Flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness

Economy, efficiency and ecology - first class, high-tech system for storage organization and materials handling that saves time, storage space and costs. Therefore enabling a much more efficient workflow.

Speed is our driving force - Fast, Efficient and Quiet

The modular design allows the machine to make full use of space in any warehouse or basement.

High travel speeds, low noise levels and accurate positioning are characteristics of the Lean-Lift.


The Lean-Lift stores parts in height-optimized positions so that no space is lost. This produces maximum storage capacity on a minimal footprint.

This in turn saves costs and helps to utilize the area dedicated to storage more economically.


If you want to increase the cost-effectiveness of your warehouse and materials handling then the Lean-Lift is for you.

Ergonomic & Safe

The ergonomic design minimizes the physical strain for employees at work. The Lean-Lift goes far beyond the requirements of today's safety standards.

Work Time Slashed

The Lean-Lift brings the requested item automatically to the access area in seconds.

Goods to man is the motto instead of man to goods. This radically reduces access times and order picking performance is substantially improved.

Optimal Parts Management

The state-of-the-art microprocessor controllers can be used as stand-alone inventory management systems or communicate with your own data processing systems.

We are committed to Environmental Protection

It goes without saying that production of these Lean-Lift Machines meet the latest environmental guidelines. Only environmentally friendly, recyclable materials are used.



  • Fast storage and retrieval times
  • High storage density, even when articles have different heights
  • Goods to man is the motto instead of man to goods: this saves time
  • Improved order-picking performance
  • High economic efficiency and cost savings
  • Protection of inventory
  • Storage and handling of bulky and heavy parts
  • Load-bearing capacity of up to 1,000kg per tray
  • Load-bearing capacity to up to 60,000kg per Lean Lift
  • Integrated storage management

    Lean Lift

  • EcoDrive
  • CO2 Reductions thanks to Efficient Energy Recovery
    The new EcoDrive helps save energy and reduce costs. A new kind of frequency converter uses the energy of the descending extractor and converts it back into electrical energy.
    This is then fed back into the supply system and can be used elsewhere.

    Eco Mode

  • EcoMode
  • Intelligent Energy Management
    A vertical carousel that remains at standstill for long periods without being operated can be switched automatically to different levels of standby mode at freely configurable time intervals.

    All systems that consume energy even when at standstill are closed down by the control system in EcoMode levels (energy-saving levels). The time intervals can be programmed as required and therefore adapted precisely to individual needs.
    This reduces the energy intake of the storage system to a minimum when they are not being used.


  • High-Speed Generation
  • The basic prerequisites for high order-picking performance are high travel speeds by the extractor and consequently short access times for retrieving the stored goods. Hänel’s Lean-Lifts® generation high-speed offer optimal conditions for this!

    Lifts with container payloads up to 500 kg achieve the
    following speeds of travel:
    Vertical speed:
    with empty extractor 2,3m/s
    with loaded extractor 1,0m/s
    Horizontal speed:
    jolt-free 0,5m/s

    Eco Mode

  • Picture Control
  • Visual representation of the container inventory

    One or more cameras are integrated in the Hanel Lean-Lift per access point. Each time a pick or put operation is performed, an up-to-date container photo is taken.

    A defined number of pictures is archived per container so that inventory changes on the container can be tracked.

    Eco Mode

  • Dual Drive
  • The new Hänel Lean-Lift® in DualDrive® design boosts order-picking performance substantially. Pick lists with articles stored on different containers can be processed at a considerably higher speed.

    This saves time and therefore costs.

    Eco Mode

  • Pre-Store-Buffering
  • Maximum security of the storage articles, no limitation to the height of the storage goods, and optimal ergonomics.

    Usually the articles in a pick list are located on different storage containers. With Hänel’s Pre-Store-Buffering®, the time needed to access consecutive containers is considerably reduced. While the operator takes the required articles from container 1 in the access point, the extractor is already bringing container 2 to a storage location directly behind the access point (this location can be pre-defined as required).


  • Pic-o-Light
  • A component of Hänel’s high-speed-picking concept is the Hänel Pick-o-Light® system for quickly finding the required articles

    An LED array is integrated into the panel above the access opening of the lift. A colored LED directs a beam of light onto the requested article, so that it is identified unmistakably and unequivocally. This ensures maximum efficiency and reliable selection during order picking.

    Eco Mode

  • Cool Systems
  • Optimum solutions for storage in temperature-controlled and dry-air environments

    The quality requirements that consumer and industrial goods have to meet are becoming increasingly stringent and far-reaching. Many products today, ranging from highly sensitive components in the electronics industry (such as the delicate surfaces of semiconductor products) to sensitive substances in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, need to be stored under very specific, defined conditions.

    With its automated DryStore® and ClimateStore® systems, Hänel offers future-oriented solutions that are suitable for all air-controlled environments. The systems are flexible and can be free-standing or installed so that they dock into existing rooms.

    Hänel ClimateStore Lean-Lift is used to stock temperature-sensitive medicines at a constant 5 degrees Celsius. The efficacy of the climate chamber is ensured by an automatically closing door and the Hänel high-speed door.

  • VendiShelf System
  • Safe and Secure Retrieval with The Hanel Lean-Lift

    The compartment doors, which are closed automatically or manually, protect the stored goods from unauthorized access.

    VendiShelf       VendiShelf1


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