Honeywell will open an advanced warehouse automation R&D center in the Czech Republic

2021-11-25 06:22:02 By : Mr. peter lin

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-Establish a new facility in Central and Eastern Europe as Honeywell's main warehouse automation center

-The development site provides a facility for companies across the African continent to test, prototype, and train customers on Honeywell's most advanced material handling hardware and software solutions

Charlotte, North Carolina, November 18, 2021/PRNewswire/ - Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) today announced plans to establish a new advanced R&D for its Honeywell Intelligrated warehouse automation business (R&D) Test facilities to meet the ever-increasing demand for technology to achieve a faster and more accurate supply chain.

This state-of-the-art facility, covering an area of ​​more than 150,000 square feet (14,000 square meters), will be built in Honeywell’s campus in Brno, Czech Republic-where Honeywell’s existing Central and Eastern European R&D centers are located-expected to be Opened in mid-2022. The facility will enable Honeywell's hardware and software engineers to design, prototype and test innovative warehouse automation systems used by logistics companies to improve the accuracy, efficiency and throughput of packages in distribution centers and warehouses. 

By the second half of 2022, Honeywell will open a customer training organization at the new base. As the facility goes live, the company will hire dozens of highly skilled technical experts in the next 18 months.

Ben Cardwell, President of Honeywell Intelligrated, said: “For businesses and consumers, under the impact of COVID-19, expectations for e-commerce and logistics have changed rapidly. “This means increasing reliance on cutting-edge technologies that can Automate and accelerate distribution centers, warehouses, and other parts of the supply chain. The emerging technologies we develop in Brno will help meet this demand. "

This facility is Honeywell’s first testing and development base in Europe, and is used for supply chain digital technology portfolio, covering conveyors, sorting systems, palletizers and robots, automatic storage and retrieval systems, warehouse software, and voice And light guide sorting technology. Once fully operational, warehousing and logistics companies from all over Europe will use the facility to test, prototype and train Honeywell's technology to help them maintain an advantage in an increasingly active and competitive market.

Following the opening of Honeywell’s Intelligrated advanced manufacturing plant in Chorzów, Poland this year, the new plant has expanded Honeywell’s warehouse automation capabilities in Central and Eastern Europe. Many systems developed in Brno will be assembled here.

Honeywell Intelligrated is one of the world's largest suppliers of material handling systems, providing warehouse automation solutions for retail, wholesale, e-commerce, food and beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical and medical supply, third-party logistics and postal and parcel industries. Global 100 60 of the retailers and 50 of the top 100 e-commerce retailers rely on Honeywell Intelligrated's automated material handling solutions.

Honeywell Intelligrated provides one of the industry's most extensive advanced automation technology and software portfolios, from traditional solutions to the latest warehouse robotics technology to hybrid solutions that combine the advantages of multiple technologies. For more information about Honeywell Intelligrated services, please visit

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