Logistics solution for heavy plate warehouse

Crane tracking system for finishing and warehouses, in the heavy plate production of an international steel group

In the course of introducing a warehouse management and logistics system for the heavy plate production of voestalpine Grobblech GmbH in Linz, ABF received the order as the general contractor to equip 8 loading cranes in the finishing area with a position recording system.

Scope of project:

  • Installation of a LPR® measurement system for eight cranes, for individual part tracking of the metal sheets
  • Delivery and assembly of industrial PCs to display storage data and transport orders on the cranes
  • Installation of a local industrial Ethernet LAN on the individual cranes, for data communication between crane PC, S7 control and the LPR® system
  • Integration into the plant network via WLAN
  • Delivery of mobile data collection devices
  • Start up and customer training
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