ZEAG USA Awarded Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport Extension Contract

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, has awarded ZEAG USA a project to update its current revenue control equipment. This includes installation of the latest ZMS Enterprise software and updated lane equipment.
Minneapolis-St.jpgZeag USA has been the parking equipment and service supplier to the MAC for the past 10 years and during that time, has built a solid relationship. Therefore, when the airport considered upgrading its equipment, the decision was made to update the existing revenue control equipment instead of replacement.

The MAC laid out specific requirements, and the ZMS Enterprise version of software will be deployed with Microsoft platform features that include integration of the Microsoft Active Directory for improved administration controls on larger sites, clustered databases and increased web-based features. The PARCS will still export real time data to other airport systems including its award winning SurePark customer notification modules. Also included, is the functionality of ePark which earned the IPI Award of Excellence. This ticketless system was developed by ZEAG USA for the MAC and is currently being utilized by over 80% of all MACs parking customers.

At the same time, the management software is being extensively upgraded and the lane devices will be replaced utilizing the ZEAG OrionXR range of products. This includes ZEAG LE Entry Stations, ZEAG LX Exit Stations, and the new ZEAG Fee ComputerXR with automated cashier peripherals to enable it to work in an unattended mode. Additional features will introduce Barcode Validations that will allow users to be validated without going to a manned cashier lane.

The continuing development of ZMS Enterprise is managed by the ZEAG USA engineering team partnering with ZEAG engineers from Switzerland, UK and Canada for true global solutions.

About Metropolitan Airports Commission and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

mac_logo.gifThe Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) was created by Minnesota state law in 1943. A public corporation, the commission was designed to provide for coordinated aviation services throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Today, the MAC operates one of the largest aviation systems in the nation, consisting of Minneapolis-St. Paul International and six general and corporate aviation airports.

Minneapolis St. Paul International has one airfield with four runways and two terminal buildings Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey -each with adjoining parking ramp facilities. In 2009, MSP served 32 million passengers and accommodated 432,395 landings and takeoffs making it 15th in North America for the number of travelers served and the 12th busiest airfield in the United States. The airport and its leadership have received various awards in numerous categories, including safety, fiscal management, labor relations, legal oversight, snow and ice control, concessions, airport design and development, and marketing and communications.

Most recently, in 2009, Airport Revenue News, the industry leader in airport concession news, awarded MSP its Frequent Traveler Award for the Airport with the Best Retail Stores.

About Zeag

Zeag Logo.pngThe ZEAG Group is a global organization and providers of innovative solutions of parking revenue control systems. Headquartered in Switzerland, ZEAG has grown to become one of the worlds largest and most innovative specialists in parking equipment, with over 5,000 successful installations on 5 continents.
ZEAG equipment is designed for low total cost of ownership, not merely a low purchase price. ZEAGs commitment extends long beyond the sale, throughout the total life of ownership. ZEAG aim to help customers to stay abreast of the latest innovations to keep their parking facilities profitable, easy to run and delivering exceptional customer service many years after their installation
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