June 29, 2021

Pregis InViaPartner400x275inVia Robotics, which develops next-generation warehouse automation systems, has announced agreements with more than 10 companies providing technology solutions in warehouses. The agreements are part of a new channel partner program designed to supplement inVia’s direct selling initiatives through new channels, including international markets. 

As part of the program, partners can integrate with inVia’s automation service offerings into the solutions they provide to their customers. Participating companies are strategically selected to enable integrations with complementary technologies to help increase the value and ROI available to retailers and third-party logistics providers, the company said in a statement.

Companies currently participating in inVia’s program as certified partners include Argon Consulting, Atlantic Packaging, Conveyor Logistics, Innovation-Matrix, Midland Packaging, Pregis, Ryuu, STG Chile, and Storage Solutions Inc. The channel program also includes alliance agreements with a variety of companies that provide complementary offerings to inVia’s robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) automation systems.

For example, Pregis and inVia will work together to integrate AI-driven software and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) with automated poly bagging systems (photo, above) to extend automation across the fulfillment process, delivering greater operational efficiencies and faster cycle times.

“As a part of the inVia channel program, we are able to integrate inVia’s market-leading automation technology with our integrated packaging systems to extend the value we bring to our customers’ operations,” said Tom Wetsch, chief innovation officer at Pregis. “inVia’s unique ability to automate retrieval of goods with a system that is flexible and can scale perfectly with the breadth of our end-of-line product offerings.”

Lior Elazary, CEO and co-founder of inVia Robotics, said the company’s goal is to bring efficiency into customers’ warehouse operations to help drive exponential growth for their business. “Strategic channel partners such as Pregis are critical in helping us integrate systems across the warehouse and ensure goods, people, and equipment are all flowing.”