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Newsletter Logistics Automation 02/2016

Dear readers,

We are committed to logistics. More than any other industry, it unites digitization, new technology and services with speed. With smart auto ID systems and software, we help our customers create more transparency and speed up the flow of goods and data. Our new products and developments are continually setting new standards. Find out more about these in this latest issue of our newsletter. It covers a range of topics, and we hope it will give you an insight into the world of VITRONIC.

“Happy reading” from your VITRONIC team!


Smart Logistics – Powered by the Auto-ID Solution

As digital supply chains grow in complexity, so do the requirements placed on data capture and processing. Smart solutions are in demand—solutions that, on the one hand, enable a high level of automation, and on the other hand, ensure reliable identification and processing of shipment data within tight time frames. VITRONIC has the answer thanks to its comprehensive portfolio of products, systems, and software. With powerful components such as our new VICAM 3S line scan camera we are setting new standards for innovative image processing technologies that give you the edge.

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Well on track in a Tiger Economy

VITRONIC is expanding its presence in South Korea, one of the world's important growth markets. Together with the high-tech company, ECA System, the Group has created a strategic partnership and strengthened its international network, ensuring seamless processes for the planning and implementation of customer projects in the logistics and CEP sectors.

VITRONIC and ECA recently secured an important contract with South Korea's leading logistics and parcel service provider, CJ Korea Express. VITRONIC will deliver a total of 18 Auto-ID systems and eight video coding stations for the new distribution center to be built in Gonjiam near Seoul. VITRONIC will also deliver an additional camera-based reading system for Korea Post, designed to capture shipment data on all six sides of a package.  
For more information please contact Torben.Posert(at)

A boost for Lufthansa Cargo hubs

VITRONIC systems provide Lufthansa Cargo AG with intelligent freight handling solutions. Seven volume scanner systems are already in operation at the airline's hubs in Frankfurt and Munich as well as its station in New York JFK. By the second project phase, three more systems are implemented in Chicago Los Angeles and Johannesburg, automatically capturing the weight and volume of air-freight shipments.

For more information please contact: Oliver.Grab(at)

A strong team: LYL und VITRONIC

VITRONIC and the Spanish engineering firm LYL INGENIERÍA are celebrating ten years of successful partnership. Both companies have worked together closely to become the leading provider of complete auto ID solutions for logistics and the courier, express and parcel services sector in the Spanish market. In the year ahead, the focus will be on expanding in the emerging markets of Latin America.

Accordingly, LYL has currently implemented a project in Brazil, equipping the country's largest logistics hub with VITRONIC systems. The camera-based reading systems capture barcodes and 2D codes and, together with video coding stations, ensure high throughputs and process reliability.

For more information please contact: Torben.Posert(at)

Keeping an eye on your global data

Digitization means rising to new challenges – after all, we're seeing an increase both in data volumes and in the number of shipments that need to be sorted every day in parcel service distribution centers. To enable management of a consistent pool of data at a global level, VITRONIC offers customers a new complete solution – VIPAC GLOBAL ARCHIVE.

The software connects systems from all locations and archives all object and image data in one global archiving system. This facilitates cross-system and cross-location statistics and process analyses, as well as global tracking of objects.

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VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH

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Dr.-Ing. Norbert Stein, Gerhard Bär, Dr. Heiko Frohn, Birgitt Stein, Matthias Pörner, Daniel Scholz-Stein
Court of Reg.: Wiesbaden, HRB Wiesbaden 6119
Editorial Staff: Daniel Scholz-Stein (V.i.S.d.P.)

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