Smart Operations & Manufacturing

Practical Application of Smart Maintenance at Takeda

01 August 2023

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.

How climate activism has sneaked into our daily lives… and is here to stay!

14 June 2023

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.

Use robotics to take a firm grip on production flexibility

13 January 2023

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.

European Commission hosts webinar on Data Spaces in Manufacturing

14 December 2022

On the 7th of the December the Digital Factory Alliance…

World’s Only Scalable Ex-proof Robot Inspection Solution Now Available to Industry

28 September 2022

September 28, 2022 – ANYbotics opens commercial orders for ANYmal X…

People are the most valuable tool in wrench time measurements

01 September 2022

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.

Drive Smarter Maintenance and Better Operating Decisions

26 July 2022

With the rise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), a new world of possibilities has opened for manufacturers.

Driving the future of automotive manufacturing

30 May 2022

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.

How Data Spaces Are Set To Digitally Transform European Manufacturing

30 May 2022

Industry 4.0 is all about digital transformation and using data connections to improve industrial processes, productivity, efficiency, safety, and sustainability.