Twinlode Automation Welcomes Richard Kooistra As Vice President

Richard Kooistra, VP of Automation at Twinlode Automation

Richard Kooistra, VP of Automation at Twinlode Automation

South Bend, IN – Jan. 7, 2019 – Twinlode Automation, a leading supplier of high-density storage systems for global material handling companies, today announced that Richard Kooistra has begun working for the company as Vice President of Automation. With almost 30 years of experience within the material handling industry, Kooistra is a strategic hire that will better position the company as it continues to provide advanced warehouse solutions to its customers globally.

“Twinlode Automation is pleased to announce the addition of Richard Kooistra to our management team,” said Skip Eastman, CEO of Twinlode.  “He will be a key component of the company’s overall commitment to provide the latest automated material handling solutions to Twinlode Automation’s domestic and international customers.”

Kooistra’s most recent position was at Swisslog where he was in charge of both domestic and international sales, as well as managed aspects of product development and innovation.  His extensive experience in the material handling industry includes managing projects that include rack, Power Store Automation, ASRS, push-back and flow-through storage systems. Kooistra lives in Atlanta along with his wife Emily.

For more than 20 years, Twinlode Automation has provided storage solutions for warehouse management within the food and beverage industry. Its complete storage solutions continue to help trim warehouse expenses and reduce handling costs, ultimately increasing productivity.  Twinlode Automation serves many industries including automotive, beverage, building products, bulk product handling, dairy, food processing, food service, grocery, import/export facilities, perishable commodities, petroleum, chemicals and paints, pharmaceuticals, third-party logistics and more.


About Twinlode Automation:

Twinlode Automation is a leader in the material handling industry, leveraging over 30 years of experience to provide clients with complete storage solutions for total warehouse management. Twinlode Automation offers both traditional pallet rack systems and automated solutions to help customers overcome supply chain and logistical challenges in a variety of industries such as food and beverage and others across the supply chain. From conception to completion, Twinlode offers services which include consultation, design and implementation.

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