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Research and Markets: European Automated Material Handling Equipment and Storage Systems Market 2015-2019 with Beumer Group, Daifuku, Dematic Group, SSI Schaefer Holding International & Swisslog Dominating

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “AMHE and Storage Systems Market in Europe 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the AMHE and Storage Systems market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 10.61% over the period 2014-2019.

Automated material handling eliminates the need for manual labor to sort, organize, and retrieve materials and move them from one place to another. It provides an efficient, accurate, and cost-effective method for the easy and swift movement of goods across organizations. AMHE optimizes and speeds up the process by saving manufacturers’ time. AMHE such as AGVs, AS/RS, conveyor systems, palletization, sortation system, and software and services are being adopted by industries such as Automotive, Mining, F&B, Hospitals, Medicals, and e-commerce.

One of the major trends in the market is the incorporation of vehicle intelligence in automated guided vehicles. Many vendors have incorporated these advanced capabilities, which have increased the functioning of these vehicles and help in navigating around temporary obstructions more efficiently.

According to the report, increase in demand for automation technology in pharmacy and hospital applications is predominantly driving the growth of the market. Pharmaceuticals manufacturers are adopting these automation technologies to accommodate the increase in demand for drugs. There is an increase in the automation facilities and storage of huge volumes of materials, and automation technologies are required to operate such huge volumes efficiently.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges being faced by the market is the high cost of deployment of this equipment, which restricts its widespread usage and also affects the revenue and profit margins of manufacturers.

This report focuses on the two major segments of the AMHE and Storage Systems market in Europe:

  • AGV
  • AS/RS

Based on application, the Packaging market in Europe can be segmented into:

  • Food Packaging
  • Beverage Packaging
  • Industrial Packaging
  • Healthcare Packaging
  • Others including the Personal and Home Care Packaging segments.

Key Vendors

  • Beumer Group
  • Daifuku
  • Dematic Group
  • SSI Schaefer Holding International
  • Swisslog

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Bosch Rexroth
  • Egemin Automation
  • Kardex Remstar
  • KNAPP Logistics Automation
  • Mecalux
  • Seegrid
  • SICK
  • TGW Systems
  • Vanderlande Industries
  • Viastore Systems
  • Westfalia Technologies

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