Smart Operations & Manufacturing
A better health and a brighter future for everybody. Takeda makes it happen and has been doing so for more than 240 years. The result of an innovative and sustainable approach. The pharmaceutical industry is heavily regulated, which makes maintenance no easy task. However – with the right vision, approach and tools, anything is possible. This is demonstrated by the Maintenance Team of the Lessines site.
Smart use of information, innovation and available energy is the basis for the current digital and energy transition. Asset Performance 2023 welcomes Kurt Vandeputte, Senior Vice President of Battery Recycling Solutions at the Belgian company Umicore, to talk about these trends and principles at Umicore.
Once the preserve of high-volume operations at automotive plants, we’re today finding that robots are infiltrating all sectors of the commercial world. Even beyond traditional manufacturing, inspection and packaging operations, we see robots fulfilling tasks that extend from mining and space exploration, through to surgery and laboratory research, and even fruit picking.
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US Steel Košice (USSKE), the Slovakian subsidiary of US Steel, is the largest integrated steel producer in Central Europe. Three years ago, USSKE started a transformation process to optimise maintenance. This resulted in a significant increase in labour productivity and a reduction in maintenance costs. Juraj Valent, the maintenance transformation manager, and Marko Rentka, the director of the maintenance transformation, explain how the change actually took place.
With the rise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), a new world of possibilities has opened for manufacturers.
Recent developments in technology have created opportunities for all kinds of plants, with disruptive technologies enabling manufacturers to achieve long-desired outcomes faster and at an unprecedented scale. With Industry 4.0, a new level of maintenance is now within reach.
Industry 4.0 is all about digital transformation and using data connections to improve industrial processes, productivity, efficiency, safety, and sustainability.