BrauBeviale 2015: Gebo Cermex and BA Systemes announce global strategic agreement on intralogistics solutions
10th November 2015
At BrauBeviale 2015, Gebo Cermex and BA
Systemes signed a global strategic
agreement to better serve their customers.
This strategic agreement foresees a new
intralogistics proposal combining Gebo
Cermexs and BA Systemes expertise. With
this exclusive partnership, BA Systemes
and Gebo Cermex will be able to offer
worldwide global intralogistics solutions
with local support to their customers.
This new value proposition will reinforce
Gebo Cermexs ability to provide complete
material handling solutions from packaging
and consumables to warehouse
management of finished products.
This partnership will also accelerate BA Systemes progression on a fast-growing market by
anchoring BA Systemes position in Europe and developing the companys position worldwide.
The demand for intralogistics solutions will grow substantially in the coming years, answering the
industrys increased intention to optimise both ma nufacturing and logistics processes.
To answer this market expectation, BA Systemes and Gebo Cermex are combining their experience to
offer new global intralogistics solutions to their customers through an exclusive global strategic
agreement signed at BrauBeviale 2015.
Through this global partnership, Gebo Cermex will propose AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles systems)
at a worldwide level to its Beverage and FHPC customers worldwide as part of its equipment range. The
AGVs will be manufactured by BA Systemes and carry Gebo Cermexs brand identity.
Gebo Cermex has developed recognised know-how in line engineering, and design and manufacturing of
equipment. Gebo Cermex brings its customers innovative, value-added solutions based on the
enhancement of packaging line performance by optimising operating expenses and operator workstation
Signing this agreement, BA Systemes becomes our strategic partner for intralogistics solutions, says
Marc Aury, President and Managing Director of Gebo Cermex. It is a fantastic opportunity to bolster our
product range and satisfy customers who have shown their trust in Gebo Cermexs expertise in end-ofline
solutions over the past 50 years. This agreement with BA Systemes will enable our customers to
optimise their operating expenses (OPEX) as well as their operational excellence, while improving their
health and safety at work environment, right through to the last link in their value chain. This is a very
good illustration of Gebo Cermexs determination to make its customers first in line.
BA Systemes is a European leader on the AGV market and supplies innovative global industrial flow
management systems. Over 250 sites in Europe are equipped with BA Systemes solutions, thereby
improving the productivity, flexibility and reliability of their product flows.
We have been working together successfully in Europe for several years, says Jean-Luc Thome,
Chairman of BA Systemes. Our teams know-how is complementary and our corporate cultures all to do
with customer service and innovation compatible. This strategic agreement is a new stage in our
collaboration and really represents a dual opportunity: on the one hand, ensuring our customers have access to this additional know-how over time and worldwide, and also increasing still further the synergy
and performance of our joint product offerings.
This new value proposition will reinforce Gebo Cermexs ability to provide complete material handling
solutions from packaging and consumables to warehouse management of finished products. This
partnership will also accelerate BA Systemes progression on a fast-growing market by anchoring BA
Systemes position in Europe and developing the companys position worldwide.