SI Systems Awarded Towline Conveyor Rejuvenate Retrofit Contract from USPS

Easton, PA. – (December 1, 2016) – SI Systems, A Paragon Technologies Company (PGNT), has been selected to towline conveyor rejuvenate retrofitreceive a $3.2 million towline conveyor rejuvenate retrofit contract from the United States Postal Service (USPS) Network Distribution Center (NDC) in Greensboro, NC.

The Greensboro NDC facility is a highly mechanized mail processing plant of the USPS that distributes standard mail and package services in piece and bulk form.

A key component of this mechanized facility is an in-floor towline conveyor system. Towline conveyor is a system of chain running in a track mounted in the floor. The towline conveyor is used to transport mail carts to the proper locations within the facility for processing. This critical transportation helps assure the proper and timely delivery of all standard mail and packages within the facility’s region. The towline has been used daily for decades and requires rejuvenation.

“SI Systems is pleased to continue to support the USPS in its Greensboro, North Carolina facility towline conveyor rejuvenation retrofit project similar to the work we recently completed in their Jacksonville, Florida location. We stand committed in helping the USPS provide their customers flawless delivery of their mail and parcels and to maintain their world class position in distribution and e-commerce in the US,” said John C Molloy, President and CEO of SI Systems.

About SI Systems

SI Systems has been providing world class automated material handling and software systems to organizations for their fulfillment, distribution center, warehouse, manufacturing and assembly operations for over 55 years. Having manufactured towline conveyor systems since 1965, SI Systems has one of the largest installation bases of towline conveyor systems. The entire Lo-Tow® product line of towlines is focused on longevity and performance, which translates into a fast return on investment and low cost of ownership.

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Ed Romaine
Ed Romaine
Romaine has spent over 30 years involved with organizations looking to optimize their distribution, manufacturing, and warehousing operations. Focusing on customer’s processes, systems and business model, Romaine has helped dozens of organizations improve profitability by reducing labor, floor space, errors and inventory while improving accuracy, inventory turns and cut-off times.Within the industry trade association, MHI, Romaine has taken numerous leadership positions over his 18 year membership including: Chairman of the Automated Storage & Retrieval (AS/RS) Group, Chairman of the Order Fulfillment Council of America, Chairman of the Warehouse Execution Systems Group and was one of the originators of the Carousel and VLM Product Section Group.Romaine is a frequent editorial and information contributor to hundreds of publications, blogs and online publications and has been a speaker at dozens of Supply Chain, Logistics, Lean and Facility organizations and functions.

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