FKI Logistex, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the consolidation of some of its North American manufacturing and engineering locations within its Airport, Post and Parcel division to take advantage of operational efficiency opportunities.

Manufacturing in the company's Frederick, Maryland factory will be transferred to its manufacturing facilities in Danville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, while engineering and support functions located in Dallas, Texas will be consolidated within the company's facilities in Louisville, Kentucky.

"Striving to be the most efficient and effective organization for the benefit of our customers, shareholders and employees is an ongoing process," says Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. "As we expand to meet global market demand, it is incumbent upon us to make best use of all of our resources."

"In our last business year, which ended March 31, 2006, FKI Logistex sales grew by 14 percent but continued investment in our operational infrastructure, IT systems, people, and business processes now means that we can deliver this increased level of sales within a smaller operational footprint. We are therefore taking this opportunity to streamline our activities across fewer sites."

About FKI Logistex
FKI Logistex® ( is a leading global provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying its customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order fulfillment systems, RFID implementation, EDS integration, baggage handling systems, warehouse control systems, and total material handling automation.

FKI Logistex provides material handling solutions for airports, postal facilities, parcel distribution, manufacturing operations, library automation, and for warehouse and distribution facilities. With projects that include many of the world's largest and most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex has manufacturing, engineering and support facilities around the world.