CrazyDrill Flex is one of the outstanding innovations to have emerged from Switzerland’s manufacturing industry in the past two years. That is the opinion of the judges responsible for the Prodex Award, Switzerland’s most prestigious manufacturing and production prize.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, presents its latest range of forklift trucks to the North American customers at Breakbulk Americas 2013 exhibition on 23-26 September in New Orleans, USA. The DCG90-180 range is part of Kalmar's new 'G' generation of counterbalanced equipment, which was introduced to the European audiences in 2011.
Hiab launches its new Hiab XS 544, a 51 tm crane where efficient load handling, greater versatility and reduced environmental impact are all in the limelight. Functions such as HiPro, endless slewing and a variable pump make the Hiab XS 544 even better at working in tough conditions with retained stability, high capacity and improved fuel economy.
A Chinese state-owned shipyard has ordered MacGregor variable frequency drive cranes and folding-type hatch covers for Greek bulk shipping operator Ariston Navigation's six new generation 35,000 dwt bulkers. The contract is booked into Cargotec's second quarter order intake.
Global Container Terminals in New Jersey plans to implement Cargotec's Kalmar SmartQuay solution for six quay cranes as part of an ongoing automation project. The SmartQuay solution improves productivity during vessel operations and is delivered in partnership with APS Technology Group, part of the Kalmar SmartPort Alliance. The system automates data capture for all container movements, automatically builds ship plans and provides tools for managing traffic at the quay. The crane solution utilizes optical character recognition (OCR) technology to automate data capture for all container movements. Global Container Terminals is also implementing APS MatchMakerTM solution to automatically associate containers to terminal-owned trucks during handoff, and the APS X-ClerkTM exception handling system.
Cargotec's Board of Directors has concluded that a separate listing of Marine business area provides an opportunity to accelerate growth and value creation of the business. The Board has decided to proceed with the preparations for a separate listing of Marine in Asia latest by the second half of 2013 subject to market conditions. Cargotec will retain a majority stake in the listed subsidiary.
Cargotec has received a major order to deliver 14 Kalmar automatic stacking cranes and 14 Kalmar one-over-one shuttle carriers to DP World Brisbane Pty Limited in Australia. The equipment will be taken into use at the Port of Brisbane. DP World Brisbane will also be using Navis Sparcs N4 TOS in their Brisbane terminal expansion. Deliveries of the equipment are scheduled for 2013 and early 2014. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction value.
Cargotec has received a major order to deliver 44 automated straddle carriers (AutoStrad®) and related automation technology to Asciano's Container Terminal at Port Botany in Sydney, Australia. The deliveries of Kalmar ESC350WA straddle carriers are scheduled between end of 2013 and early 2014.
Feintool successfully maintained its position against a challenging global economic backdrop. The long-term strategy of concentrating on fineblanking and forming, coupled with expansion in Asia and innovation-led projects, was systematically continued. In the 1 January to 30 June 2012 period, Feintool increased its net sales by 10.5 percent on a year-on-year basis to more than CHF 196 million.
At EuroBLECH, Feintool Technologie AG will be showcasing newly developed removal systems for its fineblanking presses. Several different solutions, which are integrated into tools or machines, ensure the rapid outfeeding of parts without any damage to the functional or visible surfaces. Transferring parts to downstream processing the right way round increases the automation level of the overall process. And as less noise is generated than with air expulsion techniques and no oil mist is formed, users can also meet the increasing legal and environmental requirements.
For more than 150 years now, and ever since Passavant-Roediger’s founding in 1842, the company has been a pioneer in Sludge Digestion Technology, developing some of the first and most successful processes globally, using specialized high-quality equipment produced in its own manufacturing facilities.
CERIC Technologies was pleased to participate in the 41st National Meeting of Heavy Clay Industry organized by Anicer, which was held in Campo Grande, Brazil.
Passavant-Roediger has been awarded with the contract for supply of the complete mechanical equipment for a new sludge digester incl. installation of pumps, pipeworks, measuring devices, heat exchangers and connection to the existing facilities of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Kassel, Germany.
In retail operations the focus in providing a modern customer care service and achieving operational excellence is growing in importance. The powerful Nordic ID Medea – with its contemporary design – is the ideal tool to help retailers to improve issues relating to Product Lifecycle Management, Omni-channel, Customer experience, Big Data analysis and better product availability.
We are happy to announce that Nordic ID has joined forces with Sarus Technology. The aim of the distribution agreement is to enhance the Nordic ID business operations in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and other former CIS countries.
Implementing RFID just became a lot easier for businesses worldwide. SML Group Ltd., a global supplier of brand identification labels and RFID data solutions, and Nordic ID, an RFID technology specialist, have joined forces to bring a new range of cost effective and easy to use RFID applications designed for the apparel retail and brand owner supply chain markets.
This year at CeBit Nordic ID is presented by its partner Warok and together we have some excellent news to present at the event. We are launching our new small and compact UHF RFID reader to the market. Nordic ID Stix is a sleek, easy-to-use and flexible UHF RFID reader for interactive read/write applications with adjustable reading range.
Today announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a $21.7 million contract for programmable automation controllers, variable frequency drives, software and engineering support services to operate machinery control systems onboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard surface ships. The award enables the Navy and other Department of Defense agencies to acquire engineered systems and services from Rockwell Automation vital to daily and strategic shipboard operations, domestically and globally.
The 21st annual Automation Fair event from Rockwell Automation draws thousands to learn the latest in manufacturing technologies and trends.
RFID Arena is the source of information for companies adopting RFID technology as well as for experts and people just generally interested in RFID. RFID Arena is a platform where people can get information about RFID. Benefits of RFID implementations are presented; solutions and adoptions are introduced; challenges and answers to them are dealt with.