Brussels, 30 January 2018 - ENGIE Fabricom, the specialist in the design, building and maintenance of multi-technical installations and Daifuku Airport Technologies (ATec), a leading provider of airport baggage handling systems, announced today that they have been awarded the contract for the expansion and renovation of the Baggage System at the airport of Montpellier, France.
The consortium of ENGIE Fabricom and Daifuku ATec will provide a complete solution compliant with ECAC standard 3.
This European regulation requires airports to equip themselves with EDS standard 3 by September 2020.
ENGIE Fabricom will be in charge of the electrical works, IT, automation and supervision, while Daifuku
ATec will supply the conveyor systems.
The works will start early 2018 and be completed by mid-2019.
The works will include the expansion of the baggage system and the renovation of the existing system:
The original project had already been carried out in 2004 jointly by the two companies.
It is a long-standing partnership between ENGIE Fabricom and Daifuku Logan and other airport projects are underway.
About ENGIE Fabricom
ENGIE Fabricom designs, builds and maintains multi-technical facilities for companies and local authorities. Many of its solutions improve mobility, safety, distribution systems and the share of renewable energies, as well as operational and energy performance in industrial environments.
ENGIE Fabricom has been operating in the airport sector for almost 30 years. Over the years, the company has developed extensive expertise in baggage handling and control systems and in the technical installations of airport buildings.
Video surveillance and passenger control systems, management of billboards, management of boarding bridges, aircraft guidance and launching systems, technical and energy management of buildings, are all services that enable ENGIE and its subsidiaries to offer airport sector players a complete offer.
Fabricom and its subsidiaries are active in both Belgium and abroad. They recorded a turnover of €1.12 billion in 2016 and employ 5,900 people.
About Daifuku Airport Technologies
Daifuku Airport Technologies is the global airport business division of Daifuku Co. Ltd., the world’s largest material handling company and leading provider of airport baggage handling systems such as BAGgateTM automated bag drop, Baggage Tray System, Tilt Tray Sorter, Standard 3 Integration, Mobile Inspection Table, WebbView®, Sym3 and Airflow G5. Daifuku Airport Technologies consists of BCS Group, Daifuku Logan, Elite Line Services, Jervis B. Webb Company and Logan Teleflex Inc. Daifuku
Airport Technologies specializes in the design, engineering, manufacture, installation and servicing of airport systems globally.
More than 400 Standard 3 devices have already been installed by the group around the world.