January 2009 - Other than Alicante, Madrid Terminals T2 and T3, Barcelona (both the old and new Terminal), & Palma de Mallorca, two more major Spanish airports have chosen DatalogicTM fixed positions Bar Code readers for their Baggage Handling System confirming Datalogic Automation leadership in the Spanish Market. The Company announced that the New Alicante and Malaga Terminals have been assigned to DatalogicTM and will be installed during 2009.
Today, Datalogic Automation leadership covers all major terminals in Iberia and Spain. They also have baggage handling ensured by Datalogic Automation in Lisbon, Oporto, Faro and three airports in the Azores Islands, with more than 160 automatic reading stations, for a total of 1280 scanners installed throughout all of Iberia.
Beside the traditional BHS solutions, as a leader in the Automatic Identification industry, DatalogicTM has captured the attention of the press for having partnered with two important Airports in Europe for the first applications of the so called "In system Timing", a revolutionary system capable to measure the time needed for the flyer to recollect his baggage. Barcelona Airport, who was the pilot in one of the two mentioned systems, has appointed Datalogic with the extension to 8 more belts proving the interest and the quick payback of this solution, and confirming DatalogicTM leadership in the Airport Solutions, started in Alicante in 1996 and still getting on. All these 2009 projects are worth above 1 million euros.
T&L Product Group is the new Datalogic Automation division totally devoted to Airport, Courier and Postal Application solutions. The division rises from Datalogic decades of experience in logistic solutions and counts already about one thousand reading stations installed in 80 airports worldwide and hundreds of applications for the major courier and logistic operators.
Datalogic Automation is among the major producers of automatic identification systems and photoelectric devices for the industrial automation sector in the world with a wide range of automatic data capture solutions helping industries streamline processes in industrial and logistic applications. Datalogic is Headquartered in Bologna, Italy and it is composed of 4 Business Units: Detection (photoelectric devices for detection, safety, measurement and inspection) - Datasensor; Unattended Scanning Systems (fixed position scanners for the industrial market) - USS; RFID (radio frequency systems) - EMS; Marking (laser marking systems) - Laservall
Datalogic Group is a world-class producer of bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID systems and photoelectric sensors for the industrial automation sector. We offer innovative solutions for many industrial applications, from manufacturing to transportation & logistics and retail.
The Group has been listed on the STAR segment of the Italian stock exchange since 2001 as DAL.MI, with headquarters located in Lippo di Calderara di Reno (Bologna). Datalogic has about 2000 employees worldwide in 30 countries, in Europe, Asia, the United States and the Pacific Rim.
In 2007, the Datalogic Group achieved revenues of €404 million, an increase of 6% over the previous year.