Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks to target UK distribution market

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, has signed an agreement with Conveyor Networks Ltd for the company to represent Cimcorp in the UK market. Cimcorp offers advanced material handling and software technologies for order fulfillment and storage in the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and postal services sectors. The co-operation with Conveyor Networks will focus in particular on intralogistics solutions for the food retail and e-commerce markets.

The picture shows Cimcorp’s robotic technology, ideal for serving goods-to-person picking stations for e-commerce

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Conveyor Networks provides turnkey automation systems to solve a variety of material handling challenges for its clients. The systems integration specialist  – based in Daresbury, Cheshire – has supplied automated logistics solutions to principal FMCG brands such as Johnson & Johnson and Unilever, and also leading retailers including Pets At Home, WH Smith and QVC. Conveyor Networks also provides comprehensive aftersales support and maintenance services.

Kai Tuomisaari, Cimcorp’s Vice President, Sales, commented: “We are excited to have formed this partnership with the Conveyor Networks team. They have excellent connections and experience in the food and beverage sector, as well as in e-commerce – both key markets for our solutions. Our robotic systems are ideal for automating the order picking process for grocery retailers. The UK is also a highly developed market for online shopping,” continued Kai Tuomisaari, “which means great potential for our robotic goods-to-person solution for e-commerce.”

David Carroll, Managing Director of Conveyor Networks Ltd, said: “We’re delighted to have been chosen to represent Cimcorp in the UK. Their solutions, people and service are first-class and there is a clear synergy in our business growth aspirations. We have been providing intelligent automated logistics solutions for 10 years, and this agreement now allows us to expand our portfolio and support the increasing demand for automation in the UK. We relish the opportunity to demonstrate the high performance and rapid ROI offered by Cimcorp’s solutions.”

About Cimcorp

Cimcorp Group – part of Murata Machinery, Ltd. (Muratec) – is a leading global supplier of turnkey automation for intralogistics, using advanced robotics, material handling and software technologies. As well as being a manufacturer and integrator of pioneering material handling systems for the tire industry, Cimcorp has developed unique robotic solutions for order fulfillment and storage for the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and postal services sectors. Together with its parent company, Cimcorp boasts a worldwide network of service locations. Designed to reduce operating costs, ensure traceability and improve efficiency, these systems are used within manufacturing and distribution centers in over 40 countries across six continents. For more information, visit www.cimcorp.com.

About Conveyor Networks

Conveyor Networks Ltd has been solving a variety of material handling challenges for leading FMCG manufacturers for over ten years. The company offers a one-stop-shop for optimised material flow solutions to suit any business size in warehousing, distribution or manufacturing. With expertise across a number of industry sectors, the company’s range of products and services ensures rapid throughput of large volumes, whether clients are handling cases, cartons, trays, totes or pallets. For more information, visit www.conveyornetworks.co.uk.