FlexLink has received orders from Dutch company - Melk Controle Station for a turnkey automation installations due to be delivered at the beginning of next year.
The order is a result of the ongoing automation of product handling and packaging, and recent developments at FlexLink towards the supply of turnkey installations. The system delivery is mooted for the first quarter next year.
MCS, located in Zutpen, is a high-tech laboratory for quality control of 65,000 milk samples per day as a service to dairies and farmers. The new laboratory includes highly automated handling of samples - for which FlexLink will supply robots and hygienic conveyors on a turnkey basis.
"We selected FlexLink because they supply modular conveyors that are easy to clean. We also realised that we will get a complete system, including the robots, which is unique in our case," said Mr. van Hemert, project leader at MCS.
"We are extremely proud to get this order as it confirms our strategy to develop a spectrum of application knowledge which we package into one-stop shop deliveries", said Fredrik Jonsson, CEO of FlexLink.
FlexLink was started in 1980 and is a leading global supplier of innovative automation solutions for assembly and manufacturing industries. The company is based in Göteborg, Sweden, employs 550 people in 23 companies and is represented in 50 countries. In 2001, group turnover was €139 million.