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Depending on the system capacity and location, solar power plants can supply entire regions with environmentally-friendly energy all day long. Operating entities are not happy until systems are working... Read on
On course for destination Industry 4.0 – the operator of a Spanish port terminal joins the list of customers now using the Smart Data Solutions from SICK. MSC Terminal Valencia is taking advantage... Read on
The latest automated AGVR tractors combine the best of both worlds. At the heart of the high end AGV solution is a rugged tractor of the globally renowned Spijkstaal brand which the AGVR engineers from... Read on
The safety light curtain is relied on to protect the safety of factory personnel all over the world. Yet, although the technology was developed almost 70 years ago, many applications may still not be... Read on
The cleaning professionals at Rosa Toifl in Vienna make laundry shine again and bring a smile to customer’s faces. Tons of laundry are picked up, cleaned, dried and returned again each day. A logistical... Read on
Using automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems, BASF is developing intralogistic processes that extend beyond the boundaries of the factory. This globally active chemical company is aiming thereby to increase... Read on
Radio frequency identification (RFID) provides significant benefits for the preventive maintenance and monitoring of railways all over the globe, including asset tracking and reduced costs... Read on
In the consumer goods industry, especially in printing and packaging, the processing of continuous webs is a real challenge. Exact guidance of the material web, correct material tension in the machine... Read on
What began in 1912 with the cigar factory De Olifant in Kampen in the Netherlands has now in 2020 developed into a globally active group comprising numerous companies. A whole range of different companies... Read on
Electric tugs for very heavy loads: AGVs from MasterMover are used in every kind of production and logistics environment. When it came to developing a new AGV, it was safety that was the unequivocal starting... Read on
From the first industrial revolution to the fourth, inspirational change has been driven by a willingness to embrace the unconventional and cross-traditional industry boundaries. A partnership between... Read on
Safety regulations and requirements change over the years. It’s good when development keeps up with technology and viable solutions are created together with customers which go beyond safety issues... Read on
If you order a tequila sunrise on the rooftop terrace in the TownHouse Duomo hotel in Milan, you will not get your drink served by a barkeeper made of flesh and blood, but rather from “Toni”,... Read on
More autonomy in goods receiving: In order to face the new automotive challenges, every automotive manufacturer should increase their investments in modernizing their production processes. One large automotive... Read on
The Norwegian cement manufacturer Norcem, a member of the worldwide group HeidelbergCement, wants to do more for the environment and emit even fewer pollutants. To ensure that everything is done in accordance... Read on
Environmental awareness is growing. As in all major manufacturing industries worldwide, this also applies to the cement industry. The emission of hazardous substances and environmental pollution should... Read on
Sensors from SICK measure the volume flow of raw material on the conveyor belt from the bunker onto the main conveyor belt to the combustion process and thus ensure the metered supply of secondary material... Read on
A climate-friendly and promising application is emerging for the natural gas network. Operators of gas grids can keep up with the trend to feed, transport and store regeneratively produced hydrogen in... Read on
Providing safe work equipment, for example machines, is the responsibility of the operator. Improving the safety technology on older machines can be used not only to protect employees but also to improve... Read on
Sunglasses and sunscreen protect us from it during summer. For viruses, however, there’s no escaping it. We’re talking about UV light. As damaging as it may be for the skin and eyes, its destructive... Read on
Middleware and the power of vertical integration: SICK has been pursuing an agile strategy for the future for several years, with the founding of various internal start-ups. The principle: visionary start-up... Read on
The wave of success in digitization: A new measurement device from SICK enables ships to maintain reliable exhaust gas cleaning. But that’s not all: The data that it provides opens up pioneering... Read on
The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Digital transformation. These are daunting words for some companies. It's no wonder that a few of them are still holding back on acting. With its new learning modules... Read on
SICK opened the gates to the 4.0 NOW factory in Freiburg in 2019. Since then, not only have groups of visitors gained exciting insights into production there, but also Joachim Schultis, Head of Operations... Read on

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