Giropès SL (Spain) - Installation of two weighing stations for apple harvesting.
Giropes has carried out the manufacture and, through one of its trusted distributors, the installation and automation of two complete weighing systems for the various cultivation and production areas of Giropoma Costa Brava S.L. in Girona.
Giropoma Costa Brava has more than 50 years of experience in the production, preservation, selection and packaging of apples. Part of the PGI Poma de Girona, it is currently one of the largest apple production companies in Spain.
Taking advantage of an environment that provides the ideal conditions for its production, Giropoma dedicates more than 750 hectares to the cultivation of apples. It produces more than 30,000 tons of the fruit, which is distributed throughout the Spanish market and exported to countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates, among others.
To be able to control the harvesting of its crops, Giropoma opted for the installation of two automated weighing stations with self-service terminals, so that the lorry drivers could operate them independently. As a result, the presence of a scale operator is not necessary.
The two installations consist of a truck scale installed above ground and two self-service terminals with RFID readers to give the installation a bidirectional function. The management and control of the weighing is carried out using Gestruck PRO software.
Thanks to Gestruck, the company can manage all the data through its weighing stations, allowing it to control the amount of fruit harvested.