Fragile Storage - Lean Solution

Kardex XP Shuttle - lifting device

Christie is a visual technologies company developing solutions for cinema and specialist large audience environments. The manufacturing facility in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada is the worldwide center for advanced manufacturing of all Christie projectors.

Working to the Kaizen Lean Manufacturing philosophy encouraged Christie to installed 2 Kardex Vertical Storage Shuttles


Advantages at a glance

Each Shuttle XP occupies only 16.70 m² – 70% floor space saving.

Doubled storage capacity from 100 projectors to 200

Increased productivity from 15 minute retrieval time to 1 minute retrieval time

Safe and ergonomic picking with automatic tray extractor and hoist


Scope of Supply

2 Shuttle XP 500 (W x D x H: 2,780 x 3,074 x 4,572 mm)

Automatic tray extraction

Overhead Handling device


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