The Weber site in Braunschweig also known as Brunswick, is located in north-central Germany, just north of the lower mountain region of the Harz. This plant is dedicated to digital image processing within the Weber Grouprepresents. The history of this production site goes back to 1987, when the engineering start-up "Ingenieurbüro Wente/Thiedig" was founded with a total of three employees. Initially, the company developed image processing solutions for a wide range of industries, such as automotive, dental technology, or civil engineering.
Digital image processing was still in its infancy stage in the 1980s, so each new projectbrought about new challenges. By using the latest technical developments in the field of optical measurement technology at that time, Wente/Thiedig was able to successfully problem. One of the first projects in the food processing industry was the development of an optical system for slicing products accurately by weight to minimize give-away - known today as optical scales (weWEIGH). This innovation laid the foundation for Weber to becoming a customer in 1996.
Through the following years, the former start-up optimized numerous Weber machines with the help of optical measuring technology and increasinglyspecialised in applications within the food industry. In addition to optical scales, the volume body detection by scanners (weSCAN) represented a true breakthrough in digital image processing. Allowing for quality assessment of raw ham during grading or the position and orientation detection of shingled portions for picker and packaging applications still contribute significantly to the success of Weber today.
"We are committed and passionate when it comes to our every day work to ensure that our optical measurement technology delivers value to our customers."