Being one of the leading manufacturers of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems, we offer advanced in-house transport and handling solutions to customers worldwide. With our products and services we want to improve our customers' competitive edge and autonomy. To our employees we offer an environment providing room for development and encouraging motivated and responsible acting.
For over 30 years, DS AUTOMOTION GmbH with its company headquarters in Linz has been specializing in the development and production of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVs) and has become one of the world's leading suppliers in this segment. Apart from general AGV logistics applications in various branches of industry, DS AUTOMOTION has specialized, in particular, in the sectors Automotive, Print & Paper, Hospital & Healthcare, Agriculture as well as Intralogistics. Our scope of services mainly comprises system implementations based on specific customer preferences. For the main part, we build Automated Guided Vehicles ourselves, which means that customer requirements can be considered. This is applied Industry 4.0!
Additionally, series vehicles are automated, thus expanding the range of products. We regard simple and favourably priced systems as well as complex requirements as a challenge. That's why we're able to prevail against our competitors. By offering creative products and comprehensive services DS AUTOMOTION wants to improve its customers' efficiency and competitive edge.
|1984||Start of AGV activities in the automotive industry (as part of Voest-Alpine AG)|
|1994||Expansion of the AGV Business beyond the automotive industry (TMS - VA TECH AG)|
|2001||TMS - change of ownership from VA TECH AG to the major corporation VINCI (France)|
|2002||VINCI establishes the AGV business as an independent unit, the subsidiary TMS Automotion GmbH|
|2003||TMS Automotion moves into its newly built industrial premises|
|2005||Change of ownership from VINCI to HK Automotion (Austria) - MBO|
|2008||TMS Automotion becomes DS AUTOMOTION GmbH, and foundation of the French subsidiary in Toulon|
|2009||The company receives the "TRUCKNOLOGY SUPPLIER AWARD" from the MAN Group (Best Plant Supplier 2008)|
|2010||Start of automation of series stacker vehicles|
|2012||Market expansion to Asia|
|2015||30th Anniversary of founding of the company|
|2016||Sally does it! Our small load carrier opens up a new compact class.|