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Mechatronics students' innovation took 2nd prize at PneuDrive Challenge held in Cape Town.

FROM LEFT: Christopher Sephton, Adriane Bestic, Shuldham Peard and Ashley Naude.

TetraStack is an ultra high throughput warehouse defragmentation system. Inspired by the game "Tetris", the systems design allows the positioning, locating and retrieval of packages in a racking matrix using the leas amount of energy and space within three dimensions.

The TetraStack team took 2nd place in the PneuDrive Challenge held in Cape Town in October. The team was also awarded the Innovation prize. Themed "Green Warehousing Logistics", the PneuDrive Challenge called on students to design an energy efficient solution for a specific operational problem in warehousing.