Subaru of New England

LOCATION: Norwood, MA

PROJECT: Design a new, 78,000-SF state-of-the-art building and Distribution Center that displays the owners’ unique vision in efficiency of space, energy and labor. The design required a high-level of automation to facilitate the volume demands of the business, while providing a flexible design for future operations.

Subaru’s New, Highly-Automated 78,000-SF Building and Distribution Center

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Smooth facility transition with zero down time and no lost orders.
  • Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) storage, high-density picking and automation.
  • New 30′ high Vertical List Modules (VLMs) for dense storage of small parts.
  • Automated picking with VLM and Put-to-Light (PTL) technology integrated with batch workstations.
  • Awarded LEED Platinum Certification.