Wixom, MI, March 16, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Andersen Material Handling and ISD (Integrated Systems Design), leading providers, manufacturers, designers and implementers of material handling products and systems, including lift trucks, automated storage and retrieval systems, conveyors, carousels, robotic systems, sortation systems, AGVs and vertical lift modules (VLMs), announces the appointment of Ed Romaine as the CMO – VP Marketing for the organizations.
In addition to implementing a fully faceted marketing program at Andersen Material Handling and ISD (Integrated Systems Design), Romaine has been charged with the marketing and distribution channel development of the material handling ISD UltraProducts™ of automated distribution and manufacturing systems equipment which include the UltraStore™ Automated Storage and Retrieval System, UltraSert™ document printer and inserter, UltraBatch™ automated batch picking work station, UltraBot™ IE robotic order picking system, UltraPick™ software and control systems and UltraLights™ pick to light systems.
Romaine has three decades of experience working and marketing in the material handling industry. He has spent over two years with Sapient Automation, 10 years with KardexRemstar and nine years with White Systems.
Since the 1990’s Romaine has been an active member of the industry's trade organization, Material Handling Institute (MHI). He has taken leadership positions as the Chair or Vice Chairman of: the ASRS (Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems) group, Supply Chain Execution (SCE) group of America, Order Fulfillment Council of America and helped create the Carousel and VLM Product Section Group. He also spearheaded the efforts to create the first industry safety standards for horizontal carousels in the US.
Romaine is a frequent editorial and information contributor to hundreds of publications and a speaker at many Supply Chain, Logistics & Ergonomic functions including the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Promat, North American Material Handling, Southern California Plant Operations, NJ Material Handling Assoc., Applied Ergonomics, Warehousing Education & Research Council (WERC), Lean Manufacturing Conference, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), NeoCon, Health Information Distribution Association (HIDA), National Catalog & Operations (NCOF) and more.
He has an undergraduate degree from Ohio University and completed advanced studies at Wharton Business School in their Competitive Strategies program.
Integrated Systems Design is a leading manufacturer and systems consultant, designer and integrator for warehouse, manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, institutions and retail organizations in North America. ISD systems are renowned for their tremendous value, reliability and ease of maintenance. Systems are designed using technologies from the leading material handling manufacturers of the world.
Solutions designed by ISD focus on providing space savings, increased productivity, reduced labor, higher accuracy and system flexibility to change as on operations activities change in the future. Utilizing proven technology and off the shelf components helps provide cost effective solutions requiring minimum maintenance and yielding fast Return on Investments (ROI).
ISD expertise ranges from handling and picking pieces (eaches), cases, pallets, build lines, and special or custom handling solutions. Products and services include: automatic storage and retrieval (ASRS), conveyor, robotics, batch stations, automatic inserters and printers, pick to light, A-frames, horizontal and vertical carousels, vertical lift modules (VLMs), controls, software (including inventory management, WCS, WMS, MES and ERP), application and facility consulting and design, AutoCAD, system simulation, moves, installation and service.
For more information on Integrated Systems Design, call 248-668-8250 or visit the ISD web site at www.isddd.com