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Read about what's going on in Constructor, events, press releases and product updates etc.

  1. Dexion’s promise to be a one-stop-shop rolled out to its website

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    Searching for a storage solution has just got a whole lot easier. Dexion has created a new website that is cleaner, brighter and easier to navigate.  Unlike many of its competitors who focus simply on products, Dexion’s emphasis on the website is the same emphasis that it provides its customers: Dexion provides storage solutions. “We carried out...

  2. Need a Storage Solution? If it doesn’t say DEXION, then it’s not!

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    DEXION successfully participated in one of the biggest event for Logistics, Materials and Transport, in Greece, through our official local partner PEBRO- Petroyannis Bros. The "Supply Chain & Logistics 2017" Trade Fair was held under the auspices of the "Greek Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks" from 4th to 6th of November at...

  3. Dmitri Astakhov has been appointed to the position of Deputy Managing Director for business and sales development by “CONSTRUCTOR RUS” Ltd.

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    Dmitri is 42 years old, born in Ukraine, Poltava. He graduated Kiev State University of Economics, Direction as “Manager of Information Systems”. Dmitry has obtained various experience in B2B activities and project sales during his time with “Rehau Ukraine”, where he held a Head of Sales, Engineering and Utility Services department positions....

  4. Constructor Group strengthens ties at ERF AGM

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    Constructor Group sent a strong team to the recent AGM of the European Racking Federation (ERF), the FEM Racking and Shelving Product Group that represents, promotes and protects the interests of the European Racking Industry. Richard Moss is an ERF Board member and Matt Grierson was there in his new role as SEMA FEM/ERF Board representative. Th...

  5. Constructor Russia to showcase Pallet Shuttle at InnoSklad 2017.

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    If you’re looking to save warehouse costs, increase capacity, boost productivity and have a successful day out, come along to our stand and to the Demo Warehouse at InnoSklad Expo Nov 2017. For the duration of the show, which is being held at Expoforum Center in St Petersburg on November 28 to 30, the Constructor Russia team will be running...

  6. Altor to divest major part of Constructor Group to Gonvarri Steel Services

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    Constructor Group AS (“Constructor Group”) is one of the largest providers of storage solutions in Europe. The Group markets its offering under the brands Constructor, Constructor Logistics, Bruynzeel, Kasten, Dexion and PSS. Constructor Group was acquired in 2007 by Altor Fund II (“Altor”). On the 4th of October, Altor signed an agreement to...

  7. A First for Constructor Russia

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    Constructor Russia hosted their 1st ever Distributor conference in the country in St Petersburg on 4/5 July 2017. It was intensive action-packed 2 days with a factory visit, talks by industry specialists, demonstrations, product training and plenty of opportunities for networking. Our partners had also nice opportunity to enjoy the views of the...

  8. Constructor RU is perfect fit for SPIBA

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    Alexey Borzenko, MD of Constructor RU was delighted with the welcome he received last week as one of SPIBA’s newest members. SPIBA, the St Petersburg International Business Association, has strict criteria for membership: it only accepts companies who share their philosophy of openness and transparency as well as flexibility and efficiency. As...

  9. Come and see us at CeMAT

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    The team at Constructor Russia are excited to announce that they will be taking a stand at CEMAT Russia 2017. This event brings together over 100 of the leading national and international material handling, warehousing equipment and logistics companies from six different countries in Russia under one roof. Being held at the IEC Crocus Expo in...

  10. One Team boosts sales for Constructor Group

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    Strong leadership, optimisation of production facilities, international expansion and a renewed focus on customer service has delivered exceptional results for storage solutions specialist Constructor Group. Sales for the warehousing division, which markets throughout Europe under the Constructor, Kasten, Dexion and PSS trademarks, rose by over...

  11. One small part: a multitude of benefits

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    The rise in popularity of in-rack fire sprinklers has produced many benefits for warehouse safety.   In-rack sprinklers win hands down over a ceiling sprinkler system in many modern structures because they eliminate the problems associated with sloping and very high ceilings, they can be positioned closer to the shelves holding the goods, and du...

