Meritor, the world’s leading supplier of powertrain, mobility, braking, retrofit and electric drive solutions for the automotive industry, have commissioned KNAPP to supply a logistics solution for production supply at its site in Lindesberg, Sweden. The solution, consisting of a high-bay pallet warehouse and a stacker crane, provides Meritor with the flexibility they need to supply the workstations.
Meritor have awarded KNAPP the contract for their Phase 2 “Inbound”, project. KNAPP will supply the hardware and software for most of the automation that Meritor will install. Gian Luca Albert, General Manager, Operations, Europe said “KNAPP were chosen after a long series of supplier evaluations, providing the best technical solution for our needs that could also fit into the existing building and budget frames. The solution is very flexible for future needs and volume/mix fluctuations”.
Meritor Lindesberg continues to build on the relationship with KNAPP having worked on other projects with their service and support locally in Sweden.
The solution is scheduled to go live in August 2022.
“We are truly proud to partner with Meritor. With their history of constantly innovating and improving their business we are happy to be able to contribute to this going forward. The project is especially rewarding for us since it’s a state-of-the art solution that will display the broad capabilities of KNAPP in an industrial production setting”, Mikael Holmqvist, Managing Director, KNAPP AB.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 110-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Michigan, United States, and is made up of more than 9,600 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR.
KNAPP is one of the leading technology companies and offers efficient, safe and economical automation solutions for the entire value chain. Aside from customers in wholesale, retail, healthcare, textile logistics and food retail sectors, KNAPP also counts renowned production companies such as Terberg, Pankl Racing, Würth, Siemens and VW among its customers.
KNAPP AB is the Nordic subsidiary of KNAPP AG. With over 50 years of experience in automation and transport solutions, they have helped over 200 customers in the Nordics to overcome their challenges in intralogistics.
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