40 years of KBS: the pick-by-light expert from Breisgau celebrates anniversary

KBS has been bringing light to order picking for 40 years The company, which started in 1981 as an engineering office for industrial automation and test systems, has today developed into one of Europe’s leading suppliers of paperless picking systems for intralogistics. The long history in the development of computer hardware and software formed the […]

eKanban – simple at last: New TOF module from KBS optimises electronic replenishment

The new TOF module from KBS puts an end to complex sensor stress: it combines level detection and Put-to-Light system in a single module! With just ONE sensor per flow rack channel, the TOF module reduces the number of sensors and eliminates cable routing, mounting and adjustment problems within the flow rack channel. An optical […]

New Video: Container illumination with LED Pointer

For even more safety during order picking, the new LED pointer was developed for additional container illumination. The targeted illumination of the target compartments optimizes visibility and thus accelerates the removal or storage processes. » view video    » read article  

Seeing the light in product picking: Interview in European Business with KBS on pick-by-light

Interview with Michael Weiser – KBS sales manager – published in European Business The following interview reports on how the company KBS Industrieelektronik GmbH developed from automation engineering of test systems to a specialist for pick-by-light systems for paperless picking with a pan-European reputation, about what makes the KBS specific system “PickTerm Flexible” so successful […]

NEW zone display: 1 module – 2 possible uses

With PTF-ZCTRL2, the specialists in pick-by-light solutions KBS Industrieelektronik GmbH presents the latest generation of a zone display with controller function. It is particularly suitable for use on mobile picking carts, in very small systems such as assembly workstations and also in fixed picking zones. PTF-ZCTRL2 is an innovative product that combines the functionality of […]

NEW shelf display OL-1: Optimal visibility through innovative OLED technology

Pick-by-light specialist KBS Industrieelektronik has developed the new PTF-OL-1 shelf display module for a more precise and angle-independent display, thus bringing the graphic display to the latest technical standard. What is so special: OL-1 has a larger, contemporary graphic display equipped with cutting-edge OLED technology which ensures that all relevant information is displayed in super […]

Compartment Illumination with dynamic aperture: Reaching into the right compartment – the new flexible version of PickTerm Tray from KBS

The new version of the PickTerm Tray compartment illumination enables the reliable identification of withdrawal or storage positions at goods-to-man workplaces such as lift systems with trays or at the picking places of automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) or with mobile rack provision as well as on horizontal circulating shelves.                          For adaptation to differently […]