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Hanson Pipe & Precast, Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Heidelberg Cement Group

Project Description:

Replacing Trimble ICS5000L and Advanced Skew Control (ASC) units with the ARATEC Positioning Solution System, including the FLP6000ASC Advanced Skew Control to expand the system to support three axes as well as installing the TPCC Thermo Protection Cooling Case.
Project Duration: Less than one week.


Hanson Pipe & Precast is one of the world's largest concrete pipe manufacturers, and the largest manufacturer of concrete products in North America. It is part of Lehigh Hanson, Inc., a member of the Heidelberg Cement Group and one of North America's largest suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry.

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Ben Schmidgall, Chief Automation Engineer, Hawkeye Pedershaab, Hanson Pipe & Precast HEIDELBERG CEMENT Group:

"The PSI Technics team members are all highly professional and their expertise in every phase of the implementation: pre-sale planning, pre-installation site audit, installation and commissioning and post-sale service allowed the conversion to occur seamlessly. The PSI Technics solution offered many advanced improvements from the old system: Off-the-shelf lasers; cooling options to extend the life of the lasers; Ethernet-based communication for remote assistance; data logging, graphing, and backup features."


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