Modula in News 2015

  • The Fabricator - 4 August 2015 - Modula uses automation to produce automated storage units

    Modula, a global automated storage systems OEM, practices what it preaches, puts its money where its mouth is, and walks the talk.
    The Modula U.S.A. plant in Lewiston, Maine, is the result of a $6 million investment in new equipment, a new focus on manufacturing automated vertical storage (AVS) units, and a renaming by Italian parent company System Logistics. Cost-competitive production resulting from integrated, automatic sheet metal fabricating equipment from Salvagnini was key in the company’s decision to locate in the United States

  • Senator King Cuts Ribbon to Officially Open Modula Facility in Lewiston

    King Cuts Ribbon to Officially Open Manufacturing Facility in Lewiston
    Highlights positive step for Lewiston-Auburn area, Maine manufacturing

  • Material Handling Wholesaler - 6 March 2015 - Modula brings high tech manufacturing to Maine

    Automated vertical storage solutions company Modula has announced a six million dollar investment in manufacturing at the firm’s Lewiston, Maine facility. The factory will be equipped with the latest automated lines to punch, bend, weld and cut sheet metal for a variety of Modula storage products.

  • Machines Italia - 17 Mar 2015 - Italy Invests in the US: Italy’s System Logistics’ Modula US Brings High-Tech Manufacturing to Maine

    Italy's System Logistics's automated vertical storage solutions company Modula US has announced a $6 Million USD investment in manufacturing at the firm’s Lewiston, Maine facility. The factory will be equipped with the latest automated lines to punch, bend, weld and cut sheet metal for a variety of Modula storage products

  • Assembly Magazine - 1 July 2015 - Modula - From Italy to Maine to better serve our customers in North and South America

    Successful manufacturers go to great lengths to better serve their customers. Modula USA has gone nearly 4,000 miles—from Italy to Maine—to better serve its customers in North and South America. Modula, an Italy-based manufacturer of vertical lift modules and horizontal carousels, begins its manufacturing presence in the United States this month by opening a state-of-the-art refurbished plant in Lewiston, ME

  • DC Velocity - March 2015: Modula brings VLM manufacturing back to U.S.

    Modula, an automated storage systems maker and a business unit of System Logistics, announced plans to shift development of its vertical lift module (VLM) line from a factory in Italy to its American headquarters in Lewiston, Maine.

  • MHI - September 16 - Modula Announces the Opening of its US Factory

    Modula is in full expansion and its latest venture in North America is the opening of its state-of-the-art factory in Lewiston, Maine. From August 2015, Modula’s full line of products is proudly made in USA with global technology and components.

     

  • Modern Materials Handling - September 15, 2015 - Modula announces opening of US factory

    Modula announces opening of US factory
    North American headquarters opened following a near doubling of revenues in two years

  • Supply Chain 247 - September 15, 2015

    Modula, a part of Italian industrial conglomerate System Group, has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art factory in Lewiston, Maine.

    From August 2015, Modula’s full line of products is made in the USA with global technology and components. Modula manufactures automated picking and storage solutions for factories and warehouses around the world. The company established its North American headquarters in Lewiston on a site covering more than 102,000 square feet of production and engineering space and housing a team of 50 people. In the last two years, Modula’s revenues have increased by 93\% from $30 million to $58 million worldwide, and total employment is at 250 people. 

  • Modula - MaineBiz - September 28, 2015

    Modula, an Italian manufacturer of automated picking and storage solutions for factories and warehouses, recently established its North American headquarters by opening a new factory in Lewiston. The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at the facility, which covers more than 102,000 square feet of production and engineering space and houses 50 people, according to the company. Modula said it expects the facility to provide better lead time for customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. It invested $6 million in new equipment at the Lewiston facility.

  • DC Velocity - September, 2015 - System Logistics Corp. opens facility for U.S. production of Modula lift module

    Italian material handling equipment company Modula opened the doors of its upgraded manufacturing facility in Lewiston, Maine, on Friday, launching a renewed effort to compete in the warehouse automation market.

    The factory adds a U.S. production center for Modula's 50-foot-tall VLM after years of building them exclusively in Italian facilities. The new domestic production will give the company an advantage in meeting fast-growing U.S. demand for automated warehouse equipment, said Luigi Panzetti, CEO of System Group

  • Twin City Times - October 1, 2015 - Modula Opens new facility in Lewiston

    U.S. Senator Angus King joined local and state officials in Lewiston recently to mark the opening of a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for Modula, a global manufacturer of automated vertical storage systems. The facility, which will serve as Modula’s North America headquarters, employs about 50 people and is the result of a $10 million investment by the company. In his remarks at the event, King emphasized that Modula is part of a positive manufacturing trend in Maine and around New England.

  • Apex Engineering, Oct 8, 2015 Modula facility opens in Lewiston, Maine

    Modula, an Italian storage manufacturer, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 25 to celebrate its grand opening in Lewiston, Maine.

  • JustGoodNews.Biz - September 29, 2015 - Modula moves jobs into Lewiston

    LEWISTON, Maine — Italian-based high-tech storage and retrieval system maker Modula has opened its new North American headquarters in Lewiston. The company is investing $6 million in the facility, which is creating 50 jobs.

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