Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) is currently modernizing and expanding the baggage handling system in Terminal 1 at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. The company helps the airport operator to expand its capacities and further improve passenger convenience. With more than 40 million passengers a year, Hongqiao is the most important domestic airport in Shanghai.
Siemens’ scope of supply includes 87 check-ins, nine carousels in the arrival and seven carousels in the make-up area. Siemens will also install some 1,400 meters of conveyor belts, a programmable logic controller (PLC) and a SCADA system for computer-based monitoring of all technical processes. With its own local setup called Siemens Logistics Automation Systems (Beijing) Co., Ltd. headquartered in Beijing, SPPAL is ideally positioned to focus on the Chinese market and well prepared for upcoming project opportunities.