Datalogic and Vanderlande Industries to Provide Bar Code Scanners for Baggage Handling at Several Airports Wolrdwide | Automation.com

Datalogic and Vanderlande Industries to Provide Bar Code Scanners for Baggage Handling at Several Airports Wolrdwide

Datalogic Benelux has received a large order of more than Euro 600,000 from Vanderlande Industries to provide bar code scanners for baggage handling systems in several airports worldwide.

Bologna, April 2006. Vanderlande Industries has recently signed a contract with Datalogic for the supply of a large number of fixed position laser scanners. Vanderlande Industries is one of the largest worldwide suppliers of automated material handling systems for the handling of baggage at airports and goods in distribution centres, express parcel sorting facilities and the manufacturing industry.

For its projects in baggage handling systems in the international airports of Ankara, Dalaman, Izmir, Moscow and Cairo, Vanderlande Industries has chosen Datalogic Benelux as the supplier of complete bar code scanner solutions based on the DS8100A and DX8200A omni-directional laser bar code scanners. This order, with a total value of more than Euro 600,000, is proof that the market leader Datalogic is considered to be an authoritative player in the field of omni-directional scanning systems.

Datalogic and Vanderlande Industries have been working together for many years in the field of automated material handling systems. This order confirms, in particular, the validity of Datalogic’s bar code scanners for use in baggage handling applications ranging from local airports to the world’s largest facilities.

"We are extremely delighted with the large confidence that Vanderlande Industries has placed in us," states Gian Paolo Fedrigo, Datalogic General Manager. "The fact that this cooperation has been extended indicates that there is a large degree of reciprocal satisfaction."

About Datalogic
Datalogic is the largest European manufacturer of CCD and laser-based bar code readers and mobile computers. The vast range of Datalogic products includes both manual readers and fixed industrial scanners that can satisfy any application need, particularly in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and distribution and retail industries. With their advanced technology, intelligent design, and solid reliability, Datalogic products have been setting the industry standard for over 30 years. Datalogic is present in the promising RFID market via its subsidiary EMS Inc. (Scotts Valley California) with a leading position in the automotive sector, electronic manufacturers and warehouse management systems (WMS). In addition, with the recent acquisition of Laservall, the Group has entered the laser marking sector, that features extensive applications and outstanding growth prospects.

Datalogic is quoted on the Milan Stock Exchange, and in 2005 produced revenues of Euro 205.9 million, of which over 80% is made abroad. It employs around 1000 staff world-wide and has its headquarters close to Bologna, Italy. Through its direct subsidiaries and Partner network, Datalogic is able to serve its customers world-wide guaranteeing the highest level of support.
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