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Kardex Remstar LLC

41 Eisenhower Dr., Westbrook, ME, 04092, US

  • 800-639-5805

Chelsea Tarr
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Phone: 207-591-3172
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Kardex Remstar LLC

Material Handling & Storage, Software

Inventory Management Software supports order picking by zone.

November 5, 2014

Working in combination with horizontal carousel technology, Smartpick 6000 creates order fulfillment solution with optimized efficiency and accuracy. L-shape layout shortens order picking routes, as access openings at front are close to each other, eliminating walk and search time required with shelving. With Smartpick 6000, it is possible to build zones within unit. SKUs can be slotted based on picking frequency for picker and delivered based on Goods to Person principle. Read More


Inventory Management Interface serves automotive dealerships.

September 9, 2014

Integrating Power Pick Global inventory management software directly with ADP and Reynolds & Reynolds DMS systems, certified plug-and-play interface helps optimize parts management in automotive dealerships. Interface requires orders to be entered only once, usually from service counter. Order information is sent in real-time from ADP or Reynolds & Reynolds to Power Pick Global for picking. Part databases, including part additions, deletions, and supersessions are synchronized automatically. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Lift Module and Carousel stores parts and tools.

May 27, 2014

Shuttle XP Vertical Lift Module (VLM) comes in versions ranging from light-duty 250 model to heavy-duty 1000 model, which offers 2,204 lb capacity per tray. Also available, Megamat RS Vertical Carousel comes in light-duty 180, medium-duty 350, and heavy-duty 650 series. Latter holds 1,433 lb per carrier (41,887 lb per unit) and features interchangeable carriers as well as multiple control options. All dynamic storage solutions deliver items directly to operator to reduce travel/search time. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Lift Module offers crane and pallet handling.

March 20, 2014

Equipped with integrated overhead crane, Shuttle XP 1000 stores and retrieves heavy loads or bulky goods at ergonomic height. Electrically powered crane places parts directly in trays of VLM and can be maneuvered into position in front of access opening to pick up goods from floor or from pallet. Also capable of handling full pallet storage, Shuttle XP 1000 meets specific requirements of mechanical engineering, automotive, oil and gas, and maintenance industries. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Lift Module handles up to 2,205 lb per tray.

December 18, 2013

Used as stand-alone solution or in combination with other machinery, Shuttle XP 1000 allows storage of heavy tools and large goods as well as large number of small parts per tray. Stored goods are brought from extractor to access opening where they can be ergonomically removed by operator. Tray accommodates up to 2,205 lb with width of 4.1 ft and up to 1,764 lb with width of 13 ft. For ease of use, tray uses castors instead of conventional plastic sliding shoes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Warehouse Management Software operates on RF/mobile device.

November 18, 2013

With Power Pick Global, workers can view pick lists, inventory counts, and part locations on mobile device. Software sequences picks and mobile device leads worker through warehouse in most optimal path. Using random location storage approach, when SKU location is empty, software releases location making it available for new SKU to be stored. During picking process, worker can scan location and SKU number of item picked before placing it into order, increasing accuracy up to 99.9%. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Carousel designed for light-duty operations.

June 5, 2013

Equipped for small item storage/retrieval, Megamat RS 180 offers 397.8 lb max capacity per carrier and total unit load capacity of 13,260 lb. Logicontrol machine controller offers basic warehouse management functions, and access authorizations can be optionally granted. Available in 6.09–12.6 ft widths, 4.7–5.3 ft depths, and 7.2–24.6 ft heights, carousel can be extended at any time. Devices can be relocated, and warehouse system can also be designed for controlled climate environments. Read More


Order Fulfillment Software improves pick and pass operations.

May 21, 2013

Accommodating operations with large number of SKUs spread over multiple workstations, Power Pick Global can improve material flow by directing operators to next pick within pick zone. Features also enable orders to be processed through multiple work zones with scan of barcode. Functionality eliminates paper lists and minimizes potential operator downtime, increasing productivity and efficiency. Orders can be grouped together by priority or delivery date and sent out for picking. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Controls & Controllers

Machine Control enhances dynamic picking system operation.

February 13, 2013

Designed for smaller warehouses and stand-alone solutions, Logicontrol 100 basic part locator provides reliable and safe machine control for Shuttle XP VLMs and Megamat RS vertical carousel. Features include numeric keyboard and OPGraphic HMI, available with full color touchscreen operation. Logicontrol 200 adds location management feature. Single control operates up to 3 storage systems and manages up to 1,000 different articles, 8,000 storage locations, and 7 bin sizes. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Machine Control provides inventory management.

