MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, JUNE 1, 2009 --- HK Systems, Inc., North America’s leading automated material handling and supply chain software total solutions provider, today announces it has been selected by Birdseye Foods to provide an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) solution for its facility expansion.

A premier manufacturer of frozen vegetables, Birdseye Foods chose HK Systems’ AGV technology to significantly reduce operating costs, increase accuracy and reliability, reduce product and facility damage, and experience greater energy efficiency. A low cost technology yielding a high return on investment, the HK Automated Guided Vehicle solution will allow Birdseye Foods to achieve higher levels of customer service and ultimately provide competitive advantage.

Automated Guided Vehicle systems can improve and enhance the material flow in warehouse and/or distribution environments. These systems allow flexibility to automate many functions including fork truck fleets and can easily interface with existing material handling equipment and technology.

About HK Systems

Addressing the synchronized flow of material and information throughout a company’s network, HK Systems develops, deploys, and maintains innovative solutions that improve customer service, reduce inventory and delivery time, and lower overall costs of manufacturing, distribution, and transportation.

HK’s comprehensive product and service offerings include Solution Design, Solution Delivery including automated storage and retrieval systems, automated guided vehicles, conveyance, sortation, customer services, RFID solutions, and logistics software and Solution Support.

For more information regarding HK Systems and/or its Automated Guided Vehicle Solutions, contact Cheryl Falk, 262-860-6715 or visit

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