Identification solutions from SICK optimize meat processing at Goedegebuur


Anyone ordering sirloin, rib-eye, or tenderloin steak in a restaurant in Europe is most likely being served quality beef from Goedegebuur, a beef specialist in Rotterdam, Netherlands. More than 170 employees process over 2,000 beef hindquarters there every day for catering trade, restaurant chains, meat industry and retail all over Europe. MPS Food Logistic Systems, one of the leading specialist in intralogistics solution helped Goedegebuur to optimize the packaging line. Image-based code readers from SICK play an important role. Continue reading

Company | CeMAT Hanover

Successful appearance at CeMAT 2014


The motto of this year’s intralogistics trade fair CeMAT in Hanover, “Smart – Integrated – Efficient”, referred to the increasing intelligence and integration of sensors and control systems in the logistics industry.  A trend that was clearly felt by SICK, too.  SICK managed to meet this trend to perfection with the solutions exhibited at the SICK stand.   Continue reading


Deer crossing on green bridges: laser scanners assist in making available better image results

Woeste Hoeve

Highways and other busy traffic routes are dangerous obstacles for animals living in the wild. Green bridges (wildlife crossings) connect the animals habitats. Roe deer, red deer, wild boars, and other wild animals can cross traffic routes without danger. At the Dutch wildlife crossing location of Woeste Hoeve, the state forest administration wanted to learn how many and what types of animals use the bridge. LMS511 2D laser scanners from SICK assist in making available better image results. Continue reading