HR Turkey - Automated Conveyor Safety with RTLS

Hamburger Recycling Turkey

Hamburger Recycling is a group company based in Austria and carries out waste management activities in 14 countries under Prinzhorn Holding. Hamburger Recycling Turkey, which has been operating in Turkey since 2015, provides its facilities and external industries with high-quality secondary raw materials and commodities by managing sustainably with waste collection, sorting, and processing. It carries out comprehensive studies as a solution partner in managing all wastes in facilities and enterprises.

Hamburger Recycling Turkey, which has adopted the ethical principle of creating a suitable working environment for occupational safety and employee health, has preferred Wipelot to ensure employee safety on conveyor belts at its licensed facilities in Izmir.

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Main Goal


Hamburger Recycling Turkey, whose mission is to contribute to our country's sustainable development by continuously improving the expectations of its customers, employees, and related groups with its service quality, takes additional measures for occupational health and safety in reaction to developing technologies and invests in a safer working environment.

When facility personnel step on the conveyor belts, the risk of occupational accidents increases significantly. Hamburger Recycling Turkey requested occupational safety improvements for four conveyor belts throughout the facility to detect and prevent this risk:

Expected Outcomes

  1. Detection of personnel on the conveyor
  2. Stopping the conveyor system when personnel approach the press within defined distances
  3. Detection of personnel moving away from the conveyor
  4. Allowing the conveyor system to be reactivated with a push-button after personnel have been out of the danger zone for a defined time


Flawless control and no data latency

The press unit at the end of the conveyor line creates a significant risk of occupational injury to personnel. Therefore, the solution's most essential expectation is to prevent risks induced by a delay in data communication or a breakdown in system communication.


The Wipelot lone worker safety system enables first responders to reach an injured employee more quickly and provides a safer working environment for employees who are injured or in need of assistance in an isolated or dangerous area. This system also tracks, records, and reports work-related injuries that occur at remote locations, as well as recurring injuries that might be related to unsafe work procedures.

Expandable safety solutions

High-precision personnel location tracking with closed-circuit RFID technology

Wipelot's high-precision closed-circuit UWB technology has been deployed to improve worker safety around the plant's four conveyors and press units. Furthermore, the system is supported by an algorithm with additional security scenarios to reduce data transmission delays and interruptions.

Precise distance measurements are monitored with the Wipelot active RFID-based UWB tags carried by personnel. Thus, an increase in occupational safety was achieved by stopping the press units in the event of potentially dangerous distance violations by personnel and restarting them after safety checks.

Why Choose Wipelot RTLS Technology?

Since its establishment, Wipelot has been focused on developing efficiency and safety solutions for the workplace. For more than 16 years, we have been helping companies protect their employees with the solutions we have offered, and we are continuing to improve our technology with the experience we gain in the field.

Wipelot is a member of Omlox, UWB Alliance, and FiRa Consortium, which brings together technology companies that produce 100% of their own hardware and software systems and develop solutions with ultra-wideband technology (UWB), and has been listed among the fastest growing technology companies of TOBB 100 and Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and has received many awards in the field of industrial IoT in Turkey and abroad thanks to its projects.


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