On 23 December 2022, Tratec Solutions entered into an agreement to purchase the control system BRAINS® (Baggage Routing And Information System) , and the automated logistics and baggage handling business from Sensec Solutions AS. The agreement also includes the contract for the delivery of BRAINS® and automation, to Avinor at Tromsø airports.
The BRAINS® System allows operators to effectively plan the departure and arrival of flights, trace the latest status of baggage, configure the BHS system, monitor the status of high and low-level systems and create reports that simplify making operational decisions.
BRAINS® consists of the following modules:
- BRAINS® Departure Planner
- BRAINS® Arrival Planner
- BRAINS® Routing and Sorting
- BRAINS® Manual Coding Station (MCS)
- BRAINS® Security Stations (Level 2 and 3/4)
- BRAINS® Transfer Registration Station
- BRAINS® Livedata (Bag Flow Business Intelligence and Prediction)
- BRAINS® Material Flow
- BRAINS® System Monitor
Martin Haga, operations manager at Tratec Solutions, has this to say about the acquisition:
"This puts us in a much stronger position, allowing us to offer a complete solution, and focus on advanced automation, after several years of co- working with Sensec”
Personnel involved in automation and Brains®, including the CEO of Sensec Solutions AS Bård Lund, will also transfer to Tratec Solutions in connection with the acquisition.
"Incorporation of the Sensec automation business is incorporated into our logistics department, which means that we are now also represented with an office in the Oslo area. We are very pleased to be able to welcome Petter, Hans Terje, Jonas, Klas, Torill and Bård to Tratec Solutions",
says Trond Robstad, general manager of Tratec Solutions.