Daifuku’s New Manufacturing Complex Has “Soft” Open in Hobart, IN

After 11 months, the new Daifuku manufacturing complex in Hobart, IN is ready to start taking on people and equipment. The purpose built, state-of-the-art facility maximizes operational efficiencies and favorably positions Daifuku/Wynright in a facility with the ability to handle future growth opportunities.

The 320,400 sq. foot facility will manufacture Automotion® brand conveyor and sortation equipment as well as Wynright mezzanines, structural steel, and safety & guarding products. Each manufacturing station is connected to the overall network, directly linking them to the most up-to-the-minute specifications and revisions. The extensive investment in new technology also includes a modern powder coat paint line.

About Daifuku North America Holding Company

Daifuku North America Holding Company is based in Novi, Michigan, with sales and manufacturing locations throughout the continent. It is comprised of Daifuku America Corporation, Jervis B. Webb Company, Elite Line Services, Inc. (ELS), and Wynright Corporation and is a global leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and service of innovative material handling technology such as automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), conveyors, baggage handling systems, cleanroom systems and airport maintenance services. Daifuku North America specializes in integrated systems used in the automotive, airport, semiconductor, LCD equipment, food/beverage, warehousing and manufacturing industries. For more information, visit www.daifuku.com.

About Wynright Corporation

Wynright Corporation, a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company, is part of the #1 worldwide material handling provider of intelligent material handling systems. The company designs, manufactures, integrates and installs a full spectrum of intralogistics solutions, offering both Wynright-branded and third-party equipment to meet client needs. These include leading-edge conveyor and sortation systems, voice- and light-directed order fulfillment equipment, a suite of warehouse controls & execution software, robotics, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), mezzanines, and structures, all backed by critical round-the-clock service and support. Since its founding in 1972, Wynright has been a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing companies, showing them how to use their space more efficiently to deliver improved productivity, today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.wynright.com.