Smart Tools, Drones & Robotics for Inspection & Maintenance
Emixa, a dynamic consortium formed by five prominent companies – Appronto, cards PLM Solutions, Dimensys, Magnus Digital, and OnePLM – heralds a new era in digital transformation. With a strong emphasis on the manufacturing sector, also known as ‘Industry 4.0’, Emixa harnesses the combined power of Siemens, Mendix, and SAP technologies.
In October 2021, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, introduced LOCTITE Pulse, an Industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) solution that contributes to the reliability of critical assets. Once installed in your critical assets, LOCTITE Pulse sensors continuously collect data and provide valuable insights into asset health.
Manufacturing operations strive to deliver the highest quality during every stage of the production or assembly process. Over half of these quality checks involve visual confirmation to ensure the parts are in the correct locations, have the right shape or color or texture, and are free from any blemishes such as scratches, pinholes, foreign particles, etc. Automating these visual quality checks is very difficult because of the volume of inspections and product variety, and because defects may occur anywhere on the product and could be of any size