  12. Constructor Russia 2017 Distributor Conference

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    Constructor Russia will be hosting their 2017 Distributor Conference in the country in St Petersburg on 4/5 July 2017. It will be an action-packed 2 days with a factory visit, talks by industry specialists, demonstrations, product training and plenty of opportunities for networking. Constructor Russia is part of the Constructor Group, a leading...

  13. Constructor Group Executive Team Visits Kirovsk Factory

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    The Executive Management Group of Constructor headed off to the Kirovsk factory this week. The purpose of their trip was to visit the Constructor factory and to congratulate Alexey Borzenko , the new MD, on his initial achievements since he joined the Group in February. The delegation was led by Frank Pohl, who is the CEO of Constructor Group, w...

  14. Warehouse Automation: Who needs it?

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    Automation is a hot topic that produces lively debate. On the one hand, there are those who believe it will cut staff costs, reduce errors and speed delivery times. On the other are companies that stick to the tried and tested manual methods they’ve used for decades, relying on the human skills of decision-making and interaction rather than...

  15. Constructor Russia appoints Alexey Borzenko as Managing Director

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    Logistics expert, Alexey Borzenko, has joined Constructor  Russia, part of the Pan-European Constructor Group, as local MD.  The 40-year-old native born Russian brings exte nsive  experience in international  logistics and operations having previously worked for Robert Bosch GmbH, Toyota and URSA . Married with one son and living in St Petersbur...

  16. Dexion’s HI280 Shelving System Passes Conductivity Tests

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    The HI280 shelving system from Dexion has conclusively passed the DNV GL conductivity tests, which confirms that it has metallic continuity, and therefore has a very low resistance to ground when grounded. As a result of the continuity, static charges cannot accumulate on the rack when it is grounded, and statically charged objects placed on the...

  17. Constructor and AL Storage Solutions exhibits at Modex 2016

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    MODEX 2016 “the Greatest Supply Chain Show on Earth.” took place in Atlanta between April 4th-7th 2016. With over 850 exhibits from industry, commerce and government, showcasing the latest manufacturing and supply chain solutions and innovations, spanning across 250,000 square foot of exhibition space. This year Constructor teamed up with AL...

  18. Richard Moss is newly appointed to the ERF Management Board

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    Constructor’s SVP for Sales & Marketing, Richard Moss, has been recently appointed to the management board of ERF (European Racking Federation) after receiving unanimous support from existing members. Richard will have various responsibilities during his appointment, including his participation in the Marketing Group.  On learning the news Richa...

  19. Materials Handling Middle East 2015 Exhibition

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    FAMCO , the authorized Constructor Group distributor in the Middle East exhibited the DEXION TORNADO Vertical Lift  Machine and MOVO mobile racking system at the Material Handling Middle East, the largest exhibition for the Logistics industry in Middle East in September. The booth attracted much interest, particularly in the Tornado Lift Machine...

  20. Bosch Installs Europe’s Largest Automated Solution

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    Constructor has recently installed 10 double Tornado’s into Bosch, Denmark. This piece of engineering brilliance, is the largest installation in Europe. The giant towers 15 metres high, and stands on a compact footprint of 180m2, offering a total capacity of 4715m2, while holding an incredible 230 draws in each tower. The installation took place...

  21. Dexion Holland Team Visits Rasnov

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    A warm welcome was given to Dexion Holland when the team visited our factory in Rasnov. The teams visit to Rasnov was personal, during this visit the team decided to visit the Rasnov factory, which manufactures the products which are sold in Holland and helped build relationships with the colleagues they worked with daily. The Dutch team were...

  22. Constructor Group attends ProMat in Chicago

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    Constructor Group is proudly supporting Automation Integrators at ProMat in Chicago 23-26 March 2015. ProMat is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. View our image gallery from ProMat 2015 here. With over 35,000 visitors expected over the 4 day period, the 20’ x 20’ stand showcases the Automated...

