Case Studies – Abbott

Abbott established their first manufacturing facility in Ireland in 1974 in Sligo. With further investment, they transitioned from a manual to fully automated operation, with state-of-the-art automated manufacturing lines.

Our brief was to provide a communication system that provided 100% communication coverage throughout the factory incorporating man down and full indoor location tracking when an emergency was raised.

Our Solution:

Following an extensive site assessment from our engineers we supplied Abbott with Motorola DP4401 and DP4801 handheld radios.  These radios were fitted with K Term option boards along with a Motorola SLR5500 repeater and outdoor antenna and a Motorola DM4601 base station.

We paired the hardware with Mototrbo Trbonet software which included indoor mapping and alarm modules.  Our engineers placed K Term indoor location beacons throughout the factory providing the location of each radio in the event on an emergency.

Once the system was installed and staff training was completed, the staff felt at ease working throughout the factory knowing that if an emergency was to happen help is always nearby and communication with staff members and management is seamless.

With the support from Lynn Communications, the factory has since upgraded to a second repeater adding more channels to an ever growing system.