2013−Power Automation Systems (PAS) is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Yearsley Logistics, the largest frozen logistics service provider in the United Kingdom, to provide the PowerStor® system solution for its new Heywood Facility. The PowerStor system, an automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS), is the fastest, most dense, automated storage solution in the world and will provide Yearsley Logistics with the ability to store nearly 12,000 pallets (upon completion of a two-phase installation) into a minus-22C environment with minimal labor while delivering the highest throughput of any other comparable technology.
The Yearsley Logistics project marks the first expansion of PAS into the UK and Yearsley Logistics’ commitment to invest in the latest technology to maintain a leadership position in the UK cold storage and distribution market.
Cory Hypes, executive vice president for PAS, said "We are very pleased to be able to deliver this innovative technology to Yearsley Logistics and look forward to a long and successful business relationship with them. It is our aim to alleviate storage solution issues, reduce energy consumption and increase efficiency, and see our customers realize one of the quickest returns on investment in the automated warehouse technology sector."