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Carl Roth GmbH

Carl Roth GmbH manufactures laboratory and life science equipment and chemicals.

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Germany

Tailored to hazardous goods handling

Körber has updated the warehousing of the commercial enterprise Carl Roth for further growth brought about by an increased level of service


The distributor from Karlsruhe accepts orders around the clock and delivers throughout Germany within 24 hours. Therefore, it is essential to have order picking that adheres to deadlines and is reliable. With its existing warehousing system, the company faced the following challenges:

  • High error rate of existing manual picking system
  • Specific explosion protection categories must be taken into account when designing hardware and software components

Solutions Implemented:

Carl Roth implemented a suite of solutions to promote quick and efficient material flow for the company’s highly delicate goods. This included:

  • Conveyor system
  • Picking stations
  • Visualization
  • Automation Solution


These measures resulted in efficient, reliable order dispatch with a reduced error rate, an increased degree of service, and an extremely fast dispatch of the articles ordered. Additional benefits included:

  • Increased throughput to 116 double cycles and outputs per SRM per hour
  • Completeness of the order picking automatically checked in the material flow

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