AutoStore is proud to announce the addition of Fives Group as a new regional integrator to our partner network to support our rapid growth and increasing demand on the Iberian Peninsula.
Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment, and production lines for the world’s largest industrial players in various sectors such as steel, aerospace, special machining, aluminum, automotive, cement, energy, logistics, and glass.
The company’s Smart Automation Solutions division supplies top-of-the-range automation solutions with a huge portfolio of proprietary technologies and software intended for the retail and wholesale distribution markets, courier, postal and messenger services, e-commerce, and general industry.
The partnership with the Fives Group includes distribution rights in Southern Europe for France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal. AutoStore CEO Karl Johan Lier said that Fives and their Smart Automation Solutions division will bring necessary capacity to a region where we expect a solid growth rate in warehouse automation for the upcoming years.
“AutoStore is delighted to bring on Fives as a partner to strengthen our network of distributors and system integrators. We have great expectations for the partnership, and especially welcome Fives strong presence in Southern Europe,” said Lier.
Through the new partnership, Smart Automation Solutions will be able to market, configure, install, and maintain the AutoStore automated storage and retrieval system either as a subsystem or as a standalone solution.
"We continue to grow at a strong rate, and we are therefore delighted to be partnering with AutoStore, a recognized key player in the industry, as it will enable us to expand our market presence, with the global support of both teams,” said Massimiliano Fochetti, Global EVP of Sales and Marketing for Fives' Smart Automation Solutions Division.