At large shipping ports, the cranes and container bridges work continuously to load and unload cargo ships from all over the world. The ships arrive and dock with thousands of containers. One container after another is unloaded and positioned on the quay every second. This process requires exact precision, since space is a rare commodity in shipping ports. In the latest issue of NEWS FOR FACTORY AUTOMATION, discover how the WCS position encoding system from Pepperl+Fuchs supports the highly precise positioning of heavy containers in ports around the world.
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