A growing number of companies have aging automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) that have managed to avoid major breakdowns only through a combination of maintenance and luck.
As problems become more frequent, one more glitch could shut down operations for an extended period. Even so, capital budgets remain lean for many facilities and a new system is out of the question. If this is you, it’s time to think about modernizing your system. The solution is to keep your older equipment, but give it new life (and give yourself piece of mind) with updated components.