New ODU Production Site In Sibiu

The new production hall was completed right on time at the end of September last year and successfully approved by local authorities. The move into the brand-new ODU Romania facility in Sibiu was successful and a smart one. The new building offers far more production space (+ 30% in phase 1), with short paths and Read more about New ODU Production Site In Sibiu[…]

3D metal printing now TÜV-tested

toolcraft has been manufacturing 3D-printed precision components since 2011. Operations started with a single machine and have now expanded to encompass ten. As a Tier 1 supplier, the company can map the entire process chain on its premises, from design and simulation to manufacture and machine finishing to optical, tactile, and non-destructive testing. The entire Read more about 3D metal printing now TÜV-tested[…]

iTAC Software AG cooperating with GreatWall Digital Software in China

iTAC Software AG and Xi’an GreatWall Digital Software Co, Ltd. have entered into a partnership. As part of this cooperation, Xi’an GreatWall Digital Software is supporting iTAC in the implementation of the iTAC.MES.Suite in China, and will also be offering it to its customers. The partners are also developing joint industry solutions for the Asian Read more about iTAC Software AG cooperating with GreatWall Digital Software in China[…]

EuroBLECH 2018 rewards 5 businesses in this year’s “Step into the digital reality” online competition

For the third time, outstanding organisations and companies in the sheet metal working industry are invited to enter the EuroBLECH 2018 online competition in five categories, now open at https://www.euroblech.com/2018/english/awards/. Recognition will be given for best practice, innovation, excellence and outstanding performance. Five winners, one in each category, will be selected by professionals in the Read more about EuroBLECH 2018 rewards 5 businesses in this year’s “Step into the digital reality” online competition[…]

MPDV USA, Inc. hosts “MPDV Customer Day & Industrial IoT Forum 2018”

On June 6, 2018, delegates from North and Central America gathered to participate in MPDV NA Customer Day & Industrial IoT Forum 2018. The event was co-hosted by Panduit Corporation at its world headquarters in Tinley Park, IL USA and attended by MPDV customers from all over the region. Best practice sharing is a powerful Read more about MPDV USA, Inc. hosts “MPDV Customer Day & Industrial IoT Forum 2018”[…]

Rosenberger Certified by New Standard IATF 16949:2016

Rosenberger has been recently certified according to the new automotive standard IATF 16949:2016 by DQS – Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen mbH. In comparison to the existing ISO/TS 16949:2009 the new standard describes a quality management system with significantly more complex standards. Other Rosenberger sites in Laufen/Germany, Hungary and China manufacturing also automotive products Read more about Rosenberger Certified by New Standard IATF 16949:2016[…]

Using mobility to make the supply chain event driven and efficient

In the last posts we have discussed various aspects of Industry 4.0, we also understood how IT infrastructure, MES and other related technologies impact the future of manufacturing. One of the most important changes among the sea changes we are going to experience is the proliferation of smart mobile devices across the value chain and Read more about Using mobility to make the supply chain event driven and efficient[…]

Critical Manufacturing to Showcase Modern MES for IoT and Smart Manufacturing at Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2018

Critical Manufacturing will showcase its modern Manufacturing Execution System (MES) designed as the foundation for companies to become Industry 4.0-ready at the Pacific Design and Manufacturing Show. Focused on advanced design and manufacturing supply chain innovation, the 2018 show will be held February 6-8 in Anaheim, California. Today’s manufacturers face increasing price and margin pressure Read more about Critical Manufacturing to Showcase Modern MES for IoT and Smart Manufacturing at Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2018[…]

3D metal printing meets Industry 4.0

3D printing and Industry 4.0 are the buzzwords currently defining the economy. Although additive manufacturing for plastics has already produced the first affordable printers for the home, when it comes to metal, the technology is and remains in the hands of innovative industrial companies. toolcraft has been manufacturing 3D-printed precision components in metal since 2011 Read more about 3D metal printing meets Industry 4.0[…]

camLine GmbH launches XperiDesk 5.4

camLine GmbH, developer of software solutions for manufacturing excellence, is launching XperiDesk (XD) 5.4. By streamlining existing and adding diverse functions, the new release strengthens XD’s leading position in the market of Process Development Execution Systems (PDES). The highlights of XD 5.4 enhancements immediately respond to current demands in the field: The users can use Read more about camLine GmbH launches XperiDesk 5.4[…]