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2016-04-01   Hong Kong, SAR

Midfield Concourse at HKIA has become completely operational

 

Hong Kong, April 2016 - Lödige Asia has recently completed the design, supply and installation of the baggage handling system (BHS) at Hong Kong International Airport Midfield Concourse. Lödige Asia received the contract award for the baggage handling system in late 2012 and started the system installation in August 2014. The Midfield Concourse (MFC) of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has started its operations in full capacity, supporting the airport's development programme, in March 2016. The new midfield concourse sits between two runways covering 410,000 square meters. The 5-storey building located west of T1 will increase passenger capacity by 10 million persons per annum.

Lödige designed and installed the standalone baggage handling system for transfer bag screening and handling through a system of automated conveyors. This design of the conveyor system has optimized functionality as a primary concern; it includes, two in-feed lanes, multiple screening machines, vertical sorters and diverters, and provides separate one-to-one screening for priority baggage. The system functioning through PLC hardware and software has an interface with existing airport systems, allowing the integration of the new concourse to function seamlessly.

 

Fact Sheet - Lödige Asia Limited

Lödige Asia Ltd. was established in 2004 and following the successful completion of many regional projects, has become Lödige’s Asian competence centre for material handling systems and equipment.

Lödige Asia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lödige Industries and brings the strength of the Lödige Group to Asia with local focus on its Clients’ needs. Its base in Hong Kong is supported by its offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Sydney which means Lödige is well placed to meet all material handling requirements throughout the region.

As global market leader the Lödige Industries Group delivers complex material handling systems to airlines, integrators and freight forwarders around the globe. Lödige specializes in the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, maintenance, refurbishment and operation of complex, heavy duty, material handling systems worldwide.