Storage and conveyor

Storage capacity doubled, handling performance boosted

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With twice the storage capacity achieved, handling performance given a boost, and supply and delivery reliability assured, Bossard AG‘s expanded logistics center in the Swiss city of Zug is keeping the company primed to meet its ambitious growth targets. Bar code scanners, photoelectric sensors, encoders, and distance sensors from SICK – all tried and tested by logisticians – are the key to the seamless operation of the fully automatic storage and conveyor technology. Continue reading

S3000 Anti Collision with a sensing range up to 15 Meter at Jungheinrich

Now made possible: More vehicles in narrow aisles

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In mobile applications, the S3000 Anti Collision safety laser scanner offers by far the largest sensing range for a field where safety is key: 15 meters. Working closely with Jungheinrich, SICK has developed a solution to provide efficient protection for narrow aisle trucks. Thanks to this new solution, two or more industrial trucks can now be used in one narrow aisle for the first time ever. It forms the ideal basis for improving throughput and flexibility while still ensuring maximum safety. Continue reading

“SMART SENSORS” FOR MADE-TO-ORDER PRODUCTS

Speedy changeovers and quick product swaps

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The customer of today expects to be able to order a product that meets his exact needs and wishes. He mixes his own muesli. He picks his favorite chocolates for his chocolate box. He designs his own label for his champagne. He wants shoes that fit his feet exactly, in his favorite material and color. All of these options will affect the packaging process.    Continue reading

Lector65x System

The perfect combination of benefits in a single system

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Modern logistics processes are a force to be reckoned with: They can handle around 200,000 parcels an hour at one single reloading point. But they are also extremely demanding: They need increased safety for sorting, increased safety for identifying, and increased safety for classifying products. To prevent blockages in the parcel stream, companies have to know how to handle this flow and adapt it. So that warehouse management processes can run smoothly at all times, every single inbound and outbound product has to be recorded correctly. Sensors for identifying objects and measuring volumes are key to ensuring that data in the material flow is reliable. Sensor systems for identifying objects, measuring volumes, and weighing items set a new standard when it comes to flexibility in the logistics industry. Continue reading