Voodoo Robotics New Picking Technology

Plano, TX — (SBWIRE) — 07/26/2017 — Precision Warehouse Design praised Voodoo Robotics for their innovative warehouse management system. According to Haynie Mayhew, President of Precision Warehouse Design, “Voodoo Robotics pushes the envelope with their low-cost SKU-Keeper warehouse inventory management system. leased hardware is a model for warehouse picking and inventory management. Voodoo’s proprietary ‘pick assist’ modules are simple, reliable and easy-to-use. These modules are connected to a robust web-hosted inventory management system and integrated with your smartphone or tablet. Voodoo is years ahead of the competition. People using this technology in their warehouses and distribution facilities will find the system reliable and inexpensive. We like to call that a ‘no-brainer’ decision around here.”


Precision Warehouse Design LLC (PWD) was formed in 2007 in Dallas Texas. PWD holds over 80 years of combined experience in the material handling arena with an additional 15 years in the manufacturing industry. Many of the projects that PWD has experience designing and installing include slow, medium, and high speed conveyor sortation projects; very small to very large warehouse storage projects (Pallet Racking, Shelving, Shelf Supported Mezzanines, Pick Modules); and sophisticated software controls projects warehouse layout and design consulting projects.


About Voodoo Robotics
Voodoo Robotics, (https://voodoorobotics.com) the leading innovator in picking warehouse automation, provides cost-effective technology for warehouse inventory management and order fulfillment solutions. With engineering and robotic expertise, the Texas-based pioneer brings the next wave of state-of-the-art automation to material handling industries.


Voodoo offers a unique lease-based Pick-to-Light system designed to modernize warehouse operations by leveraging the latest IIoT (Industrial Internet-of-Things) technology. The picking hardware integrates effortlessly with existing WMS (Warehouse Management Systems), or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems allowing distribution centers, warehouses, and 3PLs (third party logistics) to scale operations, only paying for the lights needed each month. This revolutionary approach to leasing Pick-to-Light devices on a month-to-month, pay-as-you-go basis avoids long-term commitments and costly up-front fees.


A companion product, SKU-Keeper Inventory Management, is designed for warehouses that do not have an existing WMS or ERP system. Emphasizing simplicity and easy-of-use, the cloud software is also leased on a low-cost, low-risk month-to-month basis.


The company also provides smart, ROI (return-on-investment) driven Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) with an innovative 3D user interface, compatible with Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari. The robotic systems are designed, simulated and run, all using a Warehouse Descriptive Language (WDL), a concept invented by the company.


All of Voodoo Robotics products are patented or patent-pending. Currently the company is attracting best-practice, lean manufacturing focused, systems integrators throughout North America. The company is a proud member of MHI. Follow Voodoo Robotics on Twitter at @VoodooRobotics.


Source: Voodoo Robotics
Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 11:08 AM CDT – Permalink

Nebraska Furniture Mart

PWD awarded material handling system at NFM in Texas!

Visit them online: Nebraska Furniture Mart ONLINE

Coming in 2015, and stretching across 100 acres, this massive new Texas-sized home furnishings store is located off Sam Rayburn Tollway/Texas 121 in between Plano Parkway and W Spring Creek Parkway in the City by the Lake, The Colony, Texas.

Featuring the largest selection of furniture, accessories, appliances, televisions, computers, carpet, area rugs, hard surface flooring and much more, every inch of the 560,000 square foot retail showroom will be designed to help you find the home furnishings you need to improve your lifestyle.

Visit again to check on the progress of our construction and when we will be hiring for this new facility. We are looking forward to coming to Texas and can’t wait to share our famous money-saving selections of furniture, flooring, appliances and electronics with you!



Two Level Pick Module with Conveyor Sortation

Two Level Pick Module

Front View Pick Module. Sitting ABOVE the garage level!

NFM location

Ariel View of location and building

Full Plan

CTS Distribution – Houston Texas

CTS in Houston Texas.  They were growing fast as they distibute for Dell Inc.  The congestion at the packing area became difficult to handle the orders.  PWD engineered and supplied a box feeding system to the 20 pack stations.   Take away conveyor takes boxes over to the dock area where they are offloaded into FedEx and UPS stations.    PWD designed and built this 24VDC accumulation conveyor from scratch.  Truly a unique design for conveyor systems.

Conveyor Shipping System

3 Level Conveyor Pack System

Melissa and Doug Toys East&West Cost Fullfilment Centers

Melissa & Doug LLC Toys.  Growing faster than you can imagine.  They had to upgrade their warehouse on the east and west coast in a short period of time.   PWD engineered and supplied a sophisticated  conveyor sortation system on the dock feeding 20 dock doors.   Packages are scanned, analyzed, weighed and sorted at approx 60 cartons per minute with their new system.

Narrow Belt Sorter 50-70 boxes per minute 16 lanes

Mouser Electronics Sortation System

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Mouser Electronics

One of the leading distributors of electronic passive and active devices.  We watched them grow from a 10K square foot tin building to 400K square foot thriving high speed distribution center.


Narrow Belt Sorter

Scan Tunnel

Omni Scan tunnel

Mouser Two Level Carousel System


Mouser Order Consolidation Area

De-Scrabbler Conveyor System