BLG Handelslogistik GmbH & Co. KG

The BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG has its core competencies in automotive, contract and container logistics. In these three business areas, the corporate group offers fully integrated logistics system services. Its customers include the leading German car manufacturers as well as strong brands from the retail sector. In the trade logistics business segment, located in the CONTRACT division, BLG has been recording steady growth for years. Partly through the development of its existing customers, but also through new customers and new locations. BLG Trade Logistics is one of the first German logistics service providers to participate in the “Lean and Green” initiative of GS1 Germany. BLG LOGISTICS is a growing company that has developed into a globally active logistics operator, with a strong local base. At more than 100 locations in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia, today BLG offers around 16,000 jobs, more than half of this number in Bremen (headquarters) and Bremerhaven. This results in a high level of responsibility for the region.

BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH

The BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH is an engineering research institute. It was founded in July 1981 as an affiliated department of the University of Bremen and is now one of the greater research institutions in the state. The employees come from very different disciplines, which forms the basis for researching and developing innovative technical and organizational solutions. One of BIBA’s core competences is the development of innovative robot solutions and their integration into logistical processes. Another focus of its work is the development and application of artificial intelligence methods and algorithms. With the Computer Vision Lab (VisionLab), BIBA has a service centre for developing and testing innovative applications of image processing and artificial intelligence (e.g. deep machine learning) for production and logistics. It supports the direct transfer from research into practice and is dedicated, for example, to 3D object recognition and human-machine interaction.

Elrotec - Automation & Robotik

The ELROTEC GmbH was founded in 2012 and is nowdays a specialist for robotics and automation focusing on the automation of the segments logistics, plastics industry, metal processing and food. The company´s business purpose is the sale, engineering and manufacture of automation systems as well as their components with industrial robots. Moreover, both the trade with spare parts, service and assistance as well as the industrially operated tool, fixture and special machine construction belong to the divisions of the company, which is based in Wertle and has 16 employees. As a partner of leading manufacturers, such as Universal Robots, Doosan Robotics or KUKUA, ELROTEC supports companies on their way into the future of production and logistics. The company’s own developments and bought-in components enable individual customer solutions.