MRO Magazine

Wynright Corporation Supports ROBOTICA 2016

June 7, 2016
By Business Wire News


Top engineers from Wynright Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company and a leading U.S.-based provider of intelligent material handling systems, will be participating on panels at the AVUSI New England’s ROBOTICA 2016.

Giovanni Stone, Director of Wynright Robotics at Wynright Corporation, will be adding his vast experience in multiple supply chain and manufacturing segments to the “Robotics in Logistics and Warehousing – Current Applications & Future Trends” panel. Giovanni is at the cutting edge of technology in this area as he works to transform new innovations in robotic concepts developed at Wynright into commercial products.

Tim Criswell, Senior VP of Innovation and Technology Development, will participate on the “Collaborative Robots in the Workforce” panel at the event. He is well known in the industry through his considerable contributions to academic journals, conferences and work on ground-breaking robotic solutions. Over 20 years of experience has led him to develop cost-effective solutions for many varied and challenging processes; including mechanical assembly, electronics assembly, machine vision, dispensing, routing, material handling, and automated truck loading.

ROBOTICA 2016 is an important platform for learning about the latest developments and capabilities in unmanned and robotic systems in a multitude of applications. The expert knowledge both Giovanni and Tim have in this area is backed by Wynright’s reputation, innovative technology and experience in supporting some of the world’s largest companies; making them valuable contributors to the event.

Talking about the event Tim Criswell said, “Equipped with advanced imaging and motion technology, robots can identify objects by shape, QR and other coding, move them adeptly from one place to another while maintaining a history of all activity. ROBOTICA gives us an opportunity to discuss what is driving the entry of robotics in the distribution center, the roles that robotics are playing and their implications for the MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) functions. This is an important platform for us and we are very happy to be a part of this”.

ROBOTICA 2016 runs from June 7 – 9 at Devens Common Center, Devens, MA. Both experts will be on panel discussions detailed above on June 7th. For further information or to register for the event please visit:

About Wynright Corporation:

Wynright Corporation, a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company, is a leading provider of intelligent material handling systems. With more than 200 engineers in-house, the company designs, manufactures, integrates and installs a full spectrum of intralogistics solutions, offering both Wynright-branded and third-party equipment to meet client needs. These include leading-edge conveyor and sortation systems, voice- and light-directed order fulfillment equipment, a suite of warehouse controls & execution software, robotics, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), mezzanines, and structures, all backed by critical round-the-clock service and support.

Since its founding in 1972, Wynright has been a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing companies, showing them how to use their space more efficiently to deliver improved productivity, today and tomorrow.

About Daifuku North America Holding Company:

Daifuku North America Holding Company is based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, with sales and manufacturing locations throughout the continent. It is comprised of Daifuku America Corporation, Jervis B. Webb Company, Elite Line Services, Inc. (ELS), and Wynright Corporation and is a global leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and service of innovative material handling technology such as automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), conveyors, baggage handling systems, bulk handling systems, cleanroom systems and airport maintenance services. Daifuku North America specializes in integrated systems used in the automotive, airport, semiconductor, LCD equipment, food/beverage, bulk, warehousing and manufacturing industries.

Joe O’Connor, 708.229.8280
Director of Marketing