DENVER – Panel processor, laminator and store fixture manufacturer Premier EuroCase has increased its manufacturing capabilities and productivity with investments in new technology.

The Denver-based firm said it has added an intelligent panel management system from Bargstedt to help it better respond to customer demand. The IntelliStore is a completely automated panel storage and retrieval system that records the size, weight, color and other details of the panel as it is stored into inventory. The system will then locate and obtain the panel when needed for production.

“Lead times are critical because our customers typically needed it yesterday,” said Andy Wilzoch, owner and president. "By having this kind of automated inventory knowledge, we are even more prepared for just-in-time manufacturing.”

In September 2012, Premier EuroCase also invested in the Homag laserTec laser edgebanding system for seamless edgebanding, making it among the first North American woodworking plants to use the technology in a high-production environment.

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