A lot of the research space is devoted to the design and the use of major production equipment in publications. Minor equipmentis neglected. Large stocks are in decline from a managerial position. However, their new role is shown due to changes in the substantial neighbourhood. The article deals with the important issue of the storage equipment in connection with the automation. The case study shows the composition and the status quo of the storage equipment in organisations, including elements of the automation and of the diagnostics. It deals with the questions of innovations and also with the identification of potential risks in the area. There are included fundamental analyses. In conclusion, the article presents a set of recommendations for ensuring of the quality of operation of the storage equipment.