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SI Systems launches new website and rebrands itself

for “Automating Your Future Growth.”



Paragon Technologies reports record annual revenues

 over $100 million for the first time in the Company’s history.



SI Systems celebrates it’s 60th year of business,

making SI one of the longest standing material handling companies owned and operated in the United States.



SI introduces the Mobile-Matic™

To the material handling industries as the first and only mobile A-Frame, offering clients a lower cost solution to A-Frame technology. The Mobile-Matic™ quickly becomes a transformative solution in the marketplace.



Gad Partners Fund, a value focused investment partnership acquires controlling stake in SI’s parent company, Paragon Technologies.

Sham Gad appointed Chairman of Paragon Technologies and SI Systems.



PARAGON trademarks SINTHESIS,®

a real-time software solution that optimizes planning, warehousing, inventory management, routing, order fulfillment and distribution. Warehouse Distribution Optimizer™, PARAGON’s proprietary software suite, is trademarked. This software analyzes all of the order picking systems in a distribution center in real time.



SI changes its name to PARAGON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

as part of a new strategy to become a full service material handling organization.



SI HANDLING SYSTEMS, INC. purchases Ermanco Conveyor,

broadening its presence in the material handling industry.



SI HANDLING SYSTEMS, INC. is named one of the world’s Top 20 Material Handling Systems Suppliers.

SI obtains ISO 9001 certification.



SI HANDLING SYSTEMS creates the Gantry Robotic Order Picking System

for medium volume SKUs. The U.S. government awards SI Handling Systems the Red River Army Depot installation, the company’s largest government contract.



SI introduces ACCUPIC,®

a new paperless, high-speed order picking system for small packages.



SI/Baker Inc. is formed as a joint venture

to provide automated prescription fulfillment systems.



SI acquires the rights to provide Dispen-SI-matic®

throughout North America. Both the single and dual tier Traveling Head Dispensers (THD) are introduced.



SI is one of the first technology companies listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

SI acquires the right to ITEMATIC,™ an automated order selection system for processing individual items.



To round out its order selection business, SI acquires the Tilt Tray / Gull Wing Sorter,

a high-speed, high-volume sortation machine. SI develops software to better integrate equipment and orders processing.



SI HANDLING SYSTEMS, INC. expands its audience

by entering the international marketplace.



SI continues to increase its market share in the manufacturing and distribution segments

with the addition of CARTRAC,® a rugged yet simple component in a floor- or overhead- mounted application for loads up to 5,000 lbs.



SI enters the order selection / distribution marketplace

with the purchase of ORDERMATIC,™ a computer-controlled machine that picks full cases of product.



SI installs its first LO-TOW®,

a switch-cart system, at Spector Freight in Brooklyn, NY. The LO-TOW revolutionizes the industry with the in-floor chain conveyor system.



Jack Bradt, a Cornell University engineering graduate,

founded SI HANDLING SYSTEMS, INC. The company’s first product is manually-wheeled carts used in manufacturing and distribution environments.



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