ATLANTA—At its inaugural ExoDay event for partners and customers last week, warehouse automation provider Exotec announced that it had selected Hy-Tek Intralogistics as the winner of the Exotec Global Integrator of the Year Award for 2023.
The company said the award recognizes integrators “that embody Exotec's core principles by continuously offering superior customer service and maintaining an unwavering commitment to excellence.”
“We are thrilled to have been announced Exotec's Global Integrator of the Year for 2023,” said Zac Boehm, vice president of robotic solutions for Hy-Tek Intralogistics. “We have enjoyed a long and successful partnership with them throughout their launch and growth in North America and are excited about the opportunities and projects to come.”
About Hy-Tek Intralogistics
Since 1963, Hy-Tek Intralogistics has served clients in diverse end markets and applications, including e-commerce, third-party logistics (3PL), and parcel. The Columbus, Ohio-based company described itself as “the premier single-source provider of material handling solutions for a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction, food, electronics, and automotive.”
Hy-Tek said that it and its partners have provided large and small customers turnkey solutions, from handling and storage systems to pre-assembled buildings and off-the-shelf products. The company added that its experienced team of engineering, sales, operations, and project management professionals work closely with customers to enhance productivity, streamline processes, and boost profitability.
With more than 500 employees, Hy-Tek serves customers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico from offices in Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.
Exotec explains awards criteria
In addition to Hy-Tek Intralogistics, nominees for the Global Integrator of the Year Award included Spain's Dexter and Italy's Errevi Automation. Exotec said it took the following criteria for the integrator awards into consideration:
- Quality of service provided to joint customers
- Volume of joint business and the rate of growth
- Engagement in cross-promotional efforts
“As one of our first integrators in North America, Hy-Tek has been pivotal to our rapid growth in the market,” said Stanislas Normand, managing director of Exotec North America at ExoDay. “Today, we are thrilled to name them our Global Integrator of the Year for 2023, and we look forward to our continued partnership and shared success.”
Exotec said it builds goods-to-person robotics for many of the world's largest brands. The company claimed that it combines the best of hardware and software to offer flexible systems that drive operational efficiency, add resiliency, and improve working conditions for warehouse operators.
More than 30 industry-leading brands including Carrefour, Decathlon, Gap, and Uniqlo trust Exotec to improve their operations and profitably navigate rapid shifts in business models and customer expectations, it said.
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