In an executive interview with Airside International, ADB SAFEGATE’s Joe Pokoj, COO and Executive Vice President Airfield, and Regardt Willer, CMO and Vice President Airfield, reflect on key AGL projects delivered during the pandemic which have led to new ways of working and bringing the company closer to its customers. They share the company’s renewed focus on its core business of airfield with strategic investments in talent, innovation and manufacturing to introduce next generation solutions that will help solve customer challenges and ensure a bright future for aviation. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE has announced plans to establish a new Center of Innovation, expanding its presence in Gahanna, Ohio, investing $1.5 million and creating 24 new jobs in the area. In addition to accommodating expanded production and warehouse operations, the new Center of Innovation will be utilized as a training facility for North American operations and function as a showcase for customers, suppliers and business partners. Continue reading
EVENT. At inter airport Europe 2021, ADB SAFEGATE will present its Airfield 4.0 roadmap, which uses digital technologies such as wireless telemetry and sensors to automate and enable two-way communication between airfield assets and stakeholders. Visitors to ADB SAFEGATE’s stand 1320, Hall B5 will be able to see how Airfield 4.0 works as a proof of concept and how intelligent assets enable an interconnected airfield to raise performance on three dimensions – safety, efficiency and sustainability.
PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE is unveiling its Airfield proprietary OFDM-based power line communication platform LINC 360 at inter airport Europe 2021. The intelligent power line communication system is based on the company’s Airfield 4.0 roadmap and goes beyond classic individual light control and monitoring systems (ILCMS) to offer a cost-effective and future-proof way to boost airport performance.
EVENT. At inter airport Europe 2021, ADB SAFEGATE’s ‘Smarter Together’ theme will showcase how the company is helping airports chart a smoother recovery using smart technology and actionable insights to deliver a superior operational performance, while adapting easily to meet changing demands. The company’s latest solutions and services for the airfield, gate, tower and terminal leverage digital technologies such as wireless communication, smart sensors and cloud- and web-based mobile systems to bring a step change in airport operations.
PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE has acquired Protec Automation GmbH, specializing in airfield lighting control systems, power technologies and services in the field of industrial automation. The deal was closed in Mannheim, Germany, on September 30, 2021, and the official announcement was made in Eckental, Germany, on October 4. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE has been chosen to deploy its airfield and gate systems at the new Red Sea International Airport, including energy efficient airfield lights, its market-leading Individual Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ILCMS) and Safedock T1 Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS). Equipment deployment and capability has been selected to easily integrate with future systems, to support the Red Sea International Airport’s future expansion plans from CAT II initial-operations towards CAT III. The project reflects the airport’s vision to use scalable technology to enable a seamless landing experience while aligning with sustainability goals.
Maintenance personnel at McCarran International Airport (LAS) no longer put pen to paper when they log maintenance performed on runway lights. Instead, a digital asset management system uses GPS technology to track the work performed and pushes the information to a cloud-based platform to enhance the accuracy of maintenance records. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. A new concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport includes ADB SAFEGATE’s gate solutions delivered by AERO BridgeWorks. The 14-gate concourse is a key element of the airport’s Project Journey construction program. The new gates are operated by American Airlines and feature ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management. With this automated system, pilots can park aircraft precisely and safely, even in adverse weather conditions.
PRESS RELEASE. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), which operates Orlando International Airport (MCO), has chosen AERO BridgeWorks to deliver a turnkey project for the airport’s new South Terminal, specifying ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management. The GOAA chose the automated solution to help ensure a safe and efficient ramp and support the common-use gate environment at the new terminal.