Grohe AG, Germany

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Grohe AG, Germany - ConstructorGroup Germany

Grohe AG is the world’s leading manufacturer of plumbing fittings. In addition to a range of pallet racks, three horizontal carousels in combination with a sophisticated materials handling concept take care of a smooth movement and storage of goods.

The logistics center in Porta Westfalica, Germany was equipped with a total storage solution from Constructor who designed work and picking processes much more efficiently.

Solution:
Three horizontal carousels side by side allow the operator to operate at three access openings and pick up to 8 orders simultaneously. The batch picking process is supported by a Pick-by-Light solution. As part of an overall material flow, filled plastic and cardboard bins are guided to different packing areas by a conveyor system designed and delivered by Constructor. Empty bins are returned from the packing areas to the horizontals, also incoming goods are recorded here.

Capacities:
Stored goods: plumbing fittings and finished products
Items: approx. 3,000
Storage capacity: 787 m²
Machines: 3 parallel horizontal carousels with 52 bays each
Length: 25 m
Height: 3.2 m
Width of the entire system: 7.0 m
Payload: 25,000 kg per horizontal carousel