Vertical Lift Module offers per tray capacity up to 880 lb.

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Power Column(TM) 2 features tilt-tray that ergonomically tilts items at rear of tray toward operator for easy retrieval. Picking accuracy is enhanced using laser pointer that directs operator to proper cell location. Rack and pinion lift system positions trays continually for insertion and extraction without requiring adjustment. Unit offers tray width up to 100 in., and includes adjustable dividers, touchscreen monitor, and inventory control software.



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FKI Logistex White Systems Introduces New Power Column(TM) 2 Vertical Lift Module



Advanced laser technology increases picking accuracy rates

Kenilworth, NJ - FKI Logistex (LSE: FKI.L), a leading single-point supplier of integrated material handling solutions for distribution, baggage handling, freight, parcel, and manufacturing applications, announces the new Power Column(TM) 2 Vertical Lift Module (VLM), from its automated storage and retrieval systems experts, White Systems. The Power Column 2 features a tilt-tray that ergonomically tilts items at the rear of the tray toward the operator for faster, easier retrieval. Picking accuracy is enhanced using a unique laser pointer that directs the operator to the proper cell location.

The Power Column 2 employs a precision rack and pinion lift system that positions the trays continually for insertion and extraction without requiring adjustment. With a per tray capacity of up to 880 pounds and a tray width up to 100 inches the Power Column 2 is well suited for small parts storage. Adjustable dividers accommodate varying part sizes. A touch screen monitor and inventory control software complete the package.

For more information, please contact Mark D'Antonio by telephone at 908-272-6700 or via email at mdantonio@whitesystems.com. Additional information is available at the FKI Logistex White Systems web site at www.whitesystems.com.

About White Systems
White Systems designs and builds high-throughput, mission-critical material AS/RS for item-order picking and putting applications in manufacturing and distribution. White System's product line includes horizontal and vertical carousels, Power Column 2 vertical lift modules, Inserter/Extractor robots, the Spectrum line of software, and the industry's best factory trained service and support.

About FKI Logistex FKI Logistex is a leading supplier of integrated material flow solutions for distribution, baggage handling, freight, parcel and manufacturing applications. FKI Logistex supplies its customers with an integrated set of leading edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, carousels, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order processing software, warehouse control systems and total materials handling automation.

FKI Logistex is a part of FKI plc (LSE: FKI.L) a UK-based international engineering group. FKI Logistex is comprised of the industry's most successful and recognized brands, including Alvey Systems, Automation Division (incorporating Buschman, CMP, and Mathews Operations), Cleco, Crisplant, Integration Division, Real Time Solutions and White Systems.

For more information contact: FKI Logistex, 1500 Lebanon Road, Danville, KY, 40422. You may telephone the company at (877) 935-4564, e-mail info@fkilogistex.com, or visit the company website at www.fkilogistex.com.

Mark D'Antonio
FKI Logistex White Systems
P: 908-272-6700 x8216
F: 908-272-0524
E: mdantonio@whitesystems.com

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