Distribution Centre for Eaton Electric

Central Supply for Europe

Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably. The Meckenheim Distribution Center (MDC) supplies Germany, the Benelux, France, Switzerland and Italy. The standard delivery service in Germany is 24 hours and abroad 48 hours.

The highly automated logistic plant in Meckenheim enables Moeller to handle 22,000 order positions a day. The logistic processes are under constant control, organized in a logistics amelioration process. Thus Moeller has increased its productivity considerably within 8 years - from 6.48 min/order position to 2.75 min/order position. The optimization of the process requires an adaptation of the automation. Consequently Moeller invests every year in there automatic systems. Unitechnik accompanies this development as an innovative and reliable partner.

Development Steps:

Building of the new logistics facility
(General Contractor: Stöcklin Siemag, Control system: Unitechnik)

Extension by a complete mini load warehouse
(General Contractor: Unitechnik)

Retrofit of the ETV control and implementation of additional functions
(General Contractor: Unitechnik)

Extension by a shipment sorter
(General Contractor: Unitechnik)

Extension by additional conveying system and storage system, as well as modification and modernization of the A/B picking system
(General Contractor: Unitechnik)

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Case Study Eaton


Case Study - Eaton