Egemin Automation

Egemin Automation is a leading supplier of automated material handling solutions that improve the intralogistics processes in warehouses, production and distribution. The company offers both standard and tailor-made automation solutions that enable its customers to remain one step ahead of the competition.

It delivers state-of-the-art automated warehouse and distribution solutions, automated guided vehicles solutions (AGV) and in-floor chain conveyor solutions. The core activities include logistics advice, turnkey project execution and life cycle services through the entire life cycle of installations.

Egemin Automation operates on a world-wide scale from its headquarters in Antwerp and has offices located in Europe (Germany, France, the Netherlands, UK), USA and China. The company was founded in 1947 and employs approximately 350 people. In 2015 Egemin Automation became part of the KION Group. The independent brand company is responsible for projects in the field of material handling automation.


Retrotech, based in Rochester in New York State, provides its customers with a wide range of solutions for integrating and modernising complex intralogistics systems. Retrotech specializes in systems design, customized warehouse control software and stacker crane modernization and retrofits to ensure that warehouse systems remain in good working order.

Retrotech has around 140 employees and generated revenue of approximately $US 70 million in 2015. Retrotech is held by Egemin Group Inc., based in Holland, Michigan, and is an operative part of Egemin Automation.

Retrotech has customers in the food, consumer goods, pharmaceutical and automotive industries as well as in e-commerce and retail. The company was founded in 1985 and initially focused on retrofitting hand pallet trucks and crane systems with automation solutions.