EU chemical maker uses automated thermal drones for daily risk analysis
Armor Group, a major European manufacturer of industrial inks, says it has started using a drone-in-a-box solution for daily surveillance and preventive inspection at a French manufacturing site whose atmosphere has been classified as “potentially explosive.” The company’s La Chevrolière site is now benefiting from Hoverseen automatic docking system for Parrot ANAFI thermal drones.
Armor Group’s La Chevrolière unit is dedicated to the manufacturing of inked rollers for barcode printing and flexible photovoltaic films. It is located in a suburban area, some 5 km from Nantes airport.
Accommodating a workforce of 350 people across a 9-hectare area, the site combines a double explosive risk (ATEX) and environmental risk (ICPE), according to European standards.
Conventionally, the safety and security at the La Chevrolière site have been undertaken using a network of surveillance cameras, a video management solution, and a team of on-site security…