Daifuku celebrates 80th anniversary
11 December 2017
With more than 10,000 projects delivered, branches and contract partners in 23 countries and over 8,600 employees – Daifuku is celebrating a major milestone in its history. For the past 80 years, the company has been offering its customers comprehensive intralogistics solutions.
Coinciding with this anniversary, Daifuku launched its medium-term business plan - Value Innovation 2020. With this initiative, Daifuku aims to be the truly global leader in materials handling, using new technologies and providing new solutions to increase system quality and enhance value for customers.
Founded in 1937, and present in Europe since 1989, the company is implementing tailor-made intralogistics solutions for its customers. These include factory automation and distribution automation solutions (FA&DA), baggage handling systems and various solutions for airports (ATec), material flow solutions for cleanrooms (eFA) and systems for production lines in the automotive industry (AFA).
As part of its new business plan, Daifuku will continue its aim for sustainable growth and provision of “smart logistics” to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving logistics industry, which is bringing change to the e-commerce market.
“With our intra-logistic concepts for the rapid processing of small-scale orders, we are strengthening the competitiveness of companies in this field,” explains Thomas Balluff, branch manager for FA&DA Europe at Daifuku. “With Value Innovation 2020, we are pushing further innovations for the online trade in the coming years.”