Navigation Links
JBT Corporation and Swisslog Enter Into Partnership for Automated Guided Vehicles
Date:2/2/2012

CHICAGO and BUCHS/AARAU, Switzerland, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Swisslog and JBT Corporation have entered into a partnership agreement to develop and manufacture state-of-the-art AGVs for hospitals.

With this agreement, a new AGV product line will be jointly developed and marketed from 2013 onwards. The alliance further strengthens Swisslog's reputation as a leading provider of logistics solutions for hospitals. JBT will supply all jointly developed AGVs and software products and benefit from Swisslog's extensive sales and service network and its customer base.

"We are enthusiastic about this agreement as it will create the clear market leader for AGV solutions in hospitals," notes Karl Puhringer, Head of Swisslog's Healthcare Solutions division. "The strength of the partnership is the result of JBT being one of the largest AGV companies worldwide and Swisslog's positioning as a leading provider of logistics solutions for hospitals."

"The partnership will leverage the knowledge and expertise of both companies to produce a state-of-the-art AGV product for hospitals," explains John Lee, Vice President of JBT AeroTech Division. "This is a win-win scenario, with JBT supplying all of the jointly developed products and Swisslog leading the sales, project realization and customer support efforts for the hospital market worldwide."

About JBT Corporation

JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) is a leading global solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries. JBT Corporation designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for regional and multi-national industrial food processing customers through its JBT FoodTech segment and for domestic and international air transportation customers through its JBT AeroTech segment. JBT Corporation employs approximately 3,300 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations located in over 25 countries. For more information please visit www.jbtcorporation.com or www.jbtc-agv.com

About Swisslog

Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. Its comprehensive services portfolio ranges from building complex warehouses and distribution centers to implementing Swisslog's own software and technology to intra-company logistics solutions for hospitals.

Swisslog's solutions optimize customers' production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise that customers in more than 50 countries around the world rely on.

Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2 000 staff in 20 countries worldwide. The group's parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S). Swisslog refers to an order as "major order" if its financial volume exceeds the threshold of MCHF 20. For more information, please visit www.swisslog.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE JBT Corporation; Swisslog
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Plaintiff Sales Representatives and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Resolve Class Action Wage and Hour Claims
2. Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Release Scheduled for February 6, 2012
3. Luminex Corporation to Present at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
4. Neogen Corporation Announces 2nd Quarter Results Conference Call
5. China Cord Blood Corporation Announces Results of 2011 Annual General Meeting
6. Kensey Nash Corporation Announces Achievement of $6 Million Milestone From Spectranetics Corporation
7. China Cord Blood Corporation to Report Second Quarter and First Half of Fiscal 2012 Financial Results
8. United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
9. United Therapeutics Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Before Market Open on Thursday, October 27, 2011
10. China Cord Blood Corporation to Hold Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong on December 19, 2011
11. Luminex Corporation Joins Forces With the National Marrow Donor Program - Be The Match®
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... Pharma and biotech ... as European director. Operating from Pennside’s Zurich headquarters, Pennside Partners, GmbH, Mr. Perkins ... Pennside after more than a decade with leading market research firm, GfK. He ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... healthcare organizations to build connected digital health applications, announced a partnership with Redox, ... users to seamlessly connect to many clinical systems while keeping data secure in ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... its $200M operational capacity with its strategic internal leadership to provide clients ... quality and operational management. With office locations in North Carolina, Massachusetts, ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... --  Logicalis Healthcare Solutions , the healthcare-focused practice within ... provider ( www.us.logicalis.com ), today announced a new service ... service will help hospital CIOs make the best use ... and other clinicians immediate access to a pool of ... hospital IT staff to focus on broader issues such ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/9/2017)... -- The biomass boiler market report by Transparency Market ... globally in terms of revenue (US$ Mn) based on ... biomass boilers has been segmented on the basis of ... market based on feedstock type, has been segmented into ... crops, urban residues, and others. On the basis of ...
(Date:2/8/2017)... AWRE ), a leading supplier of biometrics software ... year ended December 31, 2016. Revenue for ... $6.9 million in the same quarter last year. Operating income ... to $2.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2015. Net ... or $0.02 per diluted share, which compares to $1.8 million, ...
(Date:2/8/2017)... The biometrics market has reached a ... organizations, desires to better authenticate or identify users ... challenge questions), biometrics is quickly working its way ... is driven by use cases, though there traditionally ... uses cases, with consumer-facing use cases encompassing authentication, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):