World Kitchen Selects Numina Group for Distribution Automation


Numina Group "Breathes New Life" into existing distribution operation.

Woodridge, IL, June 15, 2007 Numina Group, a warehouse control systems and material handling automation integrator announced the addition of World Kitchen, LLC as a new customer. World Kitchen, LLC and its affiliates, manufacture and market bakeware, dinnerware, kitchen and household tools, range top cookware and cutlery products sold under well-known brands such as CorningWare®, Pyrex®, Corelle®, Revere®, Ekco® and Chicago Cutlery®.

World Kitchen's continued growth at the Monee Distribution and Manufacturing Center required an automation system that could increase by 40% the current conveyor and sorter throughput performance. Numina Group was selected to support the increased shipment demand by upgrading the sorter and merge control software and supplying automation to improve the carton throughput at the shipping sorter area.

Real-time Distribution Software, RDS 5.0 the U.S.A.'s leading real-time Linux based Open System warehouse control and automation software will be installed to manage the communication interface with the clients SAP/ERP System and supervise the order sorting rules, PLC based conveyor, sorter and the barcode/RFID data collection. "RDS will allow World Kitchen to get more value and performance out of their existing hardware investment by gaining additional case shipment throughput at the DC," stated Dan Hanrahan, president of the Numina Group.

The Company selected Numina Group because of their proven experience in controls and software that improve distribution operations. "The Numina Group supplies the proper control technology and our RDS software to match each customer's unique requirements," continued Mr. Hanrahan. "Our job is to listen, understand the technical challenges and present the right balance of hardware and software to solve the problems and maximize the client's efficiencies."

For additional information on the Numina Group and the RDS, Real-time Distribution System, contact Dan Hanrahan at 630-343-2604 or email to dhanrahan@numinagroup.com or Visit Numina Group online at www.numinagroup.com.

About Numina Group

The Numina Group is the USA's leading material handling integrator specializing in Linux based Open Systems warehouse control and automation for manufacturing and distribution operations throughout the world. Headquartered in the Chicago IL Area, Numina Group specializes in both new distribution automation systems and control system upgrades to "Breathe New Life" into existing facilities. www.numinagroup.com.

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