EMS-Chemie AG

Consistent growth in recent years and planned future expansion pose new logistical challenges for EMS-Chemie AG. Presently, 20'000 pallets are stored at the Domat/Ems location. According to current estimates, the need for pallet storage slots and the volume output will approximately double by 2017.

Client Profile

EMS-Chemie AG is an independent and highly successful Swiss enterprise with global business operations. EMS develops, manufactures and markets high performance polymers and specialty chemicals for challenging technical applications, as well as premium additives for surface protection and the tyre industry.

Task Solutions

  • Design, plan and erect a new high-bay warehouse for 12'000 pallets, two-aisle, double depth, 42 m high
  • Develop a new layout for the dispatch bay and extension of the conveying systems
  • Integrate the new storage and transportation systems into the existing IT environment
  • Plan and implement specific measures for optimising the intralogistics

Client Benefits

  • With the new high-bay warehouse coming on stream, costly external storage space can be eliminated
  • Redesign of the dispatch bay layout reduces goods turnaround times by 8% on average
  • Clear signage and marking of transportation routes and parking slots significantly reduces the risk of accidents in the dispatch bay

Contacts related to this reference

Jürg Hodel

+41 44 786 33 11

Sven Spitznagel

+41 44 786 33 11