Industrial Distribution Case Studies

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Industrial Distribution manage the distribution of industrial equipment, parts and components helping to support industrial, commercial or personal operations through bulk shipments, individual parts or kitting. This often requires on-site storage and flexibility to efficiently handle parts assembly, bundling or unique packaging.

Featured Case Study: Gerrie Electric

Gerrie Electric is the largest independent electrical lighting and automation distributor in Ontario, Canada. Small scale automation provided a quick install over a 3 month period and a fast return on investment that is on track to achieve and beat the targeted 3 year ROI. The 26,000 square foot facility now supports more than 7,500 electrical automation and lighting products, with about 4,600 in the AutoStore system.



Hercules Sealing Products

In order to maintain next-day delivery as they grow, Hercules collaborated with Bastian Solutions to design a new facility close to the UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky.


Parts Town

With an increasing number of SKUs and a need for faster order fulfillment, the AutoStore goods-to-person system was selected for its high-density storage and scalability.


Davcor Group Australia

Bastian Solutions worked with Davcor Group to implement and construct the AutoStore goods to person system, software integration and project program.

Electrical Supply & Equipment

Needing to expand office space within their headquarters, Electric Supply & Equipment decided to condense the small attached warehouse to make room. 


Focused on consolidating warehouse space and developing a dedicated logistics center attached to their existing facilities, Bastian Solutions designed a system solution to handle Multivac’s current and future growth to accommodate the wide variety of product types.


With Distribution centers in four states, MSC has experienced tremendous growth due to acquisition of new companies. They also guarantee same day shipping to their customers.


SMC Corporation of America is the world’s largest manufacturer of pneumatic automation products, including actuators, electronics, fittings & tubing, airline equipment, chillers, valves and vacuums.


Asian Paints

Asian Paints has set up its sixth largest decorative paint plant at Rohtak, Haryana. With a production capacity of 400 million liters of paint every year, this plant is one of the largest in the world.


Navarre's picking methodology was very cumbersome and time consuming; therefore, they sought Bastian's help in improving and expanding their current system. 

Accurate Dispersions

Accurate Dispersions produces the highest-quality custom colorants for coatings used in the coil, aerospace, maintenance, light industrial, automotive, transportation, trade sales paint, and packaging markets.

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