A smart warehouse that organizes all clothing samples is the latest digitizing processes of the Polopique Group, on the road towards the 4.0 industry. The new equipment, with 32 storage levels, increases storage capacity by 80%, occupying a mere 6 m2 of floor area.
It is under the management of a new software that a wide range of accessories, such as buttons, clasps, labels and ribbons, are now packed in one place, which allows Polopique to have real-time control of articles, locations, movements and stocks.
The information comes from the equipment supplier, VRC Warehouse Technologies, which, in addition to the greater organization and space optimization, also increases productivity by making the access to materials quicker and easier. The note also states that several other leading textile companies, such as Petratex, Crialme and Vermis, have the same automatic warehouses already operating.
Led by Luís Guimarães, and currently with more than a thousand employees, the Polopique group stands out for its vertical structure, with production from fibre to the finished piece, encompassing all phases of the production process. The group has a turnover of more than 110 million euros.