Forster has achieved a well-deserved reputation for the diversity of its innovative products. A business that had begun by manufacturing embossed signs in 1956, Forster has since grown into an international operator that combines superior know-how with the most stringent quality standards.
As a European company with production facilities in Austria and Germany together with subsidiary companies in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Poland, France and Slovakia, Forster offers an extensive range of innovative products.
- Traffic engineering
- Shelving systems
- Noise control
- Advertising systems
- Technical Screenprinting
- Danger sings, information signs, caution signs
- Parts delivery
In 1957, more than 55 years ago, Gerhard Hänel, the founder of the company, was the first manufacturer in Europe to offer mass-produced office carousels using the Ferris wheel principle (vertical carousel concept). Today Rotomat carousels and Hanel’s Lean-Lifts are manufactured in the three plants and exported worldwide. Our primary goal is to develop the most economical and optimal solutions for our customers in industrial storage and office technology. Innovation and performance, creative system solutions, new technologies and team spirit have made Hanel one of the leading manufacturers of industrial storage and office systems.
Our solutions contribute to the success of our customers worldwide. For this reason, renowned companies opt for quality ‘made by Hanel’.
Hanel storage systems are exported to countries across the globe trough more than 50 foreign agencies.
High-tech production meets high-standard demands
Highly qualified specialists put the ideas of the planning-engineers into production, using the latest manufacturing techniques.
On September 1st, 1993, Hänel Germany was awarded the international certificate of quality according to ISO 9001 by the ‘German Association for Certification of Quality Management Systems’. It was the first company in its field (vertical lift technology) worldwide to achieve this distinction.
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Knapp AG is one of the leading international systems and solutions providers in warehouse logistics and automation. Headquartered in Hart bei Graz, in Styria, Austria, it has 26 subsidiaries and offices, and is represented in 32 countries around the world. With its more than 1,700 employees, the Group is a single-source provider of logistic solutions – from system development to implementation and subsequent comprehensive support for warehousing in production and distribution. The product portfolio ranges from customized, patented logistics components for warehouse and automation projects to tailor made systems for large customers and service and maintenance of installed systems.
As Solution Provider, the KNAPP group delivers everything for the modernization or remodeling of distribution warehouses in trade and production from a single source – from system development, installation and start up to comprehensive after-sales support. The range of products spans from customer-specific adaptations of patented logistics components for warehouse and automation projects, tailored systems for major customers that meet every demand of complex logistics solutions to the servicing and maintenance of existing warehouses.
More than 55 years of experience and know-how from more than 1200 successful projects today make KNAPP a global player in the development and production of conveyor systems, picking systems, logistics for warehouses and warehouse logistics software.
Caljan Rite-Hite, which is headquartered in Denmark, has specialised in innovative, reliable material handling solutions for over 50 years. Caljan solutions help customers increase capacity, reduce cost and cultivate a better work environment when handling loose-loaded cargo. The core product line is high-quality Caljan Telescopic Conveyors for efficient and ergonomic loading/unloading of trucks and containers. Dimensioning, weighing, scanning, and labelling systems, also developed and produced in-house, complete the range of material handling solutions. Since starting, the company has forged long-term relationships with national and international express parcel carriers. Other satisfied customers include retailers and similar businesses with distribution centers and/or warehouse facilities.
SACO Airport Equipment B.V. – A professional supplier with a personal touch
SACO is a competent and flexible world-wide experienced organization specialized in the design, manufacturing and supply of turn key Cargo Handling Systems.
With over 40 years of experience and with the disposal of over 60 employees, SACO is able to provide tailor made solutions for every situation, whether you wish to place a single conveyor, expand your current system, or install a complete new fully automated Cargo Handling System. Saco is a part of Smulder Groep B.V.