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Papierfabrik August Koehler

Koehler Paper is a manufacturer and supplier of papers, including thermal, carbonless, fine, and colored papers.

Industry: Manufacturing/paper industry

Location: Germany

Sophisticated solution for paper logistics

Körber created an automated logistics center for paper producer August Koehler.


Koehler struggled to meet growing demand and its service claim with existing warehouse structures at its Oberkirch location. Additional challenges included:

  • Numerous external warehouses drove up the costs of logistics

Solutions Implemented:

Koehler implemented a new shelving system and platforms, stacker cranes, a pallet conveyor system, a control system, and an order picker workstation. To manage this, it implemented:

  • Automation Solutions


Redesigned and optimized storage allows for greater efficiency and better use of existing space. This has resulted in:

  • Quadruple storage depth
  • All paper products come off of single-use pallets from production to the new building complex
  • Throughput increased to 100 pallets per hour and 147 pallets per hour for retrieval

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