Solutions for automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) in tire production

With its comprehensive portfolio and numerous application fields, the Kardex Group is a proven intralogistics partner for the tire industry. The solutions range from ASRS for pallets with rubber compounds, customer-specific transport carts or green tires to rack-supported storage systems for finished goods.

Important criteria for selection of the appropriate solution include the number and type of load units to be stored as well as the dynamics of the system.

Key advantages of high-level automation compared to manual processes:

  • Space gain for additional production machines
  • Guaranteed high process quality
  • Reduced personnel costs
  • Transparency and data consistency


Storage of green tires

Buffer storage between tire building and curing




  • Storage of green tires without load carriers
  • Special solution with cross-telescopic fork
  • Process automation for 24/7 operation

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Automatic rack-supported storage system for tires in shipping area

High storage capacity with low space requirement




  • Storage of large production batches in shipping area
  • Compatible with customer-specific load carriers for tires
  • Rack heights up to 45 metres and double-deep storage
  • Fast and direct access to the finished tires

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Highly dynamic buffer storage in finished goods area

Compact storage of small batch sizes




  • Storage of mini batches in finished goods area
  • Automatic order picking by robot
  • Space optimisation through compact storage up to 20 metres high
  • Individual access to single tires

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Our know-how

  • More than 45 years of experience in the tire industry
  • Robust design and construction of our machinery enables 3-shift operation over many years
  • Highest possible plant availability thanks to Kardex Mlog Life Cycle Service
  • State-of-the-art components “Made in Germany”
  • In-house manufacture and software development


Success story in the tire industry ...


Success Story: ContinentalContinental_Titel_EN

Refurbishment project for Continental - Successful collaboration enters its twentieth year

Continental awarded Kardex Mlog with the refurbishment of three storage and retrieval machines and the replacement of an existing warehouse management system with Kardex’ in-house product MCC. Handover of the complete system took place following successful acceptance in August 2019.

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