Kalmar serves a global customer base and is committed to meeting the ever-growing operational demands of busy ports by investigating and testing new automation capabilities and techniques. The company operates one of the industry’s largest port automation test fields in Tampere, Finland. Opened in 2013 to advance port automation technologies, Kalmar is able to simulate, test, monitor and optimize innovative communications and cargo handling solutions for port operator customer projects and new product releases.
To advance capabilities across the center and take advantage of widespread automation Kalmar, together with telecommunications network operator Telia, Telia’s partner Digita and Nokia, has implemented an end-to-end industrial grade private 4G and 5G wireless network using the Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) solution. Integrated Nokia Industrial user equipment will enable people and machines to stay connected within the infrastructure.