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KBS: eKanban system for automatic replenishment control

With SEKAN, KBS Industrieelektronik GmbH has developed an E-Kanban system for automatic replenishment control at mounting and other workstations with flow channel racks. SEKAN is a special control module for E-Kanban applications that can be used to monitor material replenishment. As soon as a defined minimum number of containers is detected in the rack, a […]

LogiMAT March 19 – 21, 2024: Visit us in Hall 1, Booth C81

Increase the productivity of manual picking processes at the “speed of light”! From digital compartment display with signal light to smart intervention sensors for picking monitoring and automatic acknowledgement through electronic fill level monitoring in E-Kanban systems, we will present innovative solutions for efficient goods picking and material provision.Test our solutions in Hall 1, booth […]

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 […]

New LED Pointer option leads the light into the bin

Spot light for safe order picking: For even more safety during order picking, the company KBS Industrieelektronik GmbH has developed the new LED Pointer for additional compartment illumination. This provides a practical “point-to-pick” feature as an additional visual picking aid. With this new option, the correct removal or storage compartment is signaled even more clearly […]

Pick-by-Light: New PTF-SUB3 compact interface unit and PickTerm Tray with dynamic aperture

At the 18th International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management LogiMAT 2019 in Stuttgart and at the Intra Logistics in Paris the Pick-by-Light specialist KBS Industrieelektronik was showing a further developed interface unit for the Pick-by-Light modules from the PickTerm Flexible product family, which are designed in particular for use in picking zones […]

New improved interface units: KBS Industrieelektronik GmbH is now offering the advanced PTF-SUB3 and PTF-MIU interface unit.

While the PTF-SUB3 is a continuation of the PTF-SUB2 performance class with its proven track record, PTF-MIU is ideal for larger pick-by-light systems in particular. The steadily growing complexity of processes in order picking and materials supply as well as demanding requirements placed on system availability and future proofing calls for a more flexible configuration […]

KBS with a lot of innovations at LogiMAT from 8th to 10th of march in Stuttgart

Visit us in Stuttgart at LogiMAT 2016 From 8th to 10th of March 2016 You find us in: Halle 1, booth 1G41 Discover our last innovations: PTF-LC-1, a new Pick by Light modul with grafic display New modules with a wearfree acknowledgement sensoric integrated in the eye-catching-lamp PT-3 for compartment illumination Pick by Light in […]

Rendez-vous in Toulouse: visit us at the fair Avenir Logistique

You can visit us at Avenir Logistique rom the 20th to 22th of october 2015 at the booth C02 direct at the entrance in the hall 7. Find out more under For your free ticket just send an email by clicking here. We are looking forward to see you there!

Pick-by-Light drastically cuts training time at MAN

Swiping instead of pressing When picking for the assembly of driver’s cabs, last year MAN turned to a special Pick-by-Light solution with swipe actuator from KBS. Short training periods, easily replaceable displays and efficient order acknowledgement ensure quality and speed. Antennae, air horns, cable sets, coverings and various tachographs – even the roof of a […]

New access monitoring: PickTerm Sentinel

PickTerm Sentine “PTF-L-5” for zero error picking: The PickTerm Sentinel system was developed to detect picking errors directly at the warehouse compartment. Each compartment is equipped with a sensor which monitors the picking process. The software checks whether items should be removed from the respective compartment or not. If the operator takes or deposits items […]