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AR Racking’s technical director Pablo Montes appointed as chairman of the "FEM Racking & Shelving” Working Group for the new European recommendations on shuttles


AR Racking, a company specialized in the design, manufacture and installation of industrial storage solutions, will have an outstanding presence in the Working Group of the European Materials Handling Federation (FEM), which, within the "FEM Racking and Shelving" Product Group, will prepare the document "FEM 10.2.18" regarding the design of shuttles. Specifically, AR Racking technical director Pablo Montes has been nominated as chairman of the working group that will develop these new recommendations.

The FEM, headquartered in Brussels, has represented manufacturers of materials handling, lifting and storage equipment since it was founded in 1953. FEM consists of 14 members (national associations) from the EU, Russia and Turkey. In total it represents over 1,000 companies with approximately 160,000 employees and more than half of the world's production.

To cover its areas of activity, the FEM has several Working Groups whose objective is to work together to represent, promote and protect the interests of the European industry of industrial storage. Similarly, it seeks to develop the best practices in the sector and to promote networking among its members.

This participation of AR Racking in the elaboration of technical standards represents another step in the constant activity of technological development carried out by the company and in the advanced engineering projects it designs for its clients.