2021 IABSC Mini Summit

IABSC MINI-SUMMIT IABSC Technology & Innovation Committee will host a one-day, mini-summit titled, “BHS Optimization Through Data-Driven Maintenance”.   With today’s modern airports becoming progressively high-tech and innovative, airport baggage handling systems are becoming more automated to improve efficiency and reduce wait times. However, more automation leads to more complexity. A proper maintenance management system…

May Meeting Recap

Regaining Altitude- Adapting to Customers’ Needs As we continue on our journey of Regaining Altitude, we understand the importance of adapting to customers’ needs to regain their trust.  As baggage handling systems companies, we are focused on transporting passengers’ bags, but we do not have bags to transport without the passengers. The meeting started with…

Here’s What’s Coming: May 2021 IABSC Meeting

Regaining Altitude-Adapting to Customers’ Needs As we continue on our journey of Regaining Altitude, we understand the importance of adapting to customers’ needs to regain their trust.  As baggage handling systems companies, we are focused on transporting passengers’ bags, but we do not have bags to transport without the passengers.  Andrew Boyett is Senior Manager…

Using IIoT for predictive maintenance isn’t a panacea

The ability to perform predictive maintenance is one of the most often mentioned advantages of industrial internet of things (IIoT) implementations. IIoT systems are not typically implemented primarily as an aid for predictive maintenance – rather, the initial motivation for the deployment of these systems is in order to achieve greater control over production, manufacturing,…

Optimizing the Passenger Journey (in the era of coronavirus)

Swanson Rink Whitepaper Steve Bennett, PE, Senior Vice President Any frequent traveler will tell you that air travel has always had its challenges, and now the risks associated from outdated technologies are intensified by COVID-19. From the airport’s perspective, implementing efficiency upgrades to improve the passenger journey will prove even more challenging because the pressure…