Tag: Innovation


Material handling 4.0: the Future of Intralogistics

Digitization, Industry 4.0 and Smart Logistics describe the future of the economy. Find out what material handling and intralogistics have to do with it.

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Sauber F1 Team: Precision FORMULA 1 in the fast lane

Behind the scenes of Formula 1, developers, designers and production experts compete relentlessly for precision and the decisive tenths of a second. A look at the market strategy of the high-tech factory of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team in Hinwil, Switzerland.

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Interroll is systematically pursuing its innovation trajectory

In an interview, Ralf Garlichs, Executive Vice President Products & Technology of the Interroll Group, talks about how the company plans to expand its position as an innovation leader in this age of e-commerce and ongoing digitalization.

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Keeping our eyes on shared success

The first Rolling On Interroll Global Summit took place in Barcelona in September 2017. More than 130 participants from America, Asia, Africa and Europe could intensify their business partnership.

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Storage on demand

A London start-up operates a digital marketplace for optimizing storage space. The innovative system is economical and easy to use, offering a high level of flexibility to manage supply chain logistics.

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Europe's Silicon Valley for engineers

Interroll is cooperating with RWTH Aachen. Its new campus contains a research cluster for smart logistics: This is where science and industry are under one roof.

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What e-commerce has in store

From Augmented Reality and Chatbots: What trends awaits retailers in the near future? moving presents movements that turn our habits upside down.

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Picking process: When robots reach for the shelves

The new “pick-by-robot” concept could revolutionize the picking process in warehouses and distribution centers and with this relieving staff.

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Additive Manufacturing: A milestone in Logistics?

Part 2: Continued conversation with Dr. Adrian Keppler, CEO of EOS, about additive manufacturing and how industrial 3 D printing changes production, logistics and geopolitics.

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Additive manufacturing: 3D-Printing and its impact on Production and Logistics

Part 1: How does industrial 3D printing change production, logistics and geopolitics? In conversation with Dr. Adrian Keppler, CEO of EOS, about additive manufacturing.

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Retail trade and logistics: Future scenarios

What does the future hold in store for brick-and-mortar stores? The European EHI Retail Institute offers nine scenarios.

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Internet of Things: „Start small, think big – act now!”

Prof. Dr. Uwe Kubach from SAP talks about how the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 are changing production and logistics.

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Product design: “Our challenge is to design successful products and avoid flops.”

An interview with the designer Prof. Fritz Frenkler about sustainability in product design.

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Contentment is the enemy of innovation

An Interview with Dr. Ralf Garlichs, Head of Products and Technologie, about product and technology development at Interroll Group.

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Seeing into the future with big data

What will my customers buy tomorrow? Taking the place of experience and gut feeling, IT solutions have long been a reliable predictor of future demand for goods based on a solid scientific foundation.

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Production and logistics are merging

An interview with Dr. Till Reuter, CEO of KUKA AG, about the automatization of production and logistics.

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Speed Controller for Decline Roller Conveyors

The magnetic speed controller MSC50 from Interroll provides controlled speed for decline roller conveyors in intralogistics.

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Investing in research and development

Interroll expanded its site in Baal/Hückelhoven with the Interroll Academy as well as the Interroll Research Center.

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Modular Conveyor Systems in automotive: On track for a modular future

Automobile manufacturers are more and more counting on modular products and modular production. Therefore they also need modular conveyor systems.

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Kaizen: “Never be satisfied with the status quo!”

Masaaki Imai, founder of the Kaizen Institute in Switzerland, talks about the concept of Kaizen and lean production.

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Material Handling 4.0 - The future is now

Is materials handling 4.0 at Interroll a subject of the future, or are the products already equipped with Industry 4.0 solutions? Dr. Ralf Garlichs explains.

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International innovation processes: How do we succeed?

Michael Kuhn talks about innovation cycles, trends and complex innovation processes of an international company.

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Innovation for better conveyors systems: It´s about the wow effects

Michael Kuhn talks about innovating products and processes – and on flexible foresight.

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Modular conveyor platform: A quantum leap in conveyor technology

The modular conveyor platform is the result of consequent design thinking and meets several mega trends: from e-commerce to flexibility

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Megacities: Growth and digital transformation form new demands for logistics and intralogistics

More and more people are living in cities. Groth and digital transformation form new demands on city logistics. Time for innovation!

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Design thinking: Innovation follows method

Design thinking shall prevent the development of products without the user in mind. Learn how it is working.

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Conveyor Systems: The logic of networks

Trends in intralogistics: The effects of many developments have been massively felt in conveyor technology since 2005. A talk with Dr. Ing. Heinrich Droste >>

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