GreyOrange joins Countdown to Tokyo 2020 Olympics with new installations in Japan for logistics


Delhi, 22 August 2017 – Leading automation and robotics company, GreyOrange has joined the Countdown to Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics games. GreyOrange is a multinational technology company that designs, manufactures and deploys advanced robotics systems for automation at warehouses, distribution and fulfilment centres. One of the first few Indian companies to participate in the countdown, GreyOrange will work on speeding up the installation of its robotics systems at several sites, including the warehouse for the Nitori Holdings Group (TSE 9843), Japan’s largest furniture and home furnishing chain with over 400 stores. Organizations across Japan have come together to work on preparations within this tight schedule to make the XXXII Olympics in 2020 a success, with infrastructure projects this year estimated to exceed ¥50 trillion (Japanese Yen; USD 450 billion).

Nalin Advani, CEO - APAC, GreyOrange Pte Ltd said, "Our customers In Japan have been far-sighted in planning well ahead of 2020. Business activities are expected to increase over the next two years, yet manpower constraints will continue to tighten in the lead up to the Olympics. Many companies are looking for newer technologies and processes to ensure that they can cope with new demands to increase productivity.”

Hiratomo Miyata, CEO of GROUND Inc., the exclusive provider of GreyOrange Butler™ in Japan said, “Our installations in Osaka and Tokyo are progressing. We are proud to announce that our first site will be completed at Nitori, the first user of the Butler in Japan. The use of Butler robotics technology will help our customers increase productivity in their warehouse operations.”

The GreyOrange Butler is a goods-to-person robotics system for warehouse automation which speeds up inventory storage and picking. With a combination of customized shelving system and software that uses Artificial Intelligence to deliver a high throughput.

In recent years, GreyOrange™ has rapidly expanded its presence across other markets such as Asia-Pacific, Germany, UAE and Latin America. GreyOrange is now at the forefront of supply chain automation innovation, democratizing such solutions for e-commerce, retail, Consumer Packaged Goods and logistics companies across the globe. It has been recognized as a technology leader among the world's Top 50 Robotics Companies by Robotics Business Review, and Top 10 for Industrial Robotics in warehouses today.

Meet with GreyOrange and GROUND Inc. on 29-30 August at Stand 068 at the Logistics Solutions Fair, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, to see the latest high-performance products and solutions.

About GreyOrange:

GreyOrange is a multinational technology company that designs, manufactures and deploys advanced robotics systems for automation at warehouses, distribution and fulfilment centres. With deep domain expertise, world class hardware and software engineering and the passion to solve complex business problems, the company is advancing the way logistics and supply chain processes across the world are being optimized. Founded in 2011, GreyOrange is headquartered in Singapore with offices in India, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany and UAE, and a state-of-the-art Research and Development centre in Gurgaon, India. To know more, visit www.GreyOrange.com

For more information, please contact the following persons:

Mob: +81 3 6457 1650, +65 6589 8380
Email : apac@greyorange.com

Priyanka Manglani
Mob: 9911661799
Email : Priyanka.Manglani@Text100.co.in

Christina Loh
Mob: +65 6589 838
Email : christina.l@greyorange.com