Case studies

Automation and optimization of operations at Swagelok Quebec Group

A lack of space with no possibility for expansion, in addition to the labour shortage limited this distribution company’s ability to respond adequately to their sales growth.



+ 75%

Increased storage capacity

+ 25%

Increased efficiency of parts picking

- 25%

Reduced line supply lead times

Our intervention

Progima implemented a layout and automation solution using vertical carousels. The result offers a gain in storage space and a reduction in the distance between warehouse and assembly. We simplified and accelerated line supply by reducing handling time and limiting dependence on labour.

About Swagelok Quebec Group

Located in Saint-Laurent, the Swagelok Quebec Group distributes fluid system components that are recognized as the benchmark in Québec in the process, chemical, petrochemical, food and many other sectors.

“Progima's experts quickly implemented an optimization plan that allowed us to deal with our growth.”

André Ouellet, President, Swagelok Quebec Group