Konecranes launches its multi-award-winning Agilon material handling solution in India

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Konecranes is launching its multi-award-winning Agilon materials handling system at the India Warehousing and Logistics Show 2019 in Pune, India on November 15-17, 2019, meaning Indian companies can now enhance operations and boost their business with the industry’s leading automated warehouse transactions solution.

Konecranes has gained a leading position in the material handling industry thanks in part to innovative IoT solutions. Applying the same knowledge, Konecranes has developed Konecranes Agilon to automate material flow and make operational information both transparent and visible.

Konecranes wants to provide its customers in India with the possibility to benefit from the unique combination of information management and automation with Konecranes Agilon. The production and assembly automation market in India is growing, and Konecranes sees rising demand for intelligent material automation. Space saving is also important, but today Indian customers are asking for solutions that integrate their warehousing solution to other processes and information management.

Konecranes Agilon® for years has been improving everyday operations in about 100 locations in Finland, the UK and other selected countries. Agilon monitors the availability of tools, parts and components in real time at workshops, production plants and maintenance warehouses, optimizing in-house logistics and increasing transaction capacity, transparency and storage area. The newest application has been to use Agilon at retail stores, both indoors and outdoors, as pick & go stations to replace parcel lockers.

“Agilon has made a breakthrough both in the industrial and retail markets, with our customers enjoying the benefits of advanced information management such as exact inventory balances. Now it is time to offer these benefits to Indian companies, too,” says Tapani Tilus, the head of the Agilon business.

The patented and modular system can be used for storing and managing thousands of different components. Agilon can handle materials of all shapes and sizes up to 600mm x 400mm x 450mm that weigh up to 25kg. Every transaction is entirely traceable as every item entered into or removed from the system is user-, time-, and date-stamped. All transaction information is available through a web service that comes with the possibility to share availability information within the supply chain and create automated replenishment processes between systems.

Agilon has received several international awards and distinctions, such as the Red Dot Design award.

Further information:
Suraj Deshpande, General Manager, Agilon Business, India
Email: [email protected], tel. +919607948849

Timo Husso, Head of Consulting Services, Agilon, Konecranes
Email: [email protected], tel. +358 40 7158765

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2018, Group sales totaled EUR 3.16 billion. The Group has 16,100 employees in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).