Technicolor Distribution and Fulfillment Center, MEMPHIS, TN
KDC Systems provided electrical and control system expertise to install and automate an 800,000 sq.ft. Distribution and Fulfillment center for Technicolor in Memphis, Tennessee. The system consists of numerous operational areas including: 3 multi-level Pick Modules, 3 Pallet Pick lines, 9 Unit Sorters, 25 lane Wave Accumulation Sorter, 6 lane APL Sorter, 4 lane Recon Sorter, 4 lane Packout Sorter, 4 lane Taping Sorter, Print & Apply, 11 lane Shipping Sorter, as well as related Empty Box and Trash conveyor.
Electrical work included: fabrication of 15 Motor Control Panels (MCPs) in our UL Panel Shop; electrical installation support.
Control system work included: designing, procuring, testing, and commissioning 15 MCPs c/w Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), and Human Machine Interface (HMI) control hardware; designing and commissioning PLC/HMI communication network; programming and commissioning control system PLC and HMI control logic; interfacing with Accu-Sort Systems control system to achieve overall plant automation; and training personnel on control system configuration, operation, and troubleshooting.