BLG Autotec 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 group offers fully integrated logistics system services. Its customers include German leading automobile manufacturers as well as strong brands of the retail sector. BLG AutoTerminal Bremerhaven operates the largest port terminal in the network and with over 2.0 million vehicles per year, it is one of the world´s largest car ports. The Bremerhaven location offers 300,000 square meters of its own technical centers, operated by BLG Autotec GmbH & Co. KG. The centers are equipped with several car washes, paint booths, underbody protection systems and numerous lifting platforms for performing various services. With over 230,000 processed vehicles per year, the Bremerhaven technical center is the largest auto repair shop in Europe.
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.
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.