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Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Group introduces new Jungheinrich® Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) High-Rack Stacker to North American Market

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group, the exclusive distributor of Jungheinrich® lift trucks, narrow-aisle, and automated guided vehicles in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, announced today the launch of its new Jungheinrich EKX 516ka / 516a Automated High-Rack Stacker.

A powerful and versatile solution for high-density storage and very narrow aisle operations, the EKX 516ka / 516a boasts a fully automated, full-pallet storage and retrieval system and 24/7 operation, allowing for maximum efficiency and productivity.

Key features include: 

Efficiency and Performance 

Thanks to the optional integration of an onboard battery charger, bus bar, and current collector, the EKX 516ka / 516a is optimally prepared for 24/7 use. The field-tested wire guidance in combination with RFID transponders ensures precise positioning at the storage location as well as automatic aisle changes. With the option of automation in stages (manual, semi-autonomous, and fully autonomous operation), customers can benefit from maximum availability, efficiency, and performance of their warehouse processes.

Built For Narrow Aisles and High-Density Storage 

EKX516K imageThe EKX is specifically designed for very narrow aisle operations, with a compact design and 180-degree swiveling forks, allowing it to maneuver in aisles as narrow as 68″. Its lift capacity of 3,500 pounds and lift height up to 511 inches making it ideal for high-density storage, optimizing the amount of space in warehouses and distribution centers.

Environmentally Friendly 

The electric powertrain ensures quiet and emission-free operation, making it an environmentally friendly choice for indoor use. Additionally, its energy-efficient design results in lower operating costs and less maintenance compared to other traditional very-narrow-aisle turret trucks.

Easy To Maintain And Customize 

Jungheinrich’s commitment to customer satisfaction is evident in the stacker’s design, which includes easy access to service points and a modular design for quick and efficient maintenance. The EKX 516ka / 516a also offers a range of customization options, including different mast and carriage configurations, to meet the specific needs of each customer.

“We are proud to unveil the latest in Jungheinrich® innovation with the EKX 516ka / 516a AGV High-Rack Stacker,” said John Sneddon, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing at Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas. “Our Jungheinrich Automated Guided Vehicles combine proven technology with cutting-edge automation, including accurate navigation technology designed to help increase warehouse and operator efficiency.”