February 7, 2013

Designed for use with Shuttle Vertical Lift Modules and Megamat RS vertical carousels, Logicontrol combines hardware, basic software, and operator terminal into touchscreen control. One unit can operate up to 3 storage systems and manage up to 1,000 different articles, 8,000 storage locations, and 7 bin sizes without PC workstation. In addition to numeric keyboard, operator panel offers standard OPGraphic feature, providing user with HMI interface. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Lift Module increases pick speed via light pointer.

December 26, 2012

Shuttle VLM is available with light pointer for directing pickers to specific part location. LED spot or laser light, mounted to slider, moves horizontally on guiding system. Located inside over access opening of Shuttle VLM, pointer swivels to illuminate exact location of item to be picked or replenished. Once operator confirms part has been picked, light pointer swivels to next part location on pick list. Solution  eliminates manual part searches, increasing pick rate. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Carousel is available in dual access configuration.

November 5, 2012

By consolidating all materials into one system using multiple pick windows, Megamat RS Vertical Carousel allows multiple departments or work zones to maximize material handling capabilities. Ability to add additional pick window post-installation provides flexibility to change. Dual access carousel consists of 2 or more access points on one unit, allowing access to same stored materials from multiple access points in facility. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Vertical Carousel handles industrial equipment.

September 24, 2012

Available as freestanding solution or integrated with existing WMS or ERP system, Megamat RS Model 650 holds up to 1,433 lb per carrier and offers total unit load of 41,887 lb. Unit presents stored goods to operator via vertically rotating carriers that can be equipped with inserts, rollout drawers, intermediate shelves, partitions, dividers, and specialty holders. Available widths range from 10.42–13 ft, depths vary from 5.14–5.62 ft, and heights are available from 7.75–32.85 ft. Read More


Warehouse Management Software features scalable modules.

August 10, 2012

Based on, Power Pick Global v3.1 provides optimized intra-logistics processes and modular, future-proof architecture. With advanced pick display, operator receives information on items to be picked via monitors, speeding picking process and preventing errors. In addition to storage and retrieval systems made by Kardex, software can also be integrated into storage systems of other manufacturers and used for management of manually operated warehouses. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

Vertical Carousel has energy conscious design.

October 13, 2011

Megamat RS employs customized drive motors working in coordination with frequency inverters to minimize energy consumption during operation. Enclosed system of carriers rotate vertically, delivering stored goods to operator for maximized productivity and storage density. As standalone installation, unit can be operated using pushbutton drive and view function. For detailed applications, FastPic5 inventory management software can provide integration with existing WMS, ERP, and host systems. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Carousel features intelligent drive design.

September 12, 2011

Megamat RS Vertical Carousel features intelligent drive made up of drive track, carrier arms, transportation chain, drive motor, drive chain, and hand crank. Working together, these components minimize wear and tear on unit. Motor and drive chain are mounted as one assembly, and drive chain is automatically tensioned using weight of motor, eliminating need for frequent chain retentioning. In emergency situation, plug-in crank handle can be used to access desired carrier. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Lift Module helps optimize storage density.

February 2, 2011

Ranging in height from 13-26 ft and adjustable in 1.6 ft increments, Element® Vertical Lift Module offers combination of vertically arranged storage trays that are delivered using extractor platform to operator at ergonomic access opening. Using CubeStar® technology, when tray is stored, Element VLM scans height of items on tray and stores tray in least amount of space required. Facilities can change height of stored product, up to 18 in. max, at any time without reconfiguring unit. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Carousel offers multiple control options.

January 17, 2011

Featuring modular structure, Megamat RS has interchangeable carrier design and automatic chain tensioning system that minimizes stretching and wear. Standard C3000 control system offers drive and view feature, allowing unit to run without warehouse management system. Operators can push button to drive unit and view contents stored in unit as it rotates past pick window. For operations requiring inventory control, Megamat RS can be driven by FastPic inventory management software. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Controls & Controllers

Control System suits equipment storage/retrieval applications.

September 9, 2010

To optimize inventory management, Controls 3000 provides transaction visualization using graphic HMI, which offers drop-down menus, 5.7 in. color display, ¼ VGA with full graphics capability, and numeric membrane keyboard with functional and navigation keys. Supervisors can set retrieval speed, flow of speed, and operator specific accessibility to individual trays. By setting speed parameters, sensitive or unstable products can be handled in same system as other materials. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Lift Module optimizes storage density.

September 28, 2009

Using C3000 controls, CubeStar®-equipped Shuttle® VLM measures each tray profile to nearest inch, determining exact storage requirement. Control system determines best position in machine based on least amount of space used and fastest retrieval position. Items are automatically scanned to verify height of contents on each tray. Since Shuttle VLM can accommodate both fixed and variable height objects, it is suited for organizations with materials that vary in height. Read More

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