Daifuku buys software firms to boost airport offerings
August 08, 2019 / Passenger Terminal Today
Daifuku has strengthened its digital solutions for airport business through the acquisition of Netherlands-based Scarabee Aviation Group and Australia-based Intersystems (Asia Pacific).As outlined in its medium-term business plan, Value Innovation 2020, Daifuku aims to establish its Airport Technologies business as its fourth core business. The acquisition of these companies enables the Daifuku Group to enter the airport security checkpoint and information management fields. As well as diversifying Daifukus business unit for airport systems and complementing its existing hardware, the acquisitions will strengthen its global competitiveness, generating synergy between group companies in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.