Reliable detection with the MLG-2 light grid

Reliable measurements no matter how diverse or colorful the products

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Mixed pallet handling is required in the retail sector to increase efficiency in sales locations. Logistics service providers are responding to this need with compatible automation solutions. Due to shining, transparent or dark packaging material, there are major optical challenges to be faced from one end of the logistics process to the other. It was in this context that Dematic worked in close collaboration with SICK to develop a specialist solution for reliable volume measurement. Continue reading

Fast, flexible, efficient

Large portfolio in tissue production

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Photoelectric proximity sensors from various product families, fiber-optic sensors, inductive proximity sensors, laser sensors, and safety locking devices – SICK sensor technology plays a crucial role in Flowtos tissue machines from Winkler+Dünnebier. High detection quality, simple integration, incorporation of custom requirements, successful cooperation over many years, and close consultation with SICK right from the design phase were the main reasons why this engineering company opted to buy all the devices it needed from a single source. Continue reading

Packaging machines for tea bags

This is how tea should taste

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Tea with a pure, natural taste: That is every tea drinker’s dream. And now, thanks to the Italian company TEAMAC, that dream can become reality. The machine manufacturer provides environmentally friendly packaging solutions for tea, which preserve the natural, unadulterated flavor of the beverage. All of the sensor technology in the packaging machines is supplied by SICK. Continue reading

Seamless detection at Bosch Packaging

Now made possible: automatic aggregation of pharma packages

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With the CPS modular machine concept, the pharmaceutical product division of Bosch Packaging Technology offers intelligent complete solutions for packaging, serializing, aggregation, and the provision of tamper-evident authenticity protection for pharmaceuticals. In the process of combining packages in track-and-trace containers, SICK’s DeltaPac MultiTask photoelectric sensor can be relied upon to accurately count units without any interruptions to the product flow. Moreover, where automatic aggregation is concerned, it makes all the difference. Continue reading