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Conductix-Wampfler Group
expands product portfolio in the area
of container handling equipment

Acquisition of French company LASSTEC S.a.r.l. / new regulation of the IMO (International Maritime Organization) requires weighing of shipping containers before loading / LASSTEC offers innovative system solution – Conductix- Wampfler the largest sales and service network worldwide.

Paris, September, 2013. The Conductix-Wampfler Group, world's leading manufacturer of systems for energy and data transmission to mobile equipment, has acquired LASSTEC S.a.r.l., headquartered in Sciez, France. The acquisition contract was signed on September 23, with a mutual agreement to keep the purchase price confidential.

LASSTEC, with its "Twistlock Load Sensing and Accident Prevention System", has a patented technology for the reliable weighing of containers. It is based on sensors attached in each corner of a container spreader that send reliable weight data to the LASSTEC Interrogator. This unit analyzes the data collected and forwards it directly to the cabin of the crane or the higher-level terminal control system entrusted with coordination and performance of ship loading.

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