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Automated guidance made easy

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Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are used for moving materials and equipment, and operate without a driver on board. Using an automatic control system, they supply product lines and transport goods between different production areas. The Brazilian AGV specialist SINOVA opted for navigation scanners from SICK with which e.g the route of the vehicles can be changed easily and flexibly. Continue reading

High-performance logistics center

Sleep well – with bar code scanners from SICK

Latexco is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of latex components for the bedding industry. The various sizes of latex mattresses, pillows, and mattress toppers made on its three production lines require a high-performance logistics center. A network of 25 bar code scanners from SICK steers the individual mattress components, ensuring that orders are always fulfilled with the right types and quantities. Continue reading

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Intelligent determination between goods and people: E. Leclerc protects palletizing systems with safety light curtains from SICK

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Actemium Logistics provides automated solutions such as picking, conveying and sorting, WMS integration for companies working in logistics. As a means of securing access to a palletizing system for E. Leclerc, the company was on the hunt for a solution that would be able to distinguish between people and goods. The quest was made even more challenging by the range of complex factors that had to be considered in the decision. The solutions: C4000 Fusion safety light curtain from SICK. Continue reading

Port safety

Anti-collision systems ensure fail-safe operation of container terminals at DP World

Container terminals operate on a 24/7 basis, so the demand on availability is extremely high. Collisions involving the boom of ship-to-shore cranes and ships pose the greatest risk in daily operations. In order to offer its customers uninterrupted operations DP World, one of the leading container handling company, has decided to equip the expansion of its Jebel Ali facility in Dubai with anti-collision systems from SICK. Continue reading