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December 8, 2017

(Tech Logic) In partnership with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a seven-bin Automated Materials Handling system ahead of schedule at the new Madison Public Library. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort Automated Materials Handling system featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops and ergonomic SmartBins. Customizations included a small, 7-degree turn to the internal drop, to accommodate an angled wall. A subtle but elegant job of trimming and positioning purpose-built steel fit the planned space perfectly.

December 1, 2017

(Tech Logic) In partnership with Sarasota County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a nine-bin Automated Materials Handling system at the new Shannon Staub Public Library located on the campus of Suncoast Technical College in North Port, Fl. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort AMH featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops, ergonomic SmartBins™, and built-in fire suppression as well as a complete suite of RFID workflow tools and CircIT self-checkout stations.

October 25, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic announced the recent hire of Nicole Johnson and David Degrandchamp, who in October, joined the Tech Logic team as Senior Solutions Specialists for the Northeast U.S. and eastern Canadian territories, and North Central U.S. and central Canadian territories respectively.

October 21, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic Inc. announced that co-founder Mark Frich, has died. He was 66 years old. The thoughts of Tech Logic's board, management and employees are with Mark's family.

June 23, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic, inventors of Automated Materials Handling for libraries, and a leading provider of both RFID and barcode-based self-checkout, announced today the release of a new, enhanced CircIT™ FLEX self-checkout user interface design. The new CircIT™ FLEX interface is available to all new and existing customer libraries on their hardware choice of standalone touchscreen kiosk, desktop kiosk, patented staff-monitored "Combo" station, and even as software for library-supplied hardware.

June 19, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic is excited to announce that Nicholson Memorial Library System in Garland, Texas has selected Tech Logic to provide both Automated Materials Handling and Self-Checkout solutions. Tech Logic will provide the library system with 6 Automated Material Handling Systems, 11 FLEX Self-Checkout stations, security gates for all branch libraries and other RFID equipment.

June 16, 2017

(Tech Logic) Robert "Bob" Rohlf, a legend of the library profession, consultant, and co-founder of Tech Logic Corporation, has passed away. Bob's career as a librarian spanned more than forty years and included directorship and executive roles at Hennepin County Public Library (HCPL), Minneapolis Public Library, Dakota-Scott Regional Library, and The Library of Congress where he was the Administrative Director. After retiring from HCPL Bob led the Robert Rohlf Associates consulting firm utilizing numerous library experts to provide professional advice for new building projects around the world.

(Tech Logic) Sarasota County Library System selected Tech Logic to provide Automated Material Handling at the new Shannon Staub Library.

May 16, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic announces a groundbreaking software solution to turn library's weeded and donated books in to cash. The new ValueIT software allows for excess books to be scanned, sorted, priced and sold more efficiently than ever.

March 13, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic continues the tradition of recognizing outstanding librarians with the People First Award and requests your nominations for outstanding library staff members. As with the first award, the 2017 People First Award will be presented at ALA 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

February 27, 2017

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic introduced the CircIT FLEX, a freestanding library services center and self-checkout. The product, using Tech Logic's patented CircIT software, allows for patrons to check out items on their own, allowing library staff more time to accomplish more pressing issues.

February 20, 2017

(Tech Logic) 2017 marks the 20th anniversary for Tech Logic, the first Library sorting / automated materials handling manufacturer. Two decades later, the company remains an industry leader and innovator, a feat that Tech Logic is celebrating in a new, modern, high tech headquarters.

June 26, 2015

(Tech Logic) Please join special guests Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and President of Tech Logic Corporation, Gary Kirk, as they present our first annual People First Award to Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Pennsylvania Avenue Branch in Baltimore at ALA San Francisco. The award will be presented on Friday, June 26, at 5:15 p.m., at the Moscone Center during the event’s opening general session from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Esplanade Ballroom. The Enoch Pratt Free Library was chosen to receive this very special award after demonstrating exemplary leadership during several days of riots, which were concentrated at the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues.

January 15, 2014

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic will soon be installing two large Automated Material Handling systems at both the Minneapolis Central Library and Ridgedale Library in Hennepin County.

November 21, 2013

(Tech Logic) Tech Logic is assisting Fondulac District Library in their initiative to help community members recover damaged files after the severe weather destruction.

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