  23. Constructor sets sail with the US Navy

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    On October 15th 2014, Constructor Group AS, together with Automation Integrators toured the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine USA. During this visit, the project group met with DLA Branch Manager and Code 980 Electrical Engineering, who are responsible for equipment acquisitions at the Nuclear Submarine base. The group returned to...

  24. TORNADO and PATERNOSTER Automated Storage Systems to be showcased at ProMat 2015 in Chicago

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    Constructor Group AS and  Automation Integrators  will exhibit the  TORNADO Vertical Lift  Module and  PATERNOSTER Vertical Carousel  at the Material Handling and Logistics industry’s premier event. ProMat 2015, held March 23-26, 2015 at Chicago’s McCormick Place South, is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in Nort...

  25. Constructor Group repeats the successful exhibition at "Fornitore Offresi" in Italy

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    Repeating the success, Constructor Group will support our dealer, Italift , and show the Tornado at the FORNITORE OFFRESI exhibition in Erba, Italy, on the 5-7 th of February. The exhibition is located in the main industrial area of Italy which is full of companies within the mechanical industry. The Tornado Storage Machine was appreciated by ma...

  26. Meet Dexion at eDelivery Expo, 25-26th March at the NEC

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    Dexion ‘s clever storage solutions can next be seen in the eDelivery hall of the Internet Retailing Show, on 25-26th March at the NEC Birmingham.  The Internet Retailing show is aimed at progressive retail businesses and aiming to change the landscape of how retailers interact with the consumer through the multichannel shopping experience. If...

  27. Matt Grierson is new President at SEMA

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    SEMA, the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has appointed Matt Grierson, MD of Constructor Group as president and Chris O’Connor, MD of Moresecure as vice-president. Both will hold office for two years. Mr. Grierson has paid tribute to the heavyweight contribution that SEMA has made to the development of industry standards, methodolog...

  28. 8 Tornados to Lockheed Martin Space System in Denver

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    Constructor Group AS and Automation Integrators have signed a contract as part of the multi-million dollar development project for Lockheed Martin Space System. An expansion building was created to accommodate 8 new Tornado storages machines at their Denver facility. The two story building will have their operator stations unusually located on t...

  29. Helping you to understand the cost of changing your storage solution for 2015

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    We understand the budgeting process each year is difficult. Getting a realistic estimate for capital expenditure can be time consuming. A new storage solution is usually a costly investment, so preparing for this cost when creating next years budget is critical. We can help you by providing a no obligation analysis of your storage requirements a...

  30. Volvo Truck Center in Vasa, Finland store over 6.000 items on 13 m²

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    The Volvo Truck Center in Vasa carries out the servicing and repair work for Volvo trucks and keeps their spare parts under control with help of the TORNADO lift machine . With this automated storage system the staff avoid unnecessary activity locating spare parts, as the Tornado Software TC2000 does all the work and keeps track of the component...

  31. Automotive storage solutions to meet your daily challenge

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    Large, medium and small Automotive companies all have a common challenge: How can we store a large number of components that are oddly shaped or a huge range of small items that each need a home? Regardless of your Automotive storage requirements Constructor probably already has the answer. Having worked closely with the Automotive industry for...

  32. Dexion and Arilog Invite You to the Seminar “Trends in the Storage Systems Industry”

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    Dexion and Arilog have decided to join forces again and repeat the storage logistics event bringing more invitees, approaching more subjects as well as featuring a whole new range of innovative storage and handling systems. We invite you on the 11th of March 2014 in Rasnov, Brasov country to rejoin the specialists of the storage systems industry...

  33. TORNADO fetches trays every 30 seconds in Italy!

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    Our machine dealer in Italy, ITALIFT s.r.l , was proudly showing off a  Lift Machine  TORNADO  at  Samumetal, 17^ Exhibition of Tools and Technology for Metalworking,  in Italy 29-31.1.2014.   This exhibition is one of the largest industrial exhibitions in Italy with 15.000 visitors over 4 days, which proves that there is a lot of interests for...

  34. Dexion UK will attend at the Internet Retailing Expo 2014

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    Dexion ‘s clever storage solutions can next be seen at the Internet Retailing Show, on 26-27th March at the NEC.   The Internet Retailing show is aimed at progressive retail businesses and aiming to change the landscape of how retailers interact with the consumer through the multichannel shopping experience. If you’re in the business of selling...

  35. New Managing Director for Constructor Logistics AB

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    Karin Klintbäck has taken over the position as Managing Director for Constructor Logistics AB We are very pleased to announce that Karin Klintbäck has taken over the position as Managing Director for Constructor Logistics from 1. January 2014. Karin started in Constructor Logistics as Project manager in January 2013 and she has long experience...

  36. Kasten completes a successful project with US Navy

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    The Constructor  Group and Automation  Integrators, have partnered in providing (6) Paternoster Vertical Storage Systems to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, a Nuclear Submarine Base, located in Kittery, ME. The successful completion of this project within the US Navy, the Naval Shipyard has gained the complete trust of the Kasten brand of storage...

  37. Sterile vertical lift with height optimization for University Hospital of Odense

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    "Space utilization is much better with vertical lifts " says University Hospital of Odense (OUH) who has established a new sterile warehouse next to the current central warehouse. The picture demonstrates Logistics Developer Jens Horn as well as Storage and Transport worker Anders Solberg at the inauguration of the new Tornado machines delivered...

  38. Constructor will exhibit at the Auto Trade Fair 2014

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      Date: 15 - 18 January 2014 Stand: A03:29 Location: The Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre, Gothenburg Opening hours: Wednesday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday: 09:00 - 15:00 The fair is open exclusively to trade visitors It's time for Scandinavia 's largest exhibition for the vehicle service/after sales market, the Auto Trade Fair 2014. He...

  39. 23 Branches for YESSS Electrical supplied

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    Yesss Electrical have over 400 branches across Europe and the Caribbean Islands.  When they decided to open 23 new branches in the South of the UK they turned to Dexion to Supply them with the combination of Pallet Racking, Longspan Shelving and Galvanised shelving for their behind desk picking areas that they needed. Read more here - YESSS...

  40. LINDEX optimises their warehouse for eCommerce

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    Lindex, Sweden, optimised their eCommerce warehouse through simulation. Constructor’s Analysis & Simulation Tool was used to design the optimal layout and material handling layout including incoming deliveries, picking and packing, in terms of processing times, inventory equipment and flow of goods. The C-WIS simulations were based on historical...

  41. hi [13] Herning. Constructor invites you inside "The Box"

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    When the doors open for the exhibition hi [13] in Herning, Constructor Denmark – a nationwide provider of storage solutions – will be ready to invite visitors inside the Box.   One of the focal points on our stand will be "The Box" where we will be holding mini-seminars and academically interesting after-work events. "The Box" refers to our...

  42. PaC-Light control update package - upgrade your old Paternoster

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    PaC-Light control update package is developed for updating old Vertical Carousel control systems. It is especially developed for updating machines from the Constructor Group, but can be installed on other manufacturer's vertical carousels also. Many Paternosters delivered in the past decades are still mechanically in a good shape, but the...

  43. Warehouse efficiency

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    Optimising the warehouse for maximum efficiency For all warehouses, especially those serving businesses where there is a fast turnover of goods, operating efficiently is important. An ideal warehouse at any given time should hold only the stock necessary to provide an optimum cash flow to service ratio. Getting an accurate picture The first step...

  44. Book a free C-WIS demo

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    If the concept of having the 'ideal' warehouse with a rationalised stock profile, located in optimum positions, with the ability to predict the outcome of potential change and ongoing robust monitoring capabilities appeals to you - then you have a requirement for our Analysis & Simulation Tools C-WIS . The ability to think outside the box is not...

  45. Logistiikka 2013

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    Pay a visit at Kasten stand in the Tampere Logistiikka Fair; 17– 19 April 2013 The Logistiikka 2013 fair is for professionals and companies involved in materials handling and storage equipment, the related services and solutions, storage and racking systems as well as warehousing and logistics services. Kasten will be demonstrating numerous ways...