iGPS and Egemin Automation to Unveil Warehouse Technology of the 21st Century at ProMat 2011

Joint press conference will be held on March 21 at 1:30 PM, Booth #4531

Egemin, epcSolutions and iGPS are working together to deliver the warehouse of the future with some of the most technologically advanced and flexible tracking systems available today, delivering value across the entire supply chain. With advanced robotics technology, global pallet pooling and some of the industry’s leading radio frequency identification (RFID) software, the warehouse of tomorrow is rapidly gaining momentum.

The warehouse of tomorrow is green, efficient, accurate, and connected. Leveraging lighter-than-wood, reusable, recyclable pallets, the warehouse of the future requires less energy to maintain. Each pallet, embedded with GS1 standard compliant RFID tags, is loaded onto an automatic guided vehicle (AGV) and dispatched to take products to a put-away location or immediately into an awaiting truck or railcar. The accuracy of RFID ensures the right product was picked up and that it was put into the correct location. As the communication bridge between manufacturers, distributors and retailers strengthens, partners are searching for better information – information that is more accurate, more timely, and more complete.

Attendees visiting the Egemin ProMat Booth, #2347, will see how easily an operator can interrupt automatic AGV operations, move product manually, and then place the forklift back into fully automatic laser guidance mode. A movie trailer on the ProMat 2011 website gives a sneak preview of the Egemin booth.

Watch at http://www.promatshow.com/attendees/youroneminute.aspx; select “Egemin Hybrid AGV Product Launch – See it Live at ProMat 2011.”

About Egemin Automation

Egemin Automation Inc. (http://www.egeminusa.com) is a leading manufacturer of AGVs and Warehouse Management Systems since 1976. Egemin is a worldwide organization operating on six continents. Egemin’s Center for AGV Excellence is located in Holland, Michigan, where it employs all disciplines as the AGV industry leader. All AGV technologies including design, software, and support, are developed and owned by Egemin. Over 5,000 AGVs have been manufactured and installed; many are being used by Fortune 500 companies.

About epcSolutions, Inc.

epcSolutions makes RFID work… It’s just that simple. Since 2004, with over 200 implementations a month and thousands of installations of our RFID software in more than 10 countries, our Any Asset, One Network™ RFID and asset management platform allows communication between things themselves – at any time, any place, rapid connectivity for everyone and everything.

epcSolutions implements and manages RFID solutions with tools, training, and support for success. For more information, please contact us at Sales@epcSolutions.com, on our website at http://www.epcSolutions.com, or by phone at (703) 757-4470.

About iGPS

iGPS operates one of the world’s first pallet rental services providing shippers and receivers with lightweight, 100 percent recyclable all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags. iGPS’ pallet is also a major advance in supply chain hygiene—a platform that is easily cleaned, will not absorb fluids that can lead to contamination and never requires treatment with toxic pesticides and fungicides. Launched in March 2006, the company has created nearly 2,000 new green jobs in the U.S. and is led by pallet and supply chain veterans with decades of experience. iGPS (www.igps.net) is headquartered in Orlando, FL and operates its state-of-the-art National Sales and Innovation Center in Northwest Arkansas.

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