 240-686-1000 or lasendio@dprgroup.com .

About Cimcorp

Cimcorp Group – part of Murata Machinery, Ltd. (Muratec) – is a leading global supplier of turnkey automation for intralogistics, using advanced robotics and software technologies. As well as being a manufacturer and integrator of pioneering material handling systems for the tyre industry, Cimcorp has developed unique robotic solutions for order fulfilment and storage that are being used in the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, FMCG and postal services sectors. With locations in Finland and Canada, the group has around 300 employees and has delivered over 2,000 logistics automation solutions. Designed to reduce operating costs, ensure traceability and improve efficiency, these systems are used within manufacturing and distribution centres in 40 countries across five continents.