Logistics System helps optimize production flow.

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Pallet-based Production Logistics System is equipped with CO² laser marking system and RFID solutions for track and trace capability of individual products. Pallets feature RFID tags for identification, to route product, and to record process data to product status. Conveyor system, locating stations, diverters, and mergers are equipped with RFID readers for identification of products and communication to line control and manufacturing execution system.



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Intelligent Single Piece Flow Solution by FlexLink



FlexLink has developed a platform for efficient manufacturing based on pallet systems, and RFID solutions for track & trace and efficient production flow.

FlexLink presents pallet based production logistic systems suitable for automation of various machining operations and optimization of production flows. The system is equipped with RFID solutions for track & trace capability of individual products, and a CO² laser marking system. The system can run mixed flows and customer order initiated production. Moreover, it is based on FlexLink standard functions and components.

The standard pallets are equipped with RFID tags for the identification, for the line control to give the product it's given route and to record process data to the product status. The conveyor system, locating stations, diverters, mergers etc are equipped with RFID readers for the identification of the products and communication to the line control and manufacturing execution system.

With the integrated CO² laser marking system, it is possible to write any marking on the individual products. The line control keeps track of the products and sees to that it gets it's specific marking. This laser system is easy to integrate into FlexLink lines and is simple to adapt to customized applications.

The line design is compact and allows flexible routing via the line control, and diverters and mergers for the pallets/product carriers. This allows easy line balancing and operations flexibility.

FlexLink is a leading global supplier of innovative automation solutions to the assembly and manufacturing industries. Based in Göteborg, Sweden, FlexLink employs 560 people and operates 23 international companies with representatives in 60 countries. In 2005, group turnover was MSEK 1,154.

Company Name: FlexLink Systems, Inc.
Address 1: 6580 Snowdrift Rd.
City: Allentown
State: PA
Zip: 18106
Country: USA
Phone: 610-973-8200
URL: www.flexlink.com

Contact Name: Paul Jarossy
E-mail: paul.jarossy@flexlink.com

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