Issued 8 May 2019 – for immediate release
Diamond Phoenix Automation is appointed authorised dealer for ICAM’s Silo range in the UK and Eire.
ICAM, the Italian manufacturer of automated storage systems, has signed an agreement with Diamond Phoenix Automation for the distribution of its SILO range of vertical lift modules (VLMs) in the UK and Eire.
From its base in Putignano, Southern Italy, ICAM has successfully exported its innovative automated storage systems for over 60 years and is now continuing its international expansion by targeting the British and Irish markets. “We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Diamond Phoenix Automation,” commented Fabio Ostuni, ICAM’s Business Development Manager. “By combining the unique technical features of our SILO VLMs with the in-depth local market knowledge of Diamond Phoenix Automation, we are confident that we can meet the needs of many prospective customers in the UK and Eire.”
Diamond Phoenix Automation is a market-leading provider of material handling and picking solutions. “We offer a wide range of logistics technologies,” said Keith Washington, the company’s Technical Director, “and the SILO VLM range completes our portfolio, so this is a very exciting development for us. The partnership with ICAM will help Diamond Phoenix Automation to meet specific customer needs in terms of storage solutions that are automated, flexible and intelligent, while providing an enhanced cost/capacity ratio and a faster ROI.”
The SILO series of vertical storage solutions features a central vertical lift system for the automatic retrieval of items and delivery to an access opening mechanism, according to the goods-to-person principle. Modular and ergonomic in design, there are various SILO models to suit intensive storage of a variety of items such as containers, trays or cartons, as well as long or bulky items. “ICAM’s SILO solutions are versatile and space-efficient,” explained Keith Washington, “so they are ideal for a wide variety of distribution and manufacturing applications such as small parts or component storage, buffer storage of semi-finished goods and picking of slow-moving or high-value items.”
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About Diamond Phoenix Automation
Diamond Phoenix Automation is a market leader in the design, integration and installation of innovative material handling systems. The company has a proven track record of helping clients to implement and integrate new systems such as carton and pallet conveyors, crane stores and picking solutions. Known as a company with deep material handling knowledge and experience across many different industry sectors, Diamond Phoenix Automation understands that the world of automation changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Prospective clients expect real and effective solutions to the tough challenges they face and the experience of Diamond Phoenix Automation, combined with its 24/7 support, gives them the confidence to invest.
Founded in 1957, ICAM designs and manufactures automated storage and filing systems. Based in Putignano, Italy, ICAM offers tailor-made and intelligent solutions – based on highly flexible, modular, interoperable technologies – which improve the protection and management of materials and facilitate their retrieval, allowing for optimal utilisation of available space. The company’s product range includes state-of-the-art Automated Vertical & Horizontal Lift Modules, Vertical Carousels, Mobile Racking/Shelving Systems and Multi-robot Storage Systems, designed to satisfy the intralogistics needs of the industrial, office, healthcare, city logistics and retail markets. Thanks to large and ambitious investments in R&D, today ICAM ranks among the most innovative companies in Europe, with more than 3,200 installations in 50 countries, realised through a network of Sole Distributors and Authorized Dealers. ICAM is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 3834, assuring product and procedure reliability and respect for the environment.
Keith Washington, Director
Diamond Phoenix Automation Ltd
Tel: 01908 592 354
Heidi Scott, Partner
Tel: 01622 832598