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Bastian Solutions to Provide New Distribution System for J. Knipper

The new system will be located in Charlestown, IN, providing J. Knipper access to 75% of the U.S. population with two-day ground service.

knipper-project-with-bastian-solutionsMay 10, 2016 – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, announced today a project with J. Knipper and Company, Inc. to design, integrate, and install a new distribution system at the company’s Charlestown, IN, facility.

With current distribution facilities on the east coast and year after year growth, J. Knipper and Company is expanding their distribution capacity westward.  The new facility will be located in Charlestown, IN, providing convenient access to major interstates and FedEx and UPS hubs.  With access to 75% of the U.S. population with 2 day ground service, J. Knipper and Company can deliver product to customers faster, thus increasing customer satisfaction and creating unique opportunities and greater specialization in Direct to Physician fulfillment.

The new distribution system will include an integrated conveyor system, pick modules, racking, and cages. Project build began on April 25 with plans to conclude early this summer.

“The Midwest provides a prime location for many of our clients to quickly reach customers across the U.S.,” stated Tim Hildebrandt, Regional Director at Bastian Solutions. “We look forward to providing J. Knipper’s new location with an automation system that provides additional speed, accuracy, and most importantly, great service to their customers.”

For media information: Contact Stefanie Hardy, assistant marketing manager, Bastian Solutions at 317.575.9992 ext. 1079 or


About Bastian Solutions

Bastian Solutions, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is an independent material handling system integrator with clients and offices around the world. Founded in 1952, Bastian Solutions has established itself as an innovator in the fields of material handling automation, supply chain software, industrial controls, and robotics. The company includes 16 domestic offices as well as 8 international offices across Australia, Brazil, Europe, Canada, India, and Mexico. For more information, please visit or follow @BastianSolution on Twitter.

About J. Knipper and Company, Inc.

Founded in 1986, J. Knipper and Company, Inc., provides the healthcare industry with solutions in direct marketing, sampling, compliance, information technology and sales force productivity. Going beyond its roots in direct marketing fulfillment and sample distribution, J. Knipper and Company continues to offer innovative solutions to brand marketing and sales force challenges as well as robust and comprehensive compliance data services.

The Company has invested considerably in its physical and data infrastructure over the years. Knipper now maintains 1,000,000 square feet of facilities, including significant storage capacity for refrigerated product and controlled substances, along with an advanced data center protected for the secure and safe management of client data and application services. J. Knipper and Company has become the largest provider of sample accountability services in the US and is one of a handful of companies approved as an American Medical Association Database licensee.

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