HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2020 FINANCIAL YEAR
SUCCESSFUL IN ASIA PACIFIC WITH MODULAR CONVEYOR PLATFORM (MCP)
PRODUCTIVITY FOR THAI THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS
Intermat, one of the leading system integrators and member of the worldwide Rolling On Interroll network, has developed for 7-Eleven a seamless material flow solution with up to 15,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs) and up to to 40,000 cartons shipped daily. At the heart of the system: the Interroll Modular Conveyor Platform (MCP).
PRODUCTION CAPACITY FOR ASIA-PACIFIC
Interroll prepares for future growth in Asia-Pacific in 2022, when production will be transferred to a new and larger site in the Suzhou area. A total of 181 million CNY (CHF 25 million) will be invested into the new, wholly-owned plant located on the site.
In March, Interroll announces early cancellation of its LogiMAT participation and sets a new standard in the material handling industry with its own virtual trade fair.
INTERROLL ENTERS HIGH PERFORMANCE SORTER MARKET SEGMENT
SUCCESSFUL START FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE CROSSBELT SORTER
With the High-Performance Crossbelt Sorter (HPCS), Interroll is now also active in the high-performance segment of sorting systems. Already in 2020, larger projects with the new solution have been realized.
DELIVERY CAPABILITY INTACT, EMPLOYEES PROTECTED
During the COVID-19 crisis, Interroll reacts quickly and immediately introduces protective measures for employees. The decentralized supply chains, as well as the excellent delivery performance of the Interroll plants even in times of crisis enable the company to gain market shares.
HEINZ HÖSSLI BECOMES NEW CFO
In April, Heinz Hössli takes over the position of Group CFO and member of the Group Management at Interroll. He had been Chief Financial Officer/Vice President Advanced Materials of the Bühler Group (Uzwil, Switzerland) since 2012.
IN TOUCH WITH THE CUSTOMER THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC
CUSTOMER PROXIMITY THROUGH LIVESTREAMS
With travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic keeping customers out of test centers and showrooms, Interroll organized a series of excellently attended livestreams for customers and media around the globe.
SECOND PLANT IN ATLANTA STARTS PRODUCTION
Interroll closes the construction of the second plant on the company premises in Hiram near Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Through the investment amounting to $11 million, Interroll is significantly increasing manufacturing capacity for orders from the Americas region.
MAJOR ORDER IN THE UNITED STATES
Interroll announces the receipt of a major order from a leading e-commerce platform in the United States. This entails the supply of vertical crossbelt sorters for 12 sites and amounts to a double-digit million US dollar volume.
CAPACITY EXPANSION MAKES PROGRESS
MOSBACH SITE TAKES SHAPE
In order to be optimally prepared for future requirements, Interroll builds a plant in Mosbach (greater Heidelberg area, Germany). More than 40 million euros will be invested. Production is expected to start in August 2021.
MAJOR ORDER FROM LEADING RETAILER
Interroll receives a major order from a well-known supermarket chain for more than 9 kilometers of Interroll Modular Conveyor Platform (MCP), including a record number of RollerDrive EC5000 units for a new construction project in Germany.
OUTSOURCING IN TREND
The results of Interroll’s study on outsourcing and core competencies are presented in the renowned German business newspaper, Handelsblatt and numerous other trade media with focus on the manufacturing sector.
Highlights of the 2020
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