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SICK Showcases Automation Solutions for Mail Handling at the National Postal Forum
SICK, Inc. Posted 05/18/2009
Minneapolis, Minn. – May 14, 2009 – SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced that it will showcase its most innovative solutions for the postal industry at the National Postal Forum in booth 701, May 17 – 20, 2009, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
From high-speed, vision-based solutions for singulation verification to reliable safety systems, SICK offers a broad portfolio of products that improve read rate accuracy, maximize throughput and safeguard hazardous areas. Products on display include the ICR890 Camera System. This high-performance system is the latest in an innovative line of automatic data collection solutions designed by SICK to improve the efficiency of logistics processes found in the retail distribution, parcel, postal, and airline baggage handling industries. Also highlighted at the show is the company’s Ruler 3D Camera. The camera can be used to enhance sorting accuracy by determining double packages, package position, and package dimensions and orientation.
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the logistics, postal/parcel, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.