March 28, 2022
OPEX has announced a new goods-to-person (G2P) system to add to its warehouse automation portfolio. The Infinity system combines storage density, configurability and flexibility to meet warehouse automation challenges for companies conducting tasks that include micro-fulfillment, omnichannel distribution, store replenishment, and e-commerce.
Automated G2P technology can deliver the proper item or SKU at the right time to an operator or workstation, to increase productivity, throughput, and eliminate wasted time to improve labor utilization, OPEX said.
“Our focus is on engineering exciting new solutions that address unmet and evolving customer needs,” said Alex Stevens, president of OPEX Warehouse Automation. “The Infinity solution represents the next generation of goods-to-person technology to perfectly complement our existing Warehouse Automation product line.”
Powered by OPEX’s proprietary Cortex software platform, the Infinity G2P solution is designed for maximum flexibility and scalability in both throughput and storage. Key benefits include reducing labor while increasing efficiency, storage density, and configurability.
Wireless Infinity iBOT robotic vehicles access all inventory and port stations, moving freely underneath and throughout the system with no wasted mechanical motion, saving time and costs, OPEX said. The Infinity iBOT robots are easily scalable by adding more iBOTs, presentation ports, and grids.
Unlike other competitive systems, the Infinity solution offers up to 35% more storage capacity with robot paths that are up to 65% more efficient, the company said. The G2P system utilizes a unique interlocking system to store totes triple-deep, eliminating wasted space and maximizing storage density. A configurable rack design optimizes warehouse space despite obstructions that may exist, such as columns or other equipment. The Infinity system’s flexibility also accommodates varied workflows and layouts.
“E-commerce is growing exponentially,” said Stevens. “Companies today need dependable yet advanced technology, the resiliency to meet shifting and seasonal demands, fast and accurate fulfillment, the ability to maximize space, and a partner they can trust. OPEX and the Infinity solution deliver all of this and more.”
The Infinity solution joins existing warehouse automation offerings from OPEX, which includes Sure Sort – a high-speed, small-item robotic sorting system – and Perfect Pick, a robotic goods-to-person picking system aimed to improve speed, efficiency, and reliability. Each of the three solutions are custom-configured for each client, and designed to transform a company’s supply chain infrastructure.
More details on OPEX’s offerings are available at this website.