Kurt Peters

(St. Louis, Missouri, USA: June 12, 2006) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Jerry Woodhouse as managing director, European operations.

In this newly created role, Woodhouse will be responsible for increasing the focus on the organizational and operational development of the company`s rapidly growing European business activities. An MBA graduate engineer, Woodhouse brings in-depth experience to this key position in advanced electro-mechanical systems, contracting and turnkey projects across Europe and North America.

"Having spent several years building our business platform in Europe, we are now positioned and ready to extend our ambitions in the expanded European market," says Reg Gott, managing director, FKI Logistex. "Jerry has considerable knowledge in growing businesses and I am very pleased he has joined our senior executive team to lead this key phase of our business development strategy."

Prior to joining FKI Logistex, Woodhouse spent ten years with ITT, where he led a number of business development programs directed at organic and inorganic business growth in an integrated matrix-based organizational environment. During his earlier career, Woodhouse worked for other high-profile organizations, including GEC Telecommunications, Bovis Construction, and Cegelec Environmental.

For sales and marketing information, please contact Emily Steffens, marketing coordinator, FKI Logistex North America, by phone at (513) 881-5239 or by e-mail at emily.steffens@fkilogistex.com.

For media information, contact David Abels, senior account executive, Koroberi, Inc. (www.koroberi.com), by phone at (919) 960-9794 ext. 22 or by e-mail at david@koroberi.com.

About FKI Logistex
FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com) is a leading global provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying its customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, conveyor systems, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order fulfillment systems, RFID implementation, EDS integration, baggage handling systems, warehouse control systems, and total material handling automation.

FKI Logistex provides material handling solutions for airports, postal facilities, parcel distribution, manufacturing operations, library automation, and for warehouse and distribution facilities. With projects that include many of the world`s largest and most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex has manufacturing, engineering and support facilities around the world. For more information on FKI Logistex, click here to visit the FKI Logistex media center. For general sales information, contact FKI Logistex by phone at +1.877.935.4564 in North America, +44 (0) 8706 060120 in Europe, or +86 21 52372255 in Asia. Contact FKI Logistex by e-mail at info@fkilogistex.com.


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