ULMA Handling Systems

Airport Baggage Handling Systems

ULMA Handling Systems is a leading supplier of Airport Baggage Handling Systems (BHS) solutions for regional and international airports around the globe. At ULMA, they develop their activities in Integrated Engineering Material Handling Systems through an extensive range of logistics solutions aimed at the field of automatic distribution.

ULMA Handling Systems designs and develops integral airport baggage handling systems backed by their vast industry experience and an extensive range of products and modular solutions that are tailored to the functional needs of any airport. ULMA covers from check-in systems up to make up systems, going through screening, storage and sorting.

ULMA Handling Systems has considerable assets: a team of over 300 professionals, know-how and extensive experience in the sector of Airport Baggage Handling Systems. ULMA has the experience and expertise to approach every single project individually, taking into account the specific requirement of each customer.

ULMA has a very broad range of products and modular solutions that are adapted to the functional needs of any airport:

  • Check-in conveyor belts
  • Conveyor belts
  • High speed vertical diverters
  • Horizontal diverters
  • Horizontal pushers
  • Roller routes
  • Make up flat/inclined carousels
  • Reclaim flat/inclined carousels
  • Sorting systems
  • Automated storage

A highly professional workgroup of ULMA covers the whole value chain of Baggage Handling Systems:

  • Layout design
  • Mechatronic design of equipment
  • Simulation/Emulation of the solution
  • Development of control at PCL and IT levels, based on ULMA’s “Baggage Control System”
  • Implementation of modern supervision systems
  • Project management
  • Maintenance service tailored to the clients’ needs

Company Profile

  • ULMA Business Group

    ULMA is a business group committed to its people and its environment, a project that is open to an increasingly globalised world, and which focuses its businesses and operations in the areas of Architectural Solutions, Agriculture, Forklifts, Construction, Conveyor Components, Packaging, Piping and handling systems.

    We are one of the largest business groups in Northern Spain with over 50 year of experience in the market and a clear commitment to Innovation, Employment and Added value.

    Since our inception, we have been linked to the Mondragon Cooperative Experience, where we form part of the Mondragon Corporation.

  • Integrated Logistics Engineering

    Our objective is to offer Integrated Logistics Engineering, taking into account every single requirement of the projects.

    Our solutions are tailored to the specific needs of each customer, where we offer services in both Domestic Airports and renowned International Airports.

    We offer integrated logistics solutions which span the entire value chain, from systemic design of the logistics process to the in-house design of equipment for check-in, transportation, inspection systems, storage and sorting.

  • In-House Manufacturing

    At ULMA Handling Systems we have a 8,000m2 production and prototype centre that houses, in turn, a test tower and showroom area.

    This centre enables us to offer added value to the ULMA production processes, reducing production costs and increasing profitability ratios. Our in-house manufacturing has integrated CAD/CAM systems, a laser sheet metal cutting system with automatic feed, precision folding machines and computer numerical control machines at its disposal.

    Here at ULMA we are constantly evolving and planning towards the logistics systems of the future. Innovation and personal and professional commitment to our customers are our guiding lights.

  • Total Traceability

    Total traceability is one of the keys in the solutions of Baggage Handling Systems.

    Our solution in the field of logistics software is IKLOG, a logistics suite offering an integrated solution to all areas related to logistics.

    In the field of airports, we provide comprehensive, reliable and accurate traceability software, enabling integration with other barcode systems, RFID… PLC and IT control based on ULMA’s “Baggage Control System” ensures that the course of baggage may be precisely tracked.


ULMA Handling Systems
Bº Garagaltza 50. Apdo 67
20560 Oñati (Gipuzkoa)
  • +34 943 782 492