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Mölnlycke turned to Bastian Solutions to integrate a system which would efficiently transport and palletize SKUs while maintaining clean room standards on its production floor.

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Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Case Studies



Mölnlycke Health Care, a world-leading manufacturer of single-use wound care and surgical products, built a new manufacturing facility in Brunswick, Maine. Mölnlycke turned to Bastian Solutions to integrate a system which would efficiently transport and palletize SKUs while maintaining clean room standards on its production floor.

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Amway MI System Illustration

Amway | Michigan

Amway's Midwest Regional Service Center in Ada, Mich, needed to streamline operations and improve customer service. The company turned to Bastian to install a highly automated material handling system, allowing Amway to handle more than 30,000 cartons a day in a 50% smaller facility.

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Covance System Illustration


Covance provides value-added design, distribution, operations and analysis for medical diagnostic testing. At the company’s distribution centers, kits are assembled with appropriate vials and related medical diagnostic devices and shipped out to customers. Where what once existed was a predominantly manual system, utilizing relatively unsophisticated material handling technologies, now is a highly automated solution.

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Berry Plastics System Illustration

Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics manufactures and distributes prescription vials for several drigstore chains and superstores.

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Melaleuca System Illustration


Melaleuca is an international manufacturer of unique health, home, and personal care products. Melaleuca's growing sales accompanied by growing labor was their main problem for order fulfillment. Their existing order fulfillment was inefficient. Their existing Pick To Light (PTL) system required each associate to handle every container even if there were no products to be picked in that area (pick & pass).

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iHerb System Illustration

Bastian helped create an entire new system for their Hebron, KY location to support order fulfillment for their California location. iHerb is the first major installation of OPEX Perfect Pick AS/RS, an energy-efficient goods to person picking and stocking solution, and a ZiPline conveyor system, Bastian Solution's new quiet-line conveyor.

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Rexam System Illustration


Rexam is a leading beverage products maker and one of the global leaders in rigid plastic packaging. They produce on average 55 billion beverage products each year in over 50 plants.

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Fresenius System Illustration

Fresenius Medical

Fresenius Medical Care is a leading manufacturer and distributor of a wide variety of dialysis products. A global leader, Fresenius provides the highest quality standards in the industry.

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Aventis System Illustration


Sanofi-Aventis is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. The new distribution center located in Scranton, PA meets all eastern US demands for their vaccination products. The company is developing leading positions in seven major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular disease, thrombosis, oncology, diabetes, central nervous system, internal medicine, and vaccines.

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CVS System Illustration


CVS is a leading drug store chain and retailer of consumer and medical products manufactured by nationally known suppliers as well as private labelers.

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Becton Dickinson System

Becton Dickinson

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving drug therapy, enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and advancing drug discovery.

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Roche System Illustration


As a global leader in healthcare, Roche Diagnostics needed a state-of-the-art distribution center capable of handling the 9,500 product orders the facility shipped every day.

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Shaklee System Illustration


Shaklee Corporation, headquartered in Pleasanton, California, is a diversified global consumer products company, including name, research and development technology, and direct marketing. Over the past 45 years Shaklee has become a recognized pioneer and trusted name in the health and wellness industry.

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Zimmer System Illustration


Zimmer is a worldwide leader in joint replacement solutions for knee pain and hip pain, and provides comprehensive spine care solutions for acute and chronic back pain. The company also provides a broad range of trauma, dental implant, and orthopedic surgical products. Founded in 1927, Zimmer is committed to providing effective techniques in hip replacement and knee replacement for orthopedic surgeons who restore mobility and relieve the pain of osteoarthritis and traumatic injuries.

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