Stiles Machinery Inc.

Michigan, USA
Stiles Machinery Inc. is the distributor in North America for the HOMAG Group. The company provides spare parts for CNC systems used to process wood, plastic, non-ferrous metals and composites. This year Stiles Machinery Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

From its site in Michigan Stiles Machinery Inc. supplies spare parts for premium woodworking machinery to business enterprises throughout North America.

With a volume of more than 50,000 orders per year and a stock inventory valued at $ 40 million or more, the company places high demands on its warehousing and order picking operations.

Maximum storage capacity with height-optimized storage

These demands are easily fulfilled by the company’s new Hänel Lean-Lifts®, which store 75 percent of all the spare parts required. When a customer calls in, only ten minutes are needed to assign a tracking number to the order. Thanks to HänelSoft® storage management software and simultaneous data synchronization with the ERP system, more than 300 orders can be processed for delivery every day.

The compact and height-optimized storage of spare parts in the Hänel Lean-Lifts® prevents bottlenecks from occurring when orders are at their peak.

Optimal overviews and accurate inventory control with HänelSoft® warehouse management software
Company:
Stiles Machinery Inc.

Location:
3965 44th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Employees:
350

Storage systems:
9 Hänel Lean-Lifts®

Items stored:
Spare parts for premium woodworking machinery
 Extremely efficient spare parts storage is ensured with a cluster configuration of seven Hänel Lean-Lifts®
 Barcode scanners transmit order lists to the order picking area quickly – and without errors
 What’s more, there are no storage redundancies thanks to the synchronization of storage data between HänelSoft® and the ERP system
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