Tuesday 6th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

30pc growth for Witron

Automation specialist Witron increased its turnover to €350 million last year, a 30 per cent increase on 2013.

The company said order books in all company sectors were strong and it was achieving a high level of capacity utilisation. Over 40 per cent of Witron’s revenue came from the United States and Canada.

Witron factory at Parkstein in Germany.

Witron factory at Parkstein in Germany.

The company has developed an “end-to-end strategy”. This covers “end-to-end” within the entire supply chain from the supplier to the customer; “end-to-end” from the development of an innovative solution through the complete system operation; and “end-to-end” regarding interfaces: person-machine-processes.

It said interest in multi-channel solutions was strong. It offer FMC (food retail) as well as OFS (non-food). Both solutions allow clients to supply to both, brick and mortar stores as well as e-commerce customers (home delivery / Drive / click & collect) from one integrated system.

Recently, Witron unveiled the fully automated BOS system, which enables cost-efficient handling of whole totes, cartons, and beverage crates.