Global tire company Giti Tire has chosen Cimcorp to implement its automated materials handling system at its new South Carolina manufacturing facility. In the multi-million-dollar deal, Cimcorp is responsible for the turnkey system, which includes automation equipment, total system control, and project management.
Wu Zhicheng, general manager of the Corporate Equipment Centre at Giti Tire, said: “From the beginning, we decided to build an advanced tire-manufacturing facility equipped with the latest automation technologies. Investment in Cimcorp’s Dream Factory will ensure high throughput of high-quality tires.”
Kai Tuomisaari, vice president of sales and projects, Cimcorp, said: “With Muratec’s warehousing and transport technologies, we have been able to integrate key upstream components in the Dream Factory solution; they are a perfect fit for the handling of raw materials and components. Total control of the material flow and an optimized plant layout have allowed us to secure great space savings for Giti at its greenfield